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Software Engineer, Benefits Platform



Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022
<div class="content-intro"> <h1><strong>Who We Are</strong></h1> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data-driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">We're united by shared goals and shared motivations at Justworks. These are best summed up in our company values, which are reflected in our product and in our team.</span></p> <p><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Our Values</span></a></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.</span></p> </div><h1><strong>Who You Are</strong></h1> <p>Justworks is seeking a Software Engineer to join our team. As a successful candidate, you have demonstrated the ability to build, deploy and maintain large-scale, distributed applications. You have worked within a service-oriented architecture and know how to separate data and functionality as necessary. You understand and use automated testing as a productivity multiplier.</p> <p>The Benefits Platform Team is responsible for accelerating the growth of the core business by building and running a new, hyper flexible benefits platform that will serve as the launch pad for multiple new products, services, and partnerships over the next 5 years. </p> <p>We’re building a brand new product and a brand new team so our requirements are a little more nebulous. If you read through the below bullet points and feel like we described you, go ahead and apply. We’d love to chat because you might just be the particularly shaped puzzle piece we’re looking for right now. </p> <h1><strong>Your Success Profile</strong></h1> <h2><strong>What You Will Work On</strong></h2> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Collaborate with a cross functional team to improve and scale the frameworks our other engineers build on top of</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Add capabilities to our high-volume, fault-tolerant processing infrastructure</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Take ownership of designing and developing core application functionality</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Implement internal services</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Enhance our testing, monitoring and continuous deployment infrastructure</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Keep extremely sensitive data compartmentalized and secure</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Perform other related duties as assigned</span></li> </ul> <h2><strong>How You Will Do Your Work</strong></h2> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">As a Software Engineer, </span><em><span style="font-weight:400;">how</span></em><span style="font-weight:400;"> results are achieved is paramount for your success and ultimately result in our success as an organization. In this role, your foundational knowledge, skills, abilities and personal attributes are anchored in the following competencies:</span></p> <ul> <li> <strong>Good judgement </strong><span style="font-weight:400;">- 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.</span> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <strong>Resourcefulness </strong><span style="font-weight:400;">- 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.</span> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <strong>Teamwork and communication </strong><span style="font-weight:400;">- putting our collective best together through documentation, collaboration, relationship-building, listening, empathy, recruiting, and evangelism.</span> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <strong>Influence and leadership </strong><span style="font-weight:400;">- fostering a community of knowledge-sharing, collaboration, mentorship, and forward-thinking.</span> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <strong>Skills and knowledge </strong><span style="font-weight:400;">- the capacity to actively learn and apply specific domain knowledge, know-how, and best practices to continually enhance and improve.</span> </li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">In addition, all Justworkers focus on aligning their behaviors to our core values known as COGIS. It stands for:</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <strong>Camaraderie</strong><span style="font-weight:400;"> - 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.</span> </li> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <strong>Openness</strong><span style="font-weight:400;"> - 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.</span> </li> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <strong>Grit </strong><span style="font-weight:400;">- 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.</span> </li> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <strong>Integrity</strong><span style="font-weight:400;"> - 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. </span> </li> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <strong>Simplicity</strong><span style="font-weight:400;"> - Be like Einstein: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.”</span> </li> </ul> <h2><strong>Qualifications</strong></h2> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">2+ years of professional hands-on experience </span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Strong object-oriented design and coding skills</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience working with complicated systems at scale</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience working using Agile/Scrum methodology in a fast-paced environment</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience in a high-growth environment working with deadlines and milestones</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Technologies Used</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Ruby on Rails, Javascript/React, Redux, Sidekiq, React Native, GraphQL, MySQL, AWS, Git, Apollo, Redis</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">ElasticSearch, Docker, InfluxDB, Redshift, Jenkins, Nagios, CircleCI, DataDog</span></li> </ul> <p>The base wage range for this position based in our New York City Office is targeted at $115,000.00 to $155,000.00 per year.<br><br></p><div class="content-conclusion"> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Actual compensation is based on multiple factors that are unique to each candidate, including and not limited to skill set, level of relevant experience, and specific work location. </span><span style="font-weight:400;">Salary ranges for positions based in other locations may differ based on the cost of labor in that location. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">For more information about Justworks’ Total Reward Philosophy, including all of the perks and benefits we are proud to offer our team members, please visit </span><a href="">Total Rewards @ Justworks</a><span style="font-weight:400;">. </span></p> <h1><strong>Diversity At Justworks</strong></h1> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Justworks is committed to maintaining a workplace where diversity of identity, culture, and life experience is the norm and is celebrated authentically and respected consistently. Diversity in our work, our people, and our product drives creativity and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and integrity, competitiveness, and collaboration throughout our business and in the market. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our customers.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or familial status, disability, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.</span></p> <p><a href="*1arv786*_ga*MTYwMTY0NDI0LjE2NjYwMjIxODE.*_ga_6PP025X83Z*MTY3MzAyNTIwMi4zNS4xLjE2NzMwMzUxMzYuNDQuMC4w*_fplc*a2lubFc5aW5nTlVoJTJGRVN1elBlY09QVzB6SyUyRjM3SW85TFFWMVhacnUyZmV5WktuQndyM0UwRkZTJTJGS3VCTlFuY0tkNEZ0N2hPTXNCejdCQnlJaktmTTBlNUxJN1dzcWdwaFdKdXJTeDBrY3FsMW1QV1MyNjV0cU9tYTRQTnNnJTNEJTNE" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight:400;">Our DEIB Report </span></a>and <a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Our DEI Commitment</span></a></p> </div>
Justworks is an equal opportunity employer.
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