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Senior Software Engineer (CLI)



Software Engineering
Bucharest, Romania
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 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

Snyk CLI brings the functionality of Snyk into the development workflow. CLI scanning supports multiple content types, languages and tools and it enables developers to identify security issues while also providing meaningful and actionable results to fix those issues. We support running the CLI locally from the command line, in an IDE, or in a CI/CD pipeline.

We are looking for a talented software engineer with a passion for creative problem solving to join the CLI Engineering team and our journey in continuously innovating the CLI experience. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to enable developers worldwide to build more secure applications efficiently. You will work in and contribute to a collaborative and diverse environment, while leveraging the latest development methodologies.

If you feel comfortable programming in Golang and/or Typescript or willing to learn these languages we’d love to meet you.

You’ll Spend Your Time:

  • Shaping our product and guiding the team on work which spans multiple components and teams
  • Innovating through strategic design improvements that deliver both short-term gains and long-term competitive advantages
  • Actively contributing code, prototyping and developing testing strategies with a bias for action, and focusing on iterative delivery
  • Fostering an environment of inclusion and growth through pairing, feedback and mentoring
  • Collaborating with Product and Design teams to understand key requirements and translate them into functional features
  • Working with teams across Snyk to ensure consistent developer experience for all of Snyk’s products

What You’ll Need:

  • High standards for code quality, testing, and iterative, continuous delivery
  • A minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience developing software using one of our programming languages
  • Experience with development tooling like CLI and CI/CD tools
  • A drive to develop Snyk CLI to enhance developer velocity and enable innovation
  • Passion for technical and project leadership
  • Collaboration skills for pair programming and code reviews
  • Efficient communication skills, both written and verbally through asynchronous collaboration tools, comprehensive documentation practices and transparent work visibility.

We’d be Lucky if You:

  • Have a demonstrable track record of technical or project leadership
  • Have strong focus around validation and high product reliability
  • Are familiar with packaged software architecture and deployment strategies


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