About Khoros

Khoros, formerly Spredfast Lithium, is the leading customer engagement platform built to unify marketing and care. Khoros helps companies authentically connect with customers throughout their journey. We are looking for fun, innovative and zealous individuals to make an impact in this digital customer space. If you’re looking to help change lives through a digital lens, come join our team!

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Software Application Engineer

Austin, TX
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Job Description

As a Software Application Engineer, you are essential to our customers’ success by designing and implementing Khoros' solutions optimally for their needs. On a day-to-day basis, you will be responsible for: understanding customer goals and guiding them to appropriate technical solutions; designing, implementing, and co-developing these solutions; contributing to pre-sales efforts (feasibility, scoping, analysis, estimation); working with colleagues, as needed, throughout the design and delivery lifecycle.

 

Job Description:

  • Understanding customer goals or requirements and guiding them to an appropriate technical solution; scoping, estimating, architecting, then designing and implementing custom features or integrations to Khoros' core products; articulating complex technical concepts in layman's terms
  • Overseeing the delivery of projects from a technical standpoint with the goal that the completed implementation adheres to the intended design and properly addresses the business requirements
  • Managing and accounting for your own time and activities
  • Contributing to operational and process improvements within the department

Requirements:

  • Formal training/education, or 3 years professional experience in Java 7 (or newer), Java Enterprise Edition, Sun Certified Java Programmer, or Oracle Certified Professional Java Programmer a plus.
  • Graduate or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Strong command of the English language (written, spoken, colloquial); additional languages a plus
  • Confidence in your presentation skills – ability to capture attention and deliver key messages in a variety of contexts (small groups to larger audiences)
  • Professional experience implementing software root cause analysis procedures; ability to diagnose problems in complex technology environments
  • Strong understanding of public key cryptography
  • 3+ years of professional experience with Java frameworks and a working knowledge of Model-View-Controller (MVC)
  • Professional experience with templating languages (e.g. FreeMarker, Velocity, XSLT)
  • Professional experience integrating external web services including REST and SOAP
  • Hands-on experience with AWS a plus
  • Professional experience with SSO

The Perks at Khoros:

  • An incredible work environment – fun, casual, fast-paced environment
  • Health, dental, vision, disability, and 401K benefits
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Fresh, healthy lunches catered four days a week
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
Skills & Requirements Qualifications Khoros we encourage our employees to be real. In keeping with this philosophy, we appreciate diversity and welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic information or criminal history.