Lead Software Engineer
Posted on 9/22/2022

1,001-5,000 employees

Growth marketing automation platform
Company Overview
Klaviyo's missions is to help companies retain customers and maximize their ROI. Klaviyo’s data–proven customer platform allows companies to send relevant, well–timed emails and SMS that increase lifetime values.
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
UI/UX Design
Web Development
Software Engineering
  • Have 7+ years of experience and have architected, built and delivered at least one complex system
  • Proven success creating direction and specifications for others
  • 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
  • Love digging into performance and scalability issues to drive breakthrough solutions-- whether it's a slow loading UI or too many clicks in a workflow, a database query timing out, or a queue that just won't drain. You recognize all problems can be solved
  • Able to work with others to proactively set project and feature requirement, including work timelines prioritization
  • Experience onboarding and mentoring new team members while facilitate a learning culture and an environment where they can enhance their own skills
  • Wholly own features that thousands of our customers rely on daily to reach 1,000,000,000+ of consumers to drive their business forward
  • Think in systems and design architectural patterns, while acting as a technical guide to others during architecture design and improving existing architectural patterns to ensure they are performant and scalable
  • Work on crafting our highly scalable real-time data pipeline that processes billions of events monthly across data sets growing to petabyte scale
  • 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
  • Contribute to the company as a subject matter expert in multiple areas, constantly pushing yourself to be a better engineer and to level up all of your peers within your team and within Klaviyo
  • Participate in technical interview process to help maintain a high bar for our growing teams