We are seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join our Product Engineering team to build GLG’s platform that matches companies around the world with the experts and professionals who can help them make well informed important decisions on demand.  Working on one of our close knit teams you’ll pair with other engineers, product managers, and users to set and achieve goals that will help GLG continue to define the future of work.

The Product Engineering team builds the platform technology that connects GLG’s clients to our experts. Our team of product software engineers and product managers are responsible for GLG’s technology initiatives and product development. This is a highly impactful opportunity with an engineering organization that values results and flexibility over process and dogma.

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Build and drive solutions using the technologies you and your team choose.
  • Develop applications using modern technologies and tools such as React, Node.js, SQL, TypeScript etc.
  • Participate in all aspects of the development lifecycle from inception to implementation and support.
  • Collaborate with engineering leadership to create a technical vision for future products.
  • Mentor and pair with other developers, honing your coding, software design and leadership skills.
  • Pull data to analyze and communicate project effectiveness.
  • Make appropriate decisions on trade offs between delivery and tech debt.
  • Work effectively to collaborate across development groups and departments.

An Ideal Candidate Will Have the Following

  • At least 10 years of experience as a software engineer building applications and service-based systems.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, or physics is preferred.
  • A proven history of effective application development in multiple languages and technologies.
  • Experience developing full stack applications or other systems of similar complexity involving multiple distributed components.
  • Experience writing and optimizing complex SQL queries.
  • Ability to create software with reliability and error detection/compensation in mind.
  • Demonstrated HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills.
  • Expert level React and Node development skills.
  • Ability to present to large groups and present technical issues to