Paylocity - Senior Software Engineer job opening


Senior Software Engineer

Posted on 14 October, 2022

Job Details

🌍 Location

United States

⚗️ Experience Level


⏳ Employment Type

Full Time

💼 Job

Software Engineer

📍 Remote Policy


🤓 Tech


💰 Salary

$84K - $182K

About Paylocity

Paylocity is an American company which provides cloud-based payroll and human capital management software.

The Position

Position Overview:

Senior Software Engineers are members of our product teams, responsible for creating, enhancing, and supporting common features. Working side-by-side with Product Owners, Software Test Engineers, and Business

Stakeholders, they are actively involved in the complete software development life cycle in an agile environment including technical design, hands-on coding, unit testing, integration testing, performance tuning, maintenance, test automation, deploys and upgrades.

They also work closely with DevOps, DBAs and Systems Engineers to make deployments easier to improve team velocity and overall quality of delivery. They design, develop and contribute to some of the most important functionality happening in the product category, and also mentor, coach and empower technical team members while still taking a very active role in developing solutions.

Are you the teammate we are looking for?

Who you are:

Engineering is the function that applies principles and techniques of engineering, mathematics, and computer/data science to the design, development, and testing of applications. The Product & Technology engineering family consists of software development, testing, database, devops, virtualization & network.

  • Enthusiastic about developing the best software available and providing the ultimate customer experience
  • An advocate for continuous improvement of our software development process
  • Interested in staying current by applying new technologies
  • Able to work in a collaborative environment with a willingness to share your ideas
  • Able to work independently on modules and complete tasks with high quality and contribute to high velocity, but unafraid to seek out suggestions from other team members
  • Excited to work on cutting-edge technology

What we offer:

  • A compelling mission to elevate payroll and human resources across the backroom and into the boardroom
  • Focus on helping our customers automate manual processes, appeal to the modern workforce, and glean insights from analytics
  • Lean enabling process that focuses on putting our customers at the center of everything we do
  • A commitment to investing in our products, hiring the best talent, and giving them the chance to meaningfully contribute to a vast market opportunity
  • Ample opportunity and encouragement to stay current with external training
  • A phenomenal talent anywhere culture, where employees can work remotely anywhere in the US and/or work from one of three U.S. offices located in Illinois, Florida, and Idaho

During the first six months, you will:

  • Understand customer needs and business goals.
  • Often act as a technical lead for features or epics and complete features or epics where the approach is loosely defined and requires technical & design discovery prior to implementation
  • Advocate for best practices and a healthy balance of tech debt versus delivery
  • Actively mentor/coach less-experienced team members
  • Ensure code is flexible, reusable, extensible performant, and high quality through feedback on code reviews
  • Decompose outcomes into solutions composed of multiple software components interacting with each other
  • Understand and consider technical dependencies
  • Provide feedback via decision-making frameworks for proposed changes from across the org
  • Work within the scope of a team and participate in driving cross-team collaboration
  • Build something that you are proud of
  • Learn something that you are excited about
  • Do the best work of your career so far
  • Find innovative ways to increase the quality and velocity of your work
  • Exercise creativity to solve unique challenges
  • Demonstrate passion for writing quality software
  • Demonstrate software quality through unit and integration test automation
  • Strengthen your team by sharing your knowledge and interests with others
  • Build relationships and communicate with various types and levels of stakeholders across the organization
  • Analyze and spearhead improvements to the systems and software that are important to your team
  • Manage risks, escalate priorities and help to resolve issues that could impact production quality

Required Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology-related field, or equivalent experience

Hands on experience with at least some of the following:

  • React/Angular or similar modern client-side framework
  • Building and deploying RESTful APIs
  • Microsoft SQL Server or similar relational database management system
  • Focus on quality, including experience writing comprehensive test suites
  • Be familiar with modern architectures such as microservices and operational tools such as DataDog
  • At least 5 years overall experience specifically in object-oriented design and development preferably in C#
  • Amazon Web Services offerings such as Lambda, DynamoDB, CloudFormation stacks are a plus
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