What is Sqreen
Sqreen is a developer platform which detects security anomalies in web applications and provides automated responses and protection from attacks in real-time. We improve the security standards of the world's best applications and help developers around the world improve the security of their code, every day. Founded by former security experts at Apple, Sqreen protects hundreds of apps and companies like Algolia, Front, BlaBlaCar, LeMonde and Toptal, and has offices in San Francisco and Paris.
Initially featured in TechCrunch’s Disrupt SF Battlefield in 2016, Sqreen recently graduated YCombinator and secured a soon-to-be-announced Series A funding round! We’re proud to be backed by Silicon Valley’s most well-respected Venture Capital funds which allow us to continue building a rock-solid platform, increase our momentum and scale our product and organisation.
What we need your help with
As part of the product engineering team you'll be in charge of designing and implementing the Sqreen PHP agent. Our technology protects web applications at run-time through dynamic instrumentation. Work on server modules performing dynamic instrumentation, application security protection, and run-time monitoring to protect our PHP customers' applications. Your challenge? Make our customers' applications as safe as possible without compromising on performance.
Day to day you'll:
- Design and implement key features, protocols and protections running within our customers' applications
- Use modern development methods and tools to put your code in production quickly
- Work with backend and data science teams to enhance data flow, performance and reliability
- Own, build, test and release Sqreen's PHP agent
- Produce technical blog posts and document the software you ship
- Attend conferences and meetups to share your work
Who you are
We'd love to hear from you if you have:
- A degree in computer science or computer engineering
- Strong experience with C programming and C internals
- Experience with advanced debugging, and build chain
- Ability to design custom protocols, services and frameworks
- Experience with Python programming language is a plus
- Experience with core PHP internals is a plus
- A high consideration of reliability, low-latency, redundancy, and security
- Excellent communication skills (we work in English)
- A product mindset and enjoy working with people outside your area of expertise. Every engineer at Sqreen collaborates daily with Sales, Support and other teams.
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
- Be part of an incredibly talented team who are passionate about democratising security.
- Join at a crucial stage of our development (just post series A) with a huge amount of runway for you to add value and be a key factor in our future success.
- Contribute tangibly and significantly to our core product, bringing value to our customers each and every week.
- Join a product-focused company, with a deep commitment to learning, demonstrated by access to any book you like, Sqreenity sessions - one week per quarter to focus on a subject of your choice and leverage for communicating about it - and the opportunity to attend your 'dream conference' each year financed by Sqreen, including travel.
- A real commitment to team well-being, via premium health insurance, great healthy snacks and beverages every day and coached Sqreenfit sessions every fortnight.
- A relaxed working environment with regular social activities
- Sqreen participates actively in the tech and security ecosystem in Paris and San Francisco so you'll have access to some of the most interesting and talented people from our network and beyond.
- Beautiful 'Sqreenhouses' in central Paris (Sentier), and San Francisco.
- An international, English speaking work environment with trips to SF for our engineers minimum once a year.
Interested? Apply now!