Staff Software Engineer

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Job type
Full Time,
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Closing date
29 Mar 2023

About Paylocity

Our all-in-one software platform helps HR pros achieve their best with automation, data-driven insights & engagement.

At Paylocity, Staff Software Engineers are technologists who can craft scalable systems that are modern and efficient. They are collaborative role models, empathetic thought leaders within and beyond their team, humble teachers, and masters of their craft! We are looking for a strong backend Staff Software Engineer on our Cash Management team who has a passion for architecting, building, and scaling highly available, mission-critical applications that process tens of thousands of financial obligations daily and transact billions of dollars annually.

What You’ll Do:

Product Engineer: Collaborate with team members and stakeholders on our greenfield project; build and deliver a top-notch Cash Management experience with technologies including AWS services such as Lambda, DynamoDB, SNS/SQS.
Agile Partner: Collaborate with cross functional teams and deliver meaningful iterations; leverage Agile methodologies along with CI/CD to rapidly release new features.
Operational Owner: Build and productionize highly scalable and tolerant systems using AWS; leverage internal tooling to accelerate product development cycles.
Data Spelunker: Answer business questions and influence decisions using data; enable team members to answer questions with data that leverages quantitative and qualitative inputs .

Who You Are:

  • You have a quality-first mindset
  • You have a proven track record of designing, building, and productionizing highly reliable enterprise level applications at scale
  • You efficiently collaborate with other product engineering teams, product managers, and stakeholders to quickly iterate through requirements, architecture, and design
  • You model and inspire engineering excellence on your team and you are passionate about mentoring your team members
  • You assess new technologies and make information- and data-driven proposals that help guide Paylocity towards our long-term vision
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience
  • You have 7+ years of relevant engineering experience, specifically working on highly reliable large-scale systems
  • You design/architect, develop, test, and operate software applications on a technology stack that includes multiple .NET Frameworks and C#, and have experience with Messaging frameworks
  • The more experience you have with AWS Services such as DynamoDB, Lambda, and SNS/SQS the better
  • You leverage APM tools such as DataDog or Elk/Kibana to ensure mission-critical applications are running optimally

If you you are excited about Paylocity, the technology, the team, the project, and can say yes to several or all the criteria above, we’re excited to hear from you. What are you waiting for?

Paylocity is an equal opportunity employer. Paylocity is committed to the full inclusion of all individuals. We comply with federal and state disability laws and make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the job application or interview process, please contact [email protected]

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