Software Engineer at GlossGenius

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Who We Are

We are a dynamic, ultra-rapidly growing company on a mission to disrupt the beauty and wellness technology space. We make powerful software that’s helping beauty and wellness salons and studios manage and grow their businesses through an integrated booking, payments and marketing platform. We're fundamentally changing the beauty industry and disrupting legacy software solutions with our affordable, elegant and easy-to-use solution.

We launched our first product in 2017 and we've rapidly grown to be one of the largest brands in the beauty and wellness tech industry -serving tens of thousands of businesses across the US that have millions of end clients (i.e., consumers of beauty services) with hundreds of millions of dollars in bookings annually on our platform.

We partner with some of the biggest brands in the industry and are backed by some of the top venture capital and strategic partners in the world.

Here are some highlights that we’re proud of:

  • With no sales team, our customer base has grown almost exclusively through a robust word-of-mouth channel, which speaks to the strength of the product.
  • Customers are obsessed with our products
  • We launched gorgeous card readers that users are RAVING about
  • Scaled to facilitate hundreds of millions $ in appointments and platform activity.
  • Closed deals with the nation’s largest salon partners, validating GlossGenius as an industry-leading choice.
  • Named “Best of the Best Salon Software” by leading industry publication Beauty LaunchPad.

We are a team of over 90 brilliant, ambitious, super smart and talented professionals obsessed with helping our customers grow and thrive with their businesses. While our headquarters is in New York City, we have teams working across the world in a number of countries.

We're currently looking to grow our engineering team significantly and are looking to fill more than 30 new engineering positions at the company.

Job Description

In this role, you will be one of the engineers on one of our "product squads" where you will be responsible for delivering a number of large-scale product initiatives and will be building and owning key features, infrastructure and data that powers our platform. You will have high impact at a relatively small company for our user base. You will be responsible for tasks such as:

  • Consistently generating simple and elegant designs that are easily deployed and debugged. Write high-quality code that can be easily understood and leveraged by others.
  • Working with Product Managers to prioritize roadmap initiatives and be involved in the product ideation process
  • Working with UX/UI designers on design spec review to ensure that design specs align with development needs
  • Taking high-level business requirements and developing the technical details behind them. Reviewing epics and projects critically and ensures they’re appropriately broken down and prioritized, and well understood by the team and are sized correctly for continuous deployment. 
  • Understanding your team's testing approach, and using quality metrics to identify gaps
  • Architecting services and systems using well accepted design patterns to allow for iterative, autonomous development and future scaling
  • Fostering a security first mindset within your team
  • Ensuring timely delivery of software epics

Your Experience

  • Either a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field involving coding (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics) or equivalent technical experience
  • You have experience working in a scaling startup or international tech product company
  • You've worked in a variety of different platforms, in both high-level and low-level languages, and maybe even done front-end work — Full-stack experience is a huge plus!
  • You've collaborated cross-functionally to create impactful 

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.


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Technology we use

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    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ReactNativeLibraries
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SnowflakeDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • FigmaDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • ProductboardManagement

An Insider's view of GlossGenius

How does your team reward individual success?

We are very team-oriented but love calling out individual wins! Positive feedback from customers is always shared with the whole company, and leaderboards foster healthy competition and bragging rights for team members leading metrics each week. Employees get company-wide recognition in weekly newsletters and quarterly All Hands sessions!

Sabrina

Head of Customer Experience

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

We're building a platform that will power the future of small businesses. We focus on building well-architected apps and services to form a platform that scales horizontally and vertically - supporting the increasing ways we help our customers and the growing number of businesses using GlossGenius. Reliability is key!

Karim

CTO

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our team thrives on uplifting energy from curiosity, tenacity, and the drive to enable others. There is a contagious "make it happen" energy that empowers everyone on the team to be a builder, and everyone who leans into this grows rapidly. We’re glued together by our appreciation for each other and for our customers who make our work worthwhile!

Madelynn

Operations Associate

What is your vision for the company?

Our vision for GlossGenius is to be the gateway for entrepreneurship, enabling small business owners to focus on helping their guests and achieving their dreams. As the platform of choice that tens of thousands of small businesses already rely on every single day, we're excited about the impact we can have on the world around us

Danielle

CEO

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We collaborate in every way! Everything you do here will have a high impact for both our customers and the company, so you will always be collaborating with people from other teams. We have a group of diverse backgrounds here, so I'm always gaining a new perspective or learning something new!

Ernest

Head of Business Operations

What are GlossGenius Perks + Benefits

GlossGenius Benefits Overview

We offer a competitive salary and equity package with comprehensive medical and dental insurance, and an unlimited vacation and time off policy - our team works hard, and we value their health, wellness, and time off to unwind and explore!

In addition to company and team events, we offer Lunch & Learns and cross-functional trainings. Employees are encouraged to take advantage of professional development opportunities - learning is core to what we do at GlossGenius.

Our employees also love + wear our unlimited (incredibly cool) GlossGenius team swag.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
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