Software Development Engineer

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Job Description

Are you looking to join a successful and ambitious technology startup? Do you get excited about quickly and effectively delivering high-value, frequently-used features to users that rely on your products to execute their jobs every day? Are you looking for a company that will invest time in your development, support your professional growth and listen to your ideas?

If yes than this role is for you!

PerformYard has developed a simple and effective platform that helps drive staff performance through the roof. Our long-term vision is to change the way performance is managed and measured in organizations of all sizes. To achieve this we need to add to our amazing team…that’s where you come in!

Software engineers will collaborate with our development team and corporate leadership to deliver innovative new features for our SaaS performance management products, transforming high-level specifications into scalable, efficient and easy-to-use features. This engineer will participate in the full application development lifecycle, with a focus on writing clean, efficient and reusable code. They will own development of features, manage implementation of front end code and enhance product UI/UX consistency within the platform. This engineer will also contribute to our full stack including AWS infrastructure that delivers our products to users worldwide.

A successful candidate at PerformYard will be a strongly self-motivated and driven individual who is efficient, detail-oriented, and methodical in their approach to software development. This position has growth as our development team continues to grow.

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Primary Functions and Requirements

Front end focused engineers will manage and scale front end UI/UX (React/Javascript) for our fast growing enterprise SaaS application. Back end focused engineers will own and scale back-end infrastructure (Python/MongoDB) and Devops (AWS) to support new features.  Full stack engineers will do both and everyone on the team will contribute new features to deliver on our vision of simple, scalable and effective software used daily by leading HR professionals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own and collaborate on the UI/UX of our employee performance SaaS product
  • Architect and build new features using React, Javascript, Python, MongoDB, Docker
  • Contribute to our API and maintain API-based connections with other, related systems
  • Help develop and improve upon our AWS infrastructure and associated services
  • Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks
  • Collaborate directly with founders and Director of Engineering
  • Understand internal and customer requests and creatively implement those features into PerformYard production software


  • 3+ years of development experience with React, Redux, Python, Javascript
  • Practical knowledge of and experience with NoSQL and SQL databases
  • Bonus if experience working with Docker and other Javascript frameworks
  • Experience building integrations using web services and maintaining an API
  • Experience with the AWS stack

Behavioral Requirements

  • A desire to do important work every day
  • Authentically curious, you love learning and improving yourself
  • Integrity is fundamentally important to you
  • You want to make a real difference
  • You are a problem-solver


Salary is based on experience. Health benefits, 401k and flexible PTO included.