ROKT is hiring a

Technical Solutions Engineer

New York, United States

Rokt makes e-commerce smarter, faster, and better. When customers are buying online, they increasingly expect more personalized and relevant experiences. Rokt uses real-time data and decisioning to deliver the next best action for each person in each Transaction Moment™. Founded in Sydney in 2012, Rokt now operates in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, The Netherlands, Spain and Japan. Our clients include Live Nation, Staples, Groupon, GoDaddy, Expedia, Wells Fargo, Vistaprint and HelloFresh. Rokt unlocks the hidden potential in every single Transaction Moment™.

With an annual revenue run rate of more than USD$100m and a vibrant company culture, Rokt was recently listed in Built In NYC's ‘Best Places to Work’ in New York. Our award-winning culture is guided by our four core values: Smart with Humility, Customer Obsessed, Conquer New Frontiers, and Enjoy the Ride. These values help us recruit, retain, and promote the right talent around the globe and ensure we have the right conditions to do our best work. Rokt closed our Series D in 2020, raising US$80m from TDM Growth Partners and existing investors.

The investment supports our continued investment in research and development.

We are profitable, growing fast, and having fun transforming the world of e-commerce.


Learn more at rokt.com.


Requirements

We are looking for talented cross-functional engineers to join a newly formed Solutions Engineering team. At Rokt, our Solutions Engineering team is critical for the successful deployment of our groundbreaking technology, including collaboratively designing solutions and building integrations with clients and Rokt teams. We are looking for engineers who are able to wrap their heads around incredibly complex challenges and come up with elegant solutions that transform our clients’ businesses. You will be expected to apply your strong engineering and problem solving skills to priorities and execute on projects. Our ideal candidate has experience in both software engineering and more customer-facing roles.

You will be working closely with our Engineering, Product, BD, and Customer Success teams and gain a unique end-to-end perspective of the Rokt products. You will spend your time working on client solutions and developing products. Your contribution will be valuable to not only our internal users that provide world class service to our customers, but also help our product development team shape the future vision of our products.

The mission of our Technical Solutions Engineers is to increase the velocity of our Rokt Commerce deployments with our clients.

Outcomes & responsibilities

  • Reduce sales cycle time:
    • Designing client specific approaches for Rokt product integrations in the early phases of client engagement. Including, the discovery process, helping to uncover your clients current problems and to align the solutions to highlight and prioritize solving these.
    • Act as the technical specialist assisting clients to integrate Rokt by architecting, leading and delivering integration projects. Integrating Rokt or other RESTful APIs into web applications.
  • Increase the velocity of subsequent clients projects
    • Provide ongoing support and technical expertise for your customers by assisting with custom feature development, migrating to Rokt’s latest SDKs and responding to severity 1 issues.
  • Improve the product to increase velocity for subsequent client deployments by:
    • Feedback lessons learnt during interactions with your clients to the product and engineering teams to provide feedback and insight on upcoming product plans
    • Develop tools to improve the team's efficiency, fix bugs, develop new custom features

Capabilities & requirements

  • Problem solving:
    • Technical Experience: Deep understanding of web development protocols, JavaScript, frontend and backend technology stacks, and networking-related protocols as well as dev tools to debug HTTP communications (like curl, postman, wireshark). Solid understanding of OWASP and client-side security practices as well as cloud computing. Experience with iOS and Android application development optional and technology knowledge such as Ionic or Xamarin a bonus. Proficient coder in at least one language. Able to read, understand and debug a range of programming languages.
    • Learns quickly: demonstrated ability to quickly understand and absorb new information.
    • Analytical skills: able to process both qualitative and quantitative data and draw conclusions from it.
    • Curious: has a probing mind. Passion for technology and eager to dive-in to figure out how things work.
    • Attention to detail: does not let important details slip through the cracks. Is on top of what matters to successfully deliver a project.
    • Ability to quickly understand business logic and be able to translate into expected technical behavior
    • Planning: plans, organizes and schedules in an efficient and productive manner.
  • Resilience and tenacity:
    • Adaptable: adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions; eager to roll up sleeves and do whatever it takes to help make projects and clients successful
    • Efficiency: able to deliver significant output with minimal wasted effort.
    • Proactive: acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the table.
    • Persistence: demonstrates tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get it done.
  • Emotional intelligence:
    • Ability to develop other team members.
    • Teamwork: works effectively with diverse geographically separated teams (clients and Rokt’stars). Able to build collaborative working relationships.
    • Calm under pressure
    • Communication: speaks and writes succinctly and clearly.
    • Listening skills: seeks to understand others.
  • Willingness to travel (up to 80%), work on client sites and with distributed teams (will likely require travel in the US, and to Australia, and you will be working closely with an Australian Engineering team).

Benefits

  • Work with the greatest talent in town. Our recruiting process is tough. We hold a high bar because we have a high performing culture - we only want the brightest and the best.
  • Join a community. We believe the best things happen when we come together to solve complex problems and make meaningful connections with each other through interest groups, sports clubs, and social events.
  • Accelerate your career. Develop through our global training events, ‘Level Up’ investment, online training courses and our fantastic people leaders. Take your career to Rokt’speed - the average time between promotions is 12 months.
  • Take a break. When you work hard, we know you also need to rest. We offer generous time off and parental leave policies. We also offer a paid Rokt’star Sabbatical for employees who have been with us 3 years or more.
  • Stay happy and healthy. Enjoy catered lunch 3 times a week and healthy snacks in the office. Plus join the gym on us! Access generous retirement plans like a 4% dollar-for-dollar 401K matching plan in the US. In the US, get fully funded premium health insurance for your whole family.
  • Become a shareholder. All Rokt’stars have stock options. If we succeed, everyone gets to enjoy the upside.
  • See the world! Along with our global all-staff events in amazing locations (Phuket, Thailand in January 2020), we also offer generous relocation packages for those interested in moving to another Rokt office. We have cool offices in great cities - Tokyo, New York, Singapore, Boston, Sydney.
  • We believe in equality. Rokt is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recognizes that a diverse workforce is crucial to our success as a business. We would love to hear from you - irrespective of socio-economic status or background, age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, color, pregnancy, carer/family responsibilities, national and social origin, political opinion, marital, veteran, or disability status.