Software Engineer, Product

San Francisco, CA, United States




Role Location

  • San Francisco, CA, United States


501+ people


525 20th Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107, US

Tech Stack

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Javascript
  • MySQL
  • Redis
  • Amazon S3
  • Amazon EC2
  • Amazon RDS
  • Bootstrap
  • CoffeeScript
  • jQuery
  • Nginx
  • PostgreSQL
  • Ruby
  • React
  • ruby

Role Description

At Gusto, we serve 60,000 small business customers with our Payroll, Benefits, and HR software suite, which allows them to move faster and gives them peace of mind about back-office tasks in their business. Our Product Engineering teams build this suite of software, each focused on a different slice of the pie: Payroll, Benefits, and HR.

We’re hiring engineers to join these teams and work on customer-facing products, developing features and iterating across our platform to help define the customer journey at Gusto. Our main goal in these teams is to keep our customers happy and to deliver a consistently great experience across all of our products.

We’re looking for talented and motivated engineers with 4+ years of experience. Our engineers own projects from end-to-end by influencing initial feature specs, building backend APIs, writing frontend code, and overseeing ongoing improvements for deployed features. If you’re interested in building elegant software with far-reaching effects in our modern economy, join us! Here’s what you’ll do day to day: Own what you build as you architect, test, and refine Gusto’s product suite Tackle a wide variety of technical problems throughout the stack and contribute daily to all parts of our product code base Collaborate with our product management and design teams to understand customer pain points, come up with solutions, and then prototype, iterate, and launch daily Build a product that our customers genuinely love. Don't just take our word for it - check out what some customers have to say. Here’s what we’re looking for: 4+ years of technical experience Passionate about creating memorable experiences for customers Interest in complex product development problems -- we use Rails & React, but you don’t have to know them Appreciation for a collaborative, test-driven environment Successful track record building distributed, high-throughput applications that scale Experience turning wireframes and mockups into elegantly executed code Well-structured, easily maintainable, well-documented code that balances beauty and pragmatism Degree in Computer Science preferred Learn more about the team: Our Engineering Culture and Values How We Built a Service-Driven Team Our Diversity Goals and Efforts About Gusto Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire 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’s mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life. By making complicated, impersonal business tasks simple and personal, Gusto is reimagining HR, payroll, and benefits for over 60,000 companies nationwide. Gusto has offices in San Francisco and Denver and the company’s investors include Google Capital, General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as the founders of Instagram, Stripe, Nest, PayPal, Yelp, Dropbox, and Eventbrite, among others.

About Gusto

We're the people platform. Gusto is the one place modern employers can go to onboard, pay, insure, and support their hardworking teams. With our smart technology and friendly service, we make the lives of working people a little easier, a little more secure, and a little brighter every day.

Company Culture

We are on a mission to help small businesses thrive. We are values-driven, high-performing and friendly!

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