Center for Internet Security, Inc.

QA Engineer- Remote

Job Locations US
Security Best Practices
Regular Full-Time


CIS (Center for Internet Security) is the trusted guide to confidence in the connected world. CIS collaborates with the global security community to lead both government and private-sector entities to security solutions and resources. CIS is an independent, not-for-profit organization. 


The Security Best Practices team at CIS is looking for an QA Engineer to ensure the health and progress of our Controls Self Assessment Tool. As a QA engineer, you will be designing and implementing tests, debugging and troubleshooting issues discovered, and making corrective actions within a fast-paced Agile development environment.

You will play a vital role in the development process.

You will be responsible for working with software engineers to test cybersecurity products throughout their development and providing feedback to ensure that the products are free from errors and reliable.

Individuals with application and web development experience are encouraged to apply.

What You'll Do

  • Participate in functional requirements and technical design discussions to plan for test development and provide meaningful feedback
  • Develop functional test cases that represent business challenges and issues
  • Perform all types of testing as needed, including functional, regression, performance, and security
  • Identify, record, document and track bugs as needed. Validate bug fixes
  • Continually evaluate testing approaches, tools, and stacks
  • Analyzes and interprets data to test and inform a new initiative or approach
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field*
  • 2+ years of relevant QA experience, to include but not limited to Information Technology, Information Security, or Cyber Security
  • Experience in testing automation using tools like Spock or similar
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a remote team
  • Must be team-oriented and able to contribute ideas to improve efficiency and productivity
  • Demonstrable drive towards continual professional growth and improvement
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States


  • It's a Plus if you have:
  • Hands-on expertise with Groovy/Java
  • Experience with Spock testing framework
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous delivery tools
  • Experience in AWS (operation + API), and other cloud infrastructures
  • Experience using Git
  • Fundamental understanding of agile principles and corresponding methodologies
  • Solid foundation in SDLC and working experience in the Agile process framework (e.g., Scrum) and Atlassian stack (JIRA, Confluence)



*Additional years of relevant experience or a combination of an Associate’s degree or equivalent and relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.




At CIS, we are committed to providing an inclusive environment in which the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and views of our employees, members, and customers are valued and respected. It is through this commitment that we are able to work together towards our common mission: to make the connected world a safer place.


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