Data Engineer

Justworks, New York, New York

Payroll Services. Benefits. Compliance.

Why you'll love working with us

At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, diversity + inclusion and wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.

We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.

The job

Justworks is seeking a Data Engineer to join our team. As a successful candidate, you have demonstrated the ability to build, deploy and maintain large-scale, data-driven solutions. You love to take on complex data-related problems and will help create and maintain large-scale batch and real-time data pipelines that will directly influence business decisions as well as contribute to improving the quality of our data tools and large scale data infrastructure.

We work with a variety of open-source/home grown tools in a variety of languages and we want you to be excited about learning/contributing to all of it.

What you'll do

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to find solutions to customer challenges
  • Create and optimize our data pipeline architecture
  • Build and maintain data access platform for our data science team and company wide
  • Design and implement ETL processes through cloud based solutions (S3, Redshift)
  • Improve our data tools and contribute to scaling our data infrastructure
  • Keep extremely sensitive data compartmentalized and secure

Who you are

  • Minimum of 3 years of professional hands-on experience
  • Knowledge of data modeling, data access and data storage techniques
  • Experience working with complicated systems at scale
  • Strong experience with databases, SQL, writing and debugging
  • Working knowledge of bash scripting
  • Experience with cloud-based data solutions (AWS preferred)
  • Working understanding of code and scripting languages (Ruby, Python, bash)

Technologies we use:

- Ruby on Rails, Python, MySQL, AWS, Git

- Elasticsearch, Docker, InfluxDB, Redshift


Diversity at Justworks

Justworks’ vision is for all identities, backgrounds and expressions to be represented in the workplace. We're building the foundation for long-term success and intend to cultivate a safe, collaborative and inclusive space and company culture.

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

About Justworks

Justworks is leveling the playing field with seamless payroll, great and affordable benefits, and comprehensive compliance coverage, all in one cutting-edge product designed for working fearlessly.

They are passionate about helping small businesses succeed, and this is reflected in everything they do. In fact, Justworks was founded to help entrepreneurs focus on what matters most: growing their businesses and creating better places for people to work.

Justworks employees enjoy a collaborative and welcoming environment, where transparency and openness are encouraged. Along with access to rich benefits, a prime NYC location, and no shortage of dogs at work, you'll learn from some of the brightest and influential thought leaders in the startup community.

If you want to grow in an entrepreneurial environment, build something meaningful and have fun while doing it, then Justworks may just be your place.

Want to learn more about Justworks? Visit Justworks's website.