Bot Protection Engineer

The role of Bot Protection Engineer consists of supporting the scraping platform, building tooling and automation to curb blocking, analyzing data to uncover patterns of blocking, and assisting with incidents and outages.

    What will you do?

  • Design novel bot workaround techniques
  • Analyze data to uncover blocking techniques and apply solutions to prevent them
  • Implement effective countermeasures to stop blocking our services based on the identified patterns
  • Partner with internal teams to help shape and develop bot prevention technology
  • Assist Operations teams (Autobooking, Data-Acquisition, Ancillaries) with incidents and outages
  • What do we expect?

  • 2+ years of experience in the adversarial space working on Scraping or Reverse Engineering 
  • Good understanding of browser internals and various fingerprinting variables
  • Deep understanding of networking protocols
  • Good understanding of browsers and mobile apps operations
  • Provable proficiency in any of the following languages (Python, Javascript, Go, Elixir)
  • Great ability to recognize and analyze problems
  • Willingness to deal with the problem until it’s resolved
  • Agility and willingness to deal with a high level of ambiguity, change, and pressures of high-profile incidents
We offer you

Besides a motivating salary, we offer quarterly bonuses dependent on the company’s overall results and your own performance.
The opportunity to join our Phantom Stock scheme (for positions from level 5 upwards).
We also enjoy benefits, such as flexible working hours, 30 paid vacation days, sick days, private medical insurance, Andjoy scheme, annual subscription for Biking (Smou). 
Flight vouchers to celebrate your kiwi anniversaries.
Occasional work from home and/or our Office located in the centric cozy neighborhood (Sant Antoni) in Cloudworks coworking space where you can enjoy Kiwi.com’s private office space, two common terraces with great views, discounts on lunch meal providers, common coworking activities (yoga, games, etc.), free refreshments and shower.
Hardware from Apple or Microsoft based on your preferences.
We offer unlimited contracts within a forward-thinking and ambitious company.
Relocation package (including visa support).
Dogs and parties are welcome in our offices.

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Kiwi.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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