Kount > Software Engineer

JOB TITLE: Software Engineer
REPORTS TO: Software Engineering Manager

Kount ® is a leading innovator of solutions for fraud and risk management. Kount delivers an all-in-one fraud and risk management solution for companies that have card-not-present environments looking to simplify their fraud/risk operations while dramatically improving bottom line results.  Kount provides a single, turnkey fraud solution that is easy-to-implement and easy-to-use. Kount’s proprietary technology has reviewed hundreds of millions of transactions and provides maximum protection for some of the world’s best-known brands.

Kount has an opening for a Software Engineer in our Boise, Idaho office.

Job Summary: The successful candidate will join a team of bright, hard-working engineers who are using OOP and Agile processes to design and implement unique solutions to emerging market problems.The candidate should have extensive e-commerce development experience covering a wide-range of concerns, and the ability to write elegant code both individually and as part of a team.


  • Develop SaaS solutions using PHP5/Oracle on UNIX/Apache as a member of an Agile Project Team.
  • Apply development and testing best practices (e.g. Refactoring, Continuous Integration, Unit Testing, Profiling, APM) to produce maintainable, scalable, and quality solutions.
  • Communicate clearly and collaborate with the team on both individual and group projects.
  • Work closely with technical writers and the team to document features and changes.
  • Help foster an engineering culture focused on building high quality products and software.


  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • 2-5 years professional software development experience, preferably in a web-based environment.
  • Knowledge of general Internet technologies including HTML, REST, HTTP, CSS, sessions, etc.
  • Proficient in at least one modern, structured programming language like PHP5, Java, Ruby, or Python.
  • Experience with Relational Databases and NoSQL systems.
  • Experience upgrading legacy systems to scale horizontally preferred.
  • Background working with internet scale web systems preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in Apache, Linux, and UNIX tools/utilities (bash, cron).
  • Experience with frameworks such as spring, django, rails, zend, cakephp, a plus.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and desire to work in collaborative team environment.
  • Background in credit card and financial services a plus.
  • Including links to open source contributions, GitHub or other portfolio resources during application process is strongly encouraged.

Kount offers excellent compensation and benefits packages in a cool work environment with a relaxed dress code.

If you are great at what you do and love doing it, keep up on latest technologies, have self-discipline for doing things right, understand standards and best practices and why they are important, send your resume to jobs@kount.com.

                           Kount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.