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Senior Full Stack Engineer



Software Engineering
Paris, France
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Engineering · Paris · Hybrid Remote

Senior Full Stack Engineer


GitGuardian is a global pre-Series C cybersecurity scale-up.

Among our early investors who saw our market value proposition, are the co-founder of GitHub, Scott Chacon, along with Docker co-founder / CTO Solomon Hykes 👀. American and European top-tier VC firms have also invested in GitGuardian.

GitGuardian teams have developed a source code security platform for the DevOps generation. Our solutions are already used by more than 400K developers worldwide!


    As a Software Engineer, your main mission will be:

    • Develop new features for our products
    • Work closely with other highly-skilled developers
    • Work with an agile methodology with your Product Manager and your Engineering Lead during 2 weeks sprints releases
    • Maintain and ensure an excellent code quality
    • Participate in the growth of our technical teams!

    Depending on your preferences and the team you will integrate your mission may vary:

    • Develop features from end to end and enhance our user facing dashboards.
    • Backend / SRE: working on the self-hosted version of our application for big tech customers.
    • R&D for secrets detection:analyze the performance of our algorithms, suggest and implement improvements.
    • R&D for other vulnerabilities: develop our next generation of code security scanners for IaC security and Software Composition Analysis.
    Our stack
    • Backend: Python + Django, Go, RabbitMQ, Redis
    • DB: PostgreSQL, Redis, Elasticsearch (+ Kibana)
    • Frontend: React / Typescript
    • Infrastructure: Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, AWS


    If you think you match at least 70% of these criteria, please apply!

    • You have a degree in engineering, computer science or similar technical field.
    • You have at least 5+ years of web software development experience, with a strong Python knowledge.
    • You are experienced working with the following : web application development, Unix/Linux environments, distributed and parallel systems.
    • Like us, you have a dynamic and proactive personality, always willing to help your colleagues
    • You are a good communicator, able to adapt your language to your audience : you know when to be technical and specific, and when to remain high level.

    Bonus points

    • You know how to set up a development environment with Docker.
    • You don’t hardcode API keys in your code ;-)
    • You have experience handling big data ( 100 Go < < 10 To) with PostgreSQL, MongoDB, ELK stack.

    Interested in Management?

    If you meet all these criteria and would like to develop your management skills, don't hesitate to send us your application for our Engineering Lead position.

    We'll support you as you develop your managerial skills over the first 6 months, before gradually letting you take on more responsibilities.


    • 💰 Package that includes stock-options
    • 🍜 Lunch voucher (Swile)
    • 💻 Up to €300 to improve your home office set-up
    • 🌴 Yearly holiday allowance
    • 🤝 Referral bonus of 4000€ for any new Guardian we might hire thanks to you
    • 🎡 Team building: monthly activities for the whole company + dedicated quarterly budget for every employee
    • 🐕 Pet-friendly offices, some Guardians gets to bring their dogs from time to time

    And also...

    • 🏡 Remote policy: at least 2 days/week at the office for people living in Île-de-France, at least 3 days/month for people living elsewhere in France
    • 👊 Working on a meaningful product, we already helped more than 400k developers across the globe
    • 📈 A robust engineering culture, discover our R&D projects
    • 🚀 Many opportunities for career development in the long term
    • 👫 Trust & autonomy on your perimeter with a very transparent internal communication and a strong impact on the company development

      Recruitment process

      At GitGuardian, we are committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce.

      We will ask for your gender on the application page to help us understand the diversity of our applicant pool and to track our progress in attracting and hiring a diverse workforce. The information is optional and will not be disclosed to the hiring manager or the interview team and will not be considered in the hiring process. We appreciate your willingness to share this with us so that we can continue to improve our diversity and inclusion efforts.

      1. Video call with a Talent Acquisition team member

      To discover your professional project and evaluate if there could be a mutual match.

      2. Technical interviews with the team

      To evaluate your skills for the position and project yourself into the role.

      3. Final interview with an Executive Manager

      To detail our company’s vision and ambitions for the next couple of years.

      Curious to know more about us ?


      • Want to go even further? Check out our public roadmap!
      • Check out the State of Secrets Sprawl Report to understand our mission and the industry.
      • Mackenzie (DevRel) will tell you about how GitGuardian works in this video!
      • Our solutions are already used by hundreds of thousands of developers in all industries and GitGuardian platform is the n°1 security app on the GitHub marketplace 🔥


      • GitGuardian helps organizations find exposed sensitive information that could often lead to tens of millions of dollars in potential damage.
      • More than 80% of our customers are in the United States.
      • Many F500 companies use GitGuardian's platform.


      • The Guardians are knowledgeable, committed, serious, aligned with the company’s mission, and true team players: always willing to help each other grow our skill sets!
      • The team is diverse and we hail from more than 20 different countries.
      • We are also agile, remote-friendly, and fun people to work with.
      Remote status
      Hybrid Remote
      Employment type

      Guardians of Code

      We develop code security solutions for the DevOps generation and are a leader in the market of secrets detection & remediation.

      Our solutions are already used by hundreds of thousands of developers in all industries and GitGuardian Internal monitoring is the n°1 security app on the GitHub marketplace. GitGuardian helps organizations find exposed sensitive information that could often lead to tens of millions of dollars in potential damage.

      We love wearing our Guardians’ cape, and help each other achieve high ambitions!

      Engineering · Paris · Hybrid Remote

      Senior Full Stack Engineer

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