WHAT WE DO MATTERS:

Here at The Knot Worldwide, we believe in doing work that matters. In 15 countries around the world, our leading family of brands (The Knot, WeddingWire, Bodas, GigMasters, The Bump, How They Asked, Lasting, and more) inspire, inform, and celebrate our communities as they move through life’s milestones. From the proposal to creating a home, and starting a family together, we’re there for every step of the journey. Our couples and business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.

ABOUT THE ROLE AND OUR TEAM:

The Knot Worldwide is looking for a highly motivated engineering leader with a passion for building elegant, delightful, and scalable web+mobile applications for consumers. The individual's primary role will be to set architectural guidelines and lead a team of engineers that support our squads building The Knot Platform. The candidate will be embedded in an Agile environment and work cross-functionally with product managers, designers, and engineers across squads to provide the best in class web+mobile experiences for our users. The person must have a strong understanding of both front and back end development, highly adaptable to new technologies / software development concepts, and loves to work within a collaborative team environment. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Set architectural guidelines, both software and infrastructure-related, for The Knot Platform
  • Actively participate in the ideation and execution of engineering OKRs, roadmap strategy, architecture discussions, and Agile planning
  • Promote best practices for engineering productivity, automated testing, continuous integration, code standards, and use of AWS
  • Provide engineering mentorship across the team

 SUCCESSFUL DIRECTOR, PLATFORM ARCHITECTURE CANDIDATES HAVE:

  • 10+ years overall software engineering experience 
  • 10+ years hands-on proven track record implementing JavaScript frontend applications and scalable backend APIs in a service-oriented architecture on AWS
  • In-depth experience using Ruby on Rails, React, Node, Elasticsearch, Postgres, and AWS
  • In-depth experience working in an Agile, TDD environment 
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Thrives in a collaborative work culture with teammates located in-office or remote, across multiple locations in US and abroad
  • Experience with PHP, iOS, Android, and Mongo is a plus

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

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU:

  • You Dream Big. You iterate and experiment to drive innovation.
  • You Love Our Users. You keep our global community at the center of everything you do.
  • You Respect All Voices. Inclusion strengthens us and powers your decisions.
  • You Hustle Every Day. You favor urgency and own your outcomes. 
  • You Win Together. People are at the heart of our success and you play as a team.

WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT US:

The Knot Worldwide offers a unique employee experience and we are deeply proud of our award-winning culture. From flexible vacation and generous parental leave benefits to promoting wellness and giving back to our community, we believe in happiness above all else—in and out of the office.

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The Knot Worldwide provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and 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 and 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.

If you are a resident of California, by submitting your application, you acknowledge that you’ve read the California Privacy Notice.

WHAT WE DO MATTERS:

Here at The Knot Worldwide, we believe in doing work that matters. In 15 countries around the world, our leading family of brands (The Knot, WeddingWire, Bodas, The Bash, The Bump, How They Asked, Lasting, and more) inspire, inform, and celebrate our communities as they move through life’s milestones. From the proposal to creating a home, and starting a family together, we’re there for every step of the journey. Our couples and business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.

ABOUT THE ROLE AND OUR TEAM:

The Knot Worldwide is looking for a highly motivated engineering leader with a passion for leading teams to create elegant and scalable software for our users.  The right individual will have a proven track record delivering engaging, consumer focused products within a data driven, agile environment.  In this role you will lead a talented engineering team, partner with product development, and actively participate in both tactical and strategic conversations to determine the evolution of our products.

The Knot Invitations is an exciting new line of business for The Knot Worldwide and we are making significant investments in our offering.  This role has significant growth opportunity and visibility to stakeholders including the CEO, CPO, and CTO.  The Engineering Manager for this team will work cross-organizationally to drive technical architecture vision and be a strong partner to product and design to establish OKRs and set technical vision to achieve business objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee an engineering team responsible for our Invitations product vertical. This a blended team with internal personnel and external contractors.
  • Ensure the team is operating effectively to reach their goals, are properly supported and deliver quality software.
  • Evolve our platform into a sustainable architecture that supports iterative and fast development.
  • Develop, coach, and mentor multiple engineers at various stages of their career to ensure growth and cultivate emerging leaders.
  • Direct contractor group and partner with the vendors to ensure high quality delivery.
  • Provide leadership within the team to ensure solutions are built in alignment with company principles.
  • Actively participate in Agile ceremonies including pre-IPM, IPM, standups, and retros.
  • Partner with product and design to plan and deliver OKRs.
  • Actively participate in establishing the broader technical and product strategy that supports our company goals.
  • Partner with Principal Engineers and Architects to set the vision and create the tech roadmap to effectively operate this product and platform.
  • Formulate and proactively look for opportunities to improve the overall effectiveness of the teams.
  • Collaborate with the broader zone and company on key technical initiatives. 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

  • Have 7+ years of proven industry experience with 3+ years of experience leading engineering teams.
  • Experience in one or more of the following development languages: Ruby, Go, React.
  • Deep understanding of distributed system design utilizing both relational and non-relational data stores.
  • Experience working within an Agile based environment.
  • A track record of shipping successful consumer facing products.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Comfortable managing multiple work streams and coordinating resources across teams and products.
  • Thrives in a collaborative work culture with teammates located in-office or remote across multiple locations in the US and abroad.
  • Knowledge of A/B testing software and techniques is a plus.

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

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU:

  • You Dream Big. You iterate and experiment to drive innovation.
  • You Love Our Users. You keep our global community at the center of everything you do.
  • You Respect All Voices. Inclusion strengthens us and powers your decisions.
  • You Hustle Every Day. You favor urgency and own your outcomes. 
  • You Win Together. People are at the heart of our success and you play as a team.

WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT US:

The Knot Worldwide offers a unique employee experience and we are deeply proud of our award-winning culture. From flexible vacation and generous parental leave benefits to promoting wellness and giving back to our community, we believe in happiness above all else—in and out of the office.

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The Knot Worldwide provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and 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 and 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.

If you are a resident of California, by submitting your application, you acknowledge that you’ve read the California Privacy Notice.

WHAT WE DO MATTERS:

Here at The Knot Worldwide, we believe in doing work that matters. In 15 countries around the world, our leading family of brands (The Knot, WeddingWire, Bodas, The Bash, The Bump, How They Asked, Lasting, and more) inspire, inform, and celebrate our communities as they move through life’s milestones. From the proposal to creating a home, and starting a family together, we’re there for every step of the journey. Our couples and business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.

ABOUT THE PRODUCTIVITY ENGINEER ROLE AND OUR TEAM:

Join the team that empowers The Knot Worldwide’s engineers’ productivity and autonomy as well as operate infrastructure responsible for our brands. The Engineering Productivity Team (EPT) designs, creates and operates the platforms and tools that our engineers use to be their most productive and autonomous. EPT leads innovations including containerization, faster build cadence (hundreds per day) and Kubernetes orchestration. As a Productivity Engineer on EPT, you’ll help TKWW continue to innovate infrastructure and productivity tools.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leverage skills and experience to understand TKWW's practices, tooling and infrastructure
  • Help engineering with troubleshooting, scaling capacity, cost management and security.
  • Promote best practices for continuous integration, deployment, metrics and monitoring
  • Iteratively improve and keep current EPT practices, tooling and infrastructure. Where appropriate propose, design, create and operate new innovative solutions.
  • Provide on-call, emergency support outside of business hours on rotation.

SUCCESSFUL PRODUCTIVITY ENGINEER CANDIDATES HAVE:

  • Minimum 3 years of software or infrastructure engineering experience with a strong interest and desire to work with infrastructure and automation. This is an infrastructure/DevOps position.
  • Proficient with Linux systems including shell scripting
  • Proficient with a modern programming language like Go, Javascript, Python, or Ruby
  • Proficient with containerization solutions (e.g. Docker)
  • Understanding of system and Internet networking
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure (AWS preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work independently

IT'S A BONUS IF YOU HAVE:

  • Experience with container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes)
  • Experience with simulating outages.
  • Experience with load testing strategies.
  • Familiarity with Lambdas, SQS, SNS message passing
  • Experience with microservices 

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

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU:

  • You Dream Big. You iterate and experiment to drive innovation.
  • You Love Our Users. You keep our global community at the center of everything you do.
  • You Respect All Voices. Inclusion strengthens us and powers your decisions.
  • You Hustle Every Day. You favor urgency and own your outcomes. 
  • You Win Together. People are at the heart of our success and you play as a team.

WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT US:

The Knot Worldwide offers a unique employee experience and we are deeply proud of our award-winning culture. From flexible vacation and generous parental leave benefits to promoting wellness and giving back to our community, we believe in happiness above all else—in and out of the office.

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The Knot Worldwide provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and 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 and 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.

If you are a resident of California, by submitting your application, you acknowledge that you’ve read the California Privacy Notice.

WHAT WE DO MATTERS:

Here at The Knot Worldwide, we believe in doing work that matters. In 15 countries around the world, our leading family of brands (The Knot, WeddingWire, Bodas, GigMasters, The Bump, How They Asked, Lasting, and more) inspire, inform, and celebrate our communities as they move through life’s milestones. From the proposal to creating a home, and starting a family together, we’re there for every step of the journey. Our couples and business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.

ABOUT THE ROLE AND OUR TEAM:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

SUCCESSFUL SENIOR PHP DEVELOPER CANDIDATES HAVE:

  • Minimum 4 years experience as a software engineer building beautiful, scalable, and highly visible web applications
  • Minimum 1 year experience with Magento 
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of PHP7, Apache/NGINX, Varnish, Redis, MySQL/SQL, Elasticsearch, CSS, Bootstrap, HTML5 / Javascript/jQuery
  • In-depth understanding of server configuration, optimization, caching, and 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 and experience building new front-end features in a modern framework such as React (exposure to a range of front-end frameworks and component libraries is a plus!)
  • Experience working with Cloud infrastructure platforms (experience with AWS a plus!) 
  • Experience implementing, consuming, and optimizing APIs. 
  • A track record of delivering creative solutions to complex architectural problems
  • Familiarity with testing frameworks on the back-end and front-end

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

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU:

  • You deeply understand our users and put them at the center of everything you do. You aim to serve and delight them every day.
  • You are respectful and act with the highest integrity.
  • You ask questions to understand a perspective and are comfortable respectfully challenging assumptions. 
  • You set clear ambitious goals. You anticipate obstacles, persevere, and are accountable for your commitments.
  • You aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo and know that there’s no such thing as failure if you learn from it.
  • You seek out feedback and never settle in your quest to grow and develop. By being here, you make our company stronger.

WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT US:

The Knot Worldwide offers a unique employee experience and we are deeply proud of our award-winning culture. From flexible vacation and generous parental leave benefits to promoting wellness and giving back to our community, we believe in happiness above all else—in and out of the office.

The Knot Worldwide provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and 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 and 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.

If you are a resident of California, by submitting your application, you acknowledge that you’ve read the California Privacy Notice.