About the Role:
Are you looking to be in a role where you can have a significant impact on the company’s growth and success?
Does the prospect of making the most pragmatic technical and business decisions, both of which will drastically shape the future of the business excite you?
Are you someone who takes immense pride in building excellent products for customers that are technically designed for scalability and extensibility, and just work all the time?
Are you excited about leading high performance teams, and rallying them towards a technical vision that drives the company’s success?
If you answered yes to these, come join us!
We're looking for Staff Engineers to lead some of Rippling’s most critical initiatives in the HR products area. This role will report into the Director of Engineering for HR products and is a great opportunity to be a key technical leader at Rippling with high visibility and growth opportunities. You will work directly with product and engineering across various teams to build and scale out critical product lines, leading aspects of development ranging from product features to the infrastructure that will power all your product at scale.
Your role will involve an outstanding blend of business and technical savviness, the ability to look into and build a big-picture vision, and make that vision a reality. This is a high ownership, impact, and visibility role building a product that will directly impact Rippling’s growth.
Engineer and maintain innovative, customer centric, high performance, secure and robust solutions
Confidently ship large features and improvements with minimal guidance and support from other team members. Collaborate with the team on larger projects
Solve technical problems of the highest scope and complexity of your team
Translate high-level business requirements into a software design; communicate the designs to the other developers in the team.
Review and share feedback on code, features, technology, architecture, and designs. Drive the standards around code quality and testing across your product.
Provide mentorship junior engineers on your team to help them grow in their technical responsibilities and remove blockers to their autonomy
Have exposure to business and technical leadership to strategize what can improve our revenue and our ability to scale rapidly
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
Minimum 8 years of programming experience
Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of the duties
Ideally experience in scaling products 0->1 and 1->100
Preferred experience in our technology stack- Python, Django, React, MongoDB, AWS
Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment by identifying areas of impact and independently pursuing them
Infectious passion for solving real customer pain points
Experience in building scalable distributed systems