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Paychex Sr. Software Engineer in Liverpool, New York

Sr. Software Engineer

Information Technology

AZ - Phoenix, FL - St Petersburg, NM - Albuquerque, NY - Albany, NY - Buffalo, NY - Liverpool, NY - Rochester, PA - Allentown, TN - Nashville



It is the Senior Software Engineer's job make it make easier to manage our infrastructure and make it run smarter and more resilient by developing cross-functional solutions. We handle complex problems by being a cross-functional team utilizing the team's internal development skills, architecture knowledge, and industry expertise. We partner with Platform Engineering and Development organizations to trial new technologies, create standards, develop solutions, and drive adoption. We bring value by understanding the integration of seemingly disparate components, figuring out how they could work better together and engineer solutions.

What you’ll do:

  • Partner with software and platform teams to help achieve goals and put forth a solution and design

  • Bring order to chaos and help multiple stakeholders and engineers achieve a complex goal to get to the "End Game"

  • Deconstruct complexity, whether it's a third-party integration, a new-to-Paychex technology, a resiliency design, or legacy issue, and want to help drive to the best solution possible

  • Renew technologies, developing proof of concepts, and creating a vision of how they could potentially be used 12-18 months in the future

  • Demonstrate your experience (7+ years) as an engineer working on a multitude of great projects that you've learned from and love to talk about

  • Work with software development languages like Java, Python, NodeJS, or Go

  • Work with technologies (some- all is plus!) like load balancers (F5, nginx, etc), virtualization hypervisors, containers (Docker), storage, networking, message and event-based systems like Rabbit and Kafka, back-end datastores like Oracle, SQL Server, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, and cloud technologies

  • Use your experience as a thought-leader, driving cross-functional engineering teams from requirements to solutions

What you’ll gain:

  • Experience supporting best in class products that our customers rely on for their critical business needs. In everything we do, we strive to provide a world class customer and user experience

  • Work in an environment focused on improving our resiliency, performance, quality, and security in our products is a never-ending goal and battle

  • The opportunity to investigate new technologies and patterns for use with the IT Operations and Architecture organization

  • A collaborative environment where you’ll partner with development, platform engineering, operations, and program teams

  • A supportive environment driven by a strong culture and values. When you grow, we grow and vice versa. Investment in our employee’s individual career goals is critical to our success


  • Seasoned Software Engineer with experience standing up and configuring infrastructure and networking.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, System and Software Development or related discipline

  • Experience in a lead role in driving cross-functional engineering teams from analysis through solution and developing junior level staff. Demonstrated experience in quickly assessing architectures to understand implementation design and usage patterns for improvement opportunity. Demonstrated experience and current working knowledge of developing software and/or designing systems. .

  • 10+ years of experience in Systems or software development experience in designing, building and deploying highly scalable enterprise systems.

Our Commitment

Paychex is dedicated to fostering a culture of intentional Inclusion and Diversity (I&D). Our valued employees and commitment to I&D is the essence of our internal and external success. Inclusivity is a key value of our corporate culture and is exemplified through our reputation as a top employer for employee development, diversity, and ethics, as well as a focus on fairness in recruitment, selection, and decision making.

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We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.