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 to hire amazingly talented mobile engineers to join our development team. You will be responsible for transforming big ideas into real life products which will be enjoyed by millions.

SUCCESSFUL iOS ENGINEER CANDIDATES HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

  • Must be a top-notch engineer with a passion for their craft
  • Independent, highly motivated leader with a desire to win
  • Firm understanding of application programming and iOS architecture patterns
  • Proven real-world experience using Swift and Cocoa Successfully
  • Experienced in testing in the iOS environment
  • Understanding of Apple’s design principles and interface guidelines
  • A strong desire to build amazing consumer experiences
  • Hard working and dedicated
  • Great at problem-solving
  • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent

IT'S  A BONUS IF:

  • You also enjoy coding for Android
  • You love working in a fast-paced, entrepreneur media environment
  • Knowledge of UI test frameworks

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. If you see something that isn’t right, you say something.
  • You ask questions to understand a perspective and are comfortable respectfully challenging assumptions. You are not turned off by constructive conflict to get to the right answer.
  • 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.

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 Lead Software Engineer (you!) will bring a wide range of professional expertise and knowledge to our global Product Development team as we create the very best wedding experience for couples, their guests and vendors--our small business customers. Our newly created Internal Tools team will be responsible for developing proprietary software that will be used by WeddingWire employees.  This team designs, builds and maintains high quality, scalable product deployments to backend systems and tools that are critical to internal team workflows.  This team will also oversee systems and third party integrations that are critical to our business-facing operations.  You will execute strategy surrounding code deployments and manage the foundation and framework for others to be effective throughout the release process,  You will participate in productive, results-driven business discussions and decision making.  The cherry on top, you will continue to advance personal skill set and domain knowledge while helping others progress through mentorship opportunities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work as part of our Internal Tools team to evaluate and execute designs and improvements to systems that power admin interfaces, sales, contract management systems, and billing integrations.  
  • Implement designs quickly and efficiently with minimal error, or delegate lower level tasks to more Junior developers when appropriate.
  • Ensure that systems are maintained and scalable and that tech debt remains minimal during and after feature development.  Technological choices should be made thoughtfully so their impacts do not hinder future development.
  • Participate in and provide technical insight on business discussions and decision making; facilitating productive conversations that drive positive business results.
  • Manage code deployments, and provide the foundation and framework for others to be effective in doing so as well.
  • Champion developers and ensure their voices are heard and tech debt remains minimal, to ensure product development either does not slow down, or begins happening more quickly.
  • Lead design and implement mechanisms to share data securely and efficiently between teams.
  • Assist in automating the developer toolkit to provide recurring value to the company over time; enabling quicker ramp times for new employees and more efficient internal transfers.
  • Participate in--and raise the bar for--technical hiring across the Product Development organization. Inspire external developers to join the company and help raise the overall technical excellence of the team.
  • Automate the quality assurance phase of the development cycle through rigorous automation testing, ensuring quality remains high.
  • Enable and participate in a DevOps culture in the Product Development organization. Monitor system uptime, response times, and product quality; and participate in issue resolution by being on-call for work delivered.
  • Foster and maintain a healthy, friendly, happy, and emotionally safe work environment.

SUCCESSFUL SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER CANDIDATES HAVE:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or 6-8 years of relevant engineering experience; hands-on coding is required
  • Professional experience and proficiency in coding and delivering product in PHP and at least one other interpreted web-friendly scripting language (Ruby, Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Experience integrating custom codebases with enterprise software systems such as Salesforce or Netsuite and with systems that facilitate credit card transactions
  • Full knowledge of the web stack is necessary
  • Experience in one or more of the technologies we use today: Ruby on Rails, React/Redux/ES6/Webpack, PHP, MySQL, Sphinx, Elasticsearch, Redis, Chef, Docker, Apache and NGINX
  • Managerial or technical lead experience 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. If you see something that isn’t right, you say something.
  • You ask questions to understand a perspective and are comfortable respectfully challenging assumptions. You are not turned off by constructive conflict to get to the right answer.
  • 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.

