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Contrast Security
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Contrast Security named to Inc.'s “Best Workplaces of 2020”

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

At Contrast, we make application security smart and simple for software teams. But simple is not easy, and the struggle is real. We are looking for a senior UX designer to help us learn more about our users and cover areas in our products that need greater consistency across the user experience and across our products and integrations. Systems thinkers will love this chance to straighten crooked paths, define our platform, and establish norms for integrations workflow.

Responsibilities

  • Lead design research efforts to understand problems or surface opportunities for our users, who are security experts and software developers. Translate insights into action.

  • Model the user experience from rough to refined, using sketches, flows, concepts, prototypes, and annotated wireframes. Participate in storymapping and defining or grooming user stories

  • Seek internal and external design reviews to refine your thinking.

  • Create, run, and analyze usability tests on the existing product or high-fidelity designs and prototypes

  • Always collaborate. You know how to work well with product designers, Agile development teams, and product managers.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of UX design experience that includes enterprise products and a lead role. Brand or consumer product design alone is not sufficient.

  • Solid experience in methods for user research, design thinking, and UX design

  • Strong storytelling skills. You can clearly present the user’s point-of-view to your teams and other stakeholders.

  • Expertise with design tools to visualize your work, including InVision, Sketch, and Abstract.

  • Sketching or drawing ability to quickly communicate ideas

  • Attention to detail and well-developed problem-solving skills

  • Ability to learn and distill technical concepts quickly

  • A portfolio of work that demonstrates design thinking in action. Please include access to this in your application or we cannot consider you.

Preferred

  • BS/BA in art, design, human computer interaction (HCI), information science, or related field

  • Quantitative research experience, including user analytics in Pendo or similar products and survey methods.

  • Experience designing DevOps or security software with a wide range of integrations

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits

  • 401(k)

  • Flexible paid time off

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. We work hard, and we have fun doing it.

Solve the impossible. Easy = boring.

If you’re looking for a fun work environment and like a challenge, you’ll love Contrast Security.

If you're amazing but missing some of the requirements, we'd love for you to apply anyway. Please apply and include a link to your portfolio.

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.

What is your Interview process like?

We want to see your work and review your portfolio in addition to completing a live design challenge

What efforts are you making in terms of increasing diversity & inclusion within your company?

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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