Engineering Manager, Risk


San Francisco, CA, US / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/11/2021
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  • Company Address: , San Francisco, California

About Fast

Fast is a platform that enables you to easily and securely access the world, without passwords.

Job Description

Our mission is to make buying online faster, safer and easier for everyone. Fast Login and Fast Checkout enable a one-click sign-in and purchasing experience that makes it easier for people to buy and merchants to sell. The company’s products work on any browser, device or platform to deliver a consistent, stress-free purchasing experience. Fast is entirely consumer-focused and invests heavily in its users’ privacy and data security. Headquartered in San Francisco but open to a globally remote workforce, we are a founders-led, privately held company funded by Stripe, Index Ventures, Susa Ventures and other world-class investors.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and demonstrate our values through equitable pay, fantastic benefits, and access to all reasonable accommodations. 
We are seeking an experienced engineering manager that will lead a talented team of data engineers, data scientists and machine learning experts to build out our risk platform.  As the engineering manager of the team, you will be responsible for building our risk engine and the supporting tools and infrastructure that will evaluate transactions and user behaviors to identify fraudulent activities and ensure our customer’s checkout experience is secure.


    • Lead and grow a team of talented engineers through direct mentorship, while continuously raising the bar by hiring exceptional talent in the team.
    • Drive the vision and direction for the engineering team’s roadmap through hands-on technical engagement and strategic influence.
    • Closely engage with our risk cross-functional counterparts across the business and in product management.
    • Consistently scope accurate estimated project sizes and timelines, while both defining and consistently achieving goals that align with Fast's overarching business objectives.
    • Manage and proactively communicate with stakeholders on project progress throughout the entirety of the project lifecycle.
    • Participate in org-wide initiatives of building a strong, healthy, and collaborative engineering culture at Fast.


    • Prior experience as an engineering manager,  leading teams at scale.
    • Experience working with data and machine learning frameworks in the payments and risk domain.
    • CS degree or equivalent experience.


    • Experience in e-commerce industry
    • Previous mature startup experience
Benefits of Fast
We are an early stage, well-funded company with an innovative engineering and product culture, who prioritizes inclusion and diversity. We offer incredible health benefits, 401k, and equity as part of our competitive compensation package. 
Do you like snacks? So do we. Every month we curate new companies and products, and share with all employees, regardless of location.
Also- we have fabulous swag, including the infamous Fast Hoodie (with its own Twitter following).

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.