About the team:
We bridge the gap between our platform providing machine learning at scale and our customers' needs.  We give our customers a seamless way to gain insights, make decisions, and navigate the ever-changing world of fraud fighting.  We provide customer-facing automated workflow tools running on highly-available services architecture.  We’re also responsible for providing third-party extensibility points, giving our customers simple ways to use our product within their current work streams.  Together we provide the platform that makes high-volume streams of data understandable, actionable and usable.
What we’re looking for:
We’re looking for a highly experienced engineer to help drive our product forward, helping to shape our architecture, and sharpen our toolset as we scale up for our enterprise customers.  Great candidates will bring experience in taking your ideas from concept to customer at scale, with high quality, and on time.  You thrive on high-growth, high-impact opportunities at a growing startup.  You have a clear sense of how you can leverage your strengths and past experience while learning new things.  You excel at distilling simplicity from complexity, and creating order from ambiguity.
What you’ll do:
  • Scale out our automated workflows to tens of thousands of requests/sec
  • Build out a highly scalable reporting system for customer-facing analytics
  • Evaluate technology that we will use to scale our business and metrics to scale to our next level of enterprise customer
  • Work with our ML teams to do our next generation feature extraction from customer data
  • Partner with Engineering Leadership and Product Management to determine the right balance of scope and schedule, as we build industry-leading services that promote digital trust and safety
  • Lead the way in creating/improving our forward-looking service and platform architecture
  • Proactively drive improvements to our engineering practices
What would make you a strong fit:
  • 8+ years creating succinct, performant, and easily readable code in Java, C#, Scala or Go
  • 8+ years designing API servers that have integrated and scaled with different customers
  • Experience using large-scale NoSQL databases like HBase or Cassandra
  • Experience with distributed systems and/or highly scalable, customer-facing applications
  • Familiarity with cloud infrastructure (e.g. GCP, AWS)
  • Strong communication & collaboration skills - a team-first, product-first mindset
  • Experience in architecting systems at scale
  • BS in Computer Science or related field

A little about us:

Sift is the leading innovator in Digital Trust & Safety.  Hundreds of disruptive, forward-thinking companies like Airbnb, Zillow, and Twitter trust Sift to deliver outstanding customer experience while preventing fraud and abuse.

The Sift engine powers Digital Trust & Safety by helping companies stop fraud before it happens. But it’s not just another anti-fraud platform: Sift enables businesses to tailor experiences to each customer according to the risk they pose. That means fraudsters experience friction, but honest users do not. By drawing on insights from our global network of customers, Sift allows businesses to scale, win, and thrive in the digital era.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Competitive total compensation package
  • 401k plan
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Wellness reimbursement
  • Education reimbursement
  • Flexible time off

Sift is an equal opportunity employer. We make better decisions as a business when we can harness diversity in thought, experience, data, and background. Sift is working toward building a team that represents the worldwide customers that we serve, inclusive of people from all walks of life who can bring their full selves to work every day, so we can Win as One Team.

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