Paylocity
Schaumburg, IL
Remote

Manager Design Systems Engineering

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Many companies offer payroll and human capital management (HCM) solutions, but Paylocity takes technology to the next level. We've evolved beyond HCM to a next-generation employee experience platform. With uniquely designed solutions to help companies engage employees, we've changed how and where work gets done and created a personalized work environment. Join Paylocity as we continue to transform the future of technology!
We give our employees what they need to succeed, including great benefits and perks! We offer medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and a 401(k) match, as well as perks that support you, your family, and your finances. And if it's career development you desire, we provide that, too! At Paylocity, people matter most and have always been at the heart of our business.
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Position Overview:
The Manager Design Systems Engineering is a critical role in our Product Development organization. This key leader serves as engineering manager for our Design System team-enabling the design system engineers to achieve their highest level of performance and to fulfill career goals. S/he acts as a servant leader and shelters the team from external distractions, allowing team members to focus on their commitments and reach their full potential. This position requires commitment to exceptional results, a strong desire for continuous improvement and the ability to build a collaborative culture within the product team. This in-turn will ensure we continue to innovate and expand our market-leading product suite.
Location: Remote
Reports To: Head of Design Systems
How we work:
  • UX organized as a central partnership supporting Product & Technology while contributing to a growing design system and pattern library.
  • Dedicated Design Systems team committed to supporting the latest component and pattern development.
  • Small, self-sufficient product-oriented teams with an entrepreneurial spirit organized into categories.
  • Dedicated IT Operations experts committed to cutting-edge infrastructure and developer tools.
  • We don't add more folks to our teams, we add additional teams to scale.
  • Casual, collaborative, agile environment which embraces and operates under our shared principles.
  • Complete transparency with open, honest discussions about our progress.
  • Close working relationship between executive stakeholders and product teams.
  • We are determined and willing to experiment, embracing a fast pace and constant feedback loops.
During the first six months, you will:
  • Demonstrate a proven track record of increasing team's velocity and providing visibility across the organization through facilitation of routines, removing impediments, and enabling the team to be their best.
  • Develop and implement measurable continuous improvement plans and manage dependencies across product teams/business.
  • Effectively manage production issues and communicate business impact to stakeholders.
  • Instill an unwavering commitment to quality by enabling the best practices for quality during development, especially with respect to client facing delivery and front-end development.
  • Establish emerging standards in the front-end while promoting best practices to push the limits of what's possible
  • Advocate and evangelize to engineering community and stakeholders for product teams to consume the design system components to realize designs that shape the user experience.
  • Support a connection with users of the system, gathering feedback, sharing knowledge, and supporting the implementation of the Design System
  • Nourish a collaborative environment with a willingness to share ideas, where open and honest feedback flourishes.
  • Facilitate longer-term career plans with each member of the team, and found opportunities for team members to fulfill those goals.
Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 - 7 years of experience in creating patterns to create engaging, multi-platform user experiences in building applications and in a SaaS web development environment.
  • Experience directly managing Software and QA engineers in a DevOps type environment.
  • Deep understanding of component-based architecture within front-end frameworks including React and Angular
  • Advanced understanding in: writing semantic, compliant, and accessible HTML; writing modular and maintainable CSS using pre and post-processors. Competency in understanding vanilla client-side JavaScript
Preferred Skills:
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver and iterate on valuable user experiences through a design system
  • Familiarity with Enterprise Architecture and developer tools, strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, technology, or equivalent experience.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification or Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP), a plus.
Soft Skills:
  • At ease working at all levels of the organization.
  • Relentlessly curious about current market and technology trends, able to adapt accordingly.
  • Passionate about quality and controls.
  • A superior communicator with a penchant for change management.
  • Unflinching in your desire for production stability.
Our journey forward.
Paylocity strives to create an organizational culture where every employee has a voice, feels truly welcome, appreciated, and free to be themselves, and is empowered and enabled to do their best work. A strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to creating such a culture.
We've made great strides to support diversity, equity, and inclusion. That being said, we realize there's still room for improvement. Our current focus is on the following initiatives:
  • Education & Awareness
  • Client Community
  • Company Representation
  • Advocacy & Support
  • Fairness & Equality
  • PCTY Gives
This job description has been written to provide an accurate reflection of the current job and to include the general nature of work performed. It is not designed to contain a comprehensive detailed inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employees assigned to the job. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.
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].
This role can be performed from any office in the US. The pay range for this position in Colorado is $116,296 - $170,000 /year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This position offers a comprehensive variable compensation package, in addition to a full range of benefits outlined here. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via www.paylocity.com/careers.
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Where we are

Our office has modern workspaces, a cafe, and a gym. But since we're a talent-anywhere company, you may find our team members all over Chicagoland.

Technology we use

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    • SqlLanguages
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What are Paylocity Perks + Benefits

Paylocity Benefits Overview

Our commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees with a “talent anywhere” strategy means that no matter where you’re located around the country, you can be a part of our growing tech department

• Enjoy an attitude of trust to work remotely, manage your own schedule and be productive
• Work in small, cross-functional product-oriented teams
• Showcase development progress in two-week sprints with strong executive involvement
• Embrace the freedom to innovate, voice opinions and share new ideas

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We have a talent anywhere culture, where employees can work anywhere in the US and/or work from one of three US offices located in Illinois, Florida, and Idaho
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available

An Insider's view of Paylocity

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Paylocity's work-life balance is better than any employer I have had previously. I have never been told that it's ok to take a mental health day, I needed that, just to be told that its ok to do is enough to let you know that Paylocity cares about our mental health. The happier we are the better we work. I am so glad to be a part of this team!

Dana

Support Specialist II

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started at PCTY right out of college as part of the New College Grad program which is part of the path to becoming a Software Engineer. I get to learn about and discuss the latest technologies and deepen my understanding of designing solutions for customers. I have seen myself grow into someone who has solutions to problems and brings ideas.

Brynn

Associate Software Engineer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I've never felt like I had to choose work over myself or my family. If I have to take care of something outside of work my manager is very supportive and the understanding that I'll get my work done is there. I have been able to set boundaries and "turn off" work when I need to. I love the fact that I have a true work family that cares about me.

Evan

Human Resources Business Partner

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