Kasada Junior Security Engineer at Kasada

Security Engineering, Full Time, Melbourne melbourne engineering full-time
Posted a month ago

This is your opportunity to be a part of Kasada's fastest growing team. We tripled the size of our team last year and our ambitions are to grow even faster in 2020. This is also a fantastic opportunity to get in at the ground level as we build out Kasada's global operations.

Our business is designed to battle bots. The security engineering and operations functions are a core part of this vision. The role of Junior SecEng Engineer paces you behind the steering wheel of our platform. You'll play a key role in every battle. There is no other job like this. It's like playing video games against bad people and you get paid!

You're probably the type of person that loves breaking things just for fun. Maybe you've started your career as a pen-tester or maybe a security analyst / engineer. But your most passionate projects are most likely done in your personal time.

The role

  • Core requirements:
  • Data analysis - leveraging data analysis tools to aid the detection and mitigation of automated attack
  • Engaging in adversarial combat using dynamic client-side script injection
  • Bot building and reversing (for fun, learning and detection)
  • Implementing proactive detection and profiling scripts to mitigate threats from bots/automation
  • Additional functions:
  • Working closely with Customer Support, Customer Success and Presales Engineering to support our growing customer base
  • Working with the Customer Support team to deliver security incident analysis to customers on demand as well as on schedule
  • Conduct large scale historical analysis of customer / bot traffic patterns
  • About you

  • The "must have" list:
  • Experience working with web apps / appsec
  • Coding experience - bonus points for JS.
  • You can use common querying tools Splunk / Elasticsearch-Kibana and SQL
  • You are an analytical and data-driven thinker who makes decisions based on objective information
  • Highly motivated to help build Kasada into a big global business.
  • The "everything else" list:
  • Written and verbal communication skills that can convey both technical, nontechnical  and strategic descriptions for various situations and audience
  • Generally flexible availability - able to work odd hours or hop on calls with short notice. 
  • An active member of the Information Security Community
  • Avid Technology hobbyist
  • High School Diploma or above
  • The offer

  • You get to work on tough, interesting problems that impact the security landscape of the entire Internet, globally
  • Your work environment allows you to explore neighbouring areas with loads of career development opportunities
  • Combat large scale attacks of varying sophistication across the internet and have fun while doing it!
  • A great, close-knit team who will respect and value your knowledge past experience
  • Work in Melbourne's newest startup hub in Cremorne - complete with table tennis, pool table, rooftop garden, ice-cream fridge, free food (sometimes)
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work location and hour arrangements.
  • Our team
    We are ONE Team, and we work as a united force to continually deliver a positive impact to the world and each other. We pride ourselves in our curiosity while creating a fun, innovative and balanced environment. We are fast moving and fast growing, focusing on the right problems to get the greatest outcomes for our customers and our team. We encourage each other to share experiences and opinions, AND to act on them. We empower you to do great things!

    More about Kasada
    Continually innovating and creating software to enable humans to take back control of the internet, Kasada empowers enterprises to both protect their businesses, and make smart decisions based on real data, real transactions and real growth. We stop the bots! Growing in Sydney, Melbourne, New York and San Francisco Bay Area, we are looking for people who are passionate about creating a secure and safe internet for businesses and people, everywhere.

    More about our benefits
    Regardless of location, or whether you work in the office, from home, or a combination of the two, Kasada is a highly collaborative team, and we are always looking for more ways to have fun! We support you with some great perks, such as: ample time off to relax and recharge, flexible working options, health & wellbeing options, flexible learning, Hackathon days, and more, as we continue expanding our benefits portfolio!