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Senior Software Engineer, Backend

GlossGenius

GlossGenius

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

About GlossGenius

GlossGenius is building an ecosystem enabling entrepreneurs to succeed. We empower small business owners to focus on being creators, not admins, by offering a range of business management tools including booking and scheduling, marketing, analytics, payment processing and much more.

Over 70,000 small business owners have chosen to rely on GlossGenius every day to run their entire set of business operations. Joining its powerful, intuitive platform with its vibrant, distinguished brand, GlossGenius is the ideal combination of a fintech, SMB software, and consumer company all in one.

About the Role

As a Senior Software Engineer, Backend you will focus on contributing to our backend services that power our suite of products. Our backend engineers write and maintain our APIs, build the communication between our systems, handle data modeling, deal with events, and ensure we are capturing what is needed for our services to continue scaling as we scale to support hundreds of thousands of professionals booking millions of appointments and processing millions of payment transactions.

This role can be based remotely anywhere in the United States, Canada, or our NYC Office.

What You’ll Do

  • Own projects end to end, from design to implementation, managing complexity and working with stakeholders to think through areas such as business impact, reliability, operability, and security.
  • Collaborate with product managers, product design, or other cross-functional stakeholders on roadmap initiatives, product ideation, and prioritization. Break down epics and projects to consumable size for the team and continuous deployment.
  • Produce high-quality code that’s easily testable, readable, and accounts for edge cases and errors.
  • Architect tools, services, and systems using well accepted design patterns to allow for iterative autonomous development and future scaling.
  • Uphold best practices and high standards for engineering and product quality in addition to mentoring newer team members to do the same.

What We’re Looking For

  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering
  • You have experience leading and owning end-to-end product development and impactful technology initiatives for organizations; you’re able to break down work into manageable tasks for a team and partner with operational teams to roll out changes that affect their workflow
  • You have experience working in a collaborative environment involving different functions, stakeholders, and subject matter experts
  • You have a desire to work in a fast paced environment, a bias for action, a passion for self-improvement, and helping to elevate and mentor those around you

What We Work With

We are open to candidates who have worked in different languages but are open to learn.

  • Ruby (Rails, Sidekiq), Kotlin (micronaut, jooq), GRPC, Protobuf, and Postgres for backend
  • Typescript / Javascript (React, Redux) for web
  • React-native for mobile

Benefits & Perks

  • Flexible PTO
  • Competitive health & dental insurance options, with premiums partially or fully covered by GG
  • Fertility and adoption benefits via Carrot
  • Generous, fully-paid parental leave policy
  • 401k benefit - employees are eligible to contribute starting day 1 of employment
  • Professional Development - employees receive a yearly stipend for approved learning and educational-related expenses
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Home office support
  • Team Bonding opportunities - as a distributed team, being able to build meaningful bonds both virtually and in person is incredibly important to us! We are constantly evaluating how we accomplish this and currently, teams are given opportunities to gather in person throughout the year

The starting base salary for this role in NYC is between $160,000-$210,000+ target equity + benefits. The base salary offered is dependent upon many factors including skills, experience, location, and education. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

Additionally, this role is currently eligible to participate in GlossGenius’s equity plan as well as a range of health & wellbeing, retirement savings, and other benefits within our total rewards offering.

In order to enter the NY office or participate in any in-person events, all employees must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. For those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated, GlossGenius will engage in an interactive process to determine a reasonable accommodation.

At GlossGenius, we celebrate our differences and are committed to creating a workplace where all employees feel supported and empowered to do their best work. We believe this benefits not only our employees but our product, customers, and community as well. GlossGenius is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.