Kahuna is hiring a

Senior UI Engineer

Vancouver, Canada

Kahuna has pioneered a new way of marketing using artificial intelligence to understand and communicate with consumers 1-1 in real-time wherever they prefer.  We are looking for exceptional software engineers that are passionate about building delightful user interfaces.  As a Front End Software Engineer at Kahuna, you will specialize in building responsive and elegant web interfaces that bring the power of big data and real-time events to life.

What you get to do every day:

  • Design and implement new user-facing features in Kahuna’s products
  • Participate in rapid prototypes to evaluate frameworks or design concepts
  • Produce high-quality code with automated tests that performs and scales
  • Strive for clean architecture and extensible code

What you bring to the role:

  • BS or higher degree in Computer Science / MS preferred and a MINIMUM of 5+ years of related experience
  • Expertise in UI specifically having used React in a commercial software entity is REQUIRED
  • Strong user interface programming skills including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, and cross-browser development
  • Other nice to have frameworks and languages: D3, ES6, CoffeeScript, SASS
  • Understanding of JSON, XML, DOM, and other W3C standards
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal
  • Able to learn quickly and deliver high-quality code in a fast-paced, dynamic team where collaboration and innovation is encouraged
  • Previous experience working in a start-up or emerging company preferred
  • A team player that values team excellence over individual productivity
  • Good understanding of usability and visual design principles
  • Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques
  • Experience building SaaS applications using Agile software development and Test Driven Development methodologies
  • Experience with Marketing Automation or CRM is a plus

***PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE ONLY CONSIDERING CANDIDATES WHO LIVE LOCALLY IN VANCOUVER FOR THIS ROLE

AGENCY RECRUITERS PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT OUR COMPANY WE ARE NOT WORKING WITH EXTERNAL RESOURCES

About Kahuna

Kahuna is smart marketing automation software that empowers consumer marketers to personalize journeys for millions of consumers in seconds, meeting their expectation of a highly customized experience every time. Using AI technology and a cross-channel approach, we help brands understand and effectively communicate with their customers at the individual level, leading to superior business outcomes.
 
Kahuna is trusted by Yahoo, Yelp, Dollar Shave Club, Overstock, HotelTonight, Travelzoo, and hundreds of other companies. The company was founded in 2012 and has raised $58M in funding from top investors, including Sequoia Capital, Tenaya Capital, and SoftTech VC.

Individuals seeking employment at Kahuna are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.