Software Engineering Team Leader



Software Engineering
Lisbon, Portugal
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

About Us

Riskified empowers businesses to unleash ecommerce growth by taking risk off the table. Many of the world’s biggest brands and publicly traded companies selling online rely on Riskified for guaranteed protection against chargebacks, to fight fraud and policy abuse at scale, and to improve customer retention. Developed and managed by the largest team of ecommerce risk analysts, data scientists and researchers, Riskified’s AI-powered fraud and risk intelligence platform analyzes the individual behind each interaction to provide real-time decisions and robust identity-based insights. Riskified is proud to work with incredible companies in virtually all industries including Wayfair, Acer, Gucci, Lorna Jane, GoPro, and many more.

We thrive in a collaborative work setting, alongside great people, to build and enhance products that matter. Abundant opportunities to create and contribute provide us with a sense of purpose that extends beyond ourselves, leaving a lasting impact. These sentiments capture why we choose Riskified every day.

About the Role

Connect Team is part of the Post Fulfill group, which provides Refund and Returns abuse prevention and dispute management to thousands of eCommerce merchants.

Connect Team is a new team with the goal to build smooth and easy onboarding components to our Product which is a major sales accelarator. Build an infrastructure to connect Payment Gateways, Return Venders and Merchant’s CRMs into our products and own the merchant onboarding experience.

Our Stack: Scala, Node.js, Postgres, Elastic, Redis, AWS, Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes, CircleCI and much more

*** A third party will recruit, hire, and employ this position

What You'll Be Doing

  • Lead talented software engineers as their direct manager
  • Run the team’s Agile development process, work together with Product to set objectives and build a development plan to achieve our goals
  • Participate in hands-on development
  • Lead the hiring of new team members


  • 2+ years as Team Leader, working with Agile methodologies
  • 5+ years of proven hands-on experience developing multi-tenant cloud applications
  • Experience in building large-scale, distributed, highly available systems
  • Strong technical and product vision and the ability to communicate this vision to multiple audiences.
  • Proven track record in successfully delivering enterprise solutions, from design to development to production
  • Ability to inspire, lead, and mentor high-performing senior engineers
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity in a fast-paced environment, while still focusing on goals.
  • Strong customer focus, excellent communication and relationship-building skills.
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalent certifications

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Riskified is deeply committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all individuals. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.