Senior Software Engineer - Self-Acquisition in Barcelona or Remote


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Job Description

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.

You'll be joining the Acquisition team 

You will start your PayFit journey by joining the Acquisition  team as a Senior Software Engineer. We are part of the User Autonomy stream, our mission is to help our users be more autonomous with the product and rely less on human support. We are also in a mission of building a more product-led acquisition.

Our squad is composed of 3 passionate engineers and a tri-force to lead them : an Engineering Manager, a Product Manager and a Designer. This organization allows us to follow initiative from the moment they are thought and designed to the release in production moment. It is amazing to be able to see our impact on end users this way.

The Acquisition team collaborates closely with marketing and growth teams. Our project is transversal to product, marketing, and experimentation. Everything that you will deliver has a direct and measurable impact on Payfit’s business goals.

If you are motivated by working in a multidisciplinary environment, solving users' fronting challenges and seeing the impact of your work on business metrics, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

What will be your role?

Your mission will be to contribute to the whole development process (from system design to delivery and production support).

You will:
- Design, develop, test and maintain robust architectures and services for maximum reliability, resilience and scalability with security in mind.
- Work with a Product Manager & Product Designer on feature development & product initiatives. You will leverage data to identify growth opportunities and new experiments in collaboration with the Triforce.
- Instrument the growth funnel to enable proper tracking and analysis of experiments
- Participate actively in defining the architecture vision to better support our growing user base and scale accordingly.
- Maintain a high level of quality through test definition, automation and continuous delivery
- Promote our engineering culture and best practices.

What are our tools?

TypeScript, Node.js, NestJS, Nx, React, Docker, PostgreSQL, Kubernetes, AWS, GraphQL, Terraform, DataDog,..
Code collaboration: GitHub, CircleCI, Spacelift
Project management and knowledge: JIRA, Notion, Miro,
Communication: Slack, Zoom, Gather
Design tool: Figma

What are we looking for?

Senior engineer: You have at least 6+ years of experience with software development. You have worked in different company environments that allowed you to work on production systems with a good volume of traffic and data. You also have experience in Frontend and Backend development.
Event-driven: Your expertise lies in working with distributed systems on a large scale, and you have a strong ability to design solutions that are driven by events. Furthermore, you possess a deep understanding of leveraging data efficiently to optimize product performance and functionality.
Problem solver: You are pragmatic and product-driven. You are interested in solving problems and delivering value while taking into account business and tech tradeoffs.
Best Practices: You are organized and rigorous. You follow best practices regarding code quality, clean architecture, testing, monitoring, code reviews and CI/CD.
Impact Maker: You are creative, passionate about building software and want to contribute to deliver an innovative product used by thousands of end users.
Team player: You have good communication skills, are comfortable working in a remote environment, and can easily work with non-technical colleagues (Product Manager and Product Designer but also Sales and Marketing). You enjoy mentoring and training more junior colleagues.
Curiosity: You are curious, open-minded and self motivated. You are eager to learn and introduce new tools and methodologies where it can help us grow.
Communication: You are fluent in English. You are a great communicator, verbally and in writing.

It would be even better if you:

- Have experience with our technical stack.
- Have experience on growth funnel or self acquisition products.

Not sure if this you?
In PayFit we want a diverse, global team with a broad range of experiences and point of views. If the job sounds interesting to you but you still have doubt that you could qualify, apply anyway! We will carefully consider your application and we are open to several profiles that could bring value to the team. So do not be shy and reach out!

Hiring process:

1 - Meeting Talent Acquisition Specialist. (30-45mins)
2 - Meet Jérémy, the squad Engineering Manager (1h00).
3 - A system design interview followed by a short pair programming session with two senior engineers (1h30)
4 - A triforce meeting with the PM and the Designer (30 min)
5 - Meet with Pierre, Engineering director of the Growth tribe (30 min)
Last step - Background check to verify your identity, diploma and past professional experience in the context of our ISO27001 certification
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 Spain with the possibility to work abroad for some period of time.
Learning & Development: At PayFit we have a great learning platform where you can learn new skills every day 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 subscription (AndJoy) with a preferential rate.
Meals: 6 EUR lunch voucher per workday with our partner Edenred.
Transportation: 50 % of public transport card covered by PayFit .
Health Insurance: Full coverage on private insurance with Sanitas.
Parental support program: Support with a nursery for your child.
Home office budget to help you get set up in the best conditions. A MacBook as our standard working tool.
Time off: 25 days of holidays per year.

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.

About PayFit

  • Fintech

  • Paris, France

  • 200-500

  • 2015


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