Our Culture

WorkStride prides itself on providing an environment where employees are inspired and motivated to be the best they can be. The company keeps employees engaged with meaningful work, diverse perspectives, continuous and ongoing communication, and an accessible leadership team that promotes entrepreneurship. WorkStride is an equal opportunity employer.

WorkStride Offers

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical/dental/vision coverage
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Continued learning
  • Flexible PTO
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • "I enjoy coming to work with a diverse team full of ideas on how to better our product. WorkStride is a place where everyone is encouraged to contribute and become an integral part of the company culture."

    Product Manager
    3+ years at WorkStride
  • "Our product is doing extremely well in the market and we're hitting a critical business need for our customers. Culture is also very strong. We take our values seriously across the board and people truly enjoy working here."

    Sales Operations
    4+ years at WorkStride
  • "The CEO takes the culture seriously and wants the team to work hard but enjoy themselves. Transparency is high and leadership is honest. It's a great team of people - they're fun to work with."

    Engagement Manager
    2+ years at WorkStride
  • "WorkStride is probably the most innovative company in the employee recognition and channel incentives industry today, and that creates a lot of positive energy and opportunity for growth."

    Client Relationship Manager
    3+ years at WorkStride

workstride

Open Positions

  • Sales Development Representative

    New York, NY

    Located in the heart of New York City on the 39th floor of the Empire State Building, WorkStride is a fast-growing B2B software company providing an indirect sales and marketing platform for some of the world’s largest enterprise businesses. These businesses turn to our partner incentives solutions to better sell their products through indirect selling channels and reach their maximum potential.

    As an enterprise Sales Development Representative, you’ll be a key player in further developing our business into new and exciting areas by outbound prospecting, engaging, qualifying, nurturing and converting new enterprise business opportunities while partnering with our Sales Executives to successfully win new deals and grow the business.

    Success in this role means hitting and beating monthly goals, keeping ahead of daily metrics, and handling rejection in good stride.

    You’ll Love This Role If You Are:

    • A self-starter who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment where you own your role.
    • A strong communicator who has little fear of direct communication and demonstrates compelling written and verbal outreach.
    • A learner who never stops building their knowledge of company, solutions, values and customer.
    • A driven achiever who sees everyday as an opportunity to succeed, earn and grow.

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Outbound sourcing, development and qualification of new leads using our innovative stack of sales tools
    • Nurturing leads, building rapport and developing leads into new opportunities
    • Leveraging Salesforce to manage leads, deliverables, tasks and more
    • Engaging and qualifying new prospects
    • Participating in strategy meetings and think tanks
    • Continuous learning and understanding of our company and solutions to become a product master of your domain
  • Lead Software Engineer

    New York, NY or Remote

    Do you have an interest in working on a SaaS product that is disrupting a $75 billion industry?

    Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, diverse, start-up-like environment?

    Do you code in jeans and a t-shirt, enjoy Nerf battles, company-hosted nights out, and free snacks?

    If YOU said YES to these look no further… this is the opportunity YOU have been waiting for!

    WorkStride develops a mobile-enabled, SaaS platform that allows companies to have a portal where their channel sales partners can share information, access training, and get rewarded for participating in sales promotions, lotteries, and contests. Our first-generation product is being used by 20 of the Fortune 500. Come help us as we rapidly grow our platform and customer base!

    As a Lead Software Engineer you will be a creative thought leader with passion for building leading products that will serve our recognition and incentives-based clients. Our offices are located in the iconic Empire State Building, but we will consider remote candidates.

    You will work with a smart, talented, passionate team of engineers and be responsible for:

    • Writing high-quality, maintainable, code powering the engine behind the new Incentives platform
    • Building the “right solution” rather than the “easiest one”
    • Working closely with a team of passionate engineers with the ability to challenge their assumptions and ideas, while making everyone around you great
    • Proud of presenting your code in regularly held dev practices

    Our Ideal Candidate:

    You are highly process-driven to methodically breaking down the challenges presented to you. You’re comfortable working with new technologies in general with a bias towards open source software first. You can balance between speed and agility to maintain long-term code quality. You understand “infrastructure as code” and are building a continuous integration/continuous delivery environment.

