Details of the offer for Cyber Researcher M/W at GitGuardian SAS in Paris

What would you work on ?

As a security researcher, you will identify and evaluate ideas for new products, conduct technical research, and run experiments. You are also expected to participate in the larger security community through blog posts, research papers and participation in industry conferences.

This role involves staying up-to-date with the latest security trends and techniques, as well as working closely with our development and product teams to design and implement new security features and with our marketing team to develop technical long-form content.


Our typical customers are companies with hundreds of developers that are leveraging numerous services like SaaS applications, cloud infrastructures, or internal microservices and are mature on DevOps and cloud adoption.

Our products are used by different teams: Software Development and Ops teams, Application Security, Threat Response and the buying decision comes from CISOs / CTOs / Directors of Security / Head of Appsec.

Innovating in our field and showing deep expertise in cybersecurity topics is key to our success, your work will matter and will be advertised externally.

The existing team

You will work with:

Edouard Viot (VP Product) :


Here are the main projects you would work on for the year to come:

  • Researching and publishing on topics related to code security, providing technical expertise to other R&D teams, developing tools to support analysts in their day-to-day duties, and collecting technical artifacts about adversary activity.
  • Analyzing, researching, and delving deep into technologies, tools, and products, existing and emerging, to understand how they work and how they can be utilized to build new solutions to user problems.
  • Reproduce emerging vulnerabilities and provide actionable technical information.
  • Author blog posts, research papers and conference presentations on topics and research in your area of expertise.
  • Analyze our different datasets to extract insights that can be shared to the community

More about you

If you think you are only matching 70% to 80% of these criterias, please send us your resume !
And if you still have some questions before applying, you can directly write to us at : 

  • Expected experience of 5+ years working in a security engineer role (Application Security, Security Operations, Security Development), with 2+ years of those dedicated to research-related work, or equivalent education.
  • Have a keen eye for identifying complex security problems in software and/or infrastructure, and defining their solutions.
  • Enjoy hacking things and rapidly prototyping ideas.
  • Be proficient in a scripting language (Python or Go).
  • Be data driven and have strong data analytics skills.
  • Be a team player and like collaborating on cross-functional teams.
  • Have a passion for security.
  • Excellent and professional communication skills (written and verbal) with an ability to articulate complex topics in a clear and concise manner.