Software Engineer
Bot Management and Anti-Fraud
Posted on 10/28/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Edge cloud platform for optimizing web and app performance
Company Overview
Fastly offers a secure and efficient edge cloud platform, trusted by leading companies like Reddit, Pinterest, and The New York Times, to enhance website and application performance. It provides a unique competitive advantage with its serverless compute platform, Compute@Edge, which allows businesses to optimize delivery and response times by running code within the CDN itself. The company's culture emphasizes smart solutions and seamless integration, making it an ideal workplace for those interested in cutting-edge technology and global scalability.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Google Cloud Platform
Software Engineering
  • You have a minimum of 1 year of hands-on production experience in back end development with Go, Rust, or C (Go/Rust preferred)
  • You have a minimum of 1 year of experience with commercial cloud technology (GCP, AWS) and delivering software in an IaaC culture (CI, test automation; Terraform experience preferred)
  • Experience developing tests and test automation
  • Good understanding of service-oriented architectures, microservices, and design patterns
  • Exposure to analysis and problem solving on large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience with CDNs, proxies, or edge computing technology
  • New York, NY
  • We have a huge impact. Fastly is a small company with a big reach. Not only do our customers have a tremendous user base, but we also support a growing number of open source projects and initiatives. Outside of code, employees are encouraged to share causes close to their heart with others so we can help lend a supportive hand
  • We love distributed teams. Fastly's home-base is in San Francisco, but we have multiple offices and employees sprinkled around the globe. As a new hire, you will be able to attend our IN-PERSON new hire orientation in our San Francisco office! It is an exciting week-long experience that we offer to new employees to build connections with colleagues across Fastly, participate in hands-on learning opportunities, and immerse yourself in our culture firsthand
  • We value diversity. Growing and maintaining our inclusive and diverse team matters to us. We are committed to being a company where our employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work and have the ability to be successful -- every day
  • We are passionate. Fastly is chock full of passionate people and we're not 'one size fits all'. Fastly employs authors, pilots, skiers, parents (of humans and animals), makeup geeks, coffee connoisseurs, and more. We love employees for who they are and what they are passionate about
  • Write clean, modular, test-driven code to implement features that enables customers to manage bots
  • Develop and improve software development and analytic infrastructure used for research, development, testing and deployment of production systems
  • Collaborate with software engineers, security operations staff, and data scientists to develop solutions to bot management problems
  • Contribute to code reviews, documentation and other team processes
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues with production code; participate in on-call rotation
  • Collaborate with your teammates through code, design reviews and other engineering activities
Desired Qualifications
  • This role may be eligible to participate in Fastly's equity and discretionary programs