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Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Manila, Philippines
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

About Karbon

Karbon is the global leader in practice management software for growth-minded accounting firms. We provide an award-winning, highly collaborative cloud platform that streamlines work and communication, enabling the average accounting firm using Karbon to save 16 hours per week, per employee.

We have customers in 34 countries and have grown into a globally distributed team, with our people based throughout the US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Philippines. We are well-funded, ranked #1 on G2, have a fantastic team culture built on our values, are growing rapidly, and making a global impact.

Karbon is seeking Engineers skilled in balancing efficiency and excellence. Ideal candidates thrive in teamwork, innovate, design, build and deploy products while valuing autonomy and creativity. We prioritize ownership and impact, welcoming diversity, passion, and authenticity in a collaborative, sincere environment.

Key Responsibilities

Some of your main responsibilities will include:

  • Develop high-quality, customer-focused software in alignment with Karbon's development standards and best practices. As an Engineer, you are pivotal in building an exceptional product for our customers.
  • Balance excellence and efficiency—You skillfully balance excellent engineering with the necessity to meet deadlines.
  • Collaborate Effectively Within the Team—Engineering thrives on teamwork and mutual support. In our team-focused environment, whether working remotely or in the office, your contributions are valuable. You are ready to enhance our exceptional team, dedicating your skills towards our shared goals.
  • Embrace Autonomy and Curiosity—Your inherent curiosity drives you to tackle challenges and explore new domains. With autonomy, you approach problems with innovative solutions, guided rather than directed, engaging fully and creatively in your work. We also want you to show a passion for developing technologies, patterns and practices.
  • Contribute Your Passion and Personality—Your creativity, curiosity, and authenticity strengthen our team. If you’ve navigated politically charged workplaces, you'll find our culture of openness, authenticity, and absence of office politics refreshing.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Karbon is a .Net application and we are seeking candidates with proficiency with C#, SQL Server, and .Net (MVC, Web API, .Net Core, JavaScript/TypeScript a plus).
  • We are building for scale and performance at Karbon and candidates should have an understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures, and algorithms.
  • Strong communication skills are essential for our international, multi-locational team dynamics.
  • Familiarity with the full software development life cycle and quality engineering best practices is required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience is needed.

Why Work at Karbon

  • Industry leading benefits package including medical insurance for you and up to three eligible dependents
  • 15 paid time off days per year (which includes 5 Karbon Days per year)
  • 7 Sick leave days per year
  • Internet and work from home subsidy
  • Discretionary bonus program
  • Life insurance
  • Work with (and learn from) a very experienced team
  • Be part of a startup team that will continue to grow around you
  • Flexible approach to work environment (we believe in trust and autonomy)
  • A culture of open communication, consistent feedback, and full transparency into company results, metrics, and financial position

Karbon embraces diversity and inclusion, aligning with our values as a business. Research has shown that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single criteria. If you've made it this far in the job description but your past experience doesn't perfectly align, we do encourage you to still apply. You could still be the right person for the role!

When we look for talent to join our team, we want unique, creative, and amazing people that align with values, and help us build a world-class product and company.

We recruit and reward people based on capability and performance. We don’t discriminate based on race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion, physical or cognitive ability, and other diversity dimensions that may hinder inclusion in the organization.

Generally, if you are a good person, we want to talk to you. 😛

If there are any adjustments or accommodations that we can make to assist you during the recruitment process, and your journey at Karbon, contact us at for a confidential discussion.

At this time, we request that agency referrals are not submitted for this position. We appreciate your understanding and encourage direct applications from interested candidates. Thank you!