About Kintent

Kintent (https://www.kintent.com) is on a mission to make it effortless to earn trust in every business relationship. We believe that if your customers trust you, they will do more with you. Core to that mission is our belief that compliance doesn’t have to be a grind, and we’re genuinely excited to bring a sense of joy into a traditionally drab space.

Our first trust use case is focused on data security and privacy compliance. Kintent’s Trust Management Platform democratizes every company’s ability to quickly and cost-effectively adopt formal security and privacy programs, measure the accuracy of the program against compliance standards, and confidently share their program with customers by using AI to answer security questionnaires.

With Kintent, compliance becomes a habit, is simple to understand and implement, and is continuously testable so that your customers can see that you are adhering to all your compliance obligations.

About the Role

We are looking for a skilled senior software developer / architect to join our engineering team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to define and implement the core architecture of the Kintent platform, lead the engineering effort for one of Kintent’s products, and shape ideas and user feedback into delightful experiences. You will also have opportunities to communicate directly with customers to truly understand their perspectives, and will be directly responsible for architecting, designing, and collaboratively building features based on what you learn.

Kintent is a highly collaborative, tight-knit team that prioritizes accessibility, inclusion, and independent thought. We’ll work to support you as you settle into your new role (and beyond), and expect that you do the same for your colleagues. All members of the engineering team are expected and encouraged to help manage their own workloads by assisting with sprint planning, voicing concerns, advocating for functionality they feel should be implemented, and proactively raising any issues they may encounter. We’re all here to help one another build great things.

As a Lead Architect you will work closely with our product management and user experience teams to affect real directional change in our products, help coordinate engineering efforts, and guide more junior team members towards becoming better engineers and upholding our values. To ensure success in this role, you should have in-depth knowledge of backend/API development concepts, excellent coding skills, an understanding of RDBMS principles, and an eagerness to learn on the job.

Position: Full Time

Location: This role will be primarily remote (work from home)


The Team Will Rely On You To:

  • Collaborate with the User Experience and Product teams to create end-to-end designs for new features
  • Take ownership of product features from design, implementation, and delivery, to post-delivery feedback and follow-up work
  • Coordinate development efforts across team members and ensure successful delivery
  • Build applications and APIs in JavaScript and Node.js, often to support frontend applications and SDKs
  • Create data models using RDBMS principles and implement them in PostgreSQL
  • Provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship
  • Troubleshoot interfaces and debug applications
  • Monitor and improve end-to-end performance
  • Communicate with and support our customers, and help find and build solutions to their problems

About You

You have:

  • A willingness to be a leader, and help teammates who depend on you
  • Strong backend experience in designing APIs and domain models, and knowledge of JavaScript and Node.js
  • Experience designing RDBMSs to support real-world application usage
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, and experience with debugging and performance-testing software
  • A focus on delivering value to customers
  • Great listening skills and a willingness to understand what your customers and team members need to be successful
  • A collaborative approach, a “can do” attitude, and a relentlessness in pursuing goals and solving problems
  • A willingness to learn from others and admit when you’ve made a mistake

Do You Align With Our Values? 

Kintent’s values are resilient THREADs that are stitched into the very fabric of our culture.

  • TRUST: We strive to continuously earn the trust of our team, customers, investors, and all other stakeholders — proving we are dependable.
  • HEALTH:  We are diligent caretakers of the health of the business, but never prioritize it over the mental and physical health of our team.
  • RESPECT: We are passionate about being respectful and courteous. There’s no excuse for being a jerk.
  • EVIDENCE-BASED DECISIONS: Our strategy and operations are driven by evidence, which we collect from our customers, product, team, and partners.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY: We are fanatical about transparency, and hold ourselves accountable for everything we do.
  • DIVERSITY: We work hard to nurture a team that is diverse in identity, belief, background, thought, and experience. Our diversity makes us stronger.

We celebrate diversity at Kintent. To Joyfully Craft a product that is loved by everyone, we need a team with all kinds of different perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. That's why we're committed to hiring people from a diversity of background, race, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status. We understand that applying for a new job takes a lot of work and we really value your time. We are really looking forward to reading your application!

Kintent is committed to developing a barrier-fee recruitment process and work environment. If you require any accommodation, please email us at careers@kintent.com and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

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