Senior Systems Engineer at Contrast Security | Powderkeg

Location: Los Altos, CA (Potential for Remote U.S.)

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: IT

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Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast's patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio, without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development to operations, to production.

About The Position

We are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer who will be responsible for deploying and configuring systems to empower Contrast Security users. You will leverage your SaaS Systems Engineering, security, and network skills to build, support and automate Contrast Security’s cloud-based computing environment. This is a full-time position that can work remotely anywhere in the U.S.


  • Leverage prior experience and industry best practices to administer a 100% SaaS-based systems stack for identity (SSO), messaging, and collaboration tools
  • Collaborate with business partners to define requirements, as well as propose, implement, and train on technical solutions
  • Work with stakeholders to integrate systems to include Okta SSO and SCIM with SaaS, provisioning, and API automation, while minimizing the impact on business
  • Focus on enabling user and IT productivity through automation and self-service
  • Configure network equipment, including firewalls, wireless gear, and wired switches


  • BA/BS or equivalent practical and relevant experience
  • 4+ years of Systems Engineering experience, preferably at a high-growth technology organization with cloud-based (SaaS) product delivery
  • 5+ years of relevant, hands-on IT experience
  • A cloud-first SaaS mindset
  • In-depth understanding and experience with user provisioning and lifecycle management within Okta and integrated applications (Slack, Google Workspace, Confluence, Office 365, and other applications)
  • Familiarity with Slack, Zoom, Jamf, Intune, Miro, Jira, Meraki, and at least one IaaS platform (AWS or Azure)
  • Experience with at least one scripting language, such as PowerShell or Python
  • Ability to work within security/compliance frameworks and with security/compliance teams
  • Ability to create diagrams and written documentation of systems, as well as technical knowledge base articles
  • Occasional travel (up to 10%) may be required
  • Vaccination (COVID) is currently required to travel and visit customers/attend events

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible paid time off

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**We are changing the world of software security. ** _ **Do it with us. **_

We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business.

If you’re looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you’ll love Contrast Security.

Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Contrast Security is an equal opportunity employer and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Systems Engineer
  • Company
    Contrast Security
  • Location
    Los Altos, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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