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SaaS HR platform for mid-market companies

Senior Software Engineer (.NET)
New York City, NY, US
Job Description / Skills Required

Namely is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to build reliable, scalable, and maintainable .NET services for our Payroll Platform. As a Senior Engineer, you will lead by example in the design and implementation of major features and components of the Namely platform.


  • Implementing and maintaining containerized gRPC services on .NET Core with C#, and deploying these services to Kubernetes on AWS
  • Collaborating with the various Namely Labs teams (Product, Design, and Engineering) to design APIs that support new or enhanced product features
  • Designing and implementing migration strategies for legacy code to move existing functionality out of our monoliths, and into modern services
  • Designing and contributing features to our shared DotNetHelpers library, which provides core functionality used by all of our .NET services
  • Mentoring other engineers on the team
  • Supporting production services on a rotation
  • Reviewing design docs and pull requests for relevant services and repositories
  • Supporting other engineering organizations, such as Site Reliability, as they bring in new platform features and testing technologies


  • 5+ years of experience overall writing production software
  • 4+ years of experience writing production software with C# / .NET
  • Experience designing and developing APIs
  • Experience with relational data modeling, and in-depth knowledge of an RDBMS, preferably Microsoft SQL Server or Postgres
  • Experience developing applications using ASP.NET (MVC/WebForms/WebAPI)
  • Experience writing maintainable unit tests
  • Experience with JavaScript and other web technologies (HTTP, JSON, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of security best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Nice to Have:

  • Experience using Docker and Kubernetes in production
  • Experience with Protobuf / gRPC
  • Experience working on distributed systems
  • Experience working with Redis or Kafka
  • Proficiency with troubleshooting T-SQL stored procedures, views, and functions
  • Experience with ES2015+, React, and Redux
  • Experience with AWS (S3, EC2, SQS, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Payroll/HR Software

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About Namely

Namely is the first HR, payroll, and benefits platform employees actually love to use. People are at the center of everything we do—from our platform to our staff. Why join us? We believe every company and every employee deserves a great workplace, supported by HR technology they use and love. Most importantly, we believe in giving you the tools you need to do the best work of your career.

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