Hiring Data Scientist Algorithm Engineer | Escape

Data Scientist Algorithm Engineer


Date listed

2 months ago

Employment Type

Full time

About Escape

Our mission: Make security accessible to everyone

Escape is an API Security Company. APIs are the cornerstone of data exchanges on the Internet and the ideal entry point for hackers. Escape develops a unique Artificial Intelligence that allows organizations to find and fix security issues in APIs before it's too late. Thousands of developers of major organizations such as Société Générale, Neo4J and Sorare already use its SaaS platform.

Founded in 2020, it has successfully positioned itself as one of the most promising European cybersecurity start-ups winning the Grand Défi Cyber Prize delivered by the French Government and the ANSSI. In 2023, the start-up joined the Y Combinator accelerator, which fostered its entry into the international competition game as a major security provider.

The founders graduated from Polytechnique & HEC (CTO) and ENSTA & HEC (CEO). Both finished their studies in the United States at UC Berkeley. The rest of the team comprises passionate people from the most prestigious French Universities: Polytechnique, Télécom Paris, Centrale, HEC, Sciences Po Paris, 42,ENSEEIHT...

Escape is VC-backed and just closed its Seed round. It is scaling rapidly and aims to become the international leader in API Security in the coming years. The company is hiring talented people to take on high responsibilities in this international scale-up adventure. Be the next one!


As a Data Scientist Algorithm Engineer at Escape, you will be in charge of building and maintaining Escape's main product. At the crossroads of high-performance computing, algorithmics, cybersecurity, machine learning and software architecture, you will exercise high responsibilities, work on state-of-the-art algorithms and have an immediate impact in the success of the company.


  • You will contribute in the design of our Core Technology that aims to detect security flaws in APIs
  • You will develop state-of-the-art Machine Learning algorithms applied to cybersecurity
  • You will find the most efficient and maintainable algorithms to explore complex graphs
  • You will develop your cybersecurity knowledge within a highly skilled environment 😉
  • You will contribute to open source projects linked to our activity at Escape
  • You will talk to globally renowned worldwide: Linux Foundation San Francisco, SREDays London, BSides Singapour, APIDays Paris, etc.
  • You will write and submit research papers about Machine Learning, Graph Theory applied to cybersecurity and Software Quality Assessment
  • You will design, implement and support microservices to analyse the security data produced by our AI security scanner
  • You will help in continually improve reporting and analysis processes, profiling and optimizing code



  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics or Engineering
  • Experience in test-driven development knowledge
  • Experience as a Software Engineer


  • Fluent in Python 3
  • A strong interest in Cybersecurity
  • Knowledge of APIs design and development (especially GraphQL)
  • Proficiency in English (written/oral)
  • Proactive and not afraid to share your ideas

Bonus point

  • Experience with GitLab
  • Are font of Graph Theory
  • Love to grab a drink after tedious work 😎


  • Any books or online classes you need to become better at your job
  • Latest technological equipment (MacBook, Ultra-Wide Screen, etc.)
  • An amazing working environment in Silicon Sentier (Paris)
  • Reimbursement of public transportation (50%)
  • Flexible office (possibility to work some days remotely)
  • Work on outstanding Open Source projects
  • Free lunch during working time (Swile Card)
  • Comprehensive health insurance (Alan)
  • Stock options of the start-up (BSPCE)

How to Apply

Send your resume to work(at)escape.tech with a few lines on why you want to become part of the team and what you expect from your work at Escape. If your profile grabs our attention, be ready to take a test to show your best reasoning skills 😎

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