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Software Engineer, Justworks



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Who We Are

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.

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.

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.

Our Values

If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.

Software Engineer – Justworks, Inc. – 55 Water Street, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10041

Salary Range: $155,000 - $167,500

DUTIES: Define the technical direction and culture of the Marketing team. Collaborate with freelance engineers and internal/external technical teams to build web and digital experiences, ensuring they are performant and reliable. Collaborate with designers to create experiences prospects and customers love. Collaborate with stakeholders across the company to help their ideas come to life. Scope, prioritize, and execute against the website roadmap in collaboration with freelance engineers and experience design managers. Design and implement solutions to provide value to prospects and customers as quickly, reliably, and correctly as possible. Improve the performance, reliability, and scalability of existing systems. Write clear documentation to ensure code reliability and ease of maintenance. Help define and communicate technical standards and best practices to stakeholders and non-technical project members. Work within and expand upon existing Agile and Sprint working methods. Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering or a related field required. Five years of professional hands-on experience required. Five years of experience with JavaScript and Git required. Three years of experience with full project lifecycle, shipping features, and projects from start to finish required. Three years of experience defining system architecture(s) and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs and capabilities required. Three years of experience working with design systems and component-based frontend required. Three years of experience shipping products using the following technologies required: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript/React, Heroku, Git, Algolia, Salesforce, Google Tag Manager, and Google Analytics. Three years of experience with ContentfulCMS system required. Five years of experience working on both frontend and backend development required. Five years of experience supporting other non-technical roles and acting as a technical lead required. One year of experience with outside development agencies required. One year of experience working with single page web apps required. Must be able to work a hybrid work arrangement with Tuesdays and Thursdays required in office. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or a related field and five years of experience, the Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Software Engineering or a related field and three years of experience.

Must have legal authority to work in the U.S. EEOE.

E-mail resume to: Danielle Gavish and Josh Siegel, Justworks, Inc., 55 Water Street, Floor 29, New York, NY 10041.

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. Salary ranges for positions based in other locations may differ based on the cost of labor in that location.

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 Total Rewards @ Justworks.

Diversity At Justworks

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.

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. Justworks is fully dedicated to providing necessary support to candidates with disabilities who may require reasonable accommodations. We also provide reasonable accommodations to employees based on their sincerely held religious beliefs, as well as for other covered reasons consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you're in need of a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at Your comfort and success matter to us, and we're here to ensure an inclusive experience.

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