    Need-to-have:

    • Strong (5+ years of) back-end Java development and the corresponding stack (J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, open source libraries, etc.) in a SaaS model
    • Proven success in building scalable software in a multi-tenanted environment using software engineering best practices (CDN, caching and VM optimization)
    • Strong DB (Microsoft SQL Server) chops that include complex SQL query development and path optimizations
    • Best practices approach with Views, Stored Procs and typed-datasets is critical
    • Strong familiarity with creating and deploying Web Services using RESTful APIs (JSON, XML, etc.)
    • Experience with SSO using SAML and OAuth
    • Comfortable working with HTML, JavaScript, CSS, DHTML, XML, Ajax, JQuery
    • Ability to understand the business imperatives and translate them to “big picture” architectural concepts
    • Comfortable in a team environment or working independently
    • Has kept up with the latest frameworks and trends in the Java ecosystem
    • Understanding of Agile/SCRUM techniques
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Proven ability to handle multiple projects at once
  • Product Marketing Manager

    New York, NY

    WorkStride is looking for a Product Marketing Manager to lead the product marketing activities at our Midtown HQ. You’ll be responsible for presenting our products in ways that will strengthen our brand and boost sales.

    This role is the glue that binds our product strategy to the tactics we need to drive success in sales and marketing and to achieve results. You will be the product evangelist and will play an integral role in organizing product launches.

    You know our competitors like the back of your hand: what they do today and what they plan to do in the future. You also know our buyers better than they know themselves, including how they make their buying decisions. This isn’t guesswork. You back up strategic insights with market evidence and then use that knowledge to drive the development of positioning and messaging that resonates with buyers and empowers our sales channels to be successful.

    You will collaborate with our marketing team to develop innovative programs that drive demand. An attention to detail and eye for quality are critical to your success, along with an ability to grasp and present our product’s value proposition in a way that resonates and clearly articulates how we solve our buyers’ problems. You are obsessed with tracking performance and have the data to prove what’s working and what isn’t.

    In addition to the marketing team, you will regularly collaborate with product managers, sales and client engagement managers; it’s a balancing act that requires strong diplomatic skills, including knowing when to push back and when to dive in.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Market intelligence—be the expert on our buyers, who are they, how they buy and their key buying criteria.
    • Understand the competitive landscape—be an expert on our competition and how they are positioned.
    • Collaborate with product management and marketing communications to develop product positioning and messaging that resonate with our target buyer personas.
    • Understand and document our buyer’s process, including where they get information, and the whowhatwhen and why behind the decisions they make. Then drive changes to our sales and marketing processes based on what you learn.
    • Develop a marketing plan for the products you support in conjunction with our marketing team, including key activities and budgets to support the retention of existing customers and the acquisition of new customers.
    • Assess the effectiveness of the product marketing programs that you execute on an ongoing basis, and report back to the business on required changes.
    • Plan the launches of net-new products and releases of existing products and manage the cross-functional implementation of the plan.
    • Act as a thought leader for the products you support externally, including written works and potential speaking engagements.
    • Understand and support our sales channels; train them on the problems we solve for our buyers and users; develop internal tools and external collateral and teach them how and when to use it.
    • Provide leadership to other members of the product marketing team
    • Actively participate in building a great WorkStride culture

    Requirements

    • 5+ years’ experience as a Product Marketing Manager, Brand Manager or similar role
    • 3+ years’ marketing in B2B software
    • Experience in market analysis
    • Strong knowledge of Salesforce.com
    • Working knowledge of web analytics tools (Google Analytics, WebTrends)
    • Familiar with marketing automation tools such as Marketo, Pardot and Omniture.
    • Exceptional ROI-tracking skills, able to prove what is –or isn’t—working
    • Must be a strong solid writer and solid public speaker, comfortable in front of large, senior groups.
    • Background in design and copywriting is a plus
    • Excellent people and management skills to interact with staff, colleagues, cross-functional teams and third parties. Team player!
    • BSc/BA in Marketing, Communications or similar field

    The culture at WorkStride is an entrepreneurial one where individuals with creative ideas and the motivation to implement them can make a big impact. In this fast-growing environment, employees have the freedom to define their roles and take on projects that might be outside of a typical job description.

