About Semgrep

Our mission is to make world-class software security available to everyone. This means building program analysis tools that are open source, easy to use, powerful, and fast. It also means building a team with security expertise and a passion for great developer experiences. Most of all, it means working with honesty and respect in a diverse community of dreamers and builders. We’ve redefined static analysis tooling by committing to all of these, and turned our project, Semgrep, into an essential safeguard for code at Snowflake, Dropbox, and more.

About the role

You will be part of a small but mighty Marketing team with exceptional teammates all over the world who love spreading the word about Semgrep, getting to know the community of contributors, and helping  profoundly improve software security and reliability. We're looking for a  Full Stack Web Developer to bring our story to life through semgrep.dev. As our web developer, you will own our most important tool to tell a cohesive and clear story about our product and company. In this role, you will partner with Marketing, Design, and various other stakeholders to shape the user journey and build out experiences that delight our visitors. We look for opportunities that enrich our go-to-market strategies and directly contribute to our sales pipeline, product adoption, and revenue.

Location expectations:

  • Our expectation is that this role will be based in our San Francisco office and you will come in 2-3x a week

Prior experience in a fast-paced, tech environment is helpful, but we are more interested in your creativity and technical skills than your pedigree. So if this opportunity excites you but you don’t meet the exact requirements, apply anyway!

What you’ll do

  • Build, maintain, and optimize features and functionality for semgrep.dev
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Align with a team comprising marketers, designers, growth, product, and developers to continuously deliver improvements.
  • Innovation: Introduce and improve web development standards, tooling, and processes to keep our website at the cutting edge of industry standards
  • Support the creation and deployment of new marketing campaigns across the website by leveraging our design system and improving the self-service capabilities of our CMS 
  • In close step with designers, execute front-end projects with meticulous polish.
  • Assist other teams and own experimentation through A/B testing and personalization to improve website conversion rate and engagement
  • Operational Excellence: Manage code deployments, updates, and releases and proactively seek out ways to uplevel the reliability, functionality, and flexibility of the website

You are ideal for this role if you have

  • 4+ of full stack development experience, building dynamic, responsive websites with an emphasis on the front-end.
  • Fluency in front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (React) and frameworks, 
  • Knowledge of server-side languages such as Node.js or Python
  • Understanding of DevOps practices and CI/CD pipelines 
  • Knowledge and familiarity with modern digital design and prototyping tools (like Figma).
  • Experience and comfort with Git and version control.
  • Understanding of and experience with unit, integration and end-to-end testing.
  • Experience working with CMSs including integrating their REST APIs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a knack for explaining complex technical concepts to marketers, designers, and other stakeholders
  • Strong sense of responsibility and accountability with excellent attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial spirit: you’re proactive, agile, creative, resourceful, and tenacious as you solve problems and achieve team and company goals
  • Experience with CMS platforms required- bonus points for headless (we use Storyblok)
  • Expertise in common web application security issues


Salary Range: $152,000-$164,000

Our compensation package includes equity and benefits in addition to salary.

Please note that the range listed is for someone based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

What we offer

Our goal is to competitively and fairly compensate every Semgrep employee with a system that equally rewards those who are vocal and those who are less comfortable making demands during the final steps of the hiring process. To that end, we generate internal compensation bands that are used when discussing and negotiating salaries. We update these based on market data to make sure they’re above the average for comparable roles.

We also invest in our employees’ well-being and long term success with comprehensive health plans, generous vacation time, 401k, learning stipends, and more. Our benefits are for everyone, so that you’re taken care of, and we work with individuals to make sure they have what they need, whether that’s quiet work space, adjusted hours, or something else.

Who we are

We have people from France and the Philippines, physics and philosophy, formal methods research and full fledged corporations. We’re new parents and new grads, aspiring authors and aspiring Americans, dog lovers and dogfooders. We get together often to bike, bake, and meet up in parks. In our interactions, we believe respect and honesty go hand in hand, and prioritize both.

Semgrep is an equal-opportunity employer seeking a diverse range of backgrounds. We value who you are — including your cultural heritage, your socioeconomic status, your age, your race, your gender, your sexual orientation, your disabilities. We value what’s vitally important to you — your family, your religion, your politics. We value what you love in this world — your music, your weekend pursuits. We believe in welcoming varied professional backgrounds, educations, and interests. If you’re exceptional in your role, believe in Semgrep’s mission, and treat Semgrep’s values as your own, you belong here.

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