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The Knot Worldwide // collection of brands focused on weddings & couples
 
Engineering, Full Time    Austin, TX    Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2021
 
   
 
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WHAT WE DO MATTERS:

Here at The Knot Worldwide, we believe in doing work that matters. In 16 countries around the world, our leading family of brands (The Knot, WeddingWire, Bodas, Hitched, The Bash, The Bump, & more) inspire, inform, & celebrate our communities as they move through lifes milestones. Our couples & business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.

ABOUT THE ROLE AND THE TEAM:

The Knot Worldwide is seeking a Software Engineer to join our team. Someone who considers solid test coverage to be a critical part of the development process. An Engineer who is an advocate for Agile processes & a strong believer in the importance of Agile when producing high-quality software. You understand the importance of automated tests & the role of unit tests for maintainable code. You can set milestones & exercise independent judgment to complete projects on time & to specifications. You have strong communication skills, & the ability to explain problems to technical & non-technical folks alike. A love for sharing knowledge & a desire to learn from others. A passion for self-improvement. You constantly strive to expand your technical skillset & to improve the quality of your code. You enjoy finding new ways to produce great code at a blazing pace.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as an Engineer for the Austin Transactional Systems team
  • Manage, maintain, & upgrade Magento platform
  • Produce well-tested, maintainable code on the back-end & front-end that can stand up to 100,000 requests per day
  • Collaborate in the Agile development process to help architect, build, & ship new products & features
  • Be an advocate for coding best practices on the team, & stay up-to-date on new technologies & industry standards
  • Engage with the tech organization beyond our team by participating in company-wide decisions on architecture, data, & process patterns
  • Partner with Product to maintain the right balance between feature & technical work 

SUCCESSFUL SOFTWARE ENGINEER CANDIDATES HAVE:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a software engineer building beautiful, scalable, & highly visible web applications
  • Minimum 1-year experience with Magento 
  • Working knowledge of PHP7, Apache/NGINX, Varnish, Redis, MySQL/SQL, Elasticsearch, CSS, Bootstrap, HTML5 / Javascript/jQuery
  • Understanding of server configuration, optimization, caching, & scaling techniques
  • Experience in one or more of the following technologies a bonus: Node, Ruby on Rails, React/Redux/ES6/Webpack, Postgres, Mongo. 
  • Familiarity with the latest Javascript technologies & experience building new front-end features in a modern framework such as React (exposure to a range of front-end frameworks & component libraries is a plus!)
  • Experience working with Cloud infrastructure platforms (experience with AWS a plus!) 
  • Experience in implementing, consuming, & optimizing APIs. 
  • Familiarity with testing frameworks on the back-end & front-end

At The Knot Worldwide, we believe you are more than a resume & invite you to go for it, take the leap of faith, & apply for this job if it sparks your passion to join TKWW & make a difference! 

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU:

  • You dream big. You iterate & experiment to drive innovation.
  • You love our users. You keep our global community at the center of everything you do.
  • You Do the Right Thing. You strengthen your team through respect, fairness, & inclusion.
  • You hustle every day. You favor urgency & own your outcomes. 
  • You win together. People are at the heart of our success & you play as a team. 

WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT US:

The Knot Worldwide offers a unique employee experience & we are deeply proud of our award-winning culture. We offer a full benefits package including options for medical, dental & vision insurance & a 401k with company match. From flexible vacation & generous parental leave benefits to promoting wellness & giving back to our community, we believe in happiness above all elsein & out of the office.

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The Knot Worldwide provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. In addition to federal law requirements, The Knot Worldwide complies with applicable state & local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. The Knot Worldwide expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

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