We are building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world. Imagine every transaction you make - every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there is an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.
We’re building cloud compliance to handle all those transactions, all over the world — and we’re reinventing how tax is done.
We work with businesses of every size, from gigantic global retailers to corner stores. That involves billions of transactions, tens of thousands of legal jurisdictions, and trillions of dollars, moving at speeds measured in milliseconds.
We do it better than anyone. That’s why we’re growing fast.
You will be responsible for designing and building the front-end UI across a range of products, to make the user experience simple, intuitive, consistent and representative of the Avalara brand values
You will be the person designing and building the front-end UI across a range of products, to make the user experience simple, intuitive, consistent and representative of the Avalara brand values. You will be expected to make a difference and that difference will be highly visible to Avalara’s thousands of customers.
Don’t settle for being a tiny cog in a big machine or waiting for customers to arrive – you can have all the benefits of a start-up and an immediate impact on real customers at Avalara.
Implement features with high-quality, well-documented, test-driven, robust, maintainable code.
Develop a big picture understanding of the customer use cases and detailed business requirements for which the software provides solutions.
Create scalable new front-end services to support the business needs of Avalara’s expansion into new markets.
Help make a difference to the user's experience - your results will be highly visible to Avalara’s thousands of customers
Bring expertise in the development of elegant solutions to complex business domains
Proactively collaborating with project stakeholders to further simplify the most comprehensive taxation SaaS product on the market
Qualifications (must haves walking in the door)
5+ years of designing and building successful web-based software applications and solutions.
Knowledge of end-to-end testing frameworks
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a passion for clean and complete documentation.
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks.
Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.
Strong familiarity with Agile (SCRUM) methodologies is essential, along with an understanding of the difficulties using Agile processes to coordinate projects spanning multiple teams
Proactive and lead conversations to get what's needed
Self-motivated, passionate, and hard working with the ability to perform at a fast pace with minimal supervision.
Preferred Qualifications (great to have but not absolutely necessary)
Experience with JIRA and GitLab/GitHub
Experience with Visual Studio, .NET framework, C#, Web API, and netMVC is a plus.
Experience in accounting, VAT or a transactional tax service is desirable.
Strong presentation and facilitation skills and ability to work cross-functionally.
Experience working with International Engineering teams.
The Engineering team is building Avalara's next generation of SaaS software to be part of every VAT calculation in the world. Software with 5 nines of reliability. Software which is part of a sales checkout process so it's got to be fast and accurate. That requires systems with massive scale and redundancy by design with functional excellence. It also requires top notch APIs and a SOA design for maintainability and extensibility.
If you’re looking for opportunities to work on challenging problems, surround yourself with other hardworking talented engineers, and want to spend your time building and shipping, instead of sitting in meetings, come join the orange revolution.
What is it like to work at Avalara?
Come find out. We are committed to the following success traits that embody our culture and how we work together to accomplish great things: Fun. Passion. Adaptability. Urgency. Simplicity. Curiosity. Humility. Ownership. Optimism. Avalara’s goal is to be a part of every transaction in the world.
For 15 years, Avalara has built our business by being our partners’ preferred provider of compliance automation so that we gain privileged access to their customers. Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use.
The Avalara Compliance Cloud® platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world. Avalara offers more than 600 pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications, making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns, and manages millions of tax exemption certificates and other compliance documents.
Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S., UK, Europe and India.
More information at www.avalara.com
Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.
Avalara is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can follow this process outlined when applying for a position:
Please provide your name and contact information to our recruitment team at recruitmentEMEA@avalara.com