How my role as CTO has changed as we've grown to 100 engineers

The co-founder and CTO shares how his role changed as the engineering team scaled from 0 to 100 engineers.…

Read this article

5 Lessons from Taking a Sabbatical as a Co-Founder/CTO

One of the benefits we have at Gusto is a one-month paid sabbatical after five years of employment with the company. As a co-founder of the company, I was among the first employees to be eligible to take the sabbatical. As someone who’s never taken so much time off…

Read this article

Growing our Engineering Team in Denver: Diversity begets Diversity

About a year ago, we published the results and shared some learnings from a concerted effort to build a more diverse and inclusive engineering team at Gusto. More recently, we’re proud to share that we have 50/50 gender balance in our incoming cohort of 2017 recent college graduate…

Read this article

Gusto Tech Talk: Scaling Front-end Architecture

We recently hosted our first tech talk at Gusto! One of our engineers, Nikhil Mathew (pictured above), spoke about the journey Gusto went on to scale our massive front-end application. In particular, he covered our decision to move from Backbone.js to React.js, and from the Rails Asset Pipeline…

Read this article

How to build a service-driven engineering team

How do you transform your engineering culture? It starts by finding the thing that stitches you together. For our team, that bond comes from a culture of helping others. Over the years, Silicon Valley has churned out programmers who think about everything but that. Since engineers are generally hard to…

Read this article