Senior Software Engineer at Gusto

Denver · Full Time

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Job Description

Full job description:

Here’s what you’ll do:
- Own what you build as you architect, test, and refine the Gusto platform
- Tackle a wide variety of technical problems throughout the stack and contribute daily to all parts of our code base, using our development workflow
- Work with our product and design teams to understand customer pain points, come up with solutions, and then prototype, iterate and launch daily
- Be surrounded by individuals who are doing the best work of their lives and loving every moment of it

Here’s what we’re looking for:
- Passion for creating memorable experiences for customers
- Interest in technologies such as React.js, Ruby, and Rails
- Appreciation for a test-driven, code review culture
- Successful track record building distributed, high-throughput applications that scale
- Experience turning wireframes and mockups into elegantly executed code
- Well-structured, easily maintainable, well-documented code that balances beauty and pragmatism
- 4-year degree in Computer Science highly preferred

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What We're Building

We’re solving some of the biggest challenges that businesses face by making complicated tasks both simple and personal.

Through one refreshingly easy, integrated platform, we automate and simplify your payroll, benefits, and HR, all while providing expert support. You and your employees will get the peace of mind you need to do your best work.

Launched in 2011 as ZenPayroll, Gusto powers more than 60,000 businesses nationwide. Each year, we process billions of dollars of payroll while providing tens of thousands of employees with health benefits.

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Gusto Team

Joshua Reeves
CEO/Co-Founder of @Gusto. [We're Hiring!] BS/MS Electrical Engineering from @Stanford. Investor in @Checkr, @Flexport, @Cruise Automation, @Segment, & others.
Edward Kim
Co-founder/CTO, @Gusto. Co-founder/CEO, @Picwing (Acquired in 2011). Award-winning Android developer ($1MM/year in app sales). BS/MS EE at @Stanford.
Tomer London
Co-founder/CPO, @Gusto. We're hiring! Alum of @Stanford University Electrical Engineering and @Y Combinator.
William Newton
Product Design @Gusto Formerly: Product Design at @Crossfader Formerly Founding Designer @Feathr
Lauren Fifield
Health tech veteran. Team Builder. Adventurer.
Nick Soman
Founder/CEO of Decent (affordable healthcare for all). Was Growth Lead at Gusto, also founded Reveal, scaled to MMs, sold to Napster. Stanford BA, Harvard MBA.
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How many people are you hiring in the next year?
Although we can't be specific about numbers, we're hiring of people across our San Francisco and Denver offices and looking to be north of 300 by February 2016. Read more about our Denver expansion plans here:
Charles Guillemet
Head of Recruiting at Gusto since 2014