Software Engineer

Engineering · Wakefield, Massachusetts
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

About Us

At Glance, we think conducting business should be simple, collaborative, and visual. We’re transforming the way companies do business online by empowering the enterprise knowledge worker to join the customer in the app or website to deliver human-to-human guidance. The result of the Glance guided CX solution is increased transaction conversion, revenue growth, improved customer satisfaction, and loyalty, higher service center efficiency.


Software Engineer

You will work with Glance’s Software Engineering, Software Quality Assurance, Operations, and Product Management teams to propel Glance software development to the next level. This position is a fit for talented problem-solvers who see happy customers as their own reward. You should thrive on solving the known and unknown challenges of customer production environments and love to see a problem through from start to finish.


What You'll Do

  • Work on problems of scale. Builds and maintains systems for a global audience that are highly performant, reliable, and fault-tolerant.
  • Troubleshoot and perform root cause analysis of customer-reported product issues (including examining product logs, system logs, software traces, crash reports, and other system debug information).
  • Continually improve reliability, testability, supportability, and scalability of the existing applications.
  • Keep systems purring by proactively finding and resolving issues while ensuring problems do not arise again.
  • Support QA and Customer Success in increasing Glance quality, functionality, and performance.
  • Provide continual improvement to our test and development processes, including improving internal and external documentation.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with internal stakeholders and customers to drive the resolution of technical issues.


 What You'll Need

  • At least 3 years of experience with consumer, B2B SAAS, or web applications; preferably on a small team in a small company.
  • Experience traversing and manipulating Document Object Models in multiple makes and releases of web browsers.
  • Proven knowledge of web and Internet technologies, proxy servers, firewalls, browsers, and settings, cookies.
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript and frameworks and tools such as Bootstrap, jquery, sockjs, less, and the closure compiler.
  • Deep understanding of networking protocols like HTTP(S), TCP/IP, WebSockets, and DNS.
  • Knowledge of how to define and create Javascript APIs.
  • Experience creating and consuming web services (REST, SOAP/XML, JSONP, WebSockets).


We work with a lot of technologies. These skills would be nice to have but aren’t required:

  • Image and video coding (jpeg, png, h.264, etc.).
  • Python/Tornado and node/express servers.
  • AWS services: ELB, EC2, S3, Route53, Lambda, etc
  • SQL and/or Redis.
  • Browser Extensions for multiple makes and releases of web browsers.
  • Microsoft .NET including Web forms, Classic ASP, and WCF.
  • Microsoft cloud application services including Azure and Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Salesforce.com APIs and Lightning Components.
  • Security standards, especially enterprise-focused, including SAML, JWT, and OAuth.
  • Mobile (SDK/APK) and desktop (macOS/Windows) applications.
  • Experience with node.js, C#, C++, Objective C, or Java.


Benefits & Culture

At Glance, we take culture seriously. Each of us strives to deliver results that delight our customers. We're a transparent organization that places a high value on trust, positive intent, and decisiveness.  We value and seek diversity and embrace work/life balance for our team. We offer our team an excellent insurance package, 401k plan, and time-off benefits.  Our offices remain closed.  Team members can choose to work in the office on a limited basis. When opened, we do not require team members to be in the office each day. We have offices in Portsmouth, NH, and Wakefield, MA.

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  • Location
    Wakefield, Massachusetts
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level