Staff Software Engineer

Remote /
Engineering – Software Engineering /
/ Remote
Who We Are
We started our company to help others launch and run their own businesses, at any stage. The way we help is by keeping it simple and supporting entrepreneurs one step at a time. Put simply: our mission is to enable anyone to start, run, and grow their business while avoiding the common pitfalls that derail hopeful entrepreneurs. No more having to wade through forms, taxes, or ongoing state compliance. 

We are a remote company based in Austin, Texas. We have team members from Florida to Oregon and all points in between. Take pride in your work knowing that it shapes how people all across the country reach their goal of starting, running, and growing their businesses.  

If the idea of helping people and working with a genuinely caring, supportive team excites you, then you’ve come to the right place.

About the job
In this role, you will work closely with engineers, product owners, and designers to own new product features and enhancements that change the lives of our small business customers. You’ll architect and implement user experiences with modern React and also build highly performant, easy-to-use APIs with Python and Node.js.

Job Summary

    • Create high-quality, predictable, observable code and deliver it to production.
    • Own the delivery of new products by working iteratively with the design, engineers, and product owners to define and deliver new functionality.
    • Use monitoring and instrumentation to evaluate the success of your code and maintain quality.
    • Work in an agile, data-driven environment and have true ownership of the features you work on, from gathering requirements to delivering results.
    • Use data-driven decision-making to improve your code (logs, usage analytics, monitoring).


    • At least 8 years of relevant software development experience.
    • Expertise with JavaScript and extensive experience using React.
    • Experience shipping web-based products, working with designers and product owners to develop and deliver workflows and libraries.
    • Experience with operations, API development, and modern service-oriented architecture.
    • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills, with the ability to articulate your decisions, whiteboard new solutions, present ideas concisely, and defend your ideas.
    • Excited about working with designers to create an amazing user experience.
    • Curious and comfortable learning new things and diving in where needed.

What You'll Use

    • JavaScript (ES 6+)
    • HTML 5
    • CSS 3 / Styled-Components
    • React 16.8+ / Redux / Apollo GraphQL
    • Node.js 12+ / Express / Fastify
    • Python & Django
    • PostgreSQL
    • Google Cloud Platform & Kubernetes
*Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the state of Colorado.*

Remote Culture. A great company culture leads to happy employees, and happy employees lead to happy customers. That’s why we invest in our employees by providing them with competitive salaries and benefits, equity, and the opportunity to tackle interesting challenges that have a positive impact. 

Let’s stay connected! We believe in staying connected, and we have a weekly “All Hands” meeting every week. We also have a social committee that hosts frequent events. We’ve held a virtual talent show, costume competitions, monthly lunch and learn series, Hackathons, and more! 

Benefits. PTO, Company Paid Medical and Vision Coverage for Employees and Dependents, Dental, Disability, and Life Benefits, 10 Paid Holidays, Parental Leave, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Pet Insurance, Stock Options, Paid Parking* + more! 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We believe in diversity, equity & inclusion. At ZenBusiness, every voice counts no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, location, or background. We celebrate the diversity of our teams, knowing that our products, services, and customers thrive best when we lean into and celebrate our differences.

Please check out our careers page to learn more about our culture, benefits, and open opportunities.

*applicable to in-office employees