Posted on 
Jun 6, 2024

Senior Software Engineer (Frontend), Payments

New York
Justworks
Justworks
Justworks
Private
1001-5000
HR & Recruiting

Justworks is a technology company that levels the playing field for all small

businesses. Through our software and as a partner, we help our customers take care of their teams, streamline their operations, and navigate the complex aspects of managing a workforce with confidence.

Job Description

Who You Are

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Justworks’ Payments team is hiring aSenior Frontend Engineer to help model the complex world of payments in fast, accurate, and scalable software. Processing payments is an essential function of any business, and the demands of making payments accurately and on time for every single company we represent—first as a payroll provider and increasingly as a first-class payments processor—is a lot to take on. We simplify and provide flexible payment options so customers can focus on what they do best.

As a Senior Frontend Engineer, you’ll be focused on our payments system, building experiences that power core products of the Justworks platform. You will take ownership in technical decision-making on a mission-critical team, partnering closely with Design and Operations to ensure that we are enabling Justworks’ entire suite of business lines to scale together efficiently. We’re looking for people passionate about solving real-world problems and with strong product sensibilities to build delightful user interfaces and experiences. You will work to turn our world-class payments capabilities into revenue-generating, customer-facing experiences.

What You Will Work On

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  • Build, test, and maintain API-driven UIs that enable Justworks customers to make payroll and compute, withhold, and report their taxes
  • Break down complex workflows into easy-to-use experiences, incorporating our shared component library wherever possible
  • Scale and improve the frontend performance of mission-critical workflows for internal and external stakeholders
  • Take an active role in project planning, including translating product requirements into deliverable pieces and sequencing them in a manner that brings incremental value to the business
  • Develop deep subject matter expertise in payments to help enhance the platform experience for internal and external stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively with engineers, product managers, designers, and stakeholders to find solutions to customer challenges and bring new products and features to our customers
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve issues quickly and effectively when they arise
  • Help define, document, evolve, and evangelize high engineering standards and best practices across multiple areas
  • Channel empathy for our internal stakeholders to create better user experiences to make workflows more manageable and more efficient
  • Promote engineering excellence through technical leadership, knowledge-sharing and mentorship
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

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  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience working as a frontend software engineer on production code
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript, compiled CSS (e.g., SCSS), and a frontend framework like React
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and a fundamental belief that building new products is an iterative journey
  • Has the attention to detail necessary to craft great user experiences and knows how to balance simplicity and power users’ needs

  • Understanding of how to build resilient and maintainable systems in complicated business domains at scale
  • Experience supporting other engineers and acting as a “tech lead”
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; you enjoy figuring out what needs to be done and setting appropriate deadlines and milestones to achieve business objectives
  • Thrives in a collaborative environment where the best ideas win and can get behind them to achieve the desired outcome
  • Has the ability to distill complicated problems into simple solutions and architectures; possesses sound judgment to select the right tools for the job
  • Experience working using Agile/Scrum methodology in a fast-paced environment, collaborating with multiple agile teams to help deliver end-to-end products and features, seeing them through from conception to delivery
  • Be uncompromising in your path to the delivery of beautiful UI/UX experiences
  • Experience in a high-growth environment working with deadlines and milestones

Nice-to-Haves

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  • Experience with React and SCSS
  • Experience working with shared component libraries
  • Experience working in containerized environments
  • Experience as a key contributor on a team building new, greenfield products from the ground up

Technologies Used

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  • Javascript / React
  • Node / NPM
  • ESLint
  • Jest
  • Storybook
  • Docker

The base wage range for this position based in our New York City Office is targeted at $167,500.00 to $205,000.00 per year.

#LI-AD1 #LI-Hybrid #LI-JS1

Who We Are

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

We're united by shared goals and shared motivations at Justworks. These are best summed up in our company values, which are reflected in our product and in our team.

Our Values

If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.

Who You Are

Justworks’ Payments team is hiring a Senior Frontend Engineer to help model the complex world of payments in fast, accurate, and scalable software. Processing payments is an essential function of any business, and the demands of making payments accurately and on time for every single company we represent—first as a payroll provider and increasingly as a first-class payments processor—is a lot to take on. We simplify and provide flexible payment options so customers can focus on what they do best.

