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 staff engineer to join our team. As a successful candidate, you have demonstrated the ability to own and lead the implementation of features in large-scale, distributed applications. You understand the concept of “separation of concerns” and have leveraged design patterns to solve technical challenges. You appreciate the importance of investing in your team and you educate and empower those around you. You look for the signal in the noise, and can detect and resolve issues before they become problems.

We work primarily in Ruby on Rails and React, 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

The Growth team’s mission is to identify areas of opportunity within other business units at Justworks, and deliver technology that unlocks value-adds for those teams. For example, we recently built an integration between our proprietary user data system and a mission-critical tool our Customer Success team uses, in order to allow that team to execute on their own objectives more efficiently. Joining our team as a Staff Software Engineer, you will apply your experience with technology to creatively push the boundaries of what’s possible for our internal teams, elevating Justworks’ technological foundation.

In your first 3 months, you will

  • Work closely with other engineers, product managers and designers on a daily basis
  • Lead impactful and visible efforts to scale our technology and capitalize on business opportunities 
  • Evangelize software development best practices to ensure the sustainability of our technology, and motivate other engineers to do the same
  • Multiply the impact of engineers across the organization through mentorship and empowerment
  • Ship products and features that generate immediate value and feedback -- then iterate on them

Qualifications 

  • Minimum of 7 years of professional hands-on experience
  • You have a deep understanding of data structures, algorithms and object-oriented design, and have used them to solve real-world problems
  • You collaborate across engineering and product teams to uplift the organization
  • You face complexity with eagerness and confidence
  • You thrive working with a team of diverse backgrounds and identities and you seek to bring out the best in your teammates
  • You have experience working with service-oriented architectures
  • You have broad experience with modern software development environments, tools and technologies
  • Bonus: you have experience in Ruby on Rails or React

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.

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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