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Senior Software Engineer

Checkr

Checkr

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

About Checkr
Checkr builds people infrastructure for the future of work. And we believe everyone should have a fair chance to work. That's why we've designed a faster—and fairer—way to screen job seekers. Established in 2014 and valued at $5B, Checkr puts modern technology powered by machine learning in the hands of hiring teams, helping thousands of companies like Uber, Instacart, Netflix, Compass Group, and Adecco to hire great new people with an experience that’s fast, smooth, and safe.

A career at Checkr means collaborating with brilliant minds, disrupting an industry, and opening channels of employment to often overlooked candidates. Checkr has been recognized as one of BuiltIn's 2023 Best Places to Work in the US and is a Y Combinator 2023 Breakthrough Company and Top Company by Valuation.

As a Senior Software Engineer on Checkr’s Core Services engineering team, you’ll be responsible for building and managing several tools and services, and the platform that Product Engineering teams rely on to deliver Checkr’s products and features. You’ll work closely with other engineering teams to help them implement best practices in their services.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, ship and maintain the core software libraries, tools, and patterns used by all of Checkr’s engineering teams
  • Partner with product, design and other stakeholders in designing new features
  • Collaborate with other engineers in architecting and implementing new features
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve our products
  • Deliver performant, reliable, scalable, and secure code
  • Monitor, investigate, triage, and resolve production issues as they arise for services owned by the team

What you bring:

  • 5+ years of full-stack software development experience
  • Proficiency in Ruby or a similar programming language
  • Experience managing an API Gateway like Kong
  • Experience with Kafka or similar event-streaming platforms
  • Experience with user authentication using Auth0 or similar authentication platforms
  • Solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals such as relational databases, data structure and algorithms, Object Relational Mapping, REST APIs, microservices, etc.
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Ability to collaborate with teammates and other stakeholders
  • An eagerness to learn, collaborate, improve, and innovate

What you get

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Up to $25K reimbursement for fertility, adoption, and parental planning services
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend

At Checkr, we believe a hybrid work environment strengthens collaboration, drives innovation, and encourages connection. Our hub locations are Denver, CO, San Francisco, CA, and Santiago, Chile. Individuals are expected to work from the office 2 to 3 days a week. In-office perks are provided, such as lunch four times a week, a commuter stipend, and an abundance of snacks and beverages.

One of Checkr’s core values is Transparency. To live by that value, we’ve made the decision to disclose salary ranges in all of our job postings. We use geographic cost of labor as an input to develop ranges for our roles and as such, each location where we hire may have a different range. If this role is remote, we have listed the top to the bottom of the possible range, but we will specify the target range for an exact location when you are selected for a recruiting discussion. For more information on our compensation philosophy, see our website.

The base salary range for this role is $175,662 to $237,660 in San Francisco, CA.

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.