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Software Engineer

Miami, FL | Remote work available

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The Software Engineer position at Kairos involves working collaboratively with our product and operations teams. In this role, you will help design, build, automate, monitor and secure the applications and systems infrastructure that powers Kairos’ face biometrics SaaS platforms. This role covers a wide range of challenges, from developing new APIs and SDKs to building sample apps that demonstrate the power of our facial biometrics platforms.


  • Work with our product and design teams to bring new products and enhance existing products and tools.
  • Build APIs and SDKs to surprise and delight the developers on our platform.
  • Work with our operations teams to perform and automate software releases.
  • Own the delivery of the products and projects you are working on.


  • Extensive development and troubleshooting experience with PHP, HTML5, JavaScript and CSS development.
  • Experience building REST based APIs.
  • Familiar with model - view - controller (MVC) design pattern and frameworks.
  • Solid understanding of Object Oriented Programming concepts.
  • Automated testing and logging frameworks such as PHPUnit and Monolog.
  • Ability to work on a variety of challenges.
  • Self-reliant; able to work independently and accept responsibility for projects.
  • Thrives in a fast paced and sometimes ambiguous environment.
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn and experiment with a passion for technology.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.

Nice to Haves

  • MongoDB, MySQL, and/or Redis experience.
  • Experience with Linux (Ubuntu) on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Google Cloud Platform.
  • jQuery, Symfony2 framework, or other framework experience.
  • Continuous delivery and integration experience.
  • Experience with software version control systems (We love GitHub).
  • C/C++ and/or Java experience.
  • Object Oriented Programming (OOP) and system architecture experience.
  • Experience with MVC frameworks such as Symfony, Silex, or CodeIgniter.

What's in it for you

  • Great organization with a family atmosphere based in Miami or Boston
  • Remote and flexible work available
  • Stock options
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and 401k options