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 talented and driven Lead Engineer. The Knot is the nation’s leading wedding marketplace, providing our couples with a completely personalized experience that guides them through the entire wedding planning journey. The Lead Engineer will be responsible for managing a team of talented engineers while working closely with Product and Design Leads to collaborate and iterate on product features. Our Product and Engineering teams work closely together at every phase of product development from research and inception to release and maintenance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead a talented team of full-stack and mobile engineers
  • Provide mentorship to all members of the team, coaching team members on their personal and career development
  • Actively participate in the ideation and execution of product roadmap
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to deliver value to users and business partners
  • Lead and facilitate decision making during technical meetings
  • Spend at least 30% time producing well-tested, extensible code that stands up to 5M+ requests per day
  • Ensure technical KPIs around application maintenance, performance and resiliency are met
  • Drive technical roadmap, contribute to the development of codebase and infrastructure
  • Promote best practices and ensure the continuous improvement of engineering and product processes

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • 6+ years of overall engineering experience
  • 5+ years hands-on proven track record implementing full stack applications
  • 2+ years of experience using React or other modern frontend framework
  • 2+ years of experience using Ruby on Rails or similar technology
  • 2+ years of DevOps experience - working with AWS or a similar cloud platform
  • 2+ years managing engineers
  • Experience working in an Agile, TDD environment
  • Experience building and maintaining scalable REST APIs
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Mastery of design patterns and anti-patterns
  • Pair programming experience is a plus
  • Team player, able to multitask, with a can-do attitude
  • B.S. in Computer Science a major 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. If you see something that isn’t right, you say something.
  • You ask questions to understand a perspective and are comfortable respectfully challenging assumptions. You are not turned off by constructive conflict to get to the right answer.
  • 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.

SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER

NEW YORK

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 SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER ROLE AND THE PLANNING TOOLS TEAM:

The Knot Worldwide is seeking a talented and driven full-stack engineer to join The Knot Planning Tools team.

The Knot is the nation’s leading wedding marketplace, providing our couples with a completely personalized experience that guides them through the entire wedding planning journey. The planning tools team develops our industry leading suite of planning tools, including the Checklist, Budgeter, Wedding Vision, Wedding Day Timeline, and Vendor Manager. We are focused on streamlining this suite of tools to meet couples where they are in their planning journey, and on finding new ways to surface wedding inspiration and advice where couples need it most.

The apps you will be working on greet new users on their dashboard and are integral to solving user pain points and business goals. We have ambitious, experiment-driven milestones but we also have a commitment to quality. New code at all levels of the stack is expected to be extensible, high performing, scalable, and secure. What you build will make the wedding planning process more enjoyable and less stressful for millions of users.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as a senior engineer on the Planning Tools team helping develop The Knot’s suite of tools that couples use to inspire, plan, book, and manage their wedding.
  • 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.

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 4 years experience as a software engineer building beautiful, scalable, and highly visible web applications.
  • Experience working on the server-side in a modern application stack. We primarily use Node and Postgres, with some Ruby and Mongo. Strong experience with other languages or persistence layers is fine as well.
  • 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.
  • A track record of delivering creative solutions to complex architectural problems.
  • Familiarity with testing frameworks on the back-end and front-end. You consider solid test coverage to be a critical part of the development process.
  • Comfort working with Agile principles. You are an advocate for Agile processes and a strong believer in the importance of Agile when producing high-quality software.
  • Excellent time management skills. You are able to set milestones and exercise independent judgment to complete projects on time and to specifications.
  • 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.

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. If you see something that isn’t right, you say something.
  • You ask questions to understand a perspective and are comfortable respectfully challenging assumptions. You are not turned off by constructive conflict to get to the right answer.
  • 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.

 

Software Engineer

New York, NY

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 to hire an experienced software engineer to join one of our most exciting teams focused on our growing Registry business. The right engineer will enjoy building scalable applications and amazing consumer experiences with an entrepreneurial mindset in a highly collaborative setting both with fellow engineers and also across disciplines to product and user experience. Fellow team members are passionate about their craft, and hold each other to the highest standards of engineering, communications, collaboration and respect.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leverage skills and experience to implement product features that are well architected, tested, and understandable.
  • Actively participate in the ideation and execution of product roadmap and Agile planning.
  • Promote best practices surrounding TDD, continuous integration, code standards, etc.

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 3+ years overall engineering experience.
  • 2+ years hands-on proven track record implementing JavaScript frontend applications using React.
  • Experience working in an Agile, TDD environment.
  • Experience with production Node.js solutions.
  • Experience with Hapi.js is a plus.
  • Familiarity with AWS concepts and technology.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Pair programming experience is a plus.
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails 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. If you see something that isn’t right, you say something.
  • You ask questions to understand a perspective and are comfortable respectfully challenging assumptions. You are not turned off by constructive conflict to get to the right answer.
  • 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.