At Gusto, we serve 60,000 small business customers with our Payroll, Benefits, and HR software suite, which allows them to move faster and gives them peace of mind about back-office tasks in their business. Our Foundation Engineering team is primarily responsible for building the services, tools, infrastructure and libraries that will help our Product Engineering team build faster and better.
We’re looking for an experienced engineering leader to lead all Foundation Engineering for Gusto. You’ll empower Gusto’s Platform and Infrastructure engineering sub-groups and work closely with our company leadership to deliver world-class products to our customers.
Here’s what you'll do:
Lead a team of 30+ talented Platform and Infrastructure engineers across our San Francisco and Denver offices.
Participate in and play a critical role in Gusto's executive team, helping to drive company strategy "at business scale"
Help scale and modularize a large monolithic code base so product engineers can continue to develop feature rapidly for our customers.
Coach, mentor, and empower other senior engineering leaders
Scale our engineering team as we double in size over the next 12-18 months.
Bring out the best in the individuals on your team by enabling them to do the best work of their lives.
Here's what we're looking for:
15+ years industry experience in software engineering management.
Experience scaling an engineering team through hypergrowth.
Experience managing an engineering team of 50+ engineers.
Experience putting together teams that can scale and modularize a large and complex monolithic code base.
Structured, thorough, and methodical in your approach to leading large organizations.
Empathetic and employee-focused: You care deeply about the people in your team, helping them to achieve their personal and professional goals, and enabling them to do the best work of their lives.
Here's more about the team with a few highlights from our engineering blog:
Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for small businesses, you will find a home at Gusto.
Gusto’s mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life. By making complicated, impersonal business tasks simple and personal, Gusto is reimagining HR, payroll, and benefits for over 60,000 companies nationwide. Gusto has offices in San Francisco and Denver and the company’s investors include Google Capital, General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as the founders of Instagram, Stripe, Nest, PayPal, Yelp, Dropbox, and Eventbrite, among others.