Solutions Engineer

Our Solutions Engineering team is growing and we’re looking for someone to help our users leverage Censys to improve their everyday security practices. The right person is passionate about the cybersecurity landscape and not afraid of a startup. With a deep technical understanding of our product, you’ll be a key contributor for presales and technical support requests as well as own the creation and building of our knowledge base. You will also collaborate with sales and engineering to improve user experience from end to end and leverage your expertise of the Censys product to help gain new customers as well as increasing the adoption of our current customer base.

What you’ll do:

  • Communicate clearly and concisely to technical and non-technical users
  • Support our customers by assisting with query creation and execution
  • Lead efforts to author and maintain our user documentation 
  • Provide technical expertise during sales cycle and post sales to help drive user adoption
  • Collaborate with sales and engineering to improve user experience from end to end
  • Contribute to our open-source tools

Skills you’ll have:

  • 1-3 years of software development experience using a scripting or compiled language e.g. Python, Golang, Ruby
  • Basic understanding of JSON and SQL (e.g., MySQL or PostgreSQL)
  • Knowledge of common network protocols: https, ssh, SMTP, ftp, etc  
  • Understanding of SSL/TLS and certificates

What else...
  • You’ll be scrappy, eager, flexible, and humble
  • You’re comfortable working in an environment with ambiguity
  • You’re not afraid to share your opinion 

We're looking for folks who like to play with data and believe that security shouldn't be black magic. What started as a research project at the University of Michigan with data on the composition of the Internet has turned into a company with the most advanced analysis of every host known, Censys. We’re a true startup headquartered in the heart of Ann Arbor, Michigan and our mission is to help companies around the world secure their systems and data by building insightful applications atop our map of the Internet. 

Censys is an equal opportunity employer.

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