Security Engineering Manager

Melbourne / Sydney
Security Engineering /
Full Time /
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!

What you will be doing

    • Build, maintain and operate systems that enhance detection efficacy.
    • Lead a team of Security Engineers to defeat evolving bot challenges being experienced by our customers.
    • Collaborate and co-design the future of Security Engineering at Kasada.
    • Own the strategic direction and delivery of Security Engineering at Kasada.
    • Enable team members to grow in their roles, including training across and within teams to ensure high performance
    • Be the key interface between the Security Engineering team and all other teams that interact with or rely on Sec Eng e.g. Support, Success, Threat Intelligence, Engineering
    • Drive innovation by building and guiding the team to build and experiment with ideas outside the norm.
    • Take ideas created by Security Engineering and enable them to be applied to our product in a value adding, visible and functional way.
    • Report on key performance metrics of the team.

What you'll bring

    • Exceptional communication and prioritisation skills
    • A quick thinker and mover, able to adapt to evolving situations, priorities and challenges
    • Background of working on the tools but with experience and motivation to be in a leadership role.
    • Excitement to proactively solve problems.
    • Flexibility to work across time zones and lead a global team.
    • Stand out pattern recognition skills

What you will be working with

    • AWS
    • Buildkite (CI/CD)
    • Github
    • Python, Javascript
    • Jira
    • Splunk
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 counselling for you and   your loved ones
- An action packed calendar of fun in-person and virtual events 

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!

Please note: Kasada is an e-verify employer (US based applicants only)