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klaviyo.com

Senior Software Engineer - Ventures Team

  • Boston, MA
  • Engineering

At Klaviyo, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives each Klaviyo (we call ourselves Klaviyos) brings to our workplace each and every day. We believe everyone deserves a fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you’re a close but not exact match with the description, we hope you’ll still consider applying. Want to learn more about life at Klaviyo? Visit careers.klaviyo.com to see how we empower creators to own their own destiny.

Klaviyo is growing fast and we have openings for all skill levels across all of our teams. Learn more about our engineering culture at https://klaviyo.tech

We’re looking for entrepreneurial builders who want to work with a small team to rapidly iterate against new product areas. You and a small team will work closely with potential customers to build solutions to key problems they face. You’ll have the autonomy to move fast and get a product from zero to one, then help as we transition it for scale. 

Klaviyo operates a real-time data platform coded in Python built for massive scale on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Engineers come to Klaviyo with experience in a variety of languages and from a number of disciplines.

Technologies we use (not exhaustive):

  • Python, Django, Celery, Java
  • MySQL, Cassandra, RabbitMQ, Redis
  • HTML, JavaScript, LESS, Backbone.js, React
  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, RDS, Aurora, etc.)Terraform, Ansible, Packer, and other DevOps tools

How You'll Make a Difference

  • Launch new products as part of a small venture team exploring new revenue opportunities.
  • Be empowered to own the mission, technical direction and operations of projects that have immediate impact
  • Advance your technical skills in all facets ranging from front end web development and user experience to machine learning and massively parallelized data pipelines

Who You Are

  • Entrepreneurial - you’ve launched your own companies or side projects are used to working quickly and iteratively based on customer feedback.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and quick iteration
  • Have 5-7+ years of experience and have architected, built and delivered at least one complex system.
  • Driven by solving customer problems and delivering value
  • Ability to execute independently across a wide array of areas as well as mentor and level up others
  • Experience setting higher-level technical direction and process with the help of peers and senior management
  • Have experience building products that matter and pushing yourself and your team to be better engineers and build a product with passionate advocates
  • Enjoy working with new technologies ranging from the frontend to backend, and are particularly passionate and an expert in multiple stack areas. You show this by having strong and opinionated experience with various technologies and know how to pick the right tool for any job
  • Able to work with others to proactively set project and feature requirement, including work timelines prioritization 

Get to Know Klaviyo

Klaviyo is a world-leading marketing automation platform dedicated to accelerating revenue and customer connection for online businesses. Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use transactional and behavioral data to power highly-targeted customer and prospect communications. The company's hybrid customer-data and marketing-platform model allows companies to grow by fostering direct relationships with customers, without giving up their valuable data to popular big-tech ad platforms. Over 265,000 innovative companies like Unilever, Custom Ink, Living Proof and Huckberry sell more with Klaviyo. Learn more at  www.klaviyo.com .

If you are a Colorado or New York City resident and this role is a remote role, you can receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. Requests can be submitted here . Additional information regarding benefits can be found here .

Klaviyo is committed to diversity and to a policy of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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