Staff Data Engineer (Remote Australia) at Kasada

Engineering, Full Time, Sydney sydney remote engineering full-time
Posted a month ago

We’re continually working towards making Kasada the best place to work, for everyone. We are deeply passionate about not only embracing diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression, but in building deep relationships, seeking to understand each other, to empower each other to bring our best selves together to collaborate and innovate each day. We value different experiences, we trust each other and we ultimately focus on delivering a positive impact both on each other and the world around us. Even if you are not sure that you quite meet all of the qualifications, please reach out - we’d love to hear from you.

Kasada can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity, assuming candidates have eligible working rights and a sufficient timezone overlap with their team. As our offices re-open, Kasadians can choose to work remotely, return to an office or work hybrid, unless it’s necessary for the role to be performed in the office. Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually.

At Kasada, our mission is to bring internet control and safety back to the hands of humans. Deployed at the edges of the internet, we continuously collect and analyze large amounts of data in real time, stopping fraud and malicious attacks such as account takeovers and denial of service.

As Australia’s cyber start up of the year 2019, Kasada continues to grow and is now protecting some of the largest traffic volume websites in Australia, the US, and Europe. As we prepare for the next 10x growth, we are looking for passionate engineers to scale our platform and reimagine the data backbone for the company.

What you will be working on

  • Kasada is a human company, built by amazing engineers and designers. You are passionate about software engineering and bring a combination of data driven mindset and empathy to our organisation.
  • You will help build out our multi-region, high throughput, real time data platform for analytics workload. To describe some of the scale, we are currently peaking at 50,000 requests per second, and producing multiple TBs of log data every day. Some of our traffic may spike up to 40x their average workload. We anticipate this number to continue to grow rapidly every month.
  • You will be working with technical product managers and other engineering teams to bring Kasada’s data backbone to life
  • Embrace our empathetic, feedback driven culture
  • You will be working with a team that is experience with Java, Scala, Python, and NodeJS
  • You will also be our first data engineering specialist hire, so you will be enormous impact in shaping Kasada's data infrastructure and engineering best practices
  • We are looking for someone with

  • Strong engineering background, particularly in back-end and data systems (This is a strictly back end engineering role)
  • Experience with building high volume real time data pipelines in Kafka/Kinesis/Flink/Kafka Streams etc
  • Knowledge and understanding in stateful services and analytics data stores (e.g. Elasticsearch, Clickhouse, Apache Druid etc)
  • Interests in bringing application and infrastructure to life with devops best practices
  • Happy to work in our environment - AWS, Kubernetes
  • This is not a laundry list - we do not expect you to be an expert in everything, but we do expect passion in picking up technologies you are less familiar with.

    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, as we grow. We pride ourselves in our curiosity, digging deep 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
    Our mission is to restore trust in the Internet, giving the world’s most innovative organisations the freedom to focus on what they do best. Kasada empowers enterprises to both protect their businesses, and make smart decisions based on real data, real transactions and real growth -- ; pioneering a simpler approach that ensures immediate and long-lasting protection... WE stop the bot attacks others can’t with a global based service that operates at unmatched scale!

    Founded in Australia, Kasada has expanded in Sydney, Melbourne, New York, San Francisco and London; and we are looking for people who are passionate about creating a secure and safe internet for businesses and people, everywhere AND having a damned good time while we do it!

    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 benefits, flexible learning opportunities, Hackathon days, killer swag, and we continue expanding our benefits portfolio!