What’s Gusto?

We believe that employees are people, not ID numbers. That’s why we’ve reimagined the most complicated, impersonal business tasks that employers face and created one simple and delightful service. Payroll, benefits, and HR like you’ve never seen before.

We were recently voted the #1 place to work in San Francisco. To learn more about our values, life at Gusto, and benefits, visit gusto.com/careers.

IT Help Desk (Contract) at Gusto

We are proud to have built a product that our customers love, and we’re looking for talented staff across the board to join our growing team. Our Help Desk role will champion internal IT operations to keep Gusto operational and secure. Above all, we’re motivated by the chance to serve our customers and employees.

Here’s what you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Install, upgrade, and support all company desktops/laptops, printers, and other infrastructure (primarily in an Apple environment)
  • Troubleshoot network connectivity in a LAN/WAN environment, setup and configuration on end user devices.
  • Set up, track, and manage all issues in a ticketing system
  • Administer cloud services e.g. Google Apps, Okta, Office365
  • Develop and manage a fluid and well-organized inventory and storage system for all IT hardware
  • Manage and troubleshoot our VOIP telephone system
  • Track end-user software licenses
  • Make sure that all client machines meet standards for security protocols
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Technology enthusiast who is always excited to learn about new apps, devices, and ways to do things better
  • Outstanding people and communication skills.
  • Love to solve problems and get at the root of issues
  • Upbeat and positive, motivated by making someone else’s day smoother
  • Super detail oriented and highly organized. It bothers you when things are not lined up properly or documentation doesn’t exist
  • Incredibly reliable and follow through on what you promise
  • Proactively handle anticipated issues before they arise
  • 1-2 years of IT Support experience

Bonus points:

  • Active Directory experience
  • Experience with documentation of repeatable processes
  • You know the problem with UDP jokes
  • Atlassian (JIRA/Confluence) experience

Here's more about the team with a few highlights from our Engineering Blog:

  • How We Built a Service-Driven Team
  • Our Diversity Goals
  • Our Principles and Values 

This is a contract role based in our Denver office, with potential to convert to full-time after 6 months.


Gusto’s mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life. By making complicated, impersonal business tasks simple and personal, Gusto is reimagining HR, payroll, and benefits for over 40,000 companies nationwide. Gusto has offices in San Francisco and Denver and the company’s investors include Google Capital, General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as the founders of Instagram, Stripe, Nest, PayPal, Yelp, Dropbox, and Eventbrite, among others. 

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Why work with us
We are a group of technologists, foodies, wine enthusiasts, photographers, hikers, musicians, cyclists, runners, and above all a family. We are motivated, challenged, and inspired by our customers and our team. We care about solving meaningful problems and building an amazing product that our customers truly love.
We are a tight-knit family that enjoys celebrating accomplishments and spending time together at the office and outside of work. We have fun, whether we're singing karaoke, watching movies, playing ping-pong, or doing 7-minute workouts!
Perks & Benefits
NEVER GO HUNGRY: Always enjoy delicious food and snacks at the office.
HEALTH INSURANCE: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage. We cover 100% of premiums.
VACAY: Open vacation policy. We don't count days.
STAY FIT: Fitness stipend to keep you happy and healthy.
GUSTAWAY: Team "workations" and field trips where the team travels somewhere for inspiration.
GET HERE EASILY: Commuter benefits to help you get to work.
FLY AWAY: Every employee gets a free flight to anywhere in the world on their one-year anniversary.

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