Software Engineer

Global Paris /
Engineering – Engineering /
Permanent 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 9500 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:
We genuinely care for others whoever they are, whatever they think.
We aim to improve and achieve better results every day.
Staying humble and exchanging transparent feedback helps us to grow and improve.
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:

    • Your mission will be to contribute to the whole development process, from system design to delivery and monitoring.

    • You will:

    • Design, develop, test and maintain robust products for maximum reliability, resilience and scalability with security in mind.
    • Work with a Product Manager & Product Designer on feature development & product initiatives.
    • Participate actively in defining the architecture vision to better support our growing user base and scale accordingly.
    • Maintain a high level of quality through extreme programming (XP) software development methodology, documentation and pairing
    • Share your knowledge through workshops and coaching
    • Promote our engineering culture and best practices

This role is for you if :

    • You have 4+ years of experience as a software engineer and have had exposure to architectural patterns of efficient, large and high-scale systems (Design Patterns, Microservices, Databases...)
    • You are a Problem solver: You are a pragmatic and product-driven engineer who is interested in solving problems and delivering value while taking into account business <> tech tradeoffs
    • You are using Best Practices: You are an organized, rigorous engineer who follows best practices regarding code quality, clean architecture, testing, monitoring, code reviews and CI/CD.
    • You are an Impact Maker: You are creative, passionate about building things and want to help build an innovative product used by thousands of users.
    • You are a Team player: You have good communication skills, are comfortable working in a partially remote team, and can easily work with non-technical colleagues
    • You are a curious, open-minded and motivated engineer who is eager to learn and introduce new tools and methodologies where it can help us grow
    • You are fluent in English

It would be great if you also :

    • Are Event-Driven Architecture and Domain Driven Design aficionado.
    • Have experience in Infrastructure: Docker, Kubernetes, Cloud providers (AWS for example), GitOps.
    • Have experience in relational databases (Postgresql for example).
    • Have experience in Javascript, Node JS, React or any front-end framework.
    • Have experience in working with Design systems.

    • We are always looking for the best candidates, so 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! 

Our hiring process

    • 45' interview with a Recruiter
    • 1 hour coding interview (you choose the language and if you prefer to do it at home or live)
    • 1 hour system design interview
    • Meet your future manager
What we offer

Flexibility: We believe that to produce your best work and to be fulfilled, you should be free to choose what working arrangements suit you best. You can work from any place within your country (France, Spain or the UK).
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!