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Senior Frontend Engineer

Engineering · Full-time · Global

FigureHR is a small, VC backed seed stage company building a modern platform for total compensation. We help companies figure out how to pay their employees by making data driven decisions. We are building a system of record for salary bands and job ladders with dashboards for analytics. We are disrupting old industry software and manual compensation surveys by leveraging technology and integrations to provide real time analytics and data. Our mission is to bring transparency to compensation -- for companies, employees, and candidates.

Why join us?

Figure is looking for software engineers to join our founding team. More than anything, we seek individuals with strong coding fundamentals. We work in a highly collaborative environment. Our team is still small, and people wear many hats. You will have the opportunity to jump between engineering, product, customer support, and design - participating in every part of the business from idea to production.

Our stack

  • PostgreSQL database
  • Ruby on Rails backend
  • Graphql API
  • React / Apollo frontend

Key responsibilities

  • Design, build, and deploy features end to end. You are responsible for breaking down high level features into tasks that can ship to prod.
  • Code quickly and test thoroughly - Maintain the balance between velocity and code health.
  • Work on a team - Collaborate with other engineers to design and architect features. Know when to ask for help when you are stuck.
  • Write well-documented, clean, testable code


  • You have 3+ years of engineering experience, and have built and scaled products.
  • You are a faster learner - You can readily learn most technologies as you go.
  • You understand the business implications beyond engineering - You are not just coding cool stuff. You understand the balance between engineering, speed, and the bottom line.
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to do what it takes to deliver results
  • Entrepreneurial, with a high tolerance for ambiguity

Bonus Points

  • Comfortable integrating with 3rd party APIs that are sometimes not well documented
  • Experience with data privacy/security
  • You’ve built side projects from idea to MVP
  • Experience working with or building HR/Compensation tools


  • Generous equity package
  • 100% health + dental + vision
  • Unlimited vacations
  • $4,000 for your own setup (laptop, desk, chair)

Who we are FigureHR is a seed stage company based out of San Francisco. Our investors include Bling Capital, Garage Capital, and angels like Steve Huffman, Adrian Aoun, Daniel Graf among others. The founders were both previously software engineers building products at scale at companies like Uber, Instacart, Flexport and Checkr.

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