Lead Marketing Engineer at Klaviyo

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Team Lead - Marketing Engineering 

We love tackling tough engineering problems and look for Engineers who specialize in certain areas but are passionate about building, owning & scaling features end to end, from scratch, and breaking through any obstacle or technical challenge in their way.

We are looking for a Lead Engineer that will bring deep technical expertise, creative problem solving, and ownership to Klaviyo’s .com site and marketing-side tech stack. You’ll develop and mentor the small but mighty engineering team in marketing  and challenge what’s possible in a website experience.

How you will make a difference:

  • Own, develop, and scale the Marketing site architecture, infrastructure, and tech stack
    The klaviyo.com website is your product and you’ll own the code base, technical solutions, and structure that helps us scale, test, explore, innovate, and deliver a stellar on site experience.
  • Lead and develop a small team with a big impact. 

Lead Engineers are expected to bring to Klaviyo subject matter expertise and demonstrate adaptability by continuing to acquire and master new skills, level up all those around them, and research and prototype new technologies and solutions to help scale. You’ll develop, mentor, and inspire the engineers responsible for our website and set of marketing tools, and contribute to and collaborate with other engineering teams across the organization.

    • Develop of the site UI, Marketing tools, and content
      You’ll lead the charge in defining and delivering clean, functional, responsive, device friendly site code. You’ll consider the needs of not only the users on the site, but also our users in marketing who engage with the CMS on a daily basis - building and optimizing with both in mind. You’ll work to create the reusable modules and components that enable site updates made by the marketing team. And you’ll oversee the research and development of unique and engaging content and marketing tools - like interactive ebooks, data visualizations, guides, and other custom interactive experiences for marketing campaigns. 
    • Support for site testing and optimization
      You’ll work with the performance marketing team to create the structure that allows for testing, optimization, and accurate site metrics and reporting.
  • Collaborate with engineering and design across Klaviyo
    You’ll work with digital designers in Marketing to develop amazing site experiences and you’ll engage across the organization with the various engineering teams to collaborate, explore, communicate challenges, learn and share knowledge.  

Who You Are:

  • Have 7+ years of experience building and scaling product and website experiences that matter and pushing yourself and your team to be better engineers.
  • Experience developing/maintaining CMS-based templates/pages/architecture
  • Enjoy working with new technologies ranging from the frontend to backend. You show this by having strong and opinionated experience with various technologies and know how to pick the right tool for any job.
  • Think web experiences are often boring... but you want to change that. You have a passion for creating the best possible user experiences by applying your technical knowledge to make them better and more intuitive.
  • Experience using SCSS and modular JS systems and using a build system, such as Grunt/Gulp/Yarn.
  • Experience using APIs.
  • Experience thinking through the scale challenges of a website and its supporting tooling of a company doubling the number of customers every year.
  • Experience working with web analytics and SEO subject matter experts to measure performance.

Get to know Klaviyo

Klaviyo is the world’s leading owned marketing platform known for accelerating revenue for online businesses using the channels they own like email, web, and mobile. Enabling companies to leverage these owned marketing channels, Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use transactional and behavioral data to power highly-targeted customer and prospect communications. And unlike other marketing platforms, Klaviyo doesn’t force companies to compromise between advanced functionality or ease of use - so companies of all sizes are able to maximize their sales quickly. That’s why over 50,000 innovative companies like Unilever, Custom Ink and Eventbrite sell more with Klaviyo.

Klaviyo does not tolerate and prohibits discrimination, harassment or retaliation of or against job applicants, contractors, interns, volunteers or employees by another employee, supervisor, vendor, customer or any third party.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

We're in the heart of the Financial district with easy access to public transportation and a short walk from South Station.
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What’s the vibe like in the office?

The simplest way I would describe the Klaviyo office is "energy". From the minute you start your day there's an excitement that everyone is working toward the common goal of helping businesses grow. It's a pretty amazing thing to be a part of and you can really feel it.

Jon

Director of Community Management

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

One of the great things about working at Klaviyo is that I get to work with amazing people from across the organization. While working in Finance isn’t intuitively a role that involves a lot of collaboration - Klaviyo’s finance team has regular interactions and team syncs with Sales Ops, Customer Support and the People Team!

Tai

Staff Accountant

What are Klaviyo Perks + Benefits

Klaviyo Benefits Overview

Klaviyo pours into team members by providing a diverse and inclusive environment. We also take pride in our quality health benefits and programs. In our efforts to achieve overall happiness for Klaviyos, we offer competitive salaries and 401K planning through Principal. Protect yourself against hardships with life and disability insurance, continue learning and developing with tuition reimbursement, and achieve peace with Headspace. Additional perks include unlimited vacation time, employee referral bonuses, commuter expenses, fitness reimbursements, free books, and a thriving company atmosphere.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have a diversity and Inclusion committee that sponsors monthly company-wide activities to educate and enrich our employees.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Klaviyo employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance that covers 60% of annual salary.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers : 100% for preventative care., 80% for basic restorative, 50% for major restorative.
Vision Benefits
Our vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $150 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary up to 300k.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Live virtual Yoga
Mental Health Benefits
For example, free access to Headspace meditation app
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Klaviyo's 401k plan offers stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Klaviyo offers equity packages to full time employees.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Klaviyo provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours, Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Klaviyo offers unlimited time off.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Klaviyo offers unlimited time off.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Klaviyo offers Tax preferred transit and parking plans for employees.
Company Outings
Klaviyo Hosts bi-annual company parties and milestone celebrations when targets are reached ! ( usually once a year)
Game Room
Klaviyo offers ping-pong tables, and a number of different gaming consoles for employee use.
Stocked Kitchen
Klaviyo offers a WELL STOCKED FREE kitchen with snacks and drinks for all employees.
Some Meals Provided
Klaviyo often surprises employees with free breakfast or meals and Free lunch on Wednesdays for all!
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week on Fridays!
Parking
There is a parking garage in the building.
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Klaviyo offers 3 months of subsidised gym membership.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $3000 for continuing education.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Klaviyo hosts weekly Lunch and Learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
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