Senior Staff Software Engineer - Identity Platform
About The Role
The Identity team’s mission is to provide a single source of truth for authentication and security policy management across all user types and applications, giving customers the confidence to endlessly scale their organization on Rippling. We’re looking for a technical leader who will be responsible for building highly scalable and reliable authentication infrastructure that powers all Rippling products, as well as building products that empower our customers to seamlessly connect to the external applications they use on a daily basis.
This team owns various domain-related products:
Identity and access management
Authentication risk analysis
Activity logging, etc.
What You'll Do:
Design, build and scale the next generation of Rippling’s authentication services, which have the highest uptime requirement of Rippling products
Work closely with stakeholders and management to define and deliver the team’s strategic roadmap
Mentor and coach team members to enable engineering excellence within the team, and ensure the team outputs high-quality, well-tested code
Apply industry-leading technologies to secure our customers
Solve complex problems which are unique for Rippling
Provide leadership and ownership over multiple product spaces
Advocate for user experience by connecting to the different company partners and our end-users
Learn and understand how your product can help Rippling continually differentiate itself
10+ years of software engineering experience, with 3+ years in technical lead or architect roles
Experience building highly available, highly scalable platforms that power multiple products
Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment by identifying areas of impact and independently pursuing them
Passionate about being in a product-focused environment where everyone cares deeply about customer impact
Excellent ability to communicate complex technical ideas with clarity and precision in written and verbal modes
Passionate about mentoring and upleveling team members
Preferred experience (but not required) in our technology stack - Python, Django, Golang, React, MongoDB, AWS
Bonus points if you’ve had direct experience with the Identity domain
Rippling highly values having employees working in-office to foster a collaborative work environment and company culture. For office-based employees (employees who live within a 40 mile radius of a Rippling office), Rippling considers working in the office, at least three days a week under current policy, to be an essential function of the employee's role.
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 here.
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 below.
- Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, HSA, Commuter, Life and Disability Benefits
- Uncapped PTO and flexible work hours
- Free onsite lunch
- Generous parental leave
- Transgender health insurance coverage
- Great compensation package (salary, equity)
- Fun, casual atmosphere and meeting-light culture