Software Engineer, Trust - Risk (Backend)

  • Locations
    • Remote
    • San Francisco
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 14, 2021
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Fintech

Build the world’s fastest Identity and Checkout products

Company Mission

Our mission is to make buying online faster, safer and easier for everyone. Fast Login and Fast Checkout enable a one-click sign-in and purchasing experience that makes it easier for people to buy and merchants to sell. The company’s products work on any browser, device or platform to deliver a consistent, stress-free purchasing experience. Fast is entirely consumer-focused and invests heavily in its users’ privacy and data security. Headquartered in San Francisco but open to a globally remote workforce, we are a founders-led, privately held company funded by Stripe, Index Ventures, Susa Ventures and other world-class investors.

Team & Role Summary

Maintaining trust between Fast, the buyers, and seller’s is critical to the business. The Trust organization powers all of the infrastructure, tools, models, and controls to protect our customer’s data and mitigate financial and identity risk on the platform. These teams are critical to ensuring trust is a central part of how the company operates.

The Risk team within the Trust group is responsible for creating a user experience free of fraudulent or abusive behavior across the entire product space. Our team is a cross-functional team of highly motivated engineers, ML specialists, product managers and technical program managers. We combine the power of human and machine intelligence, and build state-of-the-art scalable fraud detection and prevention systems to protect our customers.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other engineers to help define the future of Fast’s Identity as a Service product and the details of how we bring that to life
  • Work with other backend engineering teams to understand their needs from our authentication and authorization services, and build scalable, performant solutions
  • Help to define health metrics and invest in technical work to ensure our services are stable and secure as we scale

Requirements

  • Develop and simplify code across the stack with a focus on backend utilizing Go (Golang)
  • Design and improve the code base with scalable & testable code
  • Collaborate with product, design and the broader engineering team on features and functionality
  • Evaluate product launch related use cases from a technical & customer perspective
  • Participate in team meetings covering release and build roadmaps and be an active voice in the discussion

Nice to Have

  • Experience as a software engineer in a Risk related team
  • Experience utilizing Go in a professional environment
  • Familiarity with languages commonly utilized to create solutions at scale (Java, Python, Scala, JavaScript, etc)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience

#LI-Remote

  • Benefits and Perks - Because People Matter
  • We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and demonstrate our values through equitable pay, fantastic benefits, and access to all reasonable accommodations.

See what Fast can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance (99% paid by Fast)
  • Globally remote with flexible work schedules and commuter benefits to fit your needs
  • Generous maternity & paternity leave for all family caregivers

401k match up to 4%

Competitive Salary & Equity

  • People-focused, unlimited & flexible paid time off
  • Inclusive events & programs to allow everyone to express their voice (or dance skills)
  • Monthly exercise, internet & office equipment stipends (and great snack perks)