Senior Security Development Engineer

| Seattle
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At Remitly, we are working to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. We help people around the world send over $10 billion a year. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people all over the globe. Your work matters, every day.

About the Role

We are looking for a Senior Security Engineer to help us develop our security solutions and help deliver on our promises to our customers. Our customers trust us with their hard earned money, and the financial wellbeing of their loved ones. We must earn that trust with every transaction. The Security team is closely aligned with the Infrastructure and Corporate Information Technology teams, and part of the Product organization. Security at Remitly is uniquely positioned to provide customer value and being an enabler for the business. Security is core to our culture and has excellent visibility and support from the Board and from each employee.

What You’ll Do

This is a security engineering role. You will build! As a member of a small team you will contribute in multiple areas, but focus on Detection and Response. You will have the freedom to help establish our security roadmap and work with like minded engineers. You will develop novel approaches to securing billions of dollars in transactions around the world and provide peace of mind to our customers. You will operate and develop solutions to detect and respond in new ways. You will use modern technology stacks in production systems (Kubernetes, AWS) and in the corporate environment (Gsuite, SaaS). You will provide close support to the Product organization and our customers, both by promoting secure development and operations, and also by shipping product features that enhance peace of mind.

You Will

  • Use GoLang and similar languages to build security solutions
  • Help guide security policy and culture throughout the company
  • Be a mentor: help develop your teammates security and development skills
  • Be an expert in incident response and assist in incident management
  • Report to the Engineering Manager, Security

You Have

  • 4 years of experience in Information Security
  • 2 years of experience as a Developer
  • Strong experience with Windows, macOS, or AWS incident response
  • Experience with event monitoring and alert creation
  • Focused on engineering solutions to security challenges
  • Empathetic to developer needs while ensuring security best practices are enforced

Our Benefits

  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Company contributions to your HSA or FSA plan, if you choose one
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits
  • Scholars program

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. 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

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Remitly' is in the heart of downtown Seattle. Situated near tons of bars and restaurants, with easy access to public transport, it's an ideal location

What are Remitly Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Remitly's executive leadership is as diverse as our staff, and our Director of Diversity & Inclusion is focused on continuous improvement of our D&I initiatives.
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
At Remitly, our nine affinity groups are open membership - any employee who self-identifies, self-affiliates, or is an aspiring ally who wants to connect, learn, and share is welcome to join!
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Remitly partners with Modern Health to provide enhanced employee benefits that support a holistic approach to employees' well-being. This includes sessions with licensed therapists for clinical needs.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Remitly offers the opportunity to purchase stock options through its Equity Incentive Plan.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 20.5 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Remitly sponsors family-oriented events semi-annually (e.g., holiday party and company picnic).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
All King County-based employees receive the ORCA Card transportation benefit on day one. The ORCA Card can be used on all regular buses, Regional Rail, and a few other modes of transportation.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Remitly has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and the flavored Bevi water you can handle.
Happy Hours
Virtual happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees a parking subsidy in the building's below-ground garage.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Remitly hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $1000 annualy for continuing education.
Time allotted for learning
Remitly allows employees to set aside 8 hours of designated learning and development time, per employee, per month.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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