Senior Software Engineer (Mexico)



Software Engineering
Mexico · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

We're Karat, the world's largest interviewing company.

Karat helps companies hire top engineering talent with confidence. As an end-to-end hiring solution, we work with organizations to improve the quality, efficiency, and equity of their technical hiring process. Global leaders like Walmart, Atlassian, and Citi rely on Karat to conduct hundreds of assessments and interviews every day through a powerful combination of human expertise and innovative technology. Our mission is to make every interview predictive, fair and enjoyable so we can unlock opportunity -- for everyone. We’re a passionate, focused, human-centric team, and we want you to join us!

Come join our Engineering team

Our Software Engineering team is dedicated to building the world’s most predictive, inclusive, and fair interviewing products for our clients and technical candidates alike.

What you will do

As a Senior Software Engineer at Karat, you will build product features that materially improve how engineers are interviewed, and how engineering organizations operate. Working closely with cross-functional partners, you will work hands-on in the ideation and execution of complex products that directly serve engineers, candidates, and internal teams as we scale.

  • Lead and mentor more junior engineers by drawing from your rich set of experiences and technical knowledge.
  • Develop web applications using a variety of engineering languages (i.e. HTTP, Rest and GraphQL).
  • Lay the foundation for the Company's new systems while revamping existing codebase.
  • Write clean and scalable services, components, APIs, and the backend that the Company’s products depend on.
  • Collaborate cross-funcionally with the Company's team of Data Scientists, Designers, Product Managers, and Software Engineers to define features and build powerful and easy-to-use products and customer-facing workflow tools.
  • Contribute to the further development of effective processes for ensuring Karat products have high quality code and minimal defects.
  • Deliver the complex projects that fall into your team’s area on time and with quality.
  • Own and deliver complex projects from design to release, including communication with stakeholders.
  • Remain flexible enough to handle all of the unknowns that come with fast growth in the company.

The experience you will bring

  • 6+ years of professional experience developing and launching web applications/systems into a production environment
  • Prior experience designing and building backend services and APIs or frontend components
  • Experience developing in Ruby or a similar language
  • Comfortable in a Unix/Linux workflow
  • UI/ UX experience using modern frameworks like React as well as plain JavaScript or TypeScript is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with a service-oriented team
  • Strong fluency in written and spoken English

Applicants, please note: submissions not 100% in English will not be considered.

Legal Employment Statement

Karat is a U.S. company. In order to work with individuals outside of the United States, we partner with a Professional Employer Organization (PEO). If hired for this position, your legal employer will be the PEO. This means your payroll, benefits offered, time off, etc., will be offered and managed by them.

Statement of Inclusivity:

In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Karat.

We value a diverse workforce: people of color, womxn, and LGBTQIA+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

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