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The Knot Worldwide // collection of brands focused on weddings & couples
 
Engineering, Full Time    Austin, TX    Posted: Friday, March 05, 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 Mid-level full-stack engineer to join The Knot Registry team.

The Knot is the nations leading wedding marketplace, providing our couples with a personalized experience that guides them through the entire wedding planning journey. The Registry team develops tools for couples to register for gifts, for their guests to buy them, & the back-end systems to make it all happen stress-free. We are focused on streamlining the process for our users & on finding new ways to surface inspiration & advice where couples need it most.

We have ambitious, experiment-driven milestones but we also have a commitment to quality & agility. New code at all levels of the stack is expected to be extensible, high performing, scalable, & secure. What you build will make the wedding registry process more enjoyable & less stressful for millions of users.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Help develop The Knots suite of toolsfront-end & back-endfor creating, managing, & contributing to wedding registries of all kinds.
  • Produce well-tested, maintainable, & efficient code for highly available & performant systems.
  • Be an advocate for quality & curious about technology. You should like exploring new ideas & sharing what you know about everything from architecture to process.
  • Collaborate in an Agile development process to help conceive, make, & deliver new products & features. You should have an opinion on how to delight our users, & enjoy collaborating closely with engineering, product, & design.

SUCCESSFUL SOFTWARE ENGINEER CANDIDATES HAVE:

  • Minimum 2 years experience as a software engineer building beautiful, scalable, & highly visible web applications.
  • Experience building new front-end features in React. Exposure to a range of front-end frameworks & libraries is a plus.
  • Experience working on APIs in a modern stack. We primarily use Node, Postgres, & Elasticsearch. Experience with other languages & tools is fine as well.
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure & containers is a plus. We use AWS, Docker, & Kubernetes.
  • Familiarity with testing frameworks on the back-end & front-end. You consider solid test coverage to be essential.
  • Comfort working in an agile process.
  • An 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 skill set & to improve the quality of your code.

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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