The HR initiative people love.

Software Engineer

Software Engineer
Salary Range
$120K - $135K
Engineering + Dev
March 19, 2021
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What is Bonusly?

Bonusly provides solutions to create high-performance, high-engagement teams. We believe that success in business is determined by people, working on teams, to solve novel problems. That belief extends to our own team, and we'd love for you to be a part of it.

What is our mission?

Our mission is to help people connect with their work and each other in meaningful ways. Our vision is for every organization to reach success by using Bonusly to build high-performance, high-engagement teams.  We believe that the way we work today can be so much better.

How do we get there?

Our top-rated SaaS platform is built by the talented and creative team here at Bonusly. We work with autonomy, responsibility, and purpose. We are driven by a desire to make meaningful impacts for our customers, and to be excellent teammates to each other along the way.

How can you help us?

Bonusly is at a critical point. We have great product-market fit and strong revenue growth. We recently closed our Series A and grew to over 50 employees. We pride ourselves in providing a top-notch employee experience, and as we enter the next phase of growth, we are looking to add dynamic, creative, collaborative professionals to our team. If that’s you, please read on!

Job Description

Boulder/Denver Metro Area, Colorado (Relocation Provided)

Bonusly is looking for an experienced, talented and motivated Software Engineer  to expand our impact as an established leader in HR B2B SaaS. You will get to positively impact some of the most influential companies in the world such as Hulu, Chobani, Headspace, Palo Alto Networks, and more by building a product that empowers employees to show appreciation for each other, build stronger working relationships, and feel a greater sense of belonging. We're looking for someone who is both highly analytical and enthusiastically creative. Ideally, you are a seasoned engineer who can empathize with users, influence  design and architecture, and write clean, maintainable code. Finally, you will use your experience in modern frameworks and development tools to drive best practices across the team.

Your team will build products that transform workplace recognition and feedback at the most innovative and fastest-growing companies in the world.

What you’ll do

  • Join an inclusive, collaborative, and skilled product team that loves to deliver value for our customers
  • Develop new systems and features from idea to production
  • Constantly analyze and improve our user experiences
  • Be a part of our high growth journey and collaborate to create and iterate on our practices
  • Have the support of your amazing, talented colleagues while working on small, high impact teams and enjoying the trust and autonomy needed to be biased toward action
  • Embrace a nuanced view of time off, as we encourage our team to mix work and free time in different ways to help people stay motivated and refreshed

💯You should apply if you…..

  • Have 3 - 5 years professional web development experience
  • Have extensive professional experience with Ruby, Python, Go, React, Backbone, Vue.js and / or Java
  • Have 1+ year of experience in microservices architecture
  • Have 1+ year of experience with containerization technologies (Docker or Kubernetes)
  • Thrive on building scalable, API-centric systems
  • Have worked with a variety of best-in-class cloud providers
  • Embody the Ten Principles for Growth as an Engineer
  • Are interested in the things we talk about at
  • Are eager to communicate cross-functionally and within product, design, and engineering. Architect code for performance, scalability, and future maintainability
  • Leave code better than it was found

Bonus points for…..

  • Having experience with Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, MongoDB or FaaS
  • Uplifting and mentoring other team members through code reviews, pairing sessions, architecture input, proactive communication, and/or strong leadership qualities
  • A strong interest in learning about new technologies, development processes, and practices and shares this knowledge with the team or implements tooling around it
  • Being an advocate and change agent for deployment and development best practices
  • The drive to act and own high-impact projects from day one
  • Previous work experience in a startup environment


  • Target Base Salary range: $120,000 - $135,000
  • Target Equity Range: .05% - .1%

🎉Benefits and opportunities include...

• Collaborating with a growing team of smart & passionate creators.

• Making work more enjoyable and meaningful by reimagining the way companies recognize and reward their employees.

• Being empowered to innovate, take ownership, and motivate change at a growing company.

• Flexible “work-from” policies.

• Fully covered Medical/Dental/Vision insurance.

• Progressive vacation policy.

• 401(k) with employer matching.

• Subsidized wellness, transit, and professional development.

• Bonusly! (Of course we use our own product for peer, work anniversary, and birthday recognition)

💚 What's it like to work at Bonusly?

Culture and employee experience are some of our top priorities! See what we're all about at, and check out our official Employee Unhandbook to learn more about our culture and values.

🔸 We actively work toward greater diversity, equity, and inclusion

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About The Company

The HR initiative people love.

Bonusly is the fun and easy way to engage all of your employees and improve retention and productivity at every level of your organization.

Bonusly helps you celebrate everyday contributions and key milestones, automate time-consuming HR admin processes, incentivize participation in company initiatives, and offer digital rewards your employees will love. With our efficient, effective, and enjoyable recognition and rewards solution, you can help people feel a greater sense of alignment and purpose, understand what it means to embody your company core values, and see how contributions of all kinds support your mission.

In turn, you can pull actionable data about your employee experience from powerful people analytics tools. Bonusly delivers unique insights on individual, team, and company levels so you can make strategic decisions about culture, professional development, performance management, and retention.

Bonusly is headquartered in Boulder, CO, and we have teams in Seattle, WA, and New York, NY. 

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