Posted : 01-02-2019

Category : PHP

Type : Full time

Company name : Taxjar

Software Engineer - Platform Integrations Team (PHP)



Build out exciting new features in our WooCommerce sales tax plugin
Become a lead maintainer of our repositories on GitHub and solve customer issues
Write strong, well-tested scalable PHP code daily
Improve onboarding and UX for WooCommerce merchants
Improve integration performance for high volume stores
Be challenged to solve new problems
Review and test your teammates pull requests
Contribute to and maintain our existing PHPUnit tests
Learn new eCommerce platforms and assist with development 
Help maintain our PHP sales tax API client with new features
Assist the customer success team with highly technical issues
Spend time working the customer success inbox. Our employees, even the CEO, spend time doing this - we're all in it together.


2-5 years professional experience with WooCommerce plugin development
Ability to write clear and accurate tests using PHPUnit
Write code that is maintainable and readable by your team
Be accountable for the code you deliver to production
Manage development tasks from assignment through to production
Agile, humble, trustworthy, and a team player
Rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced and demanding environment
Passion for building simple and intuitive solutions for complex problems in eCommerce
Excel at communicating with the team remotely (chat, video, email, etc)


Only want to work remotely
Are a PRO at communicating and collaboration
Highly value working with people you like and respect
Are accountable
Are confident in your skills and a solid team player (We’re peers here, no egos please) but also comfortable working asynchronously
Hungry to play an impactful role and not afraid to fail

We’re a happy team and we all really love what we do. We've created a space where high-achievers can succeed, but are also safe to fail. We're profitable and focused on growing TaxJar sustainably. We're always learning how to make TaxJar the best place to work for all of us, and not just another tech startup. We’re always looking for an amazing new teammates to come share in the excitement of solving real-world problems with technology.

Excellent health, vision and dental benefits
Flexible vacation policy
401k Plan
$1,000 in professional development credit
Home office stipend
Equity in a profitable company 
2x year all-company in person retreats (fully paid for by us of course)
Brand new Macbook computer 
Mandatory Birthday holiday!
12 week paid maternity/ 6 week paid paternity leave
Monthly perks reimbursement for things like Netflix, Amazon Prime, your gym membership, home internet and more.

We offer all of our employees amazing benefits. Visit for a full list of our benefits and to learn more about how we work and what we stand for.

If you're not the perfect fit for this position, but you know someone who is, we'll pay you $1,000 if you refer us to the person we hire.

About company

TaxJar is the leading technology solution for busy eCommerce sellers to manage sales tax and is trusted by more than 15,000 businesses. Our mission is is to make eCommerce easier for everyone.


We do the right thing for our customers.
We're a team, built on trust.
We're proud to be remote.
We're in control of our own destiny.

TaxJar’s remote-only team of 60 people is growing quickly. We have an immediate opening for a PHP Software Engineer.

We want you to join one of our growing platform integrations team to help build out the next generation of our WooCommerce plugin. The platform integrations team at TaxJar works directly with merchants, agencies, and partners to solve their business problems and devise clever solutions to accommodate the ever-increasing complexity of sales tax. Most of our integrations are built completely in-house to provide the best possible customer experience and unparalleled support. We bring new TaxJar features an improvements directly to eCommerce platforms such as WooCommerce via our API. As our ecosystem rapidly expands, you'll have the opportunity to learn about many eCommerce platforms and create new integrations from scratch.