Mission: Our mission is to power trust online. We're using machine learning to fight fraud and abuse, protecting 6,000+ sites and apps from fraudsters, spammers, and scammers.
Unfortunately, evil exists. Fortunately, we're here to stop it! Fraud and abuse plague online businesses of all types, from marketplaces to payment processors, social networks to e-commerce stores. As the internet's trust layer, Sift Science's mission is simple yet powerful: make these online experiences faster, smoother, and safer – using the smartest technology around.
Launched in 2011 from the Y Combinator incubator program, Sift Science has grown into the leading machine learning fraud detection solution for online businesses. Every day, thousands of websites and apps rely on our cloud-based machine learning to eliminate fraud, slash costs, and grow revenue. And we're just getting started.
Inspiring mission? Check. Cool technology? Check. A genuinely nice group of people to spend your work day with? Yep, that’s also a check. Come help us fight fraud and abuse with real-time machine learning.
Our secret sauce
Why do we love coming to work every day? No question: the people. At Sift Science, it's easy to be yourself (whoever that may be). Still, there are some common qualities that people who work here have in spades.
“This is the first place I’ve worked where everyone eats lunch together every day!” ...says pretty much every Sift Science employee, during their first week.
Nope, group lunch isn’t mandatory. It’s just that people really like spending time together, chatting about projects and passions, kicking around new ideas. Culture just happens naturally.
We also like all types of organized fun. Happy hours, game nights, weekend hikes, morning basketball, whiskey club, movie nights, cookbook club, animal shirt Fridays…
The list of ways to enjoy yourself goes on and on. Don’t find something that’s up your alley? Just suggest it – we’re always up for learning something new.
San Francisco is at the heart of tech innovation and culture – and Sift Science is located smack-dab in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial District. Talk about a job with a view.
Have a walking meeting along the Embarcadero, grab a coffee at the Ferry Building, fit in a quick workout at the YMCA. There’s no better place to work and play.
Easy integration? Don't take our word for it!
Watch a brief excerpt from Michael Widell's talk at the Nordic API conference, where he uses Sift Science as an example of a product that is easy-to-integrate and has open, accessible, and easy to understand API documentation.
I have been working at Sift Science full-time (Less than a year)
Culture is fantastic! I love the transparency that the company has with its employees. The level of trust is very high internally and every employee is given a lot of autonomy.
None that I can think of!
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Sift Science (San Francisco, CA) in February 2018.
An employee reached out to me since I was searching for a role similar to what they had available. I asked him about his company and asked if he could put me in touch with a recruiter. I had an initial phone screen a week later. A week after that I had a phone interview with a manager. A week later I was on site to speak with 6 people, only 4 of which were there to technically interview me. It took 4 weeks from start to accepting the offer.