Software Engineer


Though we’re living in a world of texts, Tweets and long emails threads, real business is still done face to face—at great events. That’s why Kapow is disrupting the $500 billion events industry by building the world’s largest collection of unique event ideas. Our online marketplace covers everything from happy hours at local hot spots to trips to Punta Cana. Companies like Google, LinkedIn and HP can find cool events and book them online, then use our suite of online tools to manage their event from start to finish.  

Here’s where you come in.  We are looking for talented engineers to join our team and contribute in ways that will have a big impact on the business.


  • Developing features for the Kapow platform on a Mac using Ruby/Rails, Git and mySQL
  • Writing Javascript using React, Redux, NPM and related libraries
  • Building RESTful API’s
  • One-week sprints and you’ll be participating in all ceremonies


Required Skills/Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of relevant software engineering experience
  • Comfortable developing RESTful API’s
  • Proficient with SQL
  • Fluent in Unit Testing (RSpec, Cucumber, or equivalent in your favorite language)
  • An entrepreneur's soul and the ability to thrive in an agile environment
  • You are a problem solver and an executor
Nice To Have:
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Front-End HTML5/CSS3 experience
  • Experience developing microservices
  • Familiarity with third party API integrations
  • Experience with e-commerce transactions and related security
  • Experience developing and improving e-commerce platforms
  • Experience with continuous integration environments and deployment tools (Jenkins, Capistrano)
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Knowledge about server/application performance optimization