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Software Application Engineer


Khoros | 2400: PS Billable | Austin, TX

As a Software Application Engineer, you are essential to our customers’ success by designing and implementing Khoros' solutions optimally for their needs. On a day-to-day basis, you will be responsible for: understanding customer goals and guiding them to appropriate technical solutions; designing, implementing, and co-developing these solutions; contributing to pre-sales efforts (feasibility, scoping, analysis, estimation); working with colleagues, as needed, throughout the design and delivery lifecycle.


Job Description:

  • Understanding customer goals or requirements and guiding them to an appropriate technical solution; scoping, estimating, architecting, then designing and implementing custom features or integrations to Khoros' core products; articulating complex technical concepts in layman's terms
  • Overseeing the delivery of projects from a technical standpoint with the goal that the completed implementation adheres to the intended design and properly addresses the business requirements
  • Managing and accounting for your own time and activities
  • Contributing to operational and process improvements within the department


  • Formal training/education, or 3 years professional experience in Java 7 (or newer), Java Enterprise Edition, Sun Certified Java Programmer, or Oracle Certified Professional Java Programmer a plus.
  • Graduate or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Strong command of the English language (written, spoken, colloquial); additional languages a plus
  • Confidence in your presentation skills – ability to capture attention and deliver key messages in a variety of contexts (small groups to larger audiences)
  • Professional experience implementing software root cause analysis procedures; ability to diagnose problems in complex technology environments
  • Strong understanding of public key cryptography
  • 3+ years of professional experience with Java frameworks and a working knowledge of Model-View-Controller (MVC)
  • Professional experience with templating languages (e.g. FreeMarker, Velocity, XSLT)
  • Professional experience integrating external web services including REST and SOAP
  • Hands-on experience with AWS a plus
  • Professional experience with SSO

The Perks at Khoros:

  • An incredible work environment – fun, casual, fast-paced environment
  • Health, dental, vision, disability, and 401K benefits
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Fresh, healthy lunches catered four days a week
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks