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Employer Provided Salary: 92,936-201,701 Annually
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Description
About Paylocity:
Paylocity is an award-winning provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions, offering the most complete platform for the modern workforce. The company has become one of the fastest-growing HCM software providers worldwide by offering an intuitive, easy-to-use product suite that helps businesses automate and streamline HR and payroll processes, attract and retain talent, and build a strong workplace culture.
While traditional HR and payroll providers automate basic HR processes such as payroll and benefits administration, Paylocity goes further by developing tools that HR and businesses need to compete for talent and deliver against the expectations of the modern workforce.
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.
Help Paylocity enhance communication and enable employees to connect, collaborate, and create from anywhere with a position in Product & Technology!
Want to develop the strategies and principles needed to deliver compelling software? Join our team and help us enhance our all-in-one software platform, elevate our one-of-a-kind technology, and improve the employee experience.
Take your career to the next level at one of G2's Top 100 Software Companies. Explore our Product & Technology positions to see where you fit!
About The Team
As a Staff Software Engineer on the Expense Management team, you'll have the opportunity to lead design and development within a collaborative team environment. Your role is key in providing technical design and direction on initiatives, driving collaborative discussion amongst the group on the most technically sound paths forward, contributing to our SDLC to deliver new capabilities in addition to coaching and mentoring team members. You'll work side-by-side with Product Owners, Software Test Engineers, Business Stakeholders and be actively involved in an agile software development environment.
Paylocity's expense management module helps organizations simplify the submission, approval and reimbursement of expenses. We are part of the Product Engineering functional group within our larger Product & Technology organization.
What You Will Do

  • Work with the Engineering Manager to lead activities of the team towards the execution of projects/goals that are often beyond the scope of the immediate team
  • Understand customer needs and business goals
  • Act as a technical lead completing epics where the approach is loosely defined often requiring technical discovery prior to implementation
  • Advocate for best practices and a healthy balance of tech debt versus delivery
  • Ensure code is flexible, reusable, extensible performant, and high quality through feedback on code reviews
  • Decompose outcomes into solutions composed of multiple software components interacting with each other
  • Understand and consider technical dependencies
  • Find innovative ways to increase the quality and velocity of your work
  • Demonstrate software quality through unit and integration test automation
  • Strengthen your team by sharing your knowledge and interests with others
  • Build relationships and communicate with various types and levels of stakeholders across the organization
  • Analyze and spearhead improvements to the systems and software that are important to your team
  • Manage risks, escalate priorities and help to resolve issues that could impact production quality
  • Optimize beyond just the team by driving cross-team initiatives
  • Play a key role in mediating team-level technical discussions driving toward a unified decision forward
  • Establish and gain team alignment for best practices and a healthy balance of tech debt versus delivery
  • Actively mentor/coach less-experienced team members
  • Design software with multiple components interacting across systems
  • Provide feedback on team designs by asking probing, insightful questions that solidify choices
  • Solicit and provide feedback via decision-making frameworks for proposed changes from across the organization
  • Push the team to continuously improve their knowledge, technical skill, and velocity
  • Own the overall health and engineering quality for a team by ensuring appropriate testing, monitoring, observability, and accountability is in place


What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or a similar technical field
  • 5+ years' hands-on experience preferred with full-stack web development, with experience in Client-Side Programming
  • Expert mastery with .NET or Java
  • Experience with Domain Driven Design, cloud-based solutions, leading large-scale delivery, and modernization of software systems
  • Solid understanding of modern REST API standards and concepts
  • Experience developing highly interactive applications
  • A firm grasp of object-oriented analysis and design
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases
  • Must be well versed with Systems Architecture and developer tools
  • Experience with unit testing and integration test automation
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills that enable collaboration with technical or business-centric peers


Nice To Have

  • Experience with product migration from data-center to cloud
  • Experience with managing a large-scale SaaS production environment for availability, reliability, and resiliency
  • Prior experience with Azure, GCP, or AWS (preferred)
  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Proven experience with React


What Success Looks Like
As a Staff Software Engineer within the Expense Product domain, you'll be expected to guide design and development within a collaborative team environment. Your role is key in providing technical design & direction on initiatives, driving collaborative discussion amongst the group on the most technically sound approach forward, contribute to our SDLC to deliver new capabilities, and coaching & mentoring team members. You'll work side-by-side with Product Owners, Software Test Engineers, and Business Stakeholders, and be actively involved in an agile software development environment. Within our team you'll have the opportunity to be involved in our path towards product modernization, delivering exciting new product capabilities, and working to solve key architectural challenges that will enable future growth and scale.
This role can be performed from any office in the US. The pay range for this position is $92,936 - $201,701/yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This position is eligible for an annual restricted stock unit grant based on individual performance in addition to a full range of benefits outlined here. This information is provided per the relevant state and local pay transparency laws for the location in which this position will be performed. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via www.paylocity.com/careers.
Paylocity is an equal-opportunity employer. Paylocity is committed to the full inclusion of all individuals. We recruit, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. At Paylocity, we believe diversity makes us better.
We embrace and encourage our employees' differences in age, culture, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion or spiritual belief, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique. We actively cultivate these differences through our employee resource groups (ERGs), employee experiences, perspectives, talents, and approaches to drive innovation in the software and services we provide our customers.
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 email address is exclusively designated for such requests, aligning with federal and state disability laws. Please do not send resumes to this email address, as they will be removed.

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