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Senior Security Engineer



Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Remitly's vision is to transform lives with trusted financial services that transcend borders. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to people who send money around the world. Today, we are reimagining global financial services and building products that extend beyond traditional barriers to give customers access to more of the services they need, no matter where they call home. Join over 2,700 employees worldwide who are growing their careers with purpose and connection with our customers while having a positive impact on millions of people around the globe.

About the Role:

We're searching for an experienced Security Engineer to join Remitly's Threat Detection & Response Team. This role will help the team build out and own tools and capabilities and help advance the D&R program at Remitly.

You'll accomplish this with a "detection as code" engineering mindset and partner closely with other team members and stakeholders in external teams. Your work will directly impact the security of Remitly data and help to safeguard our users.

You Will:

  • Design and build logging and alerting systems to detect and investigate potentially malicious activity
  • Create and tune analytics to proactively detect threats with high quality ATT&CK coverage and low false positive rates
  • Investigate and triage interesting or suspicious events
  • Drive incident response efforts across cross-functional teams
  • Help define and execute threat detection and response strategy

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience in security or systems engineering
  • 3+ years of experience of those in threat detection or threat response, preferably in a cloud-first environment (IaaS, PaaS, Saas)
  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline OR equivalent practical experience
  • Able to lead in complex operating environments, sometimes in high stress situations
  • Experience building and automating threat detection analytics and threat hunting methodologies
  • Know what the MITRE ATT&CK framework is and how to apply it
  • Strong alignment to our mission and values
  • Strong attention to detail, operates with a high degree of discretion
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is typically $180,000-$225,000. In the U.S., Remitly employees are shareholders in our Company and equity is part of our total compensation plan. Your recruiter can share more information about medical benefits offered, as well as other financial benefits and total compensation components offered with this role.

Our Benefits:

  • Flexible paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Paid parental, medical, military and family care leave.
  • Mental Health & Family Forming Benefits
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.