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Avochato is an enterprise mobile messaging company, based in San Francisco, that gives teams the tools needed to have lasting, ongoing, two-way messaging conversations with customers. Consumers today prefer to communicate with messaging applications, but enterprises are still built on email and phone systems. Avochato bridges this gap by upgrading teams to messaging. We believe real-time, two-way messaging provides the best customer experience while helping companies to scale efficiently. Avochato enables communication via text messaging, live chat, WhatsApp, and integrates with Salesforce Sales and Service Cloud.

Recently named a category leader and Top 50 Product on G2 Crowd for 2020, Avochato handles millions of messages per month across hundreds of happy customers. The company grew 15x in 15 months and raised a $5M Series A at the end of 2018.
Why You'll Love Avochato:
  • We're committed to making a positive impact above all else– as leaders we lead people to a better place, whether it’s a teammate, a customer, an investor, an advisor, a family member, or a friend
  • Avochato believes in personal growth, transparency, and a high degree of autonomy
  • Sales cycles are fast at Avochato, new features ship weekly, and we celebrate every win on a daily basis across all teams
  • Avochato is a remote-first team that is flexible on location
  • Avochato teammates use the Avochato platform -- your teammates are your customers, and there is a tight feedback loop on developing products and getting feedback
  • Avochato is SOC2 Type II certified, with a high bar for security standards and organization

This Role:

We’re looking for sharp, analytical engineers to help us continue to move quickly and scale engineering operations. Ideal candidates have previous startup experience and have a breadth of knowledge throughout multiple layers of the software ecosystem.


  • Collaborate with other engineers and product teammates to maintain and improve access to Avochato's cloud platform
  • Maintain and extend automations that manage cloud infrastructure and application deployment in production and stage environments
  • Investigate and analyze and monitor and resolve incidents and outages 
  • Work with the Product team to develop solutions using cloud infrastructure to improve site reliability and performance
  • Compartmentalize code updates and deployment scripts for code review and deployment using Git
  • Engage in code reviews with other engineers for pull requests made to Avochato repositories
  • Participate in weekly stand-up meetings and report progress on assignments
  • Participate in the engineering on-call PagerDuty rotation


  • 5+ years experience working as an engineer using Ruby on Rails, Git, JSON / XML / HTML / Javascript, AWS and SQL
  • 5+ years experience maintaining production environments
  • Experience maintaining distributed systems using AWS, RDS, EC2, ElasticCache, ElasticSearch, Cloudwatch, Route53 (experience with other cloud software providers or self-hosted solutions a plus)
  • Deep understanding of modern secure networking and messaging protocols including TCP, DNS, HTTPS, WSS, SSL, SMPP
  • Excels working in a remote environment
  • Collaborative, self-motivated, and driven
  • Passionate about investigating and solving complex problems

A bit of our stack:

  • All major applications run on Linux, Nginx, PostgreSQL and Rails 5.2
  • Asyncronous queueing using Redis and Sidekiq, with websocket management using AnyCable
  • Deployments to EC2 managed via ElasticBeanstalk, along with automated CI using TravisCI and Honeybadger
  • Mobile-first Front-end Web development in TypeScript, React, HTML5, CSS3, 
  • Native Mobile applications compiled from React Native
  • Cloud SMS APIs including Twilio and MessageBird
  • Mixpanel for analytics / dashboarding
  • REST integrations with Salesforce, Stripe, Hubspot, Slack, Okta, Zapier and more


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