We’re hiring deeply experienced engineers to join our teams that work on our customer-facing products, developing features and iterating across our platform. As a Gusto Software Engineer at this level, you’ll oversee large-scale projects end-to-end by driving technical innovation and ongoing improvements for deployed features. If you’re interested in building elegant software with far-reaching effects in our modern economy, join us!

Here’s what you’ll do day to day:

  • Architect, build, and test Gusto’s product suite the spans across Payroll, Benefits, HR, Time, Tax Credits, and more
  • Lead other engineers to innovate on some of the hardest technical problems out there in very complex domains and at a large scale
  • Drive in scaling one of the largest Ruby/Rails and Javascript/React applications in the world
  • Own the cross-functional alignment with Product Management, Design, and Business teams to understand customer pain points, come up with solutions, and then prototype, iterate, and launch daily
  • Build a product that our customers genuinely love

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Successful applicants will typically have at least 12+ years of professional software development experience
  • Experience leading the innovation of customer-facing products and technical management of large projects end-to-end
  • Drive the quality of writing, testing and debugging code for highly reliable production systems at scale
  • Advanced data modeling skills and hands-on building well-structured, easily maintainable, well-documented code
  • Passion for creating memorable experiences for customers
  • Expertise in complex product development problems — we use Rails & React
  • Appreciation for a collaborative, test-driven environment
  • Experience in one of these would be nice, but not required: 
    • HR, Payroll, Payments, Fintech, or Tax products
    • AI/Machine Learning 

Our cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $193,000/yr to $231,000/yr in Denver & most remote locations, and $228,000/yr to $272,000/yr for San Francisco & New York. Stock equity is additional. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise and may vary from the amounts listed above.