Senior Staff Engineer- HR Platform
Based in San Francisco, CA, Rippling has raised $1.2B from the world's top investors-including Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund, Sequoia, Bedrock, and Greenoaks-and was named one of America's best startup employers by Forbes (#12 out of 500).
About the team
Rippling is rapidly adding new lines of business to its 20+ products while also expanding globally into many new countries each year.
We are much more than HR - the HR Platform/HRIS group consists of several teams that build products, services, and frameworks that serve both external users and serves as a platform for teams internally at Rippling. This team serves as a platform which unlocks future lines of business and speeds up expansion in ways that directly affect the company’s bottom line.
About the role
The technical challenges we are facing are complex. We need a seasoned technical expert who has built complex platforms for global technology companies before. Your responsibilities will include:
Acting as a technical leader within the engineering organization.
Identifying and advocating for projects of high complexity that involve multiple stakeholders across the organization.
Taking ambiguous technical problem statements and turning them into an actionable plan, and then executing on it with the team.
Modeling and executing against requirements involving complex and interdependent systems related to employment rules, country-specific requirements, international currencies, and more.
Building a stable data tier for mission-critical HR Platform/HRIS data with high correctness needs.
Crafting a technical vision for a team whose goals are to unlock business outcomes by making it easier to work with HR Platform/HRIS data & entities.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will be expected to dive in deep and emerge with a written plan for execution that represents the collective needs of multiple teams.
In addition to execution of projects, you will regularly sync up with leaders of other teams on our engineering strategy to ensure that the products being built are truly elevating the organization and enabling us to move the business forward.
10+ years of professional experience as a software engineer
You have seen systems operating at significant technical and organizational scale
Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Experience in building projects with good abstractions and architecture
Comfortable at developing scalable and extendable core services used in many products
This role will receive a competitive salary + benefits + equity. The salary for US-based employees will be aligned with one of the ranges below based on location; see which tier applies to your location https://www.rippling.com/pay-transparency https://www.rippling.com/pay-transparency here.
Tier 1: $240,000 - $336,000/year
Tier 2: $240,000 - $336,000/year
Tier 3: $240,000 - $336,000/year
A variety of factors are considered when determining someone’s compensation–including a candidate’s professional background, experience, and location. Final offer amounts may vary from the amounts listed above based on these considerations.
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