Lead Software Engineer II
API Team
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Extensive experience architecting, building and using a wide variety of public APIs
  • Solid understanding of the full stack of technologies that are needed to build and run an API from the ground up
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 8 years of experience in software development, and strong knowledge of computer science fundamentals
  • 5 years of experience testing, developing, and launching software products
  • 3 years of experience with software design and architecture
  • Experience debugging performance issues and improving application performance
  • Proven experience with being a coach and a mentor for team members and helping them grow
  • Meet and work with a number of engineers across the company to expand our API surface across Klaviyo's various product areas
  • Open up clearly-defined services through our public APIs so that developers can access these objects programmatically
  • Build upon and enhance Klaviyo's API framework foundation. This includes features such as framework support for pagination, improvements to versioning, observability, documentation, etc
  • Participate in the cross-team API Review Council (ARC) to review teams' API RFCs as well as make decisions on API standards. This team will be responsible for building tools and frameworks recommended by the ARC
  • Partner with our Go-to-Market team (solution architects, support engineers, developer advocates) to better understand issues developers are facing with our APIs to design and build solutions
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with Python and Django
  • Experience creating new applications with scalability in mind
  • Experience working with both monolithic and microservices architectures
  • Hands-on experience designing reliable, fault-tolerant, and high performance distributed systems
  • Track record of working on high visibility projects with requirements you have to actively seek out. Desire to be judged on measurable outcomes and change process to achieve those outcomes
  • Experience talking to customers and listening deeply to their wants and needs

1,001-5,000 employees

Growth marketing customer 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.
Company Core Values
  • We always put our customers first.
  • We are always learning.
  • We strive to make the world more equitable.
  • We collaborate radically.
  • We are ambitious.
  • We are remarkable.