Software Engineer - Security

We are looking for an engineer who will proactively improve the security of our codebase, our product, our cloud, and our customers’ on-premise deployments. You will be one of the early security team hires at Sourcegraph, where everyone contributes to our shared goals, from writing code to running vulnerability scans. Together, we will collaborate to build a world-class security culture and product.


  • Experience developing software as an engineer (i.e., writing code and contributing directly to applications)
  • Experience running security tools / vulnerability scans
  • Experience measuring, monitoring, and analyzing software vulnerabilities
  • Experience working in a startup environment
  • You are high agency
  • You communicate effectively in writing and documentation
  • You are able to directly contribute to our codebase and infrastructure (Go, TypeScript, Kubernetes, GCP)

Learn more about us

To create a product that serves the needs of all developers, we are building a diverse all-remote team that is distributed across the world. Sourcegraph is an equal opportunity workplace; we welcome people from all backgrounds and communities.

We provide competitive compensation and practical benefits to keep you happy and healthy so that you can do your best work.

Learn more about what it is like to work at Sourcegraph by reading our handbook.

Interview process

  1. You apply here.
  2. You speak with the Security manager for 45 minutes. To prepare:
    • Read through our handbook to learn more about how we operate and to find answers to common questions that you might have.
  3. We schedule a live, 90-minute pair-programming exercise with a Sourcegraph engineer.
  4. We schedule remote interviews over video chat across multiple days.
  5. We check your references.
  6. We make you a job offer.

We want to ensure Sourcegraph is an environment that suits your working style and empowers you to do your best work, so we are eager to answer any questions that you have about us at any point in the interview process.

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