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Klaviyo has a unique take on the Solution Architect role. While most companies hire SAs to give demos, fill out questionnaires, and explain complicated setups, that makes us yawn. We built a product that anyone can use (just ask our more than 60,000 customers) and we have smart sales reps and customer success colleagues who are true product experts. 

So what do we do? We work directly with a small percentage of prospective and existing customers, alongside our sales & customer success teams, as customer-facing engineers to accelerate complex deals and customer value. We use these engagements as an opportunity to learn, prototype, and ship meaningful improvements to the Klaviyo experience. We look for interesting problems and aim for solutions that are extensible and reusable. 

A few things our team has recently built as part of sales and customer engagements include: new productized integrations; modular ETL packages; a library of custom functions for importing data via API into Google Sheets; demo environments that continuously receive data in real-time; and an internal app to organize competitive intelligence. In short, we are problem-solvers and builders. We believe easy things should be easy and hard things should be possible.

If you’re an entrepreneurial engineer that gets excited by imagining new features, prototyping solutions, and incubating new technologies - all within the context of actual customer engagements - this could be for you. What you’ll get in return is the opportunity to be part of an extremely high-performing, strategically-important team that works at the exciting intersection of engineering, sales, and customer success.

How You’ll Make a Difference:

  • Become a complete expert in the Klaviyo app, from understanding the data pipelines and code base of our integrations to understanding technical tradeoffs between different implementations.
  • Solve problems manually first and then either automate future solutions and/or collaborate with Product and Engineering to proactively improve the Klaviyo product and customer experience over time.
  • Be the go-to internal technical resource, educating team members as well as prospects/customers to provide a consistently positive Klaviyo experience.
  • Develop and maintain personal relationships during engagements across many different customers simultaneously.
  • Act with urgency and precision to give users best in class support in troubleshooting issues as they arise.
  • Effectively balance a range of core functions in support of constantly striving to help increase the output and efficiency of Klaviyo.

Who You Are:

  • 2+ years of applied experience with web development languages (e.g. HTML, CSS, Javascript) and REST APIs.
  • Applied experience with a web app development framework (e.g. React, Node, Angular, Vue, etc.) and/or with a general-purpose programming language (e.g. Python, Ruby, PHP, etc.).
  • Proven ability to learn new programming languages and technical concepts.
  • Highly analytical thought process and are an excellent communicator with the capability to persuade technical stakeholders.
  • An interest in - and ability to - hustle in a fast-paced environment. Someone who makes and meets commitments.

Get to know Klaviyo

Klaviyo is a world-leading marketing automation platform dedicated to accelerating revenue and customer connection for online businesses. Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use transactional and behavioral data to power highly-targeted customer and prospect communications. The company's hybrid customer-data and marketing-platform model allows companies to grow by fostering direct relationships with customers, without giving up their valuable data to popular big-tech ad platforms. Over 265,000 innovative companies like Unilever, Custom Ink, Living Proof and Huckberry sell more with Klaviyo. Learn more at www.klaviyo.com.

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
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    • 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.

An Insider's view of Klaviyo

What's something quirky about your company?

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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