Software Engineer for CMD+CTRL Hackerthon

Position Overview

Send your resume to If you’re a good fit, we will want to set up an initial 30-minute phone interview.

What you'll do:

You will be one of the developers on our CMD+CTRL security training range platform. Your responsibilities will include implementing new features, building out scalability, as well as maintaining and improving the existing application. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include writing code, performing code reviews of other workers on the project, and answering questions/helping other members of the team as needed.

What we’re looking for:

Our security team services a global client base of technology vendors and enterprise IT organizations. We’re looking for a professional software engineer to join us, preferably in Seattle, but qualified candidates can be remote.

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion for writing quality code
  • Potential for some travel to administer CMD+CTRL event

Must Haves:

What we expect from our applicants:

  • Proficient with building Java applications
  • Proficient with HTML, CSS, and front-end frameworks such as Foundation or Bootstrap
  • Proficient with Databases such as MySQL
  • Proficient in the entire software and operating system stack
  • Familiar with MVC
  • Capable of writing clean and maintainable code
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Not a jerk - We have a policy about it

Nice to Haves:

Not required, but great if you already have it:

  • Experience with AWS/Azure
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with Linux administration for webservers
  • Experience with deploying and supporting enterprise applications
  • Experience with multiple programming languages, frameworks, and technologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good sense of humor

About Security Innovation:

Security Innovation is a Software Security Company with offices in Seattle and Boston. We work with many different companies to help them build secure software through penetration testing, code review, training, and educational security products. We’re a team of passionate Security Engineers and Developers that love what they do. We perform security testing, code review, design review, are leaders in security research, go to security conferences and have lots of time for professional development. We develop an incredible open security training range called CMD+CTRL.

Perks & Benefits:

There is a reason we have a 4.9/5 rating on Glassdoor. We take care of our clients, but also take care of our employees.

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance coverage provided (HMO, PPO, and HSA options available)
  • Generous 401k matching
  • Take what you need PTO
  • Work-life balance – we mean it
  • Financial assistance and scheduled time off for research
  • Professional Development budget for conferences, classes, certifications, or other learning opportunities
  • Flexible work environment with telecommuting options available
  • Extensive technology budget, renewed every year
  • Free coffee, snacks, beverages, among other office treats

How to Apply:

Send your resume to We look forward to meeting you.

**You must be legally eligible to work in the USA. We are not accepting candidates that will require Security Innovation to commence ("sponsor") an immigration case (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration case) at this time or in the future.