Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

  • 17, Rue de la Banque, Paris, 75002
  • Permanent contract 
    Education: Master's degree
    Experience: > 3 years

    Who are they?

    GitGuardian is a global post-series B cybersecurity startup; we’ve raised $44M by the end of 2021 with American and European investors including top-tier VC firms.

    More than ever in 2023, we have a very solid business model with a fast-growing ARR, multi-year contracts and great customer retention rates.

    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 👀

    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 🔥

    We work with some of the largest IT outsourcing companies, publicly listed companies like Talend or tech companies like Datadog.

    More than 85% of our customers are in the United States.

    Job description

    We are looking for a senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to help us develop a developer-first cybersecurity solution.

    You will be a part of GitGuardian’s journey, that protects the open source community against hackers and makes it a robust, scalable and globally trusted product!

    You will join a team of 4 SREs and you will report directly to the Lead SRE.

    Your main mission will be to manage all the infrastructure, deploy and maintain security policies and take part into the software development life cycle.

    At GitGuardian, the SRE team is responsible for availability, latency, performance, efficiency, change management, monitoring, emergency response, and capacity planning.

    By joining our team, you will:

    • Build, deploy and maintain high availability platform on cloud and on-premise platforms with industrialized deployments

    • Ensure that infrastructure is aligned with our customers needs and SLA/SLO requirements

    • Deploy & maintain a monitoring policy that match business KPIs, not only technical KPIs

    • About Data Management, as we store a lot of data for our customers or for our internal needs, you will manage, maintain and make actual services evolve to meet company goals (context: 160TB on S3, dozen of Elasticsearch nodes on a cluster with 3.2TB of RAM and 720TB of storage…)

    • Follow & deploy security best practices to ensure that GitGuardian products are aligned with security standards

      • SOC 2 implementation

      • Security reviews from our customers

      • Continuous improvement of our security standard regarding our customers needs

    • Deploy & maintain backup policy regarding the critical level of stored data 

    • Take part into Cloud Cost optimization

    • Help developers troubleshoot applications incidents and choose the best possible architecture for each product

    • You will be part of the OnCall team and you will have to deploy as much as possible auto healing services to minimise OnCall actions

    • Write and maintain documentation about infrastructure, process & security

    • Support our Sales teams, including during some Customer calls, on specifics relative to SRE.

    Our technical stack:

    • Backend: Python + Django, Go

    • Frontend: React / Typescript 

    • DB: PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch (+ Kibana), MongoDB

    • Log and error management: Elastic Stack, Sentry

    • Deployment: Docker, Terraform 

    • Cloud provider: AWS and OVH

    • Monitoring: Datadog

    • Message brokering: Rabbit MQ, Redis

    • Infrastructure as Code: Terraform, Ansible

    • CI/CD: Gitlab and Docker

    • Secrets management : Vault

    Preferred experience

    • 6 - 10 years of previous experience in a similar position

    • Embrace a DevOps philosophy with a strong security appetite!

    • Deep knowledge of AWS (or another Cloud Provider), Terraform, Docker

    • 2 years of experience using Kubernetes in production

    • Passion for cloud and distributed architectures, support and automation

    • Experience working with the following: web application development, Unix/Linux environments, distributed and parallel systems

    • Experience handling big data ( 100 Go < < 10 To) with PostgreSQL, MongoDB, ELK stack

    • Very good english skills: to help our clients when needed

    Bonus points:

    • You don’t embed API keys in your code ;-)

    • You’re a true team player, always willing to help your peers improve their skills!

    • Deep understanding of the startups dynamics and challenges

    • Have experienced strong team growth in a previous company

    Recruitment process

    • 1 First video call with our recruiter

    • 2 Technical interviews with the team

    • 3 Interview with our VP of Engineering

    • Offer


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