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Engineering Careers at Kong

Work on technology powering the world!

Be a part of a developer-first organization passionate about solving challenges shaping the future of technology. If you believe in taking ownership of your work, making an impact, and having fun along the way, we would love to talk to you!


  • Open source in our DNA
  • Fully remote: work from wherever you want!
  • Pre-IPO
 Company

Work on some of the most popular OSS projects

Kong Gateway The world’s most popular API gateway

 

Kong Ingress Controller Take control of your Kubernetes clusters

 

Kuma The universal Envoy service mesh

 

Insomnia Collaborative API design platform

 

Want to be a Konger?

Since the day our founders, Aghi and Marco, became friends in Milan, Italy over 10 years ago, they dreamt of building a global company grounded in strong principles. Today, we have employees in over 24 countries and growing! Since day one, we have felt that diversity would only make us stronger, and we continue to march down that path as we grow. Our remote culture has thrived over the past year, and we continue to invest in our employee experience with dedicated teams and programs. Here’s an inside peek at what this looks like:

  • ✈️  Annual We plan an annual offsite at an exciting location where we come together once a year to stay connected with colleagues from near and far.
  • 🍩  Weekly Donut Chats Kongers from across the globe are randomly paired into “get-to-know” activities and share their discoveries.
  • 🌎  Worldwide Kong Update Teams from across the organization share updates, wins and lessons learned during our company all-hands.
  • 💰  Home Office Stipend We empower employees to build the environment that supports their productivity.
  • ❤️  Flexible Time Off & Dedicated Unplug Days Take the time you need to take care of you!
  • 💻  Virtual Events From trivia to fitness challenges to guided meditation, we know the workplace is more than just work. There’s something for everybody to get involved!
  • 👏🏼  A Dedicated Employee Experience Team A team of community enablers drive our culture of belonging by solely focusing on our Kongers’ journeys and connections.
  • 🦍  Kong Squad We provide a space for all Kongers who have a passion to be involved with culture-focused initiatives with a singular focus – and ensure every employee is proud to say they work at Kong, no matter where they are in the world.

How We Do It

We are passionate about solving challenges that will fundamentally shape the future of technology. If you believe in taking ownership of your work, making an impact and having fun along the way, come join us!

  • Global

    Be Inclusive. We work together from anywhere to achieve our common goals. Our differences make us stronger.

  • Real

    Be Authentic. We are genuine, pricipled and confident without arrogance. Show respect and kindness, especially in tough moments.

  • Unstoppable

    Be Relentlessly Resourceful. We work with purpose, obsession and grit. It takes muscle to do hard things and doing hard things builds muscle.

  • Champions

    Be Customer Obsessed. We care. Customers are everything, we put them at the center of everything you do. We are all empowered to make an impact.

  • Explorers

    Be Curious. We value ideas over hierarchy. Never accept the status quo. We make bold bets, fail, and learn everyday. There is always a way.

  • Own It

    Be an owner. We are drivers not passengers and own the quality and outcomes of our work.