Expa is hiring a

Software Engineer

New York, United States

Job Summary

Kit is looking for exceptional software engineers to join our engineering team in New York. The ideal candidate must love creating and growing products from the very early stages. Your colleagues see you as a programming expert and go to you with their toughest problems. You are comfortable jumping in and learning new skills as we build and grow our systems. You have strong product sensibilities and deeply care about the end-user experience.


  • You have worked with teams to build and ship products that users love
  • You thrive on the challenge of how to build a new product from scratch
  • You care about finding and focusing on the right ideas collaboratively with a team
  • You love working in teams and work great under pressure


  • Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred
  • 2+ years building products for high-impact consumer applications
  • Proven experience working with the best designers and engineers, and mentoring and developing talent
  • Solid experience shipping products of significant complexity
  • Able to make solid technical judgements and back them up articulately
  • Experience with modern REST API design conventions and standards
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, to be flexible, and to quickly adapt to new information
  • Experience working for an engineering-driven company and/or a startup a plus
  • History of open source contributions strongly preferred


Kit is excited to offer a full-time role with comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance. We offer a very competitive compensation package.

About Kit

Kit is a platform for product discovery. We are building a service that uses social discovery to recommend products across various categories. We are based in New York City (with an office in San Francisco) and were recently named as one of Business Insider’s Top 15 NYC startups. As a part of Expa we sit in an amazing office, are surrounded and supported by smart & experienced teams, and get early access to cool new products.

Our small team is diverse, inclusive, and fun. It is not required that you identify with a particular gender, race, orientation, national origin, age range, hobby set or belief in order to be a part of team Kit.

We hail from some of the best companies out there including YouTube, Apple, Google, Gilt, and Foursquare. We even count a professional producer/DJ in our midst.