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Senior Software Engineer

Ohio City, Ohio
Job Type
4 Aug 2022
This is a full-time, 100% remote role.

Do you love using your extensive programming skills to solve problems? Are you a fan of collaborating with others and enjoy building tested, performant applications? Then the Software Engineer position at Patriot may be a good fit for you! This position requires an individual who is self-motivated and dependable, is passionate about building reliable systems, and understands the importance of testing.

Let us introduce ourselves...

Patriot Software started in the basement of a factory decades ago. We're located in Canton, OH, and have over 195 employees across the United States.

On to the good stuff. What we do. Patriot develops accounting and payroll software for American businesses and their accountants. Because we have a passion for helping our customers succeed, our goals are lofty: make accounting and payroll fast, easy to use, and affordable. We need exceptional people to deliver exceptional products and services. That's why we only hire the best of the best.

So, what do we value in a new team member? Our search starts by looking for a quality individual who lives by our core values:
  • We give more than we take
  • We don't take shortcuts
  • We lead. We don't follow
  • We follow the golden rule
  • We grow leaders
  • Does this sound like you? Great! Read on to see if your skills are a match, too.


    What we'll look for in you

    We want someone who is hungry, humble, and smart. We want someone who understands that the craft of programming is an ever-changing landscape. We want to see that you've had successes and failures in your career. We want to know how you've recovered when things didn't go as planned. We want you to not simply move tickets on the board, we want you to engineer. We want to see the courage to try something new in you.

    What we're looking for on your resume
    • 8+ years of professional experience
    • Strong backend engineering skills
    • Strong Database knowledge in multiple datastores, but Postgres specifically, to handle large amounts of data transactions
    • Scaling software to handle large numbers of transactions
    • .NET Core, Entity Framework, and Postgres are highly desirable
    • Knowledge of Microservice Architecture
    • AWS/Cloud Infrastructure knowledge
    • High Volume Performance Testing
    • Emphasis on performance and scalability of software
    Nice to haves
    • Payroll Tax Domain Knowledge
    • Having worked in a highly regulated industry, specifically financial technologies
    • Monolith to Microservice Architecture migration
    Soft Skills
    • We work in a highly collaborative environment where interpersonal and communication skills are valued
    • Willingness to learn and grow
    • Willingness to be wrong, fail, and try something new
    • Ability to take guidance
    • Ability to communicate ideas and buy into ideas that are not your own
    • Knowledge of iterative engineering processes
    • Ability and willingness to participate in development process improvements


    Things you should know about us
    • We value work/life balance, we cover things in automated tests to protect your time; we also have human QA folks to cover the "hard to test" bits
    • You'll have a product manager to help guide you through our domain
    • We'll review your code and you'll review ours
    • We deploy code to production daily, once your feature is good; we'll ship it
    • We work in an agile environment
    • We use the two-pizza rule for team sizes so you can actually get to know your teammates

    The position is open to candidates who legally reside and are eligible to work in the continental United States. This position is currently not open to applicants in the following locations: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Washington D.C.

    The Perks of Patriot

    We pride ourselves on our company culture and value our employees' hard work. Aside from the freedom to introduce new ideas or technologies, here are some of the awesome benefits our employees enjoy:
    • Paid time off and paid holidays
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
    • Section 125 HSA and FSA accounts
    • Company-paid life, short-term, and long-term disability insurance
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Up-to-date hardware and equipment provided
    • Flexible scheduling and opportunities for advancement
    • Engaging and collaborative company culture
    • Education reimbursement
    Are you ready to take the next step?
    Apply for this job now


    • Job Reference: 677704083-2
    • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
    • Recruiter: Patriot Software
    • Location: Ohio City, Ohio
    • Salary: On Application
    • Sector: I.T. & Communications
    • Job Type: Permanent