Senior Software Engineer at Khoros

| Austin
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Khoros is adding to our engineering muscle within several of our product R&D teams at our Austin headquarters. The R&D teams in Austin lead the development of our Care and Marketing products. As an engineer on one of these teams you will collaborate, build, and support the product road-map for one of these products.

About Khoros engineering...

We write code. We operate in small teams and interface with each other through code, GitHub pull requests, and Slack. It's how we scale.

We build event-driven Java backends and React frontends. We have strong engineering led standards, but teams have the flexibility to use the tech that makes sense for them.

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

We are empowered to make decisions. Our motto is decide, execute, and iterate. We don't always get it right. We are human, but we commit ourselves to helping each other, learning from our failures, and iterating to excellence.

We grow. Our industry is changing constantly. We want new engineers that want to learn, and we want experts that want to set the bar high.

You are…

  • A software engineer with industry experience who loves creating and shipping products
  • A strong, opinioned, team players that has something valuable to contribute
  • An effective communicator who listens empathetically and articulates ideas well
  • Committed to your continued learning and growth as a technologist (if you can get the job done not having experience with technology we use is ok)

You have...

  • 5+ years of professional Java experience
  • Familiarity with React and willingness to work in front end code
  • A strong understanding of NoSQL data design

You will…

  • Work with a sharp, tight-knit engineering team on impactful projects
  • Be on an autonomous team building interrelated microservices
  • Build software using a modern Understanding of AWS products (Kinesis, EC2, DynamoDB, etc.) and of open source technologies such as Elasticsearch, 
  • Build software using a modern stack and robust deployment tooling, leveraging open sourced services like Kinesis/Kafka, ElasticSearch/Solr, Cassandra, MySQL, Postgres, and Kubernetes/Docker as well cloud-native services like EC2, DynamoDB, Kinesis, and Lambda
  • Collaborate with design and product teammates to build products that will generate the most value for customers
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Technology we use

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


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

Khoros Benefits Overview

Khoros offers a competitive benefits plan that empowers employees to make decisions that best benefit themselves and their families. By incorporating exceptional benefits with office-specific perks and a work-life balance, Khoros delivers an exceptional employee experience for its global team.

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
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
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) Matching
Company Equity
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
Company sponsored family events
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
Khoros provides Austin employees with free lunch on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and breakfast on Tuesday and Thursday.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
$50/month offered for employee wellness
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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