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Senior Backend Engineer - Code Defender



Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Sunday, May 7, 2023
HUMAN was founded in 2012 in a Brooklyn sci-fi bookstore by Tamer Hassan, Michael Tiffany, Dan Kaminsky, and Ash Kalb. Our humble beginnings led to the creation of the Human Defense Platform, the backbone of all our products that safeguards enterprises from sophisticated bot attacks, fraud, and account abuse. Today we verify the humanity of more than 20 trillion interactions per week for some of the largest companies and internet platforms.
Our hacker roots still permeate everything we do. You will be a part of the HUMAN front line in our commitment to helping protect companies (and in turn, their customers) from both revenue and reputation risk caused by malicious bots. However, HUMAN is not the center of this story. Humans like yourself are. We firmly believe in putting people first. This approach spans our extensive total rewards package, inclusive of competitive compensation, benefits, stipends - as well as our day-to-day culture - to ensure every human is empowered to do the best work of their life. We want to hear about the marathon you’re training for. We want to see pictures of your pets. We want to know your favorite robot (we have many).
The HUMAN R&D team is pivotal to our mission. They are the ones uncovering and fighting bot operations like PARETO, ICEBUCKET, 3ve, and Methbot. HUMAN supports our R&D humans by strongly valuing deep work and flexibility. HUMAN is fully committed to flexible working arrangements to ensure our humans are able to do the best work of their lives.
We want to work with people like you who break down problems to build up better solutions. That’s what makes us HUMAN.
You’ll be joining us at an exciting moment in the HUMAN story: we joined forces with PerimeterX in a market-changing merger, as well as recently acquired clean.io to enhance the Human Defense Platform. Together under the HUMAN brand, we will disrupt the economics of cybercrime. We hope you can join us in that mission.
We are seeking a talented senior Backend Engineer to join our team to help design, develop, and maintain the backend infrastructure of our emerging and growing client-side security product. As a Backend Developer, you will be responsible for creating microservices that protect against client-side attacks, always evolve the system according to the latest security trends and compliance, and ensuring the system is highly scalable.

What you'll do:

  • You will be implementing some of the more cutting-edge techniques around microservices systems to handle the complexities of HUMAN’s highly distributed nature and high throughput of traffic.
  • Building a highly scalable distributed system preventing real-time web attacks and actively protect users and companies from cybercriminals.
  • Our Tech Stack: Go, GCP, Mongo, Redis, Elasticsearch, Kafka, etc.

Who you are:

  • BSc. in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 6+ years of experience as a back-end engineer.
  • Experience in designing a scalable microservices architecture.
  • Experience with cloud platforms and a deep understanding of cloud architecture and modern system design principles (GCP is an advantage).
  • Experience working with databases (NoSQL is an advantage).
  • Experience working with data streaming is an advantage.
Life at HUMAN:
HUMAN prides itself on being an equal opportunity workplace. We firmly believe in putting people first regardless of who you are, where you come from, how you identify, or who your favorite robot is (we have many). We are on a mission to protect the integrity of the internet for everyone, so we welcome all individuals to come to share their unique experiences and perspectives as we fight against cybercrime together!With Humans located in all parts of the world, we’ve fully embraced our diversity of thought and are always looking for innovative ways to connect with one another - even in virtual reality! Although New York City is our HQ, with teams in London, Virginia, and Victoria, we trust our Humans in choosing where they work and how they work. The benefits package we provide reflects our remote-first culture and our commitment to our Humans’ personal career development, which includes annual stipends for home office setup, wellbeing, and learning & development. We also offer flexible time off, no-meeting Fridays, HUMAN days, sabbatical programs, and so much more.We’re constantly trying to anticipate the needs of our Humans to ensure each one of us is equally prepared to do some of the best work of our life. Taking care of one another is part of the HUMAN experience and how we build true HUMAN connections.If you are an individual with a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us directly.