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Staff Software Engineer (Fullstack) - Experimentation



Software Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023

Being a Champion for SMBs is good for business. And a career defining opportunity for you

BILL is a leader in financial automation software for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). As a champion of SMBs, we are dedicated to automating the future of finance so businesses can thrive. Hundreds of thousands of businesses trust BILL solutions to manage financial workflows, including payables, receivables, and spend and expense management. With BILL, businesses are connected to a network of millions of members, so they can pay or get paid faster. Through our automated solutions, we help SMBs simplify and control their finances, so they can confidently manage their businesses, and succeed on their terms.

BILL is a trusted partner of leading U.S. financial institutions, accounting firms, and accounting software providers. We have operations in San Jose, CA, Draper, UT, Houston, TX and Sydney, AUS and are continuing to expand into other geographic locations. If you’re looking for a place that helps you do the best work of your career, look no further than BILL.

This position is based at San Jose; we support a hybrid work environment with on-site and remote work days.

Make your impact within a rapidly growing Fintech Company

BILL is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join our Experimentation team. This team is building a new platform (0-1) that will allow other engineering teams to conduct experiments and test on various aspects of their products or services. This role is critical for data-driven decision-making and optimizing user experiences. This individual should have a strong technical background, data skills, and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive meaningful improvements based on experiment results.

Key responsibilities associated with this role are:

  1. Platform Development: Build and maintain an experimentation platform that enables teams to design, deploy, and analyze experiments efficiently. This platform may involve A/B testing, multivariate testing, and other experimentation methodologies.
  2. Tooling and Infrastructure: Develop and manage the necessary tools, libraries, and infrastructure to support experimentation. This includes ensuring data collection, tracking, and analysis capabilities are in place.
  3. Experiment Management: Collaborate with product managers, data scientists, and other stakeholders to define the scope of experiments, set up experiments correctly, and ensure they are executed accurately.
  4. Data Integrity and Analysis: Ensure the quality and integrity of experimental data. Analyze experiment results to provide insights and actionable recommendations for product improvement.
  5. Automation: Automate repetitive tasks related to experiment setup, data collection, and reporting to streamline the experimentation process.
  6. Monitoring and Alerting: Implement monitoring and alerting systems to detect anomalies or issues with experiments in real-time.
  7. Documentation: Maintain clear and comprehensive documentation for the experimentation platform and processes to facilitate knowledge sharing and onboarding of new team members.
  8. Security and Compliance: Ensure that the experimentation platform complies with data privacy and security regulations, and implement safeguards to protect user data.
  9. Performance Optimization: Continuously optimize the experimentation platform for speed, scalability, and efficiency to support a growing number of experiments and users.

We’d love to chat if you have:

  • 8+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 8 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 5 years experience; or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years developing systems/software for large business environment platforms on Node (preferred) or Java
  • Experience leading design and implementation of complex distributed systems, robust, highly scalable, and performant SaaS applications (AWS technologies preferred)
  • Experience developing micro services and APIs
  • Experience with Angular or React, NodeJS, GraphQL, Apollo Client, React Testing Library, etc.
  • Experience with Jest, Cypress, Cucumber and with any Design Systems is a huge plus
  • Experience with dev tools like Splunk, Datadog, Mixpanel, LaunchDarkly, LogRocket etc.
  • Knowledge of build systems for SPA - webpack, ES6 transpilers, CSS frameworks
  • Excellent teamwork and communication and ability to gain alignment across cross-functional boundaries
  • Ability to challenge the norm and maturity to advocate for changes for the greater benefit of the business
  • Passion for great products and building great experiences, proven ability to take the product through all stages of development from concept to launch at scale

Let’s talk about benefits

  • 100% paid employee health, dental, and vision plans (choose HMO, PPO, or HDHP)
  • HSA & FSA accounts
  • Life Insurance, Long & Short-term disability coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 11+ Observed holidays and wellness days and flexible time off
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program with employee discounts
  • Wellness & Fitness initiatives
  • Employee recognition and referral programs
  • And much more

This role is based in California.

The estimated base salary range for this role is noted below for our office location in San Jose, CA. Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in BILL’s bonus and equity plan. Our ranges for each role and job level are based on a variety of factors including candidate experience, expertise, and geographic location and may vary from the amounts listed above. The role is also eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending & health savings account, paid holidays, paid time off, and other company benefits.

San Jose pay range
$167,300$200,700 USD

For positions that are in office we support a hybrid work environment with on-site and remote work days. Check out our LinkedIn Life Page for each location and Discover BILL.

We live our culture and values every day

At BILL, we’re different by design—it's our culture. Our CEO is a trusted entrepreneur who lives our cultural values: Humble, Authentic, Passionate, Accountable, and Fun. People here love being their authentic selves, contributing unique experiences, sharing ideas, perspectives, and intellectual curiosity. We celebrate our diversity as the heart and soul of how we work, grow, and succeed together. Inspiring people with meaningful career experiences they love really does make the dream work and our successes just keep getting better. There’s no limit to what we can build and where we can go from here. We’d love you to join us.

BILL is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer where everyone is welcome. Our innovation and technology are inspired by an inclusive culture unlike any other. Everyone brings a different personal story and perspective and this diverse mix of minds, backgrounds, and experiences is where our greatest ideas come from. We welcome people of all races, ethnicities, ages, religions, abilities, genders, and sexual orientations to make us an even more vibrant company. We want everyone to bring their authentic selves here, to share our values, shape our vision, drive innovation, and become part of a culture we celebrate every day.

BILL Culture:

  • Humble - We check our egos at the door. We are curious. We listen, accept feedback.
  • Authentic - We earn and show trust by being real—embracing our authentic selves.
  • Passionate - We care deeply about each other and our customers.
  • Accountable - We are duty-bound to each other, our customers, and society.
  • Fun - We wrap it all together by building connections and enjoying time spent together.

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