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.

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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 enterprise systems, complex data integrations, and optimizing internal business processes - especially processes for sales and financial operations.  This role will lead diverse teams of enterprise product managers and engineers to manage and optimize systems used across the entire global organization.  The candidate will be embedded in an Agile environment and work cross-functionally with engineering squads, departmental stakeholders, and senior leaders to provide the best in class experiences for our internal users around the world.  The person must have a strong understanding of 3rd party sales and financial systems, passionate about improving internal business processes at a global scale, and loves to work within a collaborative team environment that includes colleagues in many locations around the world. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage teams of enterprise product managers and engineers that maintain and optimize our global sales and financial processes
  • Participate in the setting of quarterly OKRs, and provide support and guidance to drive enterprise teams to successfully reach those OKRs
  • Establish and promote engineering best practices to effectively create a global enterprise ecosystem that meets the demands of our growing business
  • Actively work with departmental leaders to understand where internal processes can be improved, and drive teams to improve those processes effectively, at a global scale
  • Vet and oversee external consultants when projects require additional capacity or knowledge beyond the current teams
  • Provide engineering mentorship across the team



SUCCESSFUL VP, ENTERPRISE CANDIDATES HAVE:

  • 10+ years overall software engineering experience, with proven track record implementing and optimizing sales and financial systems across a global organization
  • In-depth knowledge of Salesforce (CRM, CPQ, and Billing), Netsuite, RevPro, credit card processors like Cybersource or Adyen implemented for internal teams at a global scale
  • In-depth experience working in an Agile 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 AWS and HRIS systems is a plus

 

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.

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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.