As a Senior Frontend Engineer, you’ll be focused on our payments system, building experiences that power core products of the Justworks platform. You will take ownership in technical decision-making on a mission-critical team, partnering closely with Design and Operations to ensure that we are enabling Justworks’ entire suite of business lines to scale together efficiently. We’re looking for people passionate about solving real-world problems and with strong product sensibilities to build delightful user interfaces and experiences. You will work to turn our world-class payments capabilities into revenue-generating, customer-facing experiences.

What You Will Work On

  • Build, test, and maintain API-driven UIs that enable Justworks customers to make payroll and compute, withhold, and report their taxes
  • Break down complex workflows into easy-to-use experiences, incorporating our shared component library wherever possible
  • Scale and improve the frontend performance of mission-critical workflows for internal and external stakeholders
  • Take an active role in project planning, including translating product requirements into deliverable pieces and sequencing them in a manner that brings incremental value to the business
  • Develop deep subject matter expertise in payments to help enhance the platform experience for internal and external stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively with engineers, product managers, designers, and stakeholders to find solutions to customer challenges and bring new products and features to our customers
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve issues quickly and effectively when they arise
  • Help define, document, evolve, and evangelize high engineering standards and best practices across multiple areas
  • Channel empathy for our internal stakeholders to create better user experiences to make workflows more manageable and more efficient
  • Promote engineering excellence through technical leadership, knowledge-sharing and mentorship
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience working as a frontend software engineer on production code
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript, compiled CSS (e.g., SCSS), and a frontend framework like React
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and a fundamental belief that building new products is an iterative journey
  • Has the attention to detail necessary to craft great user experiences and knows how to balance simplicity and power users’ needs
  • Understanding of how to build resilient and maintainable systems in complicated business domains at scale
  • Experience supporting other engineers and acting as a “tech lead”
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; you enjoy figuring out what needs to be done and setting appropriate deadlines and milestones to achieve business objectives
  • Thrives in a collaborative environment where the best ideas win and can get behind them to achieve the desired outcome
  • Has the ability to distill complicated problems into simple solutions and architectures; possesses sound judgment to select the right tools for the job
  • Experience working using Agile/Scrum methodology in a fast-paced environment, collaborating with multiple agile teams to help deliver end-to-end products and features, seeing them through from conception to delivery
  • Be uncompromising in your path to the delivery of beautiful UI/UX experiences
  • Experience in a high-growth environment working with deadlines and milestones

Nice-to-Haves

  • Experience with React and SCSS
  • Experience working with shared component libraries
  • Experience working in containerized environments
  • Experience as a key contributor on a team building new, greenfield products from the ground up

Technologies Used

  • Javascript / React
  • Node / NPM
  • ESLint
  • Jest
  • Storybook
  • Docker

The base wage range for this position based in our New York City Office is targeted at $167,500.00 to $205,000.00 per year.

#LI-AD1 #LI-Hybrid #LI-JS1

Actual compensation is based on multiple factors that are unique to each candidate, including and not limited to skill set, level of relevant experience, and specific work location.  Salary ranges for positions based in other locations may differ based on the cost of labor in that location. 

For more information about Justworks’ Total Reward Philosophy, including all of the perks and benefits we are proud to offer our team members, please visit Total Rewards @ Justworks

Diversity At Justworks

Justworks is committed to maintaining a workplace where diversity of identity, culture, and life experience is the norm and is celebrated authentically and respected consistently. Diversity in our work, our people, and our product drives creativity and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and integrity, competitiveness, and collaboration throughout our business and in the market. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our customers.

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 or familial status, disability, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Justworks is fully dedicated to providing necessary support to candidates with disabilities who may require reasonable accommodations. We also provide reasonable accommodations to employees based on their sincerely held religious beliefs, as well as for other covered reasons consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you're in need of a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at accommodations@justworks.com. Your comfort and success matter to us, and we're here to ensure an inclusive experience.

Our DEIB Report and Our DEI Commitment

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