Return to India - Sr Staff Engineer - Platform/Product



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2023

About the Return to India Program

Rippling is launching an innovative program that allows engineers from the US to return to India. If you’re based in the US and have considered working in Bangalore (whether you’re looking for it to be permanent or for a certain period of time), we would love to hear from you. 

Rippling’s Bangalore office spans 30,000 sq ft, is centrally located and beautifully designed. We currently have 400+ employees in our Bangalore office. 

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

We're looking for multiple Senior Staff engineers across our platform and product teams, who can independently drive and take on large scope and critical Rippling projects, which includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Owning and delivering on multi year business goals

  • Managing org wide technical commitments against longer term roadmaps

  • Generating advocacy and alignment for their team and teams within their domain across the organization

  • Leading organizational practices and processes to be better

  • Actively informing team design reviews

  • Diving into company high priority projects

What you will do

  • Develop high quality software with attention to detail

  • Ship incrementally and continually at high velocity

  • Jump into different and new codebases and diagnose issues and problems quickly

  • Build for systems that scale for a large variety of use cases

  • Tackle large scaling challenges that involve scaling our capabilities to support 100,000+ employee companies

  • Work highly cross functionally with engineering leaders across the engineering org

  • Become the in-house expert on Rippling customers and competition

What you will need 

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience, with 5+ years in technical lead or architect roles

  • Experience building large-scale distributed systems, such as high-volume SaaS environments

  • Preferred experience in building out large scale product infrastructures/platforms

  • Preferred experience in our technology stack- Python, Django, Golang, React, MongoDB, Presto, Pinot, Kafka, AWS

  • Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment by identifying areas of impact and independently pursuing them

  • A track record of influencing and enabling forward-thinking technology decisions across a wide organization

  • Excellent ability to communicate complex technical ideas with clarity and precision in written and verbal modes

About the team

The team is composed of immensely talented engineers, distributed across the US, Canada, and India. We have engineering expertise from top tech companies like Uber, Twitter, Amazon, Google, and Meta. We are aimed at building the most high impactful team possible here at Rippling and are looking for highly motivated engineers to come join our team!

Additional Information

Rippling is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected characteristics, Rippling is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities who need assistance during the hiring process. 

To request a reasonable accommodation, please email accomodations@rippling.com 

Rippling highly values having employees working in-office to foster a collaborative work environment and company culture.  For office-based employees (employees who live within a 40 mile radius of a Rippling office), Rippling considers working in the office, at least three days a week under current policy, to be an essential function of the employee's role.

This role will receive a competitive salary + benefits + equity. The salary for US-based employees will be aligned with one of the ranges below based on location; see which tier applies to your location here.

A variety of factors are considered when determining someone’s compensation–including a candidate’s professional background, experience, and location. Final offer amounts may vary from the amounts listed below.

Tier 1: $212,000 - $336,000/year

Tier 2: $212,000 - $336,000/year

Tier 3: $212,000 - $336,000/year