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.

Who You Are

Justworks is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our Payments and Tax Unit (PTU) 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. As the team whose mission is to process payments and payroll taxes accurately and on time, PTU is responsible for mission critical operations that are crucial to Justworks. We work primarily in Ruby on Rails and JavaScript, but prior knowledge is not a requirement, and you should have a deep understanding that goes beyond the ability to use these tools.

What You'll Do

  • Design and develop functionality for processing payments and payroll taxes
  • Design and develop functionality used to automate manual operational tasks
  • Work directly with other members of PTU to determine project requirements and priority
  • Add capabilities to our high-volume, fault-tolerant processing infrastructure
  • Enhance our testing, monitoring and continuous deployment infrastructure
  • Keep extremely sensitive data compartmentalized and secure

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional hands-on experience
  • Strong systems architecture and coding/scripting skills
  • Experience working with complicated systems at scale
  • Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms

Technologies We Use

  • Ruby on Rails, Javascript/React, Redux, MySQL, AWS, Git
  • ElasticSearch, Docker, InfluxDB, Redshift, Jenkins, Nagios

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 status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. 

Our DEI Commitment

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