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Founded in Irvine, California, in 2010, Kajabi is a leading all-in-one platform for knowledge entrepreneurs to build, market, and sell educational content. With Kajabi’s robust product features, users have a single ecosystem in which they can publish, market, and sell online courses, membership sites, communities, and other digital products. Tens of thousands of entrepreneurs rely on Kajabi to build and manage their online businesses, and the company has helped these entrepreneurs generate over $2.5 billion in sales from over 50 million customers to date. Learn more at www.kajabi.com.

Engineering Manager, Payments 

We are looking for an experienced engineering manager to join our growing team and help deliver the product vision of payments at Kajabi. This is an important hire for Kajabi as you will be a key contributor to one of the most critical products in the Kajabi ecosystem. Today, our application is powering tens of thousands of businesses with over 1B GMV annually. Kajabi is building one of the fastest-growing, category-defining products for the creator economy. 

You will be responsible for growing and leading a high-performance team focused on building our Kajabi Payments platform while working with our amazing product team. You must be experienced in building high performing teams that consistently deliver business value and operationally excellent systems.  You’ll collaborate with other leaders across the organization to solve complex, technical, and interdependent problems that directly affect our customers’ businesses and technical systems. You will report to a Director or Vice President of Engineering.

The Impact you will make

  • Lead a team of 3-8 engineers to develop and design scalable solutions of Kajabi’s Payments and Billing platform and tools to support the payment processing.
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders to define and implement alternate payment methods that increase Kajabi’s offering for creators to build their payment options.
  • Integrate with 3rd party systems and implement new solutions to streamline processes.
  • Work cross-functionally with our product managers and designers to plan, strategize and execute against the roadmap for Kajabi payments according to our product principles - think big, start small, ship to learn, give our customers superpowers.
  • Work effectively with cross functional partners and stakeholders to achieve high-level product outcomes.
  • Write clean, simple, well-tested code that is easy to understand and maintain.
  • Review code written by other developers both in and outside of your team.
  • Provide technical leadership, feedback and mentorship to the developers on your team.
  • Participate in customer feedback interviews lead by the Product Manager or Product Designer to gain insights into our customer's experience of the product.
  • Hold regular one on ones with all direct reports.
  • Provide regular feedback on career growth, progression towards goals, areas for improvement, and praise as warranted.
  • Measure the impact of your team and set clear expectations and goals
  • Helps set and maintain professional standards for the entire organization.
  • Share hiring responsibilities with other leaders across the organization.

Attributes for Success

  • You are an excellent team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to function in a cross-functional environment.
  • You have experience managing, mentoring and teaching other developers.
  • You have experience providing technical leadership in small teams.
  • You feel confident architecting solutions on your own, but take the time to ask questions about behavior and business results.
  • You can break apart large projects into small incremental steps and can extract the minimum viable product out of an ambitious idea.
  • You've shipped, operated, scaled, and supported applications in a SaaS environment.
  • You are a believer in automated testing, TDD, BDD, continuous integration and continuous delivery.
  • You are comfortable working with git and Github.
  • You have deployment and operational experience on platforms like Heroku or AWS.
  • You have experience with an object oriented programming language such as Java, C#, Python, Golang, as well as SQL and NoSQL databases.

Bonus if you have...

  • Experience working with our stack: React, Javascript, Ruby / Rails, Postgres (and Sidekiq, Redis, Memcached) through Github.
  • Experience building payment platforms from the ground up.

Kajabi Team Benefits Package

  • Fully paid health insurance and dental insurance for self and family.
  • Fitness Incentives Package
  • Company 401K, 100% match up-to 6% of employee contributions 
  • Company Funded Headspace Account
  • Company Funded Audible Account
  • Funded HSA account
  • Duck Dining (office food, beverages, and the ability to request items) - Priceless
  • Casual Dress

Educational Allowances 

Educational opportunities will be offered for the Engineering Manager at the discretion of the Senior VP of Technology, and could include participating in a mentorship program, training to further specific career goals, books or digital content to supplement education, and attendance at conferences areas of interest and impact for Kajabi’s overall goals and your desired career goals. 

One-On-One Process 

The Engineering Manager will meet weekly with the VP or Director of Engineering to catch up and discuss their role. The goal of these meetings is to identify areas where the company and individuals can improve, what areas they’re needing more guidance on, and where the Kajabi leadership team can lend time or resources to help meet goals. It’s also a time to discuss specific expectations and discuss any areas of concern you may have about your job or your team.

How To Apply

Sound like a good fit for you? Click apply, below!

  • Links - Send along any links that best showcase your experience, i.e. your portfolio, LinkedIn, blog posts, other writing samples, etc.
  • Cover Letter - Please provide a cover letter that aligns directly to this role. Introduce yourself as a part of our team and tell us why you’re interested in Kajabi! Show us how you could make an impact in Kajabi’s future as well as how Kajabi can influence yours. Feel free to get creative! We are committed to providing our undivided attention to you! 

 

Kajabi LLC  is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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