Principal Engineer

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Arkose Labs

Arkose Labs

201-500 employees

AI-powered online fraud prevention platform

AI & Machine Learning
Financial Services

Compensation Overview

$250k - $290kAnnually

+ Equity


San Mateo, CA, USA

Required Skills
Apache Flink
  • 15+ years of engineering experience focused on application development (or Masters and 12 + years related experience)
  • Deep, technical understanding of application development in the cloud
  • Production-level experience using stream processing architecture and frameworks like Apache Flink
  • Production-level experience developing cloud-native distributed systems processing very high volumes of traffic and data at scale
  • Strong knowledge of web/HTTP concepts and methodologies - DNS, TLS, browser caching, CDNs (e.g. Cloudflare/CloudFront)
  • Adept at thinking at a high level catering to the business needs, as well as going very deep into a specific technical area
  • Have shown strong customer focus and working backwards from their needs
  • Led the architecture of successful, large scale SaaS products and delivered exceptional business outcomes in cloud environments
  • Mentored senior and/or staff engineers to get them to the next level
  • Expert proficiency with Golang and familiarity with Python/Go
  • Good understanding of the SDLC ranging from architectural reviews, technical design deep dives, implementation, testing, CI & CD
  • Familiarity with A/B testing, blue-green environments and canary deployments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exposure to cyber security and fraud prevention industry verticals and technologies a plus
  • Achieve a deep knowledge of Arkose’s product architecture, data flows, usage patterns, and customer scenarios to become a technical authority for overall architecture
  • Understand and help evolve the current architecture to use stream processing and design of the product to meet scaling needs of the business
  • Strike the right balance of meeting the growing demands of the business along with making sensible architecture decisions
  • Take lead on projects with little to no additional direction from engineering/product leadership, drive and help track them to completion if needed
  • Partner with fellow architecture leads, eng management, and product management on project requirements, designs, and development plans
  • Provide technical leadership across multiple product areas, and provide recommendation to senior leadership
  • Keep product quality, operating cost, and reliability top of mind by keeping those as core tenets to architecture
  • Mentor engineers at all levels and partner with Engineering leadership in fostering a nurturing culture that focuses on innovation and execution
  • Bring creativity and passion to influence the strategic direction of our technology and products as well as mentor other members of your team

Arkose Labs specializes in delivering advanced AI-powered solutions to safeguard businesses from online threats like account takeovers, SMS toll fraud, and automated bot attacks. Their commitment to security is underscored by offering robust $1 million warranties for credential stuffing and SMS toll fraud, reflecting confidence in their innovative risk management strategies. This focus on cutting-edge technology alongside dynamic threat responses makes Arkose Labs an appealing workspace for professionals passionate about cybersecurity and technological advancements.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



San Mateo, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth