Security Engineer, Cloud Services

New York City

Who You Are

With a strong engineering background, you’re looking for a role that gives you the freedom to help define and implement a modern security engineering function. You’re passionate about building a program that puts a heavy emphasis on customer and engineer experience. You enjoy partnering with different teams to find and implement pragmatic solutions.

Who We Are

The MongoDB Atlas Team is a diverse collection of individuals working together to provide services at global scale. The team is responsible for several services including:

  • MongoDB Atlas - our database as a service offering and fastest growing product
  • Cloud Manager - our hosted monitoring, administration, and performance optimization tool
  • MongoDB Stitch - our serverless platform offering that allows developers to build apps on MongoDB without managing any infrastructure.


The MongoDB Atlas Security Team helps the engineers design, implement, and operate systems in a manner that protects customer data. We are a multi-disciplinary team that spans across product, application, cloud, infrastructure, and operations.   


  • You will take ownership and drive improvement for parts of our program such as vulnerable dependency scanning, threat modeling, or secrets management. 
  • Empower developers to write secure software through code review and feedback
  • Architect and help engineers develop features that can be merged in to the Atlas code base
  • Plan and execute security assessments of our products, services, and associated cloud infrastructure
  • Build software and infrastructure to protect customer data hosted in our cloud solution
  • Educate the engineering org on security through CTFs, lunch-and-learns, and one-on-one conversations


  • Demonstrated ability to identify and fix software security issues through manual code review.
  • Comfortable leading threat modeling and being a security ambassador to other security teams
  • Scripting experience and ability to contribute code back to our environments
  • Communicate complex technical issues in a simple manner that builds trust with a variety of audiences
  • Experience with cloud environments
  • A strong sense of ownership and delivery

Nice to Haves

  • Knowledge of one or more core project languages (Golang, Java, Javascript, Python)
  • Docker and Kubernetes operation and security
  • Working knowledge of one or more major cloud providers (AWS, GCP, or Azure)
  • Experience with large scale environments

Success in this role means

  • Establishing yourself as a go-to person for discussing software security topics
  • Owning our automated code review, dynamic analysis, and dependency management tools.
  • Seeing projects through from conception to completion in order to deliver new services or capabilities for the team

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