    Some Benefits to Working at WorkStride Include:

    • Competitive salary and benefits package
    • Work-from-home Fridays year-round and flexible vacation policy
    • Matching 401k plan
    • HSA, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverages
    • Empire State Building location, convenient to all public transportation, with beautiful views from the 39th floor
    • State of the art gym on-site
    • Free snacks and drinks
    • Casual dress code

    Great corporate culture, with a highly accessible executive team, events, and regular company meetings to communicate goals and progress.

    WorkStride is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Development Manager

    New York, NY

    Do you have an interest in working on a SaaS product that is disrupting a $75 billion industry?

    Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, diverse, start-up-like environment?

    Do you code in jeans and a t-shirt, enjoy Nerf battles, company-hosted nights out, and free snacks?

    If YOU said YES to these look no further… this is the opportunity YOU have been waiting for!

    WorkStride develops a mobile-enabled, SaaS platform that allows companies to have a portal where their channel sales partners can share information, access training, and get rewarded for participating in sales promotions, lotteries, and contests. Our first-generation product is being used by 20 of the Fortune 500. Come help us as we rapidly grow our platform and customer base!

    As the Development Manager you will provide technical leadership and management for a large engineering team, on shore and off shore, driving and ensuring operational excellence. You will work with a smart, talented, passionate team of engineers and be responsible for:

    Responsible for:

    •  Managing and owning the agile sprint process and look for opportunities for process improvements.

    •  Mentoring, growing and motivating a fast moving/growing engineering team.

    •  Working closely with the client engagement and quality assurance teams to insure world class experience for our clients.

    Need to have:

    •  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar major

    •  5+ years of experience of software development

    •  3+ years of experience in an engineering leadership role

    •  Action-oriented strategic thinker

    •  Able to thrive in an ambiguous environment where change is rapid and constant

    •  Detailed oriented to ensure that project success is paramount

    •  Strong verbal and communication skills

    •  Strong analytical skills

    •  Self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work in a very fast paced environment

    •  Be able to disagree, yet align, when dealing with different stakeholders

    •  Results oriented with a strong customer focus

    •  Highly autonomous. Delivers with little guidance

    •  Ability to empathizes with other teams and help them overcome challenges

    •  Ability to administer JIRA workflows

    •  Experience with agile methodology for software development

  • Lead Frontend Software Engineer

    New York. NY

    As the Lead Frontend Software Engineer, you will own the frontend architecture of our SAAS platform. You will have thoughtful, well-informed opinions on the major JavaScript frameworks, and you know how to build a component architecture that can scale and support variations for our many Enterprise customers across multiple industries.

    You will be responsible for personally designing and implementing the most complex and interesting components of our front-end experience, as well as guiding other team members on best practices for their work.

    You are very comfortable with researching and promoting the best / most stable Javascript libraries, handling cross-browser support, javascript performance issues, troubleshooting third party APIs… you know, all the tricky stuff that happens between those moments when you’re getting a chance to build cool features.

    You appreciate the delicate balance of building the most elegant solution possible given time constraints and the needs of the business. Sometimes “the craft” wins, sometimes the shortcut wins, and you are comfortable with that.

    You enjoy working in a fast-paced but highly collaborative environment where the team thrives on everyone’s contributions. We are creative together, we are pragmatic together, we work hard together, we celebrate together.

    What you will do:

    • Writing high-quality, maintainable, code powering the engine behind the new sales incentives platform
    • Using skill and creativity to create the “right solution” rather than the “easiest one” for our enterprise clients
    • Assisting with the troubleshooting of production support issues
    • Presenting your code in regularly-held dev practices

    Your Experience: 
    You are highly process-driven to methodically breaking down the challenges presented to you. You’re comfortable working with new technologies in general with a bias towards open source software first. You can balance between speed and agility to maintain long-term code quality. You understand “infrastructure as code” and are building a continuous integration/continuous delivery environment.

    •  3 years+ of professional experience as a Front-end software developer
    • Solid JavaScript fundamentals
    • A passion for building thoughtful, detail-oriented user experiences
    • Experience with a modern JavaScript framework (AngularJS, Angular, React)
    • Understanding of CSS
    • Experience with or willingness to learn Typescript

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. By using this website, you are giving consent to cookies being used.

Read our cookie policy