Senior Software Engineer, Compliance



Company Description

Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurs with buyers around the world. Etsy, Inc.'s 'house of brands' portfolio has expanded to now include four individually distinct ecommerce brands – Etsy, fashion resale marketplace Depop, musical instrument marketplace Reverb, and Brazil-based handmade goods marketplace Elo7. As an Etsy employee, you’ll tackle unique problems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human. We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, but small enough that you can make a rewarding impact.

As a Senior Compliance Engineer, you’ll be working on the tooling that we use to prevent and detect malicious behavior in Etsy’s systems. What’s it like working at Etsy? "Keep commerce human" exhorts our Mission, and this focus on personal connection pervades the company. Cross-pollination within Security, and throughout Engineering as a whole, facilitates innovation on the very vanguard of our field. You’ll be collaborating with peers who prize intellectual rigor, creativity, and experimentation as paramount, in an environment that affords a rich benefits package and ample career growth. If this portrait appeals to you, we would love to speak about your future on Etsy Security.

This role is based in Brooklyn, NY, or remote within the US & Canada. We are considering remote candidates based in [country] for this position. Etsy offers three different work modes to meet the variety of needs and preferences of our team: Flex mode for candidates who are comfortable traveling to an office location 2+ times per week, Remote mode, and Office-based mode. Learn more about our flexible work modes and vaccination policy here.

Job Description

About the Role

  • You will be part of a full-stack software engineering team that has end-to-end ownership of critical tools, processes, and services. 
  • You will work with Python/PHP and may also use other languages. You will work with a variety of tools, including but not limited to Terraform, Chef, Jenkins, Docker, and GCP native tools. We expect you to be comfortable with SQL. We expect you to understand and use the best options for the job. 
  • You will understand event driven architecture paradigm and have some familiarity or interest in serverless architecture
  • You will manage Linux systems.
  • You will build tools and services with the goal of making compliance at Etsy frictionless.
  • You will work closely with team-mates and partners that include engineers, analysts and project managers across the Security team, Test Deployment Infrastructure team, and Platform teams.
  • You will work closely with Etsy’s deployment pipelines and tooling.
  • You will work with the Engineering org at large to gain a deep understanding of Etsy Engineering, i.e. infrastructure, tech stack, risk, up/downstream impacts, tooling practices, etc 


About You

  • You've led and completed multiple large, successful projects within a team environment as a senior software or systems engineer. Each of these projects may have taken many months or longer to see through.
  • You take the lead on directing and implementing solutions to significantly complex, unscoped problems.
  • You can set technical direction for your teammates as well as take it.
  • You improve the overall quality of engineering done on your team and consistently take steps to support the growth and success of your teammates.
  • You are eager to learn and to teach.
  • You have deep experience maintaining and monitoring systems, owning a deploy stack as well as a test environment, and managing user facing components.
  • You understand that being an effective engineer is as much about communicating with people and understanding the problem to be solved as it is about writing code.
  • You are comfortable providing estimates or project ideas that will influence your team’s roadmap.
  • You value workflow efficiency and believe in continuous improvement for yourself and your team.
  • You’re creative, curious, and eager to learn.
  • You are resilient to change

Additional Information

What's Next

If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a cover letter and resume telling us why you'd be right for the position. As you've hopefully seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don't want you to be like everyone else -- we want you to be like you! So write to us and tell us what you're all about.

Our Promise

At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.

For U.S. roles only:

Many Etsy roles are open to remote candidates, and you'll be able to identify which ones within the location header of each job description. We're open to remote hires from all U.S. states except Hawaii and Alaska. For candidates who will work remotely from Colorado, visit this link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
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