Lead Software Engineer

Job summary
Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
A few days at home
Experience: > 4 years
Education: Master's Degree
Skills & expertise
Communication skills
Spring boot


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Job description


Working at GitGuardian, you will join a 70 Engineers team, organized in 3 tribes. Each tribe includes complete development squads (with a Lead Software Engineer, backend, fullstack and frontend Engineers, QA, PM, Designer) and with all experience levels (from junior to staff).  

  • Manage a team that is responsible for developing and maintaining large scale distributed software across on-premise and public cloud platforms

  • Participate in the design and implementation of new features to meet GitGuardian’s dynamic and evolving business needs

  • Engage with users, product managers, senior tech-leads and senior management to define the team’s technical strategy and increase the efficiency and impact of the team

  • Mentor and upskill other team members on technical skills and career development, and foster a growing and collaborative culture for the team

  • Help team members set ambitious goals and achieve them, and take ownership of sub-systems

  • Support recruiting efforts in order to meet changing business needs and promote internal mobility

  • Help define the software engineering wide OKRs and processes

  • Ensure an inclusive and healthy engineering culture

Preferred experience

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

  • 4+ years of software engineering experience

  • 1+ years of experience of leading and/or managing an engineering team with a track record of shipping high quality software

  • Former experience as a developer using Python and excellent understanding of how security teams work

  • Clear, proactive communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Extensive experience building systems leveraging microservices or on purpose chosen monolithic architecture

  • Familiarity with the use of one of the following service frameworks: Django, Flask, Dropwizard, Spring Boot, gRPC, or a similar framework

  • Familiarity with frontend development using either React or Angular

  • You like to build small scripts and CI pipelines (in Bash or Python) to improve the engineering efficiency of your team

  • Fluent English

Recruitment process

At GitGuardian, we are committed to building a diverse 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 recruiter

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

2. Technical interviews

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

3. Final interviews with Executive Managers

To explain to you our company’s vision and ambitions to the next couple of years, and make sure you are up for the position

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