Senior Software Engineer - Time

Global Paris / Global Barcelona
Engineering – Engineering /
Permanent Contract Full time /
Hybrid
Get to know us

Do you want to help us shape what the future of work will look like and how it will best embrace our life's aspirations? If this sounds like a journey you want to embark on, we may have the right role for you!
PayFit is an intuitive cloud-based payroll and employee management solution designed specifically for SMBs. Since 2015, we have set ourselves a mission to simplify payroll for SMBs and enable employers and employees to grow together. We are a European company operating from 3 main countries (France, Spain, and the UK) where we are supporting over 10,000 clients. 

Creating a fulfilling work environment and culture is also a core mission at PayFit, and our day-to-day work philosophy is reflected in our four values:
Care
We genuinely care for others whoever they are, whatever they think.
Excellence
We aim to improve and achieve better results every day.
Humility 
Staying humble and exchanging transparent feedback helps us to grow and improve.
Passion
We are the architects of PayFit's success.

A key part of our culture, and essential for our success, is also improving the diversity of our teams and building an inclusive culture where you can be yourself at work. 

This is why our recruitment focuses on the skills you demonstrate, and not only on your academic background or previous professional experiences. At PayFit we understand that you can gain applicable skills through a variety of life experiences and we are interested in knowing them, too.

About the role:

As a Senior Software Engineer at PayFit, you will play a crucial role in building the future of our platform. You will collaborate with product and design teams to develop high-value features, drive the evolution of our architecture and system, and ensure the availability, scalability, and efficiency of our services. Additionally, you will mentor team members, foster technical excellence, and lead cross-functional initiatives.

Join us on this exciting journey to make a meaningful impact and shape the future of work!

Must-Have Skills & Certifications:

‧ Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience.
‧ Strong understanding of software fundamentals including data structures, software architecture, and design patterns.
‧ Proficiency in software development, cloud architectures, systems design, and distributed systems.
A brief overview of our day-to-day stack:
- Technical stack: Node.js (NestJS), TypeScript, React, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Terraform, AWS.
- Code collaboration & deployment: GitHub, CircleCI.
‧ Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to tackle complex technical challenges.
‧ Effective communication skills and ability to convey technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
‧ Attention to detail and a focus on delivering high-quality results.
‧ Strong teamwork and collaboration abilities.
‧ Fluency in English.

Nice-to-Have Skills:

‧ Demonstrated technical leadership skills and experience leading software development projects.
‧ Familiarity with Domain Driven Design, Hexagonal Architecture, Systems Design, and Data-Intensive Applications.
‧ Proactive in identifying risks and taking an impact-centric approach to problem-solving.
‧ Openness to embracing and driving the evolution of systems.

If you think you would be a good fit even if you don't meet 100% of the requirements, we would love to hear from you! 

Your Future Team:

You will join our passionate engineering team where we value individual contributions and strive for excellence. Our team members have diverse areas of expertise and work collaboratively to achieve our common goals. We foster a culture of innovation, technical excellence, and continuous learning. Together, we aim to create a meaningful product and make a positive impact on the lives of our customers.

The Hiring Process:

1. Initial Discovery Call: A Talent Acquisition representative will assess your qualifications and fit for the role.(30 min)
2. Call with an Engineering Manager: You will have a conversation with your future manager to further discuss your experience and skills.(30 min)
3. Technical Interview that comprises of 2 parts:
1) Coding Interview: You will be assessed on fundamental knowledge, including data structures and algorithms. This may be conducted through at-home coding exercises or live coding. (90 min)
2) System design Interview: You will participate in a system design interview, focusing on distributed systems and web architecture.(90 mins)
4. Interviews with your Team: You will meet with the rest of the team members m to get to know them and further assess your fit within the organization. (30-45 mins min)
What we offer

Flexibility: We believe it is key to produce your best work and to be fulfilled. We therefore offer the possibility to work away from our main offices, within France/UK/Spain; as well as abroad for a defined period of time. Further requirements may apply depending on the role and your overall experience.
Learning & Development: In PayFit we have a great learning platform where you can learn new skills everyday with the support of our company. We also have English language courses to improve your business communication vocabulary and get to the next level.
Career Development: We want you to progress and be free to choose which direction you want to grow. There are also opportunities for internal moves.
Health promotion: Gym membership conditions depending on country and 4 paid sessions with a mental health practitioner and online support with Moka Care.
Health insurance: with conditions depending on the country.
Meals: Restaurant tickets.
Home office budget: To help you get set up in the best conditions. A MacBook as our standard working tool.

Disability Inclusion: All of our positions are open to any person living with a disability. To guarantee equal treatment and opportunities, we will take, based on individual needs, appropriate measures to adapt the work conditions of PayFiters with disabilities, and if needed also during the recruitment process. Please let us know what you need and we will do our best to accommodate!