Rokt
A mission-driven, hyper-growth community of curious explorers, intent on unleashing relevancy in ecommerce.

Senior Software Engineer - Seattle

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Employer Provided Salary: $185,000-$230,000 Annually
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We are Rokt, a hyper-growth ecommerce leader. We enable companies to unlock value by making each transaction relevant at the moment that matters most, when customers are buying. Together, Rokt's AI-based relevance Platform and scaled ecommerce network powers billions of transactions. In December 2022, Rokt’s valuation increased to $2.4 billion USD, allowing us to expand rapidly across 15 countries.

At Rokt, we practice transparency in career paths and compensation. 

At Rokt, we believe in transparency, which is why we have a well-defined career ladder with transparent compensation and clear career paths based on competency and ability. Rokt’stars constantly strive to raise the bar, pushing the envelope of what is possible.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer

Compensation: $185,000 - $230,000 salary (including superannuation), employee equity plan grant & world class benefits.

About Rokt’stars

As a mission-driven, hyper-growth community of curious explorers, our ambition is to unlock the full potential in ecommerce and beyond. Our bias for action means we are not afraid to quickly venture into uncharted territories, take risks or challenge the status quo; in doing so we either win or learn. We work together as one aligned team never letting egos get in the way of brilliant ideas. We value diversity, transparency and smart humble people who enjoy building a disruptive business together. We pride ourselves on being a force for good as we make the world better.

The Rokt engineering team builds best-in-class ecommerce technology that provides personalized and relevant experiences for customers globally and empowers marketers with sophisticated, AI-driven tooling to better understand consumers. Our bespoke platform handles millions of transactions per day and considers billions of data points which give engineers the opportunity to build technology at scale, collaborate across teams and gain exposure to a wide range of technology. We are expanding rapidly in our major R&D centers in NYC and Sydney. We are passionate about using intelligent systems to improve the transaction moment for retailers everywhere. Come join us and build the future!

The Role

As a Senior Software Engineer you will be part of an autonomous team owning a specific problem space in one of our backend development team. You will be working closely with other software engineers and product managers in your team on solving interesting problems and driving business values.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test, deploy and improve code that solves real world problems
  • Own complex product features end to end - with a focus on customer impact
  • Manage priorities, deadlines and deliverables
  • Operate with autonomy in solving problems
  • Collaborate with other teams to deliver new products
  • Create fast, scalable and easy to use applications
  • Build libraries and frameworks that others can use
  • Take responsibility for system health, monitoring and alerting, and CI/CD pipelines
  • Support and mentor other engineers on best practices, architecture, and quality

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience, or 4 years with an advanced degree, in commercial software development experience designing, building and operating distributed systems.
  • Commercial experience in one of following languages: Java, C#, Python, JavaScript or Go. You have written a lot of performant easy-to-maintain code using best practices.
  • Experience in any of the following: web application development, distributed systems, cloud platforms such AWS/GCP/Azure, Kubernetes, CI/CD pipelines
  • Strong background in designing and building high-throughput low-latency distributed systems.
  • Excellent communication skills in English - you can explain complex ideas to technical and non-technical audiences both verbally and in writing.
  • At Rokt we encourage autonomy; teams have complete ownership of their systems including building, running and monitoring. As such, you may be required to be on-call and respond to systems alerts should they arise.
  • Ideas, opinions, and the ability to share them through respectful proposals, presentations, and team-wide discussions, An eagerness to work and learn in the open and share your learnings with your teammates.
  • A willingness and comfort communicating remotely through chat, docs, video calls, and other collaborative online tools

Benefits

About Rokt’stars:

As a mission-driven, hyper-growth community of curious explorers, our ambition is to unlock the full potential in ecommerce and beyond. Our bias for action means we are not afraid to quickly venture into uncharted territories, take risks or challenge the status quo; in doing so we either win or learn. We work together as one aligned team never letting egos get in the way of brilliant ideas. We value diversity, transparency and smart humble people who enjoy building a disruptive business together. We pride ourselves on being a force for good as we make the world better. 

About The Benefits:

We leverage best-in-class technology and market-leading innovation in AI and ML, with all of that being underlined by building and maintaining a fantastic and inclusive culture where people can be their authentic selves, and offering a great list of perks and benefits to go with it:

  • Accelerate your career. We offer roadmaps to leadership and an annual $5000 training allowance
  • Become a shareholder. Every Rokt’star gets equity in the company
  • Enjoy catered lunch every day and healthy snacks in the office. Plus join the gym on us! 
  • Access generous retirement plans like a 4% dollar-for-dollar 401K matching plan and get fully funded premium health insurance for your entire family!
  • Extra leave (bonus annual leave, sabbatical leave etc.) 
  • Work with the greatest talent in town
  • See the world! We have offices in New York, Seattle, Sydney, Tokyo and London

We believe we’re better together. We love spending time together and are in the office most days (teams are in the office 4 days per week). We also get that you need to balance your life and your commitments so you have the flexibility to manage your own hours and can spend up to a week of every quarter working from anywhere.

If this sounds like a role you’d enjoy, apply here and you’ll hear from our recruiting team.

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What are Rokt Perks + Benefits

Rokt Benefits Overview

Our award-winning culture is guided by our four core values: Smart with Humility, Customer Obsessed, Conquer New Frontiers, and Enjoy the Ride. These values help us recruit, retain, and promote the right talent around the globe and ensure we have the right conditions to do our best work.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Rokt sponsors time off for volunteering
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Rokt provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote work program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion as needed.
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Women make up more than half of our Executive Committee.
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Women Who Rokt, Rainbow Rokts, EDI Steering Group.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
100% dollar for dollar match up to 4% of base salary
Company equity
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
16 weeks for primary care giver and 4 weeks for secondary
Family medical leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
20 days PTO on top of national holidays, plus 5 extra days as an incentive to use your time off!
Paid volunteer time
Sabbatical
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
7 Days
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Rokt hosts company outings quarterly.
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Employees get free lunch on Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Happy hours are hosted every Thursday.
Pet friendly
Rokt's pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Rokt offers employees professional development opportunities like annual individual budget for training, onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition reimbursement
$3,000 annually
Lunch and learns
Rokt hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 programs, cross-department programs and leadership mentoring.
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Everyone shares in the success of the company; whether through stock ownership, short-term incentives, or end-of-quarter celebrations on the water. Between buffet lunches and friendly dogs roaming around, it’s easy to make yourself at home in the office. Everyone at Rokt has a role in shaping the path forward and can directly see their impact.

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