Company Overview

Founded in 2012, Socure is the leader in high-assurance digital identity verification technology.  Named to Forbes’ 2019 AI 50 list as one of America’s most promising AI companies, and a recent winner of API World’s Best Data API, Socure’s technology applies artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques with trusted online/offline data intelligence from email, address, phone, IP, social media and the broader Internet to verify identities in real-time. Customers include three of the top five U.S. banks, seven of the top 10 U.S. card issuers, as well as the majority of leading digital banks, lenders and insurers across the U.S. We are funded by some of the world's best investors and entrepreneurs including Scale, Commerce, Work-Bench, Citi Ventures, Wells, Synchrony, MVB Bank, Santander InnoVentures and Two Sigma.

The only way we can further our mission of becoming the single, trusted source of identity verification and eliminating identity fraud is by building the best team on the planet. This is where you come in!

Position Summary

The Engineering Manager will join our US engineering team to lead our data platform and ML platform initiatives. This role is open to individuals based within NYC or remotely within North America. 

In our mission to become the single, trusted source of identity verification and eliminate identity fraud from the internet, data is at the core of what we build. It’s how we innovate and how we offer the most accurate Identity Verification on the market. With the company growing very fast and our customer needs even faster, the only way for us to succeed in our mission is to significantly scale how we work with data and build our ML models. 

We are in the early days of designing a data platform and an ML platform to accelerate all our data operations and unlock the creation of our future ML-based products, and we’d love you to join us and lead the way

This is a new role within the growing Engineering function, where you will be responsible for leading a team of talented professionals, assisting them to deliver complex technical solutions across a range of teams. The successful candidate will be comfortable directing, planning and coordinating the team, as well as developing overall concepts for new and existing products and processes. Reporting into the Director of Engineering for our US team, this role is integral to the successful growth of Socure as well as wider company performance.

 What You’ll Be Doing:

  • You will bring your hands-on technical approach to management and work in close collaboration with our Engineering, Data Science, Infrastructure and Product teams to bring our Data Platform and ML Platform to life, to enable Socure’s innovation and growth.
  • Own the end-to-end delivery of all projects related to our data platform initiative, from conception and design to development and production monitoring.
  • Build, manage and grow our Data Platform and ML platform teams, foster Agile practices and continuous improvement, enable engineers to build, test, deliver and operate high-level software products across the company
  • Enable a wide team of Data Scientists and Engineers to perfect our products and expand our product lines and offer easy and secure access to data for engineering teams to deliver faster.
  • You will democratize access to data and aim to automate operations of large amounts of data efficiently, securely and reliably.
  • Hire a diverse set of people and facilitate their career growth and success of the team and its members


What You’ll Bring: 

  • You have experience leading one or more team(s) of 4-10 as a Manager with people responsibilities for at least 3 years. You are first and foremost a people person who has the ability to attract and motivate top talent and build inclusive teams. You are curious, collaborative, humble and have empathy as a key trait.
  • You have experience delivering and operating complex software & data solutions - understanding the end-to-end needs of what is involved within this process; and you are able to distill complex and ambiguous situations into actionable plans for your team
  • You are comfortable working with data engineering systems, know machine learning processes well; and are familiar with technologies like: Hadoop, EMR, DynamoDB, Hudi or Delta Lake, Elasticsearch as well as MLFlow or equivalent.
  • You like to use your technical experience to educate your peers in data & ML engineering technologies, best practices and platform thinking.
  • Familiarity with Entity Resolution processes or Master Data Management are a plus
  • Exposure or familiarity of data privacy & regulations eg. GDPR, CCPA (CA) or PII.
  • You’re a former software or data engineer and have 5+ years of practical experience in building high scale, production distributed systems in a cloud environment.

USA Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Equity - every employee is a stakeholder in our enormous upside
  • A tech-first company culture driven by entrepreneurial thinking and talent
  • A great team working in unison towards the same mission
  • Transparency is what our product is built on—and so is our culture
  • Generous medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and their dependents
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401K with company match

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of all kinds at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Apply for this Job

* Required
  
  


U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)

Individuals seeking employment at Socure are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.


Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 05/31/2023

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.