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Justworks // HR tech platform for small biz
Engineering, Full Time    New York, New York    Posted: Wednesday, October 07, 2020
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Who we are

At Justworks, youll enjoy a welcoming & casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, & the ability to interact with & learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard & care about our most prized asset - our people.

Were helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. Were data-driven & never stop iterating. If youd like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful & having fun while doing it, wed love to hear from you.

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

Our Values

If this sounds like you, youll fit right in.

The job

Justworks is seeking an experienced engineer to join our team. As a successful candidate, you have demonstrated the ability to build, deploy & maintain features of large-scale, distributed applications. You understand the concept of separation of concerns & have leveraged design patterns to solve technical challenges. You understand & use automated testing as a productivity multiplier.

The Time & Attendance team is primarily responsible for all aspects of time tracking within the Justworks application. This includes time entry, approvals processes, integrations with relevant third parties, reporting, etc. You will work closely with senior engineers to scope, design, & build new features & functionality in this area. Your initial focus will be integrating our clock in/out application with our main web application, including the timecard product.

We work primarily in Ruby on Rails & JavaScript/React, but prior knowledge is not a requirement, & you should have a deep understanding that goes beyond the ability to use these tools.

What you'll do

  • Work collaboratively with other engineers, product managers, & designers
  • Scope work & coordinate efforts with other engineers on the team
  • Provide guidance & support growth in other engineers on the team & across other teams
  • Build features & functionality that our customers use directly, typically in an iterative fashion taking into account user feedback
  • Implement services & integrations with internal & external clients/engineering teams
  • Design systems with privacy, security, & scalability as top concerns
  • Enhance our testing, monitoring & continuous deployment infrastructure


  • Minimum of 5 years of professional hands-on experience
  • Solid understanding of data structures & algorithms
  • Strong object-oriented design & coding skills
  • Experience supporting other engineers & acting as a tech lead
  • Experience working with complicated systems at scale
  • Experience building APIs and/or webhooks

Technologies We Use

  • Ruby on Rails, Javascript/React, Redux, MySQL, AWS, Git
  • ElasticSearch, Docker, InfluxDB, Redshift, Jenkins, Nagios

Diversity at Justworks

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

Were 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 status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. 

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