Devops Engineer


Tel Aviv, IL
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 01/10/2021
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  • Company Address: 30 Kalischer St., Tel Aviv

About Riskified

Riskified is the AI platform powering the eCommerce revolution.

Job Description

Riskified is the AI platform powering the eCommerce revolution. We use cutting-edge technology, machine-learning algorithms, and behavioral analytics to identify legitimate customers and keep them moving toward checkout. Merchants use Riskified to increase revenue, prevent fraud, and eliminate customer friction. Riskified has reviewed hundreds of millions of transactions and approved billions of dollars of revenue for merchants across virtually all industries, including Wish, Prada, Aldo, Finish Line, and many more. We're privately funded and VC backed, and our recent Series E round raised $165 million with a valuation in excess of $1 billion. Check out the Riskified Technology Blog for a deeper dive into our R&D work.

Our R&D Team

  • We are passionate about scale, performance engineering, high availability, robust distributed architecture, and clean code.

  • As part of our team, you'll have the chance to experience real highly-available architecture and take part in the ongoing efforts to enhance our scale and resilience. You’ll work with the most advanced technologies and contribute to the creation and maintenance of one of the most interesting and complex products on the market, including:

    • Our analysis flow, involving a variety of data sources and complex analytical logic, with its high availability and strict SLA requirements
    • Our business applications, meant to serve our customers’ payments teams and their varied use cases
    • Our operational tools, written to maintain an operation of considerable onboarding size and monitor our merchants’ analytical performance
  • Our culture is fast-paced, empowering, and collaborative. We work together as a department, and also, in smaller teams, enabling each developer to have a significant impact on our product. Each team member has a high-level of independence and makes important decisions that influence our customers' payment flow and risk management.

About the Role

As a DevOps Engineer  you will become a valuable member of a brilliant and fast-growing R&D team. You will have a major part in meeting the challenges of architecture, scale, and innovation, you will maintain and build our infrastructure and design and extend our tooling used to provide a reliable and scalable service.

At Riskified, we review millions of transactions per day and make very fast decisions that are part of our customers' critical business flow. We collect and analyze terabytes of textual, behavioral, social, geographical, and other types of data, and use machine learning algorithms to create the world’s best fraud detection system.

We believe that our talented and brilliant developers are the key to a scalable and innovative product. We work in small teams, enabling each developer to have a significant impact on our customers' payment flow and risk management.

We use an interesting and mixed technology stack that supports our data pipeline, model training, and decision-making engine (Scala, Akka Stream, Kafka, Kinesis, DynamoDB, Redshift), as well as, merchant-facing and operational applications (Ruby on Rails, Angular) and scalable infrastructure (Micro Services, Kubernetes).


What You'll Be Doing

  • Design, build and manage our development and production cloud-native infrastructure in AWS
  • Help establish standards and practices that will be used across all microservices
  • Help build and maintain our product release workflow and continuous integration/delivery systems
  • Continuously improve Riskified’s visibility into its systems and applications with advanced monitoring, metrics, and log analytics, analysis
  • Understand, implement, and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation
  • Play a key role in product planning and execution


  • At least 2 years prior experience as a SRE/DevOps Engineer
  • Extensive experience working with cloud platforms (preferably AWS) including Cloud Formation/Terraform
  • Experience with the Cloud Native stack(Kubernetes/Prometheus/Istio…)
  • At least 1 year of programming experience, or the ability to demonstrate strong programming proficiency
  • Experience with Build/Deploy/Continuous Integration tools
  • Proficient with monitoring tools
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
  • Proficiency in Go - Advantage
  • History of working with the OSS community( tickets, PR,  meetups) - Advantage

Life at Riskified

We are a fast-growing and dynamic startup with 500+ team members between our offices in Tel Aviv, New York City, and Shanghai. We value collaboration and innovative thinking. We’re looking for bright, driven, and passionate people to grow with us.

Some Tel Aviv Benefits & Perks:

  • Stock options for all employees
  • Keren Hishtalmut and pension 
  • Extra time off for parents and caregivers
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • Team events, fully-stocked kitchen, lunch stipend, yoga, pilates, basketball, soccer, and more

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.