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Backend Engineer

Sqreen

Job description

Sqreen is the application security platform for the modern enterprise. More than 800 organizations trust Sqreen to protect, observe and test their applications, APIs and microservices. As opposed to pattern-based approaches, Sqreen analyses in-app execution in real time to deliver more robust security without compromising performance. This empowers security owners to easily extend protection and visibility across their entire application portfolio without requiring on-going maintenance and tuning. With Sqreen, organizations of all sizes can strengthen their application security, decrease the number of security incidents and resolve incidents more quickly when they do occur.

For more information, please visit www.sqreen.com.

What we need your help with:


The Product Engineering team at Sqreen is currently growing. We are looking to hire an experienced Backend Engineer to design and build our Security Signal Platform. Our platform analyses billions of security signals sent by our micro agents, detecting threats, and allowing our customers' applications to react in near real-time. 

The ideal candidate for this role will have played a key role in designing and implementing data platforms, handling high volumes of data in near real time.

This role will report directly to Max, one of our Engineering Managers, and can be based in our Paris office or remote across Europe (we currently have engineers in 4 cities in France with others in Lisbon, London, and Edinburgh for example!)

Day-to-day you'll:


Collaborate with the platform team to:
> Guarantee the availability, latency, performance, and efficiency of our distributed platform
> Optimize the end to end latency of our data processing
> Validate the scalability of our platform (we are growing both in terms of data volumes and engineers)
> Ensure the cost efficiency of our platform (AWS)
> Refine our data model to prevent inconsistencies and loss
> Iterate on the architecture of our platform to efficiently share services across various squads
> Contribute to and improve our engineering standards, tooling, and processes

About You:


> Low ego and high emotional intelligence (EQ)
> Excellent communication skills (we work in English in a distributed and international context)
> Experience and love for building data intensive applications
> Excited to work in a fast, high growth startup environment
> Are familiar with AWS data offering (SQS, Kinesis, Athena, etc.) (bonus)
> Worked in a Python environment (bonus)
> While previous experience in application security is not required, you have a strong interest in it

Sqreeners come from all corners of the globe and all walks of life. Diversity is important to us, so if you're unsure, please apply!
Sqreeners come from all corners of the globe and all walks of life. Diversity is important to us, so if you're unsure, please apply!

Why work for Sqreen:


Team:
> Be part of an incredibly talented team who are passionate about democratising security
> Join at a crucial stage of our development with a huge amount of runway for you to add value
> Beautiful 'Sqreenhouses' in central Paris (Sentier), and San Francisco (SoMa) - our Paris office is currently open but many Sqreeners work remotely
> An international, English speaking work environment 
> Contribute tangibly to our core product, bringing value to our customers each and every week
> Join a product-focused company, with a deep commitment to learning
> Access to our broad network of Founders, Peers and Investors in Paris and San Francisco

Sqreen’s Benefits:
> Enjoy premium health insurance, healthy snacks every day in the office and coached Sport sessions every fortnight (currently virtual)
> Generous leave allowance
> Sqreenity session every quarter - one paid week to explore a topic of your choice
> Brown Bag Lunches: monthly opportunities to learn new topics from other Sqreeners or outside experts
> A relaxed working environment with regular social activities

Sqreen’s Hiring Process:


> 45 minute video call with our local Talent Partner
> 45 minute video call with the Hiring Manager
> Take home exercise, if applicable
> Virtual onsite with the team - 4 hours total
> Video call with Pierre, CEO of Sqreen
> Reference sqreen

On average the whole process takes 2-3 weeks end to end, but we're pretty flexible!

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About this role

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August 16th, 2021

Job posted on

January 1st, 2021

Job type

Full Time

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51-200

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2015

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