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Software Engineer - Intelligence Tooling Team



Software Engineering
Bucharest, Romania
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

Every day, the world gets more digital thanks to tens of millions of developers building the future faster than ever. But with exponential growth comes exponential risk, as outnumbered security teams struggle to secure mountains of code. This is where Snyk (pronounced “sneak”) comes in. Snyk is a developer security platform that makes it easy for development teams to find, prioritize, and fix security vulnerabilities in code, dependencies, containers, and cloud infrastructure — and do it all right from the start. Snyk is on a mission to make the world a more secure place by empowering developers to develop fast and stay secure.

Joining Snyk means embracing our core values: One Team, Care Deeply, Customer Centric, and Forward Thinking. As a member of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to thrive in a dynamic environment where fostering collaboration, leading with empathy, driving business impact, and inspiring trust are at the heart of everything we do.

Our Opportunity

The Intelligence Tooling team is responsible for building and maintaining tooling to support the writing of rules for Snyk Code - both tooling used internally by Snyk security analysts and engineers, and also customer accessible tooling via the Snyk Code Custom Rules feature. Our internal tooling includes backend systems and VS Code plugins, and aims to make our security analysts and researchers more efficient and to magnify their impact. Our customer-facing features include front-end and middleware systems, giving Snyk’s customers the ability to write their own detection rules that can be run as part Snyk Code scans and bringing the power of the Snyk Code engine to their own DevSec teams.

We are looking for a talented senior software engineer with a passion for creative problem solving to join the Intelligence Tooling team and our journey in building the best tools we can for customers and for Snykers. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to enable developers worldwide to build more secure applications efficiently, and to have a real impact on the efficiency of our analysts. You will work in and contribute to a collaborative and diverse environment, while leveraging the latest development methodologies.

Our Tech Stack

Our product features and internal tooling are built on a number of technologies:

  • TypeScript
  • Kubernetes
  • Cloud platforms AWS, GCP
  • Terraform
  • VueJS for front-end development
  • VS Code API’s for our VS Code extension
  • Git, GitHub, Jira, Confluence for our day-to-day organization

You’ll Spend Your Time:

  • Collaborating with your team to shape our products with a bias for action, and focus on iterative delivery
  • Actively contributing code while assuming full ownership and responsibility for all implemented changes
  • Working with your team members to create actionable plans to further elevate the developer experience in our tooling
  • Solving challenges such as reliability, code complexity and scaling
  • Applying feedback and new knowledge on a broad scale, clearly communicating how actions enable team progress
  • Helping guide fellow developers through insightful coaching and mentorship, ensuring the successful completion of assigned tasks
  • Leading by example and fostering an environment of inclusion and growth through pairing, feedback and mentoring
  • Owning and driving development of features, including across teams

What You’ll Need:

  • High standards for code quality, testing, and iterative, continuous delivery
  • Experience with full-stack development
  • A drive to develop automation and tooling to enhance analysts velocity and enable innovation
  • Collaboration skills for pair programming and code reviews

We’d be Lucky if You:

  • Have strong focus around validation and high product reliability
  • Are familiar with distributed systems architecture and cloud computing

We care deeply about the warm, inclusive environment we’ve created and we value diversity – we welcome applications from those typically underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this role but are not totally sure whether you’re the right person, do apply anyway!

About Snyk

Snyk is committed to creating an inclusive and engaging environment where our employees can thrive as we rally behind our common mission to make the digital world a safer place. From Snyk employee resource groups, to global benefits that help our employees prioritize their health, wellness, financial security, and a work/life blend, we aim to support our employees along their entire journeys here at Snyk.

Benefits & Programs

Prioritize health, wellness, financial security, and life balance with programs tailored to your location and role.

  • Flexible working hours, work-from home allowances, in-office perks, and time off for learning and self development
  • Generous vacation and wellness time off, country-specific holidays, and 100% paid parental leave for all caregivers
  • Health benefits, employee assistance plans, and annual wellness allowance
  • Country-specific life insurance, disability benefits, and retirement/pension programs, plus mobile phone and education allowances