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Backend Engineer (Mid/Senior)

| Austin


Khoros in Austin is looking to add more stellar Backend Engineers to our already-awesome engineering team.



We operate multiple SaaS applications in the Social Media space. We work in small startup-like teams and love delivering value to our customers through shipping code. We deploy as often as we can, and would love for you to deploy to production on day one.



We are empowered. Our teams operate with autonomy and an ethos of Do the Right Thing.



We are vocal. Engineers, designers, and product managers are peers on teams to create our products. Our voice is critical in making our software awesome.



We grow. We didn't know all of this ten years ago, and our industry is changing constantly. We want engineers that love learning, and we want experts that aim to set the bar high.



We're hiring backend engineers to help us solve challenging problems using JVM-based, open source technologies.



You are...

 

  •  A software engineer with industry experience who loves creating and shipping products
  •  An effective communicator who listens empathetically and articulates ideas well
  •  Committed to your continued learning and growth as a technologist

 

You have...

 

  •  3+ years building software using Java- or Scala-based technologies
  •  Worked closely with other engineers, collaborating via git, pull requests and code reviews
  •  An understanding of good software development practices, patterns and architecture

 

You will…

 

  •  Work with a sharp, tight-knit engineering team on impactful projects
  •  Contribute to software design, architecture, documentation, development and deployment efforts
  •  Collaborate with design and product teammates to build products that will generate the most value for customers
  •  Build software using a modern stack and robust deployment tooling, leveraging open-sourced services like Kafka, ElasticSearch, SOLR, Cassandra, MySQL, Postgres, and Kubernetes as well cloud-native services like DynamoDB, Kinesis, and Lambda.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • HTMLLanguages
    • CSSLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

7300 Ranch Road 2222 , Austin, TX 78730-3204

An Insider's view of Khoros

What are some social events your company does?

Khoros Austin embodies cultural diversity through inclusivity and team engagement. Not only do we offer daily catered lunches and weekly bootcamp and yoga classes, but we organize unique monthly happy hour experiences, (mixology contests, candle making, mindfulness classes) quarterly volunteer opportunities and partnerships with local non-profits.

Laura Whitefield

ATX Senior Executive Assistant & Cultural Specialist

How does the company support your career growth?

After trying on quite a few different roles, I feel so fortunate to have found the perfect one for me. My managers have always been so helpful in making sure to elevate and help me prep for the right opportunities to provide value for the company and help me transition into a role that I love.

Sidney Gomez

Sales Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've had multiple opportunities to learn and grow at Khoros. I began as a Recruiter and was promoted to Recruiting Lead within a year. Having worked in recruiting a while, earlier this year, I was interested in a career shift and was supported through a transition into Sales Engineering. My career has grown exponentially since being at Khoros.

Kristine Lim

Associate Sales Engineer

What are Khoros Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Employees get free lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

We offer a great wellness perk of $50 a month that you can use for acupuncture, art and/or cooking classes, massages, ski or snowboarding passes/lessons, yoga and pet sitting services (...plus much more!). We've hosted healthy cooking classes alongside having healthy fruit and veggies delivered to the office. Oh, and cold brew, we have that too!

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