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Product Infrastructure, WebApp Architecture Engineer



IT, Other Engineering, Product
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023

About Gusto

Gusto is a modern, online people platform that helps small businesses take care of their teams. On top of full-service payroll, Gusto offers health insurance, 401(k)s, expert HR, and team management tools. Today, Gusto offices in Denver, San Francisco, and New York serve more than 300,000 businesses nationwide.

Our mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life, and it starts right here at Gusto. That’s why we’re committed to building a collaborative and inclusive workplace, both physically and virtually. Learn more about our Total Rewards philosophy.

The Web-Application Architecture Engineer who will help us design and maintain Gusto’s main customer-facing web application, ensuring that it is scalable, maintainable, and efficient. The ideal candidate will have experience with building large-scale applications using TypeScript and React, as well as a deep understanding of software architecture principles.

As part of the product infrastructure team, the web application architecture team maintains and improves Gusto’s front-end architecture for our main, customer facing web application. This spans from keeping them up-to-date and making them more performant, to creating new abstractions that make product Gusto’s technical infrastructure teams ensure that our Product Engineering teams can focus on building impactful software that quickly meets our customers' needs now, and creating a clear path for them in the future. engineers more productive. This If this sounds like you or if this is of interest to you then join us!

Here’s what you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Seek out problems and inefficiencies in our tooling, APIs, and feedback mechanisms available to product engineers today
  • Ideate solutions, and then pitch, plan, measure, and implement them in an iterative fashion
  • Maintain close connection with our product engineering colleagues to see the next change around the corner
  • Create leverage for all of product engineering through your work on services, abstractions, and architecture

Here’s what we're looking for:

  • 8+ years of experience with software development and architecture
  • 5+ years of experience and in React and Typescript
  • Experience and/or interest in GraphQL, Ruby, Rails, architecture, developer tooling, and agile and lean software development
  • Experience and/or interest in building tooling that makes your engineering colleagues successful
  • Great communicator: We regularly make changes to how product engineers work, and must be able to effectively plan, document, consult, and collaborate with them. The ability to use anecdotes and data to illustrate the impact of your work.

Our cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $142,000/yr to $226,000/yr in Denver & most remote locations, and $172,000/yr to $265,000/yr for San Francisco & New York. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise and may vary from the amounts listed above.

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for small businesses, you will find a home at Gusto.

Gusto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. Gusto considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gusto is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@gusto.com.