Software Engineer, Cloud Security

New York City

MongoDB is seeking a passionate cloud security software engineer to assist in implementing security best practices and solutions into our cloud products. This is a development heavy role focused on writing secure software to ensure the safety of our customers and employees.

The job will require a blend of software development, code reviews, security assessments, voicing security best practices, developer education (such as CTFs), creating security tools, automation frameworks, and having in depth risk discussions.  In addition to cloud security development, you will collaborate and assist others within the cloud security team in other domains (such as incident response, vulnerability management, and infrastructure security), which will help broaden your overall experience.

General Responsibilities 

  • Assist in the design and implementation of security functionality within our products
  • Empower developers to write secure software through code review and feedback
  • Collaborate with product and other engineering teams to build pragmatic risk reduction solutions
  • Assist in the continuous improvement of application and network security activities through the resolution of security issues identified by vulnerability management, (internal/external) penetration tests, static analysis, code reviews, threat modeling and more
  • Advocate for application, organizational, and infrastructural security best practices
  • Build infrastructure to protect customer data hosted in our MongoDB Atlas Solution


  • Experience in developing robust and secure applications
  • A strong understanding of security best practices and pitfalls
  • Ability to write, defend, and execute on findings
  • Experience with attacks and mitigation methods
  • Communicate complex technical issues in a simple manner to different audiences
  • Curious, collaborative, and intellectually honest

Success Measures

The Cloud Security Engineer will be successful in this role when they can execute the following strategic tasks:

  • Take responsibility for the software security success of our cloud products
  • Are open, honest and willing to contribute and collaborate with others
  • Establish themselves as a go-to person for discussing software security topics

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