Staff Software Engineer
Frontend Tech
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Justworks

1,001-5,000 employees

Payroll and benefits facilities platform
Company Overview
Justworks’ mission is to help entrepreneurs and businesses grow with confidence. The company is building software for payroll, benefits, HR, and compliance.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$160M

Founded

2012

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

67%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Kotlin
Datadog
Agile
JavaScript
React.js
MySQL
Git
Data Structures & Algorithms
Ruby on Rails
Apache Kafka
Docker
TypeScript
AWS
Elasticsearch
SCRUM
CircleCI
CategoriesNew
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional hands-on experience in software engineering on the frontend
  • Strong systems architecture skills and experience working with multiple, interconnected systems and their UIs at scale
  • Experience leading and mentoring engineers without formal direct reporting relationships
  • Experience proactively collaborating across different engineering teams and advocating for teams’ needs
  • Experience working using Agile/Scrum methodology in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented design, and their practical applications
  • Experience in React and comparable frameworks; with experience using various methods to handle state, contexts, etc. (we expect staff candidates to leverage a diverse skill set beyond these tools)
Responsibilities
  • Work collaboratively with other engineers, product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to build features and functionality that our customers use directly, typically in an iterative fashion taking into account user feedback.
  • As part of a broad staff engineering group, scope, architect, and lead frontend initiatives that benefit multiple teams including improvements in our platform, standards, tooling, and processes
  • Drive sound technical decision-making and lead technical conversations with other teams across Justworks
  • Work across different applications and code bases
  • Own the backlog of tech investments and technical KPIs for the vertical
  • Keep our code healthy, follow good practices, and improve engineering standards by being a role model and teaching and motivating other engineers to do the same
  • Mentor engineers to help them grow their technical skills by fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with React/Javascript, Typescript, View.js, Ruby on Rails, Go, Kotlin, GraphQL, Kafka, MySQL
  • Experience with AWS, Git, ElasticSearch, Docker, CircleCI, DataDog