Mar Blanes – Human Resources Analyst

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The Company

Knack is a no-code productivity platform that’s redefining how work gets done. Is used by thousands of customers — from non-profits to the world’s biggest organizations — to run processes, departments, and even entire companies.They need a capable Software Engineer to help them deliver an outstanding and reliable product.

They’re looking for someone who’s not just an expert at reading and executing on test cases, but someone who can assess and improve our test coverage.And did we mention self-motivated and independent? This is a 100% remote role, with a flat culture that gives you the autonomy to define how you can do the best work of your career.

Role Description

  • Deep dive into Aurora PostgreSQL SQL performance challenges to optimize or change architecture for speed, scalability and reliability.
  • Leverage tools such as New Relic, Performance Insights, Sentry to identify opportunities to improve performance for our large number of users.
  • Drive innovative problem solving on challenging engineering problems, including: Caching, Real-time concurrency, and Container optimizations
  • Refactor and modernize areas of the codebase, with an eye towards increasing maintainability, performance, and rapid iteration
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, infrastructure and engineering teams to enable well-informed decision-making by: Bringing appropriate information to discussions, Clarifying scope and accurately presenting tradeoffs, Clearly communicating potential changes and alternatives along with associated pros / cons
  • Be an inspiring and supportive teammate by participating in PR reviews, pair programming, active feedback, idea generation, teaching, learning, and generally being a delightful human being

Requirements

  • Has proven experience solving performance problems on PostgreSQL and Node.js.
  • Worked on a multi-region, multi-tenant SaaS application with a large number of users.
  • You can go heads down to understand and find the root cause of a problem.
  • Experienced as a meaningful contributor to a data-driven architecture at scale.
  • Humble but opinionated. You have lots of ideas, yet you are happy to shift directions when a better path emerges. You take your work much more seriously than you take yourself.
  • Hungry for meaningful work, and space to do it. Knack is a complex product in a complex space and the work is extremely challenging – but also deeply rewarding. Knack makes a major impact in the work of thousands of companies and organizations.

We offer

The biggest benefit is working alongside our awesome team of Knacksters. We’re a funny, humble, talented team of delightful human beings that above all enjoy working with each other, growing with each other, and supporting each other. These benefits aren’t that bad either:

  • 🕧 Define your work: find the location, environment, and schedule that is best for your life and work. It’s not about separation, it’s about optimization. 
  • 🛫 Paid Corporate Retreats: we get together twice a year at amazing locations to do normal human being things in person. We pay for your flight, lodging, and meals.
  • 💻 Tech: we provide a top-of-the-line MacBook

We are also passionate about learning and professional development. We provide multiple learning opportunities and encourage each other to continuously learn and grow:

  • Long term growth and learning plans, with regular check-ins to help you level up on what’s important to you.
  • Have executive-level visibility into how the company is run and performing, including revenue.
  • Use an annual allowance to stay on top of your game with training, classes, books, and workshops.
  • Attend industry conferences that are meaningful to you.

Vacancies: 1


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 

Knack and BranchCreation, believe that diversity among our teammates is critical to our success as a company. We evaluate all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, gender expression, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability status, or any other legally protected class. We recruit, hire, and retain top talent from a diverse candidate pool.