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Software Engineer (Experienced)

Muse Tax

Muse Tax

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024


At Muse Tax Inc., we are on a mission to redefine tax preparation software. We aim to create a product that is not only efficient but also enjoyable and transparent for users. Join our team and help us build the future of tax filing!

What We Are Looking For at Muse Tax Inc.

  • Proactivity and Collaboration: Our start-up environment thrives on improvisation, adaptation, and overcoming challenges. You’ll be encouraged to work across teams, contribute ideas, and tackle problems head-on.
  • Empathy, Communication, and Teamwork: Effective communication and teamwork are crucial. You’ll work closely with engineers, tax analysts, product designers, and more to solve the complex challenges of tax software.
  • Passion and Ownership: We want someone passionate about creating delightful user experiences and who takes complete ownership of their projects, influencing our product and engineering paths.

Role Requirements

  • 6+ years of professional experience in software engineering or a related field.
  • A strong desire to lead, execute, and own projects.
  • Proven ability to learn new programming languages, technologies, and patterns.
  • Comfort with working across the stack—front end, back end, and infrastructure.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Development Tools: Build tools and frameworks that support efficient development and ensure tax coverage validation.
  • APIs: Develop and enhance APIs for our partners, facilitating seamless initiation of the tax filing process.
  • UI Creation: Collaborate with design and tax teams to simplify the tax code into user-friendly interfaces.

Your First Few Months

  • Week 1: Orientation with the team, system setup, and your first code commit.
  • Month 1: Lead a small project, review technical specs, and demo your work at our all-hands meeting.
  • Month 3: Engage in project scoping and spec writing for medium to large projects, and help enhance team practices by writing documentation and mentoring

Muse Tax is an equal opportunity employer.