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Principal UX Designer

Contrast Security

Contrast Security

San Francisco, CA, USA · San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024
Contrast recognized for its innovation in Runtime Security
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
Our mission is to revolutionize application security. At Contrast Security, we offer a new approach to code security and application protection, from developers analyzing the first line of code through instrumenting a sophisticated enterprise DevSecOps lifecycle and deploying apps at scale.
UX design is a key discipline within our product management team. We are looking for a Principal UX Designer to build amazing visualizations of our security outcomes. The ideal candidate should be comfortable with all product life cycle stages, from early research and ideation to whiteboarding, prototyping, customer validation, and creating highly refined designs. This highly cross-functional, collaborative role will require someone who can lead design exercises that span multiple product and engineering teams. The ideal candidate will have a track record of designing and delivering compelling user experiences for enterprise security, operations, or developer personas.


  • Independently lead high-priority design projects that unify and contextualize outcomes across our entire platform
  • Use systems-level design thinking to drive design solutions that scale
  • Foster a customer-centric design culture that can directly impact product strategy
  • Work cross-functionally to drive designs from concept to implementation
  • Be highly driven by data and customer insights
  • Drive design alignment at various levels in the organization, including executive leadership
  • Provide leadership for the user experience discipline at Contrast. Drive best practices, processes, and tools.


  • 7+ years of design experience
  • Experience with best practices for User Interface Design, Information Architecture, and Interaction Design
  • Experience with cutting-edge design tools and technologies
  • Experience in life cycle design projects from design strategy through execution
  • Skilled at managing and influencing product leaders to help teams progress quickly
  • Experience in large-scale enterprise SaaS products is required
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas is a plus: Application & Cloud Security, APM, XDR, CI/CD technologies
  • 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
Salary and Other Compensation
This position's standard base pay range is $150,000 - $205,000 annually. This position is also eligible for an equity package subject to the terms of the Company’s applicable plans. When determining a candidate’s compensation, we consider several factors: geography, skill set, experience, job scope, and current market data.
Contrast Security offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Short Term Disability Insurance, Transit, and Commuter benefits, Flexible PTO, 56 hours of Annual Sick time, Paid Parental Leave and Paid Holidays.
The salary, other compensation, and benefits information are accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.
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. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations. At Contrast, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Contrast is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.
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