Software Engineer, Core Engineering

Justworks - New York, NY

Why you would love working with us

At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, diversity + inclusion and 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.

The job

Justworks is seeking an experienced engineer to join our Core Engineering team, focused on the core platform and services that power Justworks. 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. 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

  • Collaborate with a cross functional team to improve and scale the frameworks our other engineers build on top of
  • Add capabilities to our high-volume, fault-tolerant processing infrastructure
  • Take ownership of designing and developing core application functionality
  • Implement internal services
  • Enhance our testing, monitoring and continuous deployment infrastructure
  • Keep extremely sensitive data compartmentalized and secure

Who you are

  • Minimum of 4 years of professional hands-on experience
  • Strong object-oriented design and coding 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’ vision is for all identities, backgrounds and expressions to be represented in the workplace. We're building the foundation for long-term success and intend to cultivate a safe, collaborative and inclusive space and company culture.

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.  


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