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Posted 12 days ago

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

$122k - $203k

Skills

Python

React

TypeScript

Summary

  • Check is revolutionizing the payroll industry with its mission to empower innovative software platforms to create new payroll businesses, transforming payment processes.

  • As a full stack engineer, you'll lead major technical projects, build tools to automate payroll workflows, and influence the engineering team's culture and processes.

  • This role offers significant opportunities for growth through leading impactful projects, working with cross-functional teams, and participating in strategic decisions.

Description

Check is leading a revolution in the payroll industry. Payroll is the backbone of the US economy, and yet it has not undergone significant innovation in decades. We invented the embedded payroll space to change that (see: , ), both for the business owners who spend countless hours per week running payroll and for the millions of Americans who depend on their next paycheck. At Check, our mission is to empower the most innovative software platforms to create new payroll businesses, and enable those businesses to transform the way companies pay their employees.

Check’s culture is intensely caring: to each other as teammates, to our partners, and to the businesses and workers we serve. Our teams are made up of creative problem solvers and empathetic cross-functional collaborators who can simplify the complexities of payroll. We bring hustle and grit to our day-to-day, while building enduring solutions and relationships.

Role Overview:

Check is hiring a full stack engineer to expand our embedded payroll platform: the intuitive APIs, delightful UIs, and product-backed services that simplify creating, growing, and running a payroll business for our partners. This is the perfect role for an engineer who wants to have an outsized business impact. Our technical stack includes Python, Django, React, TypeScript, Postgres, and AWS.

In this role, you will:

  • Scope, develop, and lead large technical projects with significant business impact

  • Build tools that support and automate complex payroll workflows for our partners and internal teams

  • Influence the culture, values, and processes of a growing engineering team

  • Use data-driven analysis to identify opportunities to achieve our business goals

  • Provide input on product and strategic decision-making

You may be a fit for this role if you:

  • Have a strong product/user orientation

  • Focus on iterative value delivery

  • Have led projects that simplify complex concepts through software

  • Enjoy navigating ambiguity and making decisions independently

  • Have interest in designing both frontend UIs and backend APIs

  • Love working with cross-functional stakeholders

We use:

  • Python (type-annotated) and Django for our API

  • React and TypeScript for our frontends

  • Postgres for our database

  • AWS for our cloud infrastructure

  • GitLab for issue tracking and CI/CD

What we offer:

At Check, transparency and fairness in compensation are our top priorities. Operating on a flat titling system, our engineering team ensures equity and opportunity for all team members. We believe in empowering engineers, irrespective of their job level, to lead projects they're passionate about and collaborate as equals with their fellow Checketeers. Candidates are assessed based on their unique experience and qualifications, with the expected annual salary/hourly rate varying by job level and location:

  • The expected range in San Francisco, NYC, LA, and Seattle is between $143,000 and $202,500.

  • The expected range For all other locations is between $121,550 and $172,414.

Full-time employees receive comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, stock options, flexible PTO, parental leave, holidays, a 401k plan, and a $100 monthly stipend for home internet and mobile phone expenses.

We accept applications on an ongoing basis with no specified deadline.

Check is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Check is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at  with “accommodations” in the subject line.

Check participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with Form I-9 information from all new employees to confirm that they are authorized to work in the U.S. Check does not use E-Verify to pre-screen applicants.

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Paid Leave

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Parental leave

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401(k) Match