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Principal Business Systems Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023

You believe that it IS possible to improve architecture so that it's actually a delight to use. You obsess over having intuitive, easy-to-use, and simple technology designed with people in mind. You’re wanting to roll up your sleeves and put your experiences into play from the ground up, and you're ready to enable Expel to scale.

Sound like your dream come true? Well, then you should keep reading!

We're looking for our first business systems engineer who will ultimately help us drive the business forward.

As a people-person, with a passion for building highly scalable, effective, user-experience driven solutions, you'll pair your curiosity and collaborative nature with your technical expertise to bring Expel to a new level.

So, if thinking about multiple development platforms, API integrations, HRIS applications, Financial Applications and general web application development excites you, and you're looking to deliver an outstanding user experience, then you've come to the right place!

What Expel can do for you

  • Give you the space and freedom you need to build and update complex integrations
  • Provide the autonomy to define and prioritize problems & propose and implement solutions
  • Deliver never-ending opportunities to try out new tech and innovative solutions to address business problems
  • An opportunity to coach and mentor others
  • Ensure you get the management support, mentorship, and feedback to be successful

What you can do for Expel

  • Mentor and educate others on the work you do, that way we grow together
  • Design, develop and implement systems and integrations with 3rd party applications
  • Anticipate and respond to needs before problems arise
  • Ensure comprehensive, up-to-date, and accurate documentation of data architecture, data flows, and integration of systems

What you should bring with you

  • Experience working with business systems like Workday, ERPs (Sage Intacct (Preferred), Netsuite,etc) , GLs, and associated technical plumbing, ideally in cloud SaaS environments
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and application project management
  • Experience with the design and architecture of data flows through third party cloud SaaS applications
  • Experience delivering large cross-organizational projects like technology migrations, new product launches, deployment of business applications that have substantial business impact
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Extraordinarily strong customer service mentality and ability to optimize for the user experience.
  • Strong adaptive communication skills, with the ability to effectively interact with technical, non-technical, support, and business staff at all levels.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a technology-related field or a commensurate set of life experiences

Additional notes

The base salary range for this role is between $138,800 USD and $201,300 USD + bonus eligibility and equity.

We believe in paying transparently and equitably. Your salary will ultimately be based on factors such as your experience, skills, team equity, and market data. You’ll also be eligible for unlimited PTO (which we model and encourage), work location flexibility, up to 24 weeks of parental leave, and really excellent health benefits.

This role is fully remote.

We're only hiring those authorized to work in the United States. We do not currently sponsor immigration visas.

We're an Equal Opportunity Employer: You'll receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

We’ll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please let us know if you need accommodation of any kind.