Paylocity - Senior Software Engineer job opening


Senior Software Engineer

Posted on 23 November, 2022

Job Details

⚗️ 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

Want to develop the strategies and principles needed to deliver compelling software? Join our team and help us enhance our all-in-one software platform, elevate our one-of-a-kind technology, and improve the employee experience. 
Take your career to the next level at one of G2's Top 100 Software Companies. Explore our Product & Technology positions to see where you fit! 

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 

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

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 and solve cool problems
  • Demonstrate passion for writing quality software
  • Contribute to a shared code base
  • 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:

  • At least 5 years overall experience specifically in object-oriented design and development preferably in C#
  • 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 using NUnit, Cypress or similar tools.
  • Modern architectures such as microservices and operational tools such as DataDog is a plus
  • Amazon Web Services offerings such as Lambda, S3, and CloudFormation stacks are a plus
  • Demonstrable knowledge of front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience developing highly interactive applications
  • A firm grasp of object-oriented analysis and design
  • Passion for writing great, simple, clean, efficient code
  • Must be well versed with Systems Architecture and developer tools
  • Experience with unit testing and integration test automation
  • Must be adaptable to change and have a willingness to learn 
  • Must have a strong sense of curiosity 
  • Must commit to their role and take responsibility for their tasks 
  • Must be able to work effectively in an agile and team environment
  • Must be effective and creative in problem solving
  • Able to work off-hours and weekends as the need arises
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