Backend Developer (Scala)

About Project:

Riskified empowers merchants and shoppers to realize the full potential of eCommerce by making it safe, accessible, and frictionless. Riskified global team helps the world’s most-innovative eCommerce merchants eliminate risk and uncertainty from their business. Merchants integrate Riskified’s machine learning platform to create trusted customer relationships, driving higher sales while reducing costs. Riskified has reviewed hundreds of millions of transactions and approved billions of dollars of revenue for global brands and fast-growing businesses across industries, including Wayfair, Wish, Peloton, Gucci, and many more. As of July 29th, 2021, Riskified has begun trading on NYSE under the ticker RSKD. Check Riskified Technology Blog for a deeper dive into R&D work.


About the Role

Join Riskified’s dynamic payment fraud group as a Backend Developer and contribute to our innovative and rapidly expanding department. In this role, you’ll thrive in an Agile setting, utilizing cutting-edge technologies to build impactful FinTech products. You’ll play a crucial role in expanding Riskified’s ecosystem, collaborating with both clients and internal teams to make a daily difference to our business. At Riskified, we uphold the belief that developers should exercise complete ownership over their work. This responsibility covers everything from the initial phase of planning features, where collaboration occurs with Product and Design teams, to carefully choosing suitable technologies, designing code and architecture, conducting pull request reviews, and reaching the final step of deployment within a CI/CD setup. Additionally, overseeing post-deployment monitoring is also part of your duties. Whether you enjoy writing complex business logic in the backend, take pleasure in writing clean and high-quality code, or tweaking the servers and infrastructure to perform well at scale, we encourage you to get your hands dirty end-to-end.

Key Responsibilities

● Conceptualize and develop highly scalable architectures for our machine learning systems and platforms.

● Engage with large-scale projects encompassing real-time and batch jobs, working across a spectrum of programming languages (Scala,Node.js) and technologies (Apache Spark, Kafka, Kubernetes, Docker, etc.).

● Execute daily code deployments to production, leveraging our advanced CI/CD tools.

● Play an important role in the end-to-end development of products that significantly enhance Riskified’s core offerings.

● Collaborate closely with engineering and product management teams to ideate, design, and implement new features across the product



● Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or a related technical field.

● Over 5 years of demonstrated hands-on experience in server-side coding.

● Possess a self-directed learning approach to software development.

● Dedication to crafting clean, SOLID, and resilient code.

● Proficiency in Scala/Java, supported by practical work experience.

● Proficiency in database technologies (SQL/noSQL).

● Familiarity with stream applications is advantageous.

● A collaborative team player with exceptional communication skills and the capacity to work autonomously.

Join us in shaping the future of Riskified’s innovative FinTech solutions, contributing to our cutting-edge environment while honing your skills as a Backend Developer. If you’re ready to take on impactful challenges and excel in a collaborative, forward-thinking team, we encourage you to apply


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