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Senior Growth Engineer, Web Architecture

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3+ years
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About the role

About Gusto

Gusto is a modern, online people platform that helps small businesses take care of their teams. On top of full-service payroll, Gusto offers health insurance, 401(k)s, expert HR, and team management tools. Today, Gusto offices in Denver, San Francisco, and New York serve more than 100,000 businesses nationwide.

Our mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life, and it starts right here at Gusto. That’s why we’re committed to building a collaborative and inclusive workplace, both physically and virtually. Learn more about our Total Rewards philosophy.

We’re hiring engineers to join the Growth Foundation team and work on challenging problems to improve our organic traffic to Gusto and bring more visitors to our site. The Growth foundation team works closely with Marketing and Acquisition to optimize the top of the funnel.

Here’s what you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Lead technical changes to our web stack, think JAM stack, headless CMS, CDN
  • Technical lead for all front end performance and SEO improvements across Gusto
  • Collaborate with Marketing to build SEO content pages integrated with our content management system
  • Make architectural improvements to’s infrastructure with regards to performance, optimization and SEO
  • Lead and mentor junior developers working on SEO improvements

Here’s what we're looking for:

  • 6+ years of technical experience in a fullstack engineering role
  • Previous experience working on search engine optimization
  • Experience optimizing metrics, lighthouse scores. Such as improving LCP, TFB, TTI, and CLS.
  • Have experience in headless CMS, jamstack, modern frontend architecture.
  • Highly proficient in HTML, CSS, JavaScript. Knowledge of React is a bonus
  • Strong history of cross-functional collaboration with Design, Marketing and/or other non-technical teams
  • Well-structured, easily maintainable, well-documented code that balances beauty and pragmatism

Our cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $136,000-$187,000 per year in Denver & most remote locations, and $170,000-$234,000 per year for San Francisco & New York. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise and may vary from the amounts listed above.

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for small businesses, you will find a home at Gusto.

Gusto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. Gusto considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gusto is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures.

About Gusto

Gusto helps small businesses and their teams to do the best work of their lives. Our customers truly love our product and we think you’ll love building it. Come join us in San Francisco, Denver, NYC, or Remote and help serve over 200,000 businesses across the USA.

Team Size:2400
Location:San Francisco
Edward Kim
Edward Kim
Empowering Gusto's Engineering Team
Tomer London
Tomer London
; Empowering Gusto's Product and Design Teams
Josh Reeves
Josh Reeves