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Staff Software Engineer, Payments

2 months ago

Who We Are

GlossGenius is one of the quickest growing solutions powering business owners across the US with elegant, vibrant, and intuitive software. GlossGenius’s complete “business-in-a-box” platform was designed to empower professionals to focus on being creators, not admins. GlossGenius is creating a generational brand that’s empowering offline service providers to be successful entrepreneurs.

Tens of thousands of small business owners have chosen to rely on GlossGenius every day to run their entire set of business operations. With its powerful, intuitive platform, GlossGenius is already reaching millions of end clients and facilitating hundreds of millions of booking GMV on its platform for business owners. 
GlossGenius is backed by a top tier venture investment firm, Bessemer Venture Partners, in addition to a number of other well-known strategic operators and investors.

Check out some content featuring our product and customers here:
  • GlossGenius- New Card Reader
  • Celebrating GlossGenius Business Owners
  • Beauty Industry Update Virtual Salon Summit
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 and design of the product.
  • Customers are obsessed with our design-centric products
  • 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.
  • Helped small business around the US navigate COVID and build even more resilient businesses
About the Role
In this role, you'll have the opportunity to join GlossGenius Engineering as we build our Payments team. You will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining the Payments Platform services and infrastructure that move money for GlossGenius' customers. You will be deeply involved in the technical details of building highly available and reliable services, while also working with product teams to enable GlossGenius to rapidly build new capabilities for tens of thousands of beauty and wellness professionals. You can expect to:
  • Work cross-functionally with our product and business teams to develop GlossGenius's payments strategy and build our Payments Platform, used by our customers across the US
  • Advise GlossGenius’s leadership team on key technical considerations related to the future of our technology stack and product roadmap
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment developing and executing against immediate and long term roadmaps and making effective tradeoffs considering business priorities, but always with our customers' businesses in mind
  • Design and implement high-volume, low-latency, distributed transaction processing systems
  • Build systems that manage customers’ sensitive data and hold GlossGenius to the highest standards for security and compliance
  • Teach and mentor ICs and managers to become the next generation of leaders at GlossGenius
  • See the big picture to design fault tolerant systems so the team can build and move quickly, without ever showing a negative impact to customers
Your Experience
  • You have a strong technical background, including 8+ years of experience with software engineering and designing large scale systems.
  • You have served as the technical lead for large complex projects that span multiple teams and functions.
  • You have developed / been responsible for the technical roadmap for large business areas.
  • Experience working for a leading payments company is a huge plus - you bring expertise in complex payments platforms
  • Innate curiosity and a desire to be responsible for all aspects of reliably moving customers' earnings in a small, highly focused team
  • Understanding and curiosity in creating highly available, scalable, low-latency systems
  • Track record of pursuing self directed side projects, research, or open source projects
  • Expert-level Ruby on Rails proficiency
  • Full-stack experience a plus, but not required!
What You'll Get
  • Competitive market salary
  • Competitive health benefits (including dental and vision)
  • Employee contributed 401K
  • Unlimited vacation days
  • Flexible work-from-home policy after the NYC office reopens
  • Learning and development allowance (we always want everyone to level up their skills!)
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 Employer.