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Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll)
Software Engineer, Trust & Safety

We’re looking for a talented and motivated full-stack engineer with 2+ years of experience and a passion for building user trust in Gusto’s platform. As an engineer on our new Trust & Safety team, you'll work with our Security, Design, Product, and other Engineering teams to find a perfect balance between user security and user experience. You’ll plan, design and architect user safety features, build backend APIs (mostly Rails), write the front-end code that consumes said APIs (mostly React.js), and own security features in our app.


Here’s what you’ll do:


Own what you build as you architect, test, and refine the Gusto platform

Find innovative ways to provide world-class user safety AND great user experiences

Lay the foundation for Gusto’s identity and authentication framework, which other teams can leverage

Make Gusto an industry leader in trust and safety UX. Share learnings and best practices with wider tech community

Keep our customer’s PII (Personally Identifiable Information) and PHI (Protected Health Information) safe

Make Gusto more secure for hundreds of thousands of users using our development workflow

Be surrounded by individuals who are doing the best work of their lives and loving every moment of it

Here’s what we’re looking for:


Experience in full-stack development

Passion for creating and shipping memorable security experiences for customers

Appreciation for a test-driven, code review culture

Successful track record building distributed, high-throughput applications that scale

Experience turning wireframes and mockups into elegantly executed code

Well-structured, easily maintainable, well-documented code that balances beauty and pragmatism

Job Location(s):
San Francisco, CA, US
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