About Arkose Labs  

Arkose Labs is a fast-growing startup, backed by Softbank, Microsoft and Paypal, that is disrupting the fraud industry with an innovative approach that undermines the economic drivers behind fraud. The Arkose Labs Fraud and Abuse Prevention Platform combines real-time intelligence, rich analytics and adaptive step-up challenges to progressively diminish the profitability of attacks while adapting to evolving attack patterns. Arkose Labs offers the only fraud solution with a 100% SLA guarantee. The world’s largest brands trust Arkose Labs to protect their customer journey while delivering an unrivaled customer experience. 

Learn more about Arkose Labs from our innovation sandbox presentation at RSA: https://youtu.be/Fyhr_ZuveLM

About the Role

Automation Software Engineer, is a developer with the primary responsibility of improving operational efficiency for multiple development teams by building tools, defining frameworks and automating manual processes. As a Software Engineer, you understand the complete software development lifecycle (SDLC), including different testing methodologies.

What you’ll be doing

  • Work and collaborate with teams across multiple timezones (AEST, PST, CST)
  • Define standards for tools, technology and processes
  • Build and set up automation tools for new projects
  • Innovate and invest in tools and solutions that’ll help increase the efficiency of product releases.
  • Perform peer code reviews
  • Find opportunities for continuous improvements to our software system and product quality.
  • Participate in planning meetings; help provide high-level scenarios and estimates
  • Stay up-to-date with new tools and strategies that will improve team productivity
  • Attending, contributing to, and sometimes leading regular status meetings

What we want from you

Need to have

  • Right to work and live in Australia
  • 3+ years of experience in a commercial environment using modern programming languages - e.g. Node.js/JavaScript, Golang, Python
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud computing (e.g. AWS)
  • 2+ years experience in test automation using multiple approaches (e.g. integration, unit, e2e)
  • 1+ years of NoSQL or relational database experience
  • 1+ years experience in web-based application testing, including cross-browser and mobile device compatibility
  • Strong knowledge of designing and implementing mocking, stubbing and contract testing
  • Good knowledge of web/HTTP concepts and methodologies
  • Experience working with CI/CD pipelines, cloud infrastructure and deployments
  • Experience with agile development (Scrum/Kanban)

Nice to have

  • 1+ years experience with distributed systems/computing (especially microservices)
  • Knowledge of Linux-based operating systems
  • Knowledge + experience with modern JS frameworks/stacks - React, webpack, etc.
  • Experience with K8s, Docker/containers

Why Arkose Labs?

Join an early stage, fast growing startup with pioneering technology built by passionate and ambitious people. 

Work with some of the biggest names in the market, such as Microsoft, Paypal, EA, Github, Twitch, Roblox, Twilio, and Minecraft! 

We value your unique contributions, perspectives, and experiences. Be part of a diverse and high performing environment that prioritizes collaboration, excellence, and inclusion. We hire the best, focus on their professional development, and offer support for continuing education.

We value:

  • People - independent thinkers making data-driven decisions and taking project ownership
  • Teamwork - building trust, respect, and integrity to openly communicate and constructively challenge one another
  • Customer Focus - customer empathy and problem-solving obsession
  • Execution - actions with precision, professionalism, and urgency
  • Security -  our lens for implementing processes, procedures, and programs

Benefits:

  • Flexible hardware options (e.g. Mac, Linux)
  • Drinks and team activities every Friday from 2pm
  • Flexible working hours and a  hybrid model affording remote work options 
  • Excellent work/life balance
  • Modern office in the heart of Fortitude Valley 
  • Company events both on and off-site as well as volunteering initiatives
  • Home office setup assistance 

Arkose Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, colour, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition, Arkose Labs will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

All employees of Arkose Labs are required to comply with its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, which includes individual vaccination requirements for U.S. in-office attendance and/or travel to any U.S. company-sponsored events. If any travel or in-office attendance is a required part of the position to which you are applying, you may be required to provide evidence of your vaccinated status as a condition of accepting employment with Arkose Labs.

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