Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, August 14, 2023
About Rippling
Rippling gives businesses one place to run HR, IT, and Finance. It brings together all of the workforce systems that are normally scattered across a company, like payroll, expenses, benefits, and computers. For the first time ever, you can manage and automate every part of the employee lifecycle in a single system.
Take onboarding, for example. With Rippling, you can hire a new employee anywhere in the world and set up their payroll, corporate card, computer, benefits, and even third-party apps like Slack and Microsoft 365—all within 90 seconds.
Based in San Francisco, CA, Rippling has raised $1.2B from the world’s top investors—including Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund, Sequoia, Greenoaks, and Bedrock—and was named one of America's best startup employers by Forbes.
About the role

Are you looking to be in a role where you can have a significant impact on the company’s growth and success?

Does the prospect of making the most pragmatic technical decisions, which will drastically shape the future of the products excite you?

Are you someone who takes immense pride in building excellent products for customers that are technically designed for scalability and extensibility, and just work all the time?

If you answered yes to these, come join us!

The HR Products organization is looking for a seasoned Software Engineer to join the team which owns one of the most critical and strategic product lines for Rippling - Global Contractors, Compliance & Work Authorization - which is among the most foundational products of Rippling. The areas of ownership for this role will require you to be a key owner of our Global Expansion efforts, which comes with high visibility and growth opportunities. This role will involve an outstanding blend of Technical savviness and Product development, the ability to look into and shape the overall architecture of the Product itself.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will own/design/develop end-to-end features/modules in product development. You'll be influencing the product spec for an owned feature, designing the backend and wiring it with the frontend to launch. Once launched, you'll be responsible for any further improvements to the feature.

What you will do
  • Collaborate with Product Management and other stakeholders within Engineering (Frontend, UX, etc.) to maintain a high bar for quality in a fast-paced, iterative environment.

  • Wear a product manager hat when needed.

  • Build features that solve technical problems of high scope and complexity.

  • Participate in planning activities, perform code reviews, and contribute to a growing team.

  • Provide mentorship for Junior and Intermediate Engineers on your team to help them grow in their technical responsibilities and remove blockers to their autonomy.

Who You Are:

  • You care about product ownership and solving problems for our customers.

  • You’re passionate about being in a product-focused environment where everyone cares deeply about customer impact.

  • You enjoy and are enthusiastic about writing code!


  • 8+ years of professional work experience in a high paced environment

  • Experience building a large-scale platform for web

  • Knowledge of building services with Python is a must-have

  • Experience in working with MongoDB

  • Strong CS knowledge, DS fundamentals, and a keen eye for writing optimized code

  • Strong ability to debug and correct problems autonomously

  • Bonus points if you’ve built a front-end web app

  • Tech stack you will be working on: Python, Django, MongoDB