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Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Posted on Monday, April 24, 2023
Workstream is a mission-driven company that believes in building premium, modern software solutions for local businesses. There are 2.7 billion hourly workers, who make up 80% of the global workforce, but they've been heavily underserved by technology and deserve better. We help local businesses around you hire, manage, and retain qualified workers.
Our customers include leading brands from multiple sectors, including Burger King, Carl's Jr./Hardee's, IHOP, KFC, and Culvers. At series B, we are quickly expanding our product portfolio. We are backed by legendary VCs and industry experts like Founders Fund, BOND, and Coatue.

Our engineering team is composed of passionate, driven, and talented engineers who focus on building and innovating cloud technology solutions that empower local businesses to thrive and better serve the deskless workforce in their communities. We are seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our growing engineering team.

As a Senior Software Engineer (Full-stack), you will join our Team Management team working on a new comprehensive worker HR management tool that encompasses the end-to-end lifecycle of deskless workers. This role will report to the Engineering Manager for Team Management and Integrations.

Day in the Life:

  • As a Senior Engineer, you will work with your squad team members (local + remote) to ensure that implementations are consistent with the overall Engineering team strategy.
  • You will work closely with the Engineering Manager on communicating tasks, challenges, and workflows across a globally distributed team.
  • You will contribute to the design and architecting of cutting-edge tools and technologies while maintaining the existing stack.
  • You will guide team development efforts toward successful sprint delivery.
  • You will maintain high software quality standards within the team by establishing good habits and practices.
  • You will provide technical leadership to team members through mentoring and coaching.

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years of industry experience as an individual contributor in full-stack web development
  • Advanced skills in JavaScript with 1+ years of experience with React or TypeScript.
  • 5+ years of experience building and maintaining RESTful APIs.
  • 2+ years of experience working in Agile software engineering methods and tools: Scrum, Jira, GitHub, DevOps, and software architectures that allow rapid iterations
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails is required
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies (AWS) and architectural patterns and their trade-offs
  • Demonstrate an understanding of requirement management and roadmap development with product managers
  • Experience developing and maintaining microservice-based systems.
  • Experience working with globally distributed engineering teams
  • Passionate to learn, understand, and dissect new technology stacks quickly on your own
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or equivalent training, education, and experience in information / cyber security, computer systems, IT, etc

What is Preferred:

  • Experience with relational databases such as PostgreSQL.
  • Have a passion for effective collaboration within and between cross-functional teams, with a history of building influence with Product and Design

Our Tech Stacks are:

  • Backend: Ruby on Rails (90%) / Nodejs
  • Frontend: React / Typescript
  • Database: PostgreSQL / Redis
  • Infra: AWS / Terraform / Microservice / Protobuf / Kafka / Elasticsearch

What We Offer:

  • A mission-driven and value-based company dedicated to empower deskless workers and local businesses
  • An early employee opportunity at a Series B hyper-growth startup
  • work with the founding team and industry veterans to accelerate your career
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Comprehensive health coverage
  • In office amenities and stocked kitchen
  • Performance-based year-end bonuses
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Hybrid Office/WFH schedule

Additional Information

Workstream provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.