Lead Software Engineer, Home



Software Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

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Why You Should Join the Home Team

The home page serves as the crucial starting point for every journey within our application. We're assembling a dynamic team dedicated to enhancing this pivotal aspect of our product. Join us in driving engagement, curbing churn, and maximizing the utility of our offerings. As a part of this new team, you'll spearhead the implementation of actionable insights, pioneering AI features, and optimizing page performance. Your contributions will extend beyond the confines of our team as you support the broader growth initiatives with your technical expertise.

This is an opportunity to shape the technical roadmap and implement groundbreaking features. Collaborate with fellow engineers and tap into the wealth of knowledge within our data science community. Take center stage in shaping the future of our product and revolutionizing the customer experience.

How You Will Make a Difference:

  • Collaborate closely with Product Management, Engineering leaders, UX Design, and Data Science to innovate and deliver new functionalities for the home page.
  • You will work closely with your engineering team members alongside Product, Design, and Leadership to determine the priority of the most impactful work for the Home team.
  • You will grow team members into leaders on the Home team and across the organization.
  • You will work with relevant stakeholders to set the intermediate to long term vision for the team.
  • Pioneer an insights-based task system to deliver timely, relevant insights to our customers precisely when they need them most.
  • Implement experiments to validate ideas, and work across products to iteratively improve features.
  • You will be responsible for hiring new engineering team members as we continue to grow our team.

Who You Are:

  • You have been an Engineering Manager for a team before.
  • Excited to do some hands-on engineering work.
  • Hands-on experience with one or more front end technologies (React, TypeScript, Angular, Vue, etc.)
  • Thrives in a fast paced, customer focused, and strategic environment.
  • You have hired a successful team member before.
  • You have mentored an individual to become a technical leader on the team.
  • You have led and implemented large cross team technical projects.
  • Experience with Python / Django.

Technologies we use (not exhaustive):

  • React, TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Python, Django, Celery
  • MySQL, Redis, Pulsar
  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, RDS, Aurora, etc.), Kubernetes, Terraform, and other DevOps tools

The pay range for this role is listed below. Sales roles are also eligible for variable compensation and hourly non-exempt roles are eligible for overtime in accordance with applicable law. This role is eligible for benefits, including: medical, dental and vision coverage, health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), flexible paid time off and company-paid holidays and a culture of learning that includes a learning allowance and access to a professional coaching service for all employees.

Base Pay Range For US Locations:
$192,000$288,000 USD

Get to Know Klaviyo

We’re Klaviyo (pronounced clay-vee-oh). We empower creators to own their destiny by making first-party data accessible and actionable like never before. We see limitless potential for the technology we’re developing to nurture personalized experiences in ecommerce and beyond. To reach our goals, we need our own crew of remarkable creators—ambitious and collaborative teammates who stay focused on our north star: delighting our customers. If you’re ready to do the best work of your career, where you’ll be welcomed as your whole self from day one and supported with generous benefits, we hope you’ll join us.

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