Gusto is a modern, online people platform that helps small businesses take care of their teams. On top of full-service payroll, Gusto offers health insurance, 401(k)s, expert HR, and team management tools. Today, Gusto offices in Denver, San Francisco, and New York serve more than 100,000 businesses nationwide.

 

We’re looking for a strong, motivated, and creative leader to empower a team of engineers. As a leader on this team, you’ll be given full autonomy over everything in your domain as you scale what this team means at Gusto.

Here’s what you'll do:

  • Lead and mentor a team of 3-7 talented engineers
  • Bring out the best in the individuals on your team by enabling them to do the best work of their lives.
  • Collaborate closely with our product team to define, plan, and prioritize our product roadmap
  • Work on exciting new products, helping employers build communities within their organizations and building great places to work for their employees
  • Write code every day. Develop, test, and deploy features across the entire stack alongside your teammates
  • Ship products that are integral to Gusto’s long-term strategy and have significant growth impact
  • Partner with recruiting to help scale the engineering team by actively sourcing and closing new talent

Here's what we're looking for:

  • 7+ years industry experience in software engineering, with considerable full-stack web application experience
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • Strong hands on coding, design, and architectural skills
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and rapid change: excited about pushing out lots of code quickly and constantly iterating
  • Thorough and methodical: you enjoy working with data and using it to make informed business decisions
  • Empathetic and user-focused: you care deeply about the product experience, you understand users’ motivations and frustrations, and you genuinely want to help them
  • 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.
  • Experience working in our stack (Ruby on Rails, React.js) is a plus, but not required

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 great 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.

 

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