Tech Lead - Infrastructure Team

About Us

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 a number of Fortune 500 companies.

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

Riskified's Application Infrastructure Team develops tools and code libraries for the use of the product teams, supporting our real time decision making flow and micro service architecture. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience building real world systems with scale and latency in mind, debuting and monitoring complex distribution systems in a production environment.

As a Tech Lead you will have an important role in our infrastructure development team, in addition to taking on a senior part of the development efforts - you will help introduce and guide work methodologies, design patterns and technologies, mentor and ramp up new developers, and be the go-to person in the areas you are an expert at. 

What You'll Be Doing

  • Build and distribute software packages
  • Own the software infrastructure on which Riskified’s product is built
  • Translate application developers requirements into scalable and robust software libraries
  • Take part in introducing a new micro-service architecture examine new technologies
  • Take part in revamping our architecture and coding culture

Our Stack: Scala, Ruby on Rails, PostgresSQL, Elastic stack, Redshift, DynamoDB, Kinesis, Docker, Kafka


  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalent certifications from the army
  • At least 6 years experience as a software developer
  • At least 2 years of hands-on coding experience in a micro-service environment
  • An autodidactic approach to software development
  • Experience with learning and adopting new programming languages and technologies
  • Comfortable working both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality
  • Experience in infra team - Advantage
  • Experience with Kafka, Elastic - Advantage
  • Open Source contribution - Advantage

Life at Riskified

We are a fast-growing and dynamic startup with 350 team members between our offices in Tel Aviv and New York City. 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 
  • Extra time off for parents and caregivers 
  • Team events, fully-stocked kitchen, yoga, pilates, basketball, soccer, and more

In The News

Calcalist: Riskified is the Most Promising Startup in 2019

TechCrunch: Riskified Prevents Fraud on Your Favorite E-commerce Site 15 Israeli Startups You Need to Know

Geektime: Karin Moscovici, Top 10 CTOs and VP R&D in Israel

The Marker Digital 2018: Online Merchants Reject Every Third Customer Due to Fear of Fraud

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