Please Note: This is a Utah-based hybrid position which will require some regular in-office days each week.

Essential Job Duties

Our ideal Director of Software Engineering will be an integral contributor to the current and next generation of our app.  You'll be working on multiple projects with multiple teams to continue making us the #1 HR Software for SMB business. You will be focused on the Analytical and Data components within our Product.  If you get a kick out of solving problems and building beautiful world-class software, you will love BambooHR.

You will:

  • Lead a division of our product's software engineering team with a specialization in the Analytical and Data domains. Oversee multiple teams and manage engineering managers reporting directly to you
  • Demonstrate leadership and patience through regular coaching and mentoring in individual and team settings. You’ll need to love coaching and mentoring Leaders.
  • Consult with leaders across Product Development (Product  Design, Product Management, QA, and IT) to help your managers and tech leads explore and deliver software solutions.
  • Continually embrace accountability in team and individual performance (yours and others) in sprint goals and quarterly Objectives and Key Results (OKRs).
  • Work closely with architects and platform teams to understand technical/architectural hurdles in your team's scope and prioritize solutions and direction. 
  • Participate in Engineering department hiring efforts.
  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of our systems and processes.
  • Be a great culture addition and advocate for our company values.
  • Come to work, do great things, then go home!

What You Need to Get the Job Done 

  • 15+ years of experience in software development.
  • 10 + years of experience in SaaS and SMB.
  • 5+ years of demonstrated real world Director level / technical leadership experience.
  • 5+ years experience with proven track record of guiding teams in the development of Analytical and Data Products.
  • Object-oriented development experience.
  • MySQL/MSSQL - both query language and database structure/design
  • Demonstrated leadership and directing experience in Data Warehousing, with proficiency in tools such as Databricks, Snowflake, or similar platforms.
  • Version control software, preferably Git.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

 What Will Make Us REALLY Love you 

  • Proficiency in documenting processes and monitoring performance metrics.
  • Knowledge and experience of internal business tools and how that affects how the software works.
  • Architectural, hands on experience in Data Warehousing
  • Architectural experience and expertise.
  • Services development in a language like PHP, Python, Java, or C#, and a desire to work in PHP (7.4+)
  • Experience in React, HTML, XML, JavaScript, CSS, 
  • Experience in developing Software-as-a-Service (fast release cycles that still support an existing user base)
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related degree or formal training in a related field

What You'll Love About Us 

  • Great Company Culture. We’ve been recognized by multiple organizations like Inc, Salt Lake Tribune, Glassdoor, & Comparably for our great workplace culture.
  • Make an Impact. We care about your individuality by giving you freedom to grow and create within the company, regardless of your position.
  • Rest and Relaxation. 4 weeks paid time off, 11 paid holidays, and we pay you to go on vacation (ask us about this)!
  • Health Benefits. Medical with HSA and FSA options, dental, and vision.
  • Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with a generous company match, access to a personal financial planner, and both legal and life insurance.
  • Financial Peace University. We pay for a one year subscription and you walk away with financial savvy and a bonus.
  • Give back. Get paid to give your time to the community: ask us about this!
  • Educational BenefitsWhether you are a previous student, or currently enrolled in higher education, we can help cover some of those expenses.
  • Amazing Office Amenities. We’ve got incredible benefits at our Draper headquarters including a full size gym, pickleball courts, a great office cafe, and free fountain drinks! Ask us more about our office!
  • In-Person Onboarding! All new hires get to experience our in-person onboarding class, Bamboo Beginnings, at our Draper, UT headquarters! Ask us more about Bamboo Beginnings!
  • Flexible Work Models. In-office, work-from-home, or hybrid, depending on position and location.

About Us

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here too. We've been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For” and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

BambooHR is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals and will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process.  If you would like to request accommodations, please let your recruiter know.

BambooHR is An Equal Opportunity Employer--M/F/D/V
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