Software Engineer, Web Platforms

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About Paylocity 

Paylocity is an award-winning provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions, offering the most complete platform for the modern workforce. The company has become one of the fastest-growing HCM software providers worldwide by offering an intuitive, easy-to-use product suite that helps businesses automate and streamline HR and payroll processes, attract and retain talent, and build a strong workplace culture.  

While traditional HR and payroll providers automate basic HR processes such as payroll and benefits administration, Paylocity goes further by developing tools that HR and businesses need to compete for talent and deliver against the expectations of the modern workforce. 


About the Team

We are seeking a skilled and motivated Frontend Software Engineer to join our innovative team. As a Frontend Software Engineer, you will be responsible for building intuitive and engaging user interfaces for web applications. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to translate design mockups and product requirements into functional frontend components. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of cutting-edge software solutions and collaborate with talented professionals in a dynamic environment.

Are you the teammate we are looking for?

Who you are:

Engineering is the function that applies principles and techniques of engineering, mathematics, and computer/data science to the design, development, and testing of applications. The Product & Technology engineering family consists of software development, testing, database, devops, virtualization & network.

· Enthusiastic about developing the best software available and providing the ultimate customer experience.

· An advocate for continuous improvement of our software development process

· Interested in staying current by applying new technologies.

· Able to work in a collaborative environment with a willingness to share your ideas.

· Able to work independently on modules and complete tasks with high quality and contribute to high velocity, but unafraid to seek out suggestions from other team members.

· Excited to work on cutting-edge technology.

During the first six months, you will:

· Develop responsive and visually appealing user interfaces for web applications using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

· Collaborate with designers to implement UI/UX designs and ensure consistency across different platforms and devices.

· Write clean, maintainable, and modular code following best practices and coding standards.

· Work closely with backend engineers to integrate frontend components with server-side logic and APIs.

· Optimize application performance by identifying and addressing frontend bottlenecks and implementing efficient solutions.

· Conduct thorough testing of frontend features and functionalities to ensure compatibility, usability, and accessibility.

· Troubleshoot and debug frontend issues, perform root cause analysis, and implement timely resolutions.

· Stay updated on emerging frontend technologies, tools, and trends, and evaluate their potential impact on our projects.

· Participate in code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and collaborate with team members to improve code quality and maintainability.

· Contribute to the continuous improvement of development processes, workflows, and tools to enhance productivity and efficiency. 

Required Experience: 

· Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or related field; equivalent experience may be considered.

· Proven experience (2 years) as a Frontend Software Engineer or similar role, with a strong portfolio showcasing frontend projects and contributions.

· Proficiency in HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript, with a solid understanding of DOM manipulation, event handling, and asynchronous programming.

· Experience with frontend frameworks and libraries: React.

· Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git), package managers (e.g., npm), and build tools (e.g., Webpack).

· Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to debug and troubleshoot complex frontend issues.

· Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.

· Detail-oriented with a focus on delivering high-quality, pixel-perfect UIs that meet design specifications.

· Knowledge of responsive design principles and cross-browser compatibility.

· A passion for learning and staying updated on emerging technologies and industry trends.

Nice to Have: 

· Experience with cloud platforms (AWS preferred, Azure, GCP)

· Familiarity with frontend testing frameworks (e.g., Playwright – preferred, Jest, Enzyme, Cypress) and automated testing practices.

· Understanding of web performance optimization techniques and tools.

· Knowledge of accessibility standards (e.g., WCAG) and experience in building accessible web applications.

· Experience with RESTful APIs and AJAX techniques.

· Previous experience working in Agile/Scrum environments and familiarity with project management tools like Jira or Asana.

· Contributions to open-source projects, participation in developer communities, or attendance at tech conferences/events.



Paylocity is an equal-opportunity employer. Paylocity is committed to the full inclusion of all individuals. We recruit, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. At Paylocity, we believe diversity makes us better.   

 We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, culture, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion or spiritual belief, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique. We actively cultivate these differences through our employee resource groups (ERGs), employee experiences, perspectives, talents, and approaches to drive innovation in the software and services we provide our customers.  

 We comply with federal and state disability laws and make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the job application or interview process, please contact This email address is exclusively designated for such requests, aligning with federal and state disability laws. Please do not send resumes to this email address, as they will be removed. 


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At Paylocity, “We” is what makes us different. We are committed to fostering a culture that honors diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds, knowing that each makes us stronger and collectively unbeatable together. We actively cultivate these differences as we engage each other in driving innovation in the software and services we provide our customers. Paylocity is an equal opportunity employer. If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7427.