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About Kasada

Join us in stopping bad bots, for good! Kasada protects millions of online users everyday. Founded to stop automated bot attacks, we believe the internet should be a safe place for everyone. Bad bots are highly destructive. They take over accounts, steal content, overload systems and infrastructure and cause billions of dollars in damages every year. Seeking to restore trust in the internet, Kasada stops bots at the very first request including those that have never been seen before.

We’ve grown from a few friends working out of a shipping container under the Sydney Harbour Bridge to now operating globally, we’re spread across the world protecting some of the most well-known brands on the face of the earth.

We’re an innately curious team that’s not afraid to bring bold ideas to create better ways of solving problems. We’re looking for people who are passionate about solving some of the most difficult and pressing cybersecurity issues, while having fun doing it!

Are you interested in cutting edge cyber security, browser automation, reverse engineering, and data? We are building out our global Security Engineering practice and looking for someone to join our APAC team. The Security Engineering team is a core part of our mission to make the internet safer. The role of Security Engineer places you behind the steering wheel of our platform. 

The Team 
The Security Engineering Team is responsible for monitoring and enhancing product defence efficacy across our platform. We leverage training, domain expertise and tooling to scale incident response and mitigate a broad range of risks and attacks. We proactively use our data and expertise to design and drive improvements in product efficacy. 

The Role 
We are looking for an experienced technology professional with a passion for security to work with our team to mature and expand our detection management, incident response and bot hunting capabilities.

Day to day you will:
  • Work on tough, interesting problems that impact the security landscape of the entire internet
  • Be at the absolute forefront of technology and expertise within the anti-botting space
  • Conduct large scale historical analysis of customer / bot traffic patterns
  • Reverse engineer botting tools
  • Design, develop, & deploy custom tooling & infrastructure in AWS to support defensive operations
  • Work with the Customer Support team to deliver TTP (tactics, techniques and procedures) analysis of botting threats to customers on demand
  • Combat large scale attacks of varying sophistication across the our global customer base
  • Delve into the mind of the botters and work hand-in-hand with the Kasada Threat Intelligence team to identify, track, and profile botting adversaries 
  • Partner with our global teams (including customer support, success, pre-sales engineering, and product engineering) to support our product and customers
  • Have the opportunity to explore neighbouring technology areas with extensive career development opportunities
  • Be part of a great, close-knit team who will respect and value your knowledge and past experience

  • About you
  • Ability to use common log/data querying tools Splunk/Elasticsearch-Kibana and SQL
  • You are an analytical and data-driven thinker who makes evidence based decisions
  • Experience with automation and scripting with languages such as Javascript and Python
  • Familiarity with AWS (or other large Cloud vendors) and 3rd party SaaS services including log formats, how to extract telemetry, and how to operate in these environments
  • Familiarity with computer and network security concepts
  • You have hands-on experience dealing with security and/or technology incidents
  • You operate effectively across teams and disciplines in highly ambiguous and rapidly changing environments.
  • The Security Engineering team at Kasada approaches security differently, in a constantly evolving landscape no two days are ever the same. This role would suit someone with a growth mindset who thrives when it comes to learning on the fly. Kasadians have tremendous flexibility and autonomy in their work, along with a professional and supportive environment giving you the responsibility and accountability to have real impact in the work you do.

    The Benefits of being a Kasadian

    We want to ensure Kasada remains a great place to work and a place to do great work. It's important to us to build an inclusive environment where you can realize your full potential. We are a highly collaborative team regardless of location, placing a strong emphasis on our core values; and we have designed our benefits package so you can thrive, both inside and outside of work:

    - A stake in Kasada’s global success with equity/stock options 
    - Flexible working hours and arrangements - Create a schedule that suits you 
    - Support for growing families - Generous parental leave allowances and return to work coaching
    - Resources for well-being to support your growth including our EAP - confidential counseling for you and   your loved ones
    - An action packed calendar of fun in-person and virtual events 
    New Macbooks for all!
    - Pet friendly offices - We love all Kasadians, whether they have two, four, or more legs!

    Sound interesting? What’s next?

    Hit the apply button and one of our team will set up an exploratory, confidential discussion. We have designed our hiring process to be streamlined and thorough so everyone can make the right call on whether it is the right move for you. We are an inclusive team and this extends to all candidates that interview with us. Interviews are conducted virtually however if you want to come onsite - just ask! When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any adjustments you may need during the interview process, we want to ensure you are set up for success in every conversation.  

    Still with us? Just a little bit more…

    Research shows that women and other marginalized individuals tend to only apply when they check every box. We’re always keen to broaden our perspective, so if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point above, please still get in touch, we'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great addition to the team!

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