Remote Tax Geography Solutions Engineer job at TaxJar

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TaxJar is an award winning sales tax automation platform, empowering over 20,000 businesses to sell online by calculating, collecting, and filing sales tax correctly. We are a high growth company with the goal of making e-commerce easier for everyone.

We stand by our core values in everything we do:
  • 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

This position requires an individual with a set of proficiencies uncommonly found together outside of the sales/use or property tax application realm. A quick learner outside of the Tax space who can quickly fill in the gaps would be perfect for the role, too. Most importantly, we are looking for someone who possesses the following qualities:
  • Creative problem-solving 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Rapid learner
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Experience and/or ability to work well remotely and asynchronously

An ideal candidate would have experience in 2 or more of the following core components of the position with at least 3-5 years of work experience, but we are open to candidates who may be particularly advanced in one of these dimensions and highly motivated to learn quickly.

Computer Science:
  • Experience with Python and Ruby/Rails to develop applications
  • Experience with Python’s pandas library
  • Python’s geopandas library and/or geodatabases experience is a plus
  • SQL experience is a plus

Sales Tax Subject Matter Knowledge:
  • Foundational knowledge of basic sales/use tax concepts and jurisdictional structure 
  • Experience with tax engines, auditing, tax return preparation, etc. is a plus
  • Ability to demonstrate intermediate to advanced capabilities with data applications such as Excel or Google Sheets
  • Experience working with very large datasets

  • High degree of proficiency with GIS software (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.)
  • Ability to demonstrate fluid proficiency with geoprocessing tools such as spatial joins, tabular joins, merges, unions, clips, etc. to manage multiple layers of feature classes with a high degree of accuracy
  • Some experience with using Python to automate tasks and workflows in conjunction with GIS software
  • Experience working with very large datasets
  • Familiarity with United States Postal Service (USPS) data conventions is a plus

Candidates with SaaS or sales tax experience are highly encouraged to apply.

At TaxJar,  we believe a diverse team creates better solutions for our customers.  Read our Diversity statement below:

TaxJar is a human-first company. 

People are accepted and free to be who they are.

We embrace that diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are essential sources of creativity and innovation that bring a richness of thinking and experience to the work that is celebrated at TaxJar. Simply put, we care. We will always put people - our team and our customers - first, by supporting our people to do their best work building products our customers love. 

Our formula is simple. We believe we have an elevated level of responsibility in everything we do. This means we empower our team to do the right thing for each other and for our customers, and we do the right thing, even when it's harder. We’ve built a team based on trust, that endeavors to maximize our team members’ individual talents so our workplace creates a sense of meaning and belonging for everyone.

TaxJar’s 2020 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging report

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

  • Excellent health, vision and dental benefits
  • Flexible vacation
  • Company holidays, plus mandatory Birthday holiday
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave for all employees
  • 4 hours volunteer time per month
  • Biannual all-company in person summits (paid for by us, of course!)
  • $250 Home office stipend
  • 401k Plan
  • Equity in a profitable company
  • Monthly perks reimbursement to appreciate your teammates, Netflix, Amazon Prime, gym membership, home internet etc.

Visit for a full list of our benefits and to learn more about how we work and what we stand for.

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