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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Backend Engineer (Junior)

Austin, TX
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Job Description

Khoros  in Austin is looking to add more stellar Backend Engineers to our already-awesome engineering team.

We operate multiple SaaS applications in the Social Media space. We work in small startup-like teams and love delivering value to our customers through shipping code. We deploy as often as we can, and would love for you to deploy to production on day one.

We are empowered. Our teams operate with autonomy and an ethos of Do the Right Thing.

We are vocal. Engineers, designers, and product managers are peers on teams to create our products. Our voice is critical in making our software awesome.

We grow. We didn’t know all of this ten years ago, and our industry is changing constantly. We want engineers that love learning, and we want experts that aim to set the bar high.

We’re hiring backend engineers to help us solve challenging problems using JVM-based, open source technologies.

You are...


  •  A software engineer who loves creating and shipping products
  •  An effective communicator who listens empathetically and articulates ideas well
  •  Committed to your continued learning and growth as a technologist


You have...


  •  Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or other technical domain
  •  1+ years using Java- or Scala-based technologies
  •  Understands how to work closely with other engineers, collaborating via git, pull requests and code reviews
  •  Familiar with good software development practices, patterns and architecture


You will…


  •  Work with a sharp, tight-knit engineering team on impactful projects
  •  Contribute to software design, architecture, documentation, development and deployment efforts
  •  Collaborate with design and product teammates to build products that will generate the most value for customers
  •  Build software using a modern stack and robust deployment tooling, leveraging open-sourced services like Kafka, ElasticSearch, SOLR, Cassandra, MySQL, Postgres, and Kubernetes as well cloud-native services like DynamoDB, Kinesis, and Lambda.


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.