Senior Software Engineer - Cybersecurity

Bear Robotics is a cutting-edge robotics company focused on developing innovative automation solutions for various industries. Our products, including robot devices, cloud services, and public APIs, are designed to help businesses operate more efficiently and effectively. As we continue to expand our services, we are looking for a talented and experienced Cybersecurity Engineer to join our team and ensure the highest level of security for our robots, cloud infrastructure, and partner integrations.

    Responsibilities and Duties

    As a Senior Software Engineer focused on Cybersecurity at Bear Robotics, your primary responsibility will be to safeguard our software systems, robot devices, and cloud infrastructure from potential security threats. Key responsibilities include:

    • Perform audits of existing assets in GCP and ensure compliance with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
    • Secure communication between robots and the cloud, as well as within local networks, using appropriate encryption and authentication methods.
    • Implement and maintain intrusion detection and response systems to proactively identify and mitigate security incidents.
    • Conduct penetration testing and simulated phishing attacks to assess and improve the overall security posture of the organization.
    • Establish, enforce, and continuously improve security processes and policies, including access control, data protection, and incident response.
    • Evaluate and integrate security tools and online services to enhance the security of our systems and infrastructure.
    • Keep up-to-date with the latest security news and trends to identify and mitigate potential zero-day attacks.
    • (Optional) Collaborate with engineering teams in designing secure APIs and other software components.


    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
    • minimum of 3+ years of experience in cybersecurity roles with a Bachelor's degree, or 5+ years of experience in cybersecurity roles without a degree.
    • Proficient in Python and familiar with distributed computing and IoT/device security.
    • Strong understanding of Linux system configurations, web server (e.g., Nginx) configurations, and common web application attacks (e.g., CSRF).
    • Knowledge of encryption, hashing, and underlying security technologies.
    • Experience with security compliance and auditing processes.
    • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to identify and address complex security issues.
    • Strong communication and leadership skills, with the ability to operate independently and educate others on security best practices.

    About Us:

    Our company was founded in 2017 and has developed a robot that autonomously shuttles food from the kitchen out to customer tables and then brings dishes back for cleaning.

    A growth stage company gives you the chance for personal development and building up expertise in your field, while providing opportunities for cross-functional growth. We’re not a big tech company yet, but we’re striving every day to be THE global player when it comes to hospitality robotics. We have deployed to many enterprise customers in the US and abroad, and now are mass manufacturing our robots for the world to use.

    We are ~250 motivated people who work hard to make our robots a reality, which can mean occasional extra hours and last-minute improvements. We will challenge you to walk the extra mile, pick your brain until it smokes and make you think outside of the box, but we would also like to hang out with you, have an after-work drink together and celebrate your successes.

    If you feel you’re ready for a professional adventure in robotics, we would love to hear from you. Please send us your resume with a short overview of yourself with salary expectations and why this role is perfect for you.

    Physical Requirements:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


    • Ability to work for extended periods at a computer workstation, using a keyboard, mouse, and monitor.
    • Capable of sitting or standing for extended periods while working on tasks or attending meetings.
    • Manual dexterity to assemble, disassemble, or manipulate small hardware components when necessary.
    • Occasional lifting or moving of computer equipment, tools, or components, typically not exceeding 25 pounds.
    • Adequate vision, with or without corrective lenses, to read and interpret computer screens, documents, and hardware components.
    • Ability to travel to different office locations, client sites, or data centers if required.

    About Bear Robotics:

    Bear Robotics was founded in 2017 and we are 250+ motivated Bears who work tirelessly everyday to make our robots a reality. We have developed robotic solutions that autonomously navigate indoor environments for a variety of consumer solutions, like restaurants, senior living facilities, hotels & casinos just to name a few. Working for a dynamic start-up gives you a chance for rapid personal development. While building expertise in your field you’ll have countless opportunities for growth as we expand our product line and global reach. We’re not a big tech company yet, but we’re striving every day to be THE global player when it comes to hospitality robotics. In 2022 we raised $81 Million in Series B funding to accelerate growth and expand into new markets in southeast Asia and Europe. If you feel you’re ready for an adventure in robotics, we would love to hear from you.

    Benefits Summary

    We hire the best, not only will you be surrounded by exceptionally smart and motivated people, but we believe excellent compensation and benefits are an essential part of our company's success.

    Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans

    Company-Paid Long-Term and Short-Term Disability

    Company-Paid Life/AD&D Insurance

    Health Savings Account/Flexible Spending Account

    Stock Options

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Wellness Reward Programs

    Mental Health Benefits

    Paid Vacation Time

    Paid Sick Time

    401K Plan Employer Match (No Vesting Schedule)

    Paid Bearental (Parental) Leave (16 weeks)

    Paid New Bearental (Parental) Transitional Time Off (2 weeks)

    Annual Paid Holidays (11 days)

    Annual Paid Family Time-Off (Between Christmas Holiday and New Year)

    Employee Recognition Bonus Program

    Peer Recognition Bonus Program

    Employee Referral Reward Program

    Patent Reward Program

    Monthly Mobile Phone Reimbursement

    Monthly Internet Reimbursement

    Casual Dress Policy

    Financial Wellness Education Sessions

    Free Daily In-Office Lunch

    Unlimited Office Snacks and Drinks

    Wellness Room with Massage Chair

    Day-Friendly Office

    Flexible Work Schedule

    Office Parties and Family Events

    The pay range is $120K-$215K. Pay is dependent on the applicant’s relevant experience

    Bear Robotics, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.