Engineering Manager, Payments & Tax Unit

Justworks

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 03/25/2021
  • Website: justworks.com
  • Company Address: 151 W 26th St. 12th Floor, New York, NY, 10001

About Justworks

Justworks takes the busyness out of growing a business and alleviates the unknown. We’ve combined a simple platform and exceptional 24/7 customer service with the power of a PEO, so all teams have more time to focus on what matters. Get access to corporate-level benefits, seamless payroll, HR tools, and compliance support—all in one place.

Job Description

Who we are

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

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

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

Our Values

If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.

The Job

Engineering Managers at Justworks manage a team of Software Engineers. The Engineering Managers within Payments and Tax Unit (PTU) work closely with Product Managers and Operations team members to make complex problems simple, scale systems to handle a growing user base, and automate manual tasks. As the team whose mission is to process payments and payroll taxes accurately and on time, PTU is responsible for mission critical operations that are crucial to Justworks. 

This job requires a strong technical background and a track record for mentoring and growing teams. Our business domains are deep and complex so your ability to positively impact and understand complex systems will set you apart. We work primarily in Ruby and JavaScript, but prior knowledge is not a requirement.

What you'll do

  • Work with Engineers, Product Managers, Operations team members, and other stakeholders to scope, prioritize and execute projects so we can improve and scale our systems.
  • Communicate and coordinate with other teams in and out of engineering to understand the requirements and opportunities for improvement.
  • Provide guidance and support growth in your direct reports.
  • Help plan for the future of your team, it’s products and its people.
  • Help recruit, interview, and hire for the entire engineering team.

Who you are 

  • Minimum of 5 years managing productive engineering teams
  • Demonstrable experience in prioritizing, crafting, and executing plans.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to grasp and explain complex concepts to both technical and non-technical people.
  • High levels of empathy and interpersonal skills.
  • Solid understanding of core web development technologies from the browser to the database
  • Experience with distributed systems, and architecting scalable systems.
  • A desire to help develop a product with a positive impact.

Diversity at Justworks

Justworks’ vision is for all identities, backgrounds and expressions to be represented in the workplace. We're building the foundation for long-term success and intend to cultivate a safe, collaborative and inclusive space and company culture.

We’re 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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