Senior Software Engineer, Console Platform



Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, December 3, 2022

About the team:

The Console Platform bridges the gap between our machine learning at scale and our customers' needs. By combining a strong sense of what is right for the customer with knowledge of big data and distributed systems, we provide a seamless way for our customers to make decisions, learn insights and navigate the ever-changing world of fraud fighting without needing to understand the complex technology underneath. That means creating a web application that distills complex ML signals, automation tools running on a highly-available multi-service architecture, and providing customer-facing analytics tooling to make endless streams of data understandable, actionable and usable.

What we’re looking for:

We’re looking for an experienced engineer to help shape our architecture, strengthen our product, and sharpen our toolset as we scale up for our enterprise customers. You should be able to tackle complex, open-ended problems using targeted and scalable solutions all while driving improvements that make the team better.

Great candidates will be passionate about providing great end-to-end customer experience by evolving our data models, scaling and building out reporting, streamlining fraud analyst review queues, and expanding our service infrastructure. You’ll 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.

What you’ll do:

  • Architect and implement engineering solutions to address complex customer needs at scale

  • Develop and maintain an API platform in which engineers can contribute and build upon

  • Partner with product management to help scope and shape project requirements

  • Collaborate with other engineers within the Console Platform team as well as across other engineering teams

  • Help evolve and improve our engineering practices

What would make you a strong fit:

  • 6+ years experience designing/delivering highly-available services

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • Experience with data pipelines, data modeling, and data warehousing

  • Experience with RESTful services, API design, and web technologies

  • Experience working in Java

  • Strong communication & collaboration skills - a team-first, product-first mindset

Technologies we use:

    • Dropwizard, Postgres, MongoDb, GCP, Elasticsearch, Kafka, BigTable, Snowflake, Spanner

A little about us:

Sift is the leading innovator in Digital Trust & Safety. Hundreds of disruptive, forward-thinking companies like 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

The anticipated starting on-target earnings range for this role can be found below. This role may also be eligible for equity and other benefits. Sift takes into account many factors in determining compensation, including level, location, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. Therefore, the pay range / final offer may change or be modified in the future.

On-target earnings range
$142,000$190,000 USD

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