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Senior Full-Stack Python Engineer at Venture-Backed Startup

$100k – $130k
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Mission-driven and venture-backed tech start-up is hiring an experienced hybrid developer to work on our back-end application stack (Python / Django), who is also a strong infrastructure developer.

Our modern tech stack consists of a Python 3 / Django backend using a PostgreSQL database and it is paired with a JavaScript single page application built on React and Redux. We use Docker and AWS to deploy our application.

You are an experienced Senior Full Stack Python Engineer who is a strong developer that can understand and improve existing code, recommend new approaches and implement new, scalable solutions. You will also have experience in web application DevOps and understand how to manage AWS web app infrastructures (servers, databases, load balancers), implement a scalable deployment pipelines, and ensure that we have a fault tolerant recovery process.

This is a rare opportunity to join a start-up with a powerful product line-up for marketing, sales, and service teams built in the past 5 years. You'll be working directly with our CEO, CTO, and VP of Engineering. The initial product is already live with aggressive growth and market expansion plans.

You need to be brilliant, organized, hard-working, and have relevant experience. You need to be excited about creating beautiful, intuitive products and experiences that’ll make life easier and enable our customers to be more successful. You want to be the best at what you do, and you're willing to completely embrace this passion.

This job is filled with opportunity and is going to meet all of your needs. As we grow, you’ll be able to choose if you want to work as an individual contributor or lead a team. You know that small teams of committed, brilliant individuals create all great innovations – and that it's way more fun working with fellow brilliant game-changers. You're sick of the red tape, bureaucracy, and entitlement that gets in the way of progress in large, bloated organizations.

We'll be counting on you - that responsibility may scare you a bit – but it also excites you. This is the opportunity you've been waiting for to do something that makes a real difference.

Our Mission

We are on a mission to make it easy for any organization to leverage cutting-edge personalization technology to grow smarter and provide consistently amazing customer experiences. To create this world as quickly as possible, we believe great teams need to be empowered with data and technology that maximizes productivity and impact, promotes collaboration, leverages personalized automation, and uses machine learning to optimize for what’s working. Over time, we believe these technologies will help enable personalized learning, smarter healthcare, and a more fun, compassionate, connected, and prosperous humanity.

Today, Kizen is already making an impact. By eliminating inefficiencies, people have more time to pursue their purpose, and with connected insights, organizations are eliminating wasted marketing and sales dollars. The time and money saved with Kizen is being used to drive faster growth and innovation, give bonuses, create special experiences to reward team members, spend more time with family, take time off, and enjoy passions.

Our Product

Kizen is a collection of perfectly-integrated apps for marketing and sales teams, automating and ultimately helping improve businesses through smarter business intelligence. Kizen combines the best features and top selling third party add-ons from other platforms with solutions to their most frustrating limitations. We present this combination in a modern, intuitive interface that is easy, efficient and enjoyable.

By deploying Kizen apps, individual teams recognize surges in productivity, leverage powerful automation, and access data-driven insights and optimizations powered by machine learning AI - leading to faster growth and allowing them to do more - and faster – with less.

As we own more team processes, collaboration becomes easier than ever, customer experiences become unbeatable, automation opportunities expand exponentially, and insights become even more valuable.

The initial Kizen platform includes integrated versions of: a CRM, email and text management, forms and landing page builder, automation engine, insights engine, and API. This platform is built to strike at the weaknesses of companies like Salesforce, Microsoft, SAP, and Oracle, and become the next major tech company.

Company Culture & Environment

Great news. With Kizen, you'll be working in downtown Austin (Barton Springs and South Congress) in a contemporary office space. We believe open offices and dedicated office spaces each have their place in a work day,so we've combined them for the best of both worlds - time to connect with your team and time in a dedicated office. Our team space is fun, yet focused,and people will not be talking on the phone while you're working. We also have access to an open-space with music.

Required Qualifications

Ability to take task from requirements to deployment
Strong communication skills with the ability to work independently and as a team
4+ years of professional Django experience (formal education not necessary)
4+ years of professional AWS experience (formal education not necessary)
Experience with Javascript / Single Page Applications frameworks (Angular, React, etc)
Experience with Docker and container systems
Experience with CI/CD pipelines
Experience with web application scaling and service-oriented architecture
Personality: driven, self-motivated, adaptable, empathetic, energetic, detail-oriented, kind

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with big data, query optimization, caching, and database tuning
Location
Austin
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
Experience
2+ years
Hiring contact

Kaitlyn Aliano

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