Engineering Team Lead - Mobile Defence

Remote - Australia

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Kasada stops automated threats and bot attacks from the very first request across web, mobile apps, and APIs. Real-time bot mitigation with no rules to manage.
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!
The Role 
Kasada has an exciting opportunity to lead our Mobile Defence team responsible for defending our customers against automation. You will lead a cross-functional team of four engineers supporting Android and iOS SDKs. Attackers use automated frameworks, fake devices and device farms to launch highly costly attacks. Kasada's SDK helps secure tens of millions of mobile devices and their APIs in real time.
With you at the helm your team will be able to develop new creative innovations and establish Kasada as a leader in the growing field of mobile security. You will be working on a highly complex problem that is truly unique and has the potential to positively impact the lives of millions of online users everyday.  
We have a remote-first culture and this role is open to anyone located throughout Australia. If you prefer to work in an office we have spaces in Melbourne and Sydney. 

What you’ll be doing

  • Lead, coach and mentor team responsible for building our mobile defence capability
  • Collaborate with other teams to innovate and find new ways to detect automated devices in the mobile space, a truly unique technical challenge that never stands still
  • Invent new ways to make it difficult for attackers to reverse engineer our SDKs and customer mobile apps
  • Create and plan the mobile roadmap from quarters to year ahead in partnership with the Director of Engineering and Product team
  • Have fun working with a highly collaborative and creative team
  • Regular hackathons to learn new tech and improve our product
  • Growing the team and continuing to build a positive engineering culture
  • Help prevent millions of dollars of damage to customers and associated pain for end-users caused by attackers using automation

The tech you’ll be working with

  • Kotlin/Java
  • Swift
  • TypeScript
  • AWS
  • Docker
  • GitHub

About you

  • This is a unique role that would suit someone who has a real passion for mobile engineering as well as coaching and leading others:
  • You lead with empathy and you are an inspiring coach and mentor 
  • You enjoy the challenge of solving complex technical problems
  • You have a growth mindset and ‘strong opinions loosely held’ 
  • You are a great collaborative communicator
  • You have experience using both Kotlin and Swift
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 counseling for you and   your loved ones - An action packed calendar of fun in-person and virtual events  - New Macbooks for all! - Pet friendly offices - We love all Kasadians, whether they have two, four, or more legs!
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!

Tags: Allowances Android APIs AWS Coaching Cross-functional Cybersecurity Docker GitHub Hackathons Helm iOS Java Kotlin Mentor Mobile Research Security Swift TypeScript

Perks/benefits: Equity Flex hours Flex vacation Parental leave Pet friendly Team events

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: Australia
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Category: Dev Jobs

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