Senior Security Engineer

Austin/Remote

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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EasyPost's best-in-class Shipping APIs provide end-to-end flexibility and more control over parcel shipping and logistics processes for anyone shipping online.
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Founded in 2012 as the first RESTful API for shipping, EasyPost, a YC unicorn, handles the scale that comes with success. EasyPost is helping e-commerce companies with accurate tracking and logistics. EasyPost pushes boundaries and changes the status quo through our RESTful API, allowing companies greater control over their shipping. We continue to disrupt the shipping industry, and this is the best time to get on board. We are out to do things differently, to consistently change, grow, and progress. We are delivering hope and spreading smiles to homes all across the country. Join us in building simple shipping solutions to enable sellers to define & rate postage, buy it, and track it in transit.

Have you ever wanted to fight the forces of evil and mail fraud using the power of computer science? Are you the hero that EasyPost both deserves and needs? Are you willing to don the cape of data science and the mask of heuristics to keep to the mail stream pure like a mountain spring? If so, join EasyPost as our first full-time anti-fraud engineer!

What you will do: 

  • Architect and build fraud and abuse detection systems for a high-volume SaaS product
  • Conduct risk evaluations with business and information security teams
  • Perform investigation and analysis of fraud incidents
  • Work with the backend engineering team on design and implementation of abuse-resistant billing and payment systems
  • Build rate-limiters, CAPTCHA systems, and other practical anti-abuse systems in and around our existing applications
  • Work with engineers and the legal team on finance-related compliance
  • Assist law enforcement officers in fulfillment of subpoenas and other information-gathering requests

About you: 

  • Strong software engineering background
  • Experience doing anti-fraud engineering, billing/payments systems, information security, and/or compliance engineering
  • Know the difference between a CVE and a CVV
  • Knowledge of financial compliance frameworks including PCI
  • Experience working on high-availability distributed systems
  • Proficiency using the Unix command line and developing software in a Linux environment
  • Expertise in Python, Ruby, Rust, or Go a plus
  • Familiarity with machine learning and/or statistical analysis techniques a plus
  • Comfortable working for a "tweener" company
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Experience working with military, government, or banking regulators a plus

What We Offer: 

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Competitive compensation package and equity
  • Monthly work from home stipend of $100 net
  • Flexible work schedule and paid time off
  • Collaborative culture with a supportive team
  • A great place to work with unlimited growth opportunities
  • The opportunity to make massive contributions at a hyper-growth company
  • Make an impact on a product helping ship millions of packages per day

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Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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