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Staff Software Engineer
Core Engineering
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Data Structures & Algorithms
React.js
Ruby on Rails
SCRUM
Requirements
  • Good judgment - the exercise of critical thinking, analyzing and assessing problems and implications, identifying patterns, making connections of underlying issues, understanding risks and developing mitigation strategies, and taking ownership of the outcome
  • Resourcefulness - taking a can-do approach, even in the face of obstacles and constraints by assessing what's in front of you and effectively and efficiently optimizing what you have, whether it's working on something new or thinking about how to do something better
  • Teamwork and communication - putting our collective best together through documentation, collaboration, relationship-building, listening, empathy, recruiting, and evangelism
  • Influence and leadership - fostering a community of knowledge-sharing, collaboration, mentorship, and forward-thinking
  • Skills and knowledge - the capacity to actively learn and apply specific domain knowledge, know-how, and best practices to continually enhance and improve
  • Camaraderie - Day to day you can be seen working together toward a higher purpose. You like to have fun. You're an active listener, treat people respectfully, and have a strong desire to know and help others
  • Openness - Your default is to be open. You're willing to share information, understand other perspectives, and consider new possibilities. You're curious, ask open questions, and are receptive to thoughts and feedback from others
  • Grit - You demonstrate grit by having the courage to commit and persevere. You're committed, earnest, and dive in to get the job done well with a positive attitude
  • Integrity - Simply put, do what you say and say what you'll do. You're honest and forthright, have a strong moral compass, and strive to match your words with your actions while leading by example
  • Simplicity - Be like Einstein: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.”
  • Minimum of 8+ years of professional hands-on experience
  • Expertise in large-scale either Ruby on Rails or React applications; we expect staff candidates to leverage a diverse skill set beyond these tools
  • Demonstrable experience leading engineers without formal direct reporting relationships
  • Strong systems architecture and coding/scripting skills
  • Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented design
  • Experience proactively collaborating across different engineering teams
  • Experience working with service-oriented architectures and complicated systems at scale
  • Experience building APIs and/or webhooks
  • Experience working using Agile/Scrum methodology in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in a high-growth environment working with deadlines and milestones
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; you enjoy figuring out what needs to be done
Responsibilities
  • Work collaboratively with other engineers, product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to bring new products and features to our customers
  • Scope and lead complex projects or changes that will benefit the entire organization
  • Serve as a role model for and work towards improving engineering standards, tooling, and processes
  • Mentor engineers to help them grow their technical skills by fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement
  • Build features and functionality that our customers use directly, typically in an iterative fashion taking into account user feedback
  • Drive sound technical decision-making and lead technical conversations with other teams across Justworks
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Justworks

501-1,000 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.
Benefits
  • Health - Believe in our vision. Medical and dental, too. Get support for your mental and financial health. Beta test new benefits and perks for our platform.
  • Workplace - Volunteer and get paid to give back. Take paid parental leave. Enjoy monthly team events that help turn coworkers into lifelong friends.
  • Wellness - Enjoy subsidized ClassPass memberships. Take advantage of regular yoga, meditation, and other wellness programming.
  • Perks - Be an owner, not an employee. Get time off whenever you need it. Take a sabbatical. Invest in your future financially and with professional learning and development opportunities.
Company Core Values
  • Camaraderie - As a growing company ourselves, we know how crucial teamwork, higher purpose, and a healthy dose of fun can be to success. We’re here to help businesses bring great people together to accomplish important things, while enjoying themselves at the same time.
  • Openness - We believe in radical transparency. This means we will never charge hidden fees, we will always be upfront with what we can and cannot do, and if we're not a good fit for you, we'll help you understand who might be.
  • Grit - They say when the going gets tough, the tough get going. We are a team of hardworking individuals who are building the best product there is to help your business succeed. We are here to do the hard work.
  • Integrity - Without trust, there is no partnership. And without integrity, there is no trust. We will always be open with you about changes and charges. You can always reach out to us with questions, concerns or if you just want to chat about your business needs.
  • Simplicity - Payroll, benefits, HR, and compliance aren't traditionally known for their simplicity. But we've made it our mission to streamline and simplify these normally complicated parts of doing business. This means an easy-to-use product for both you and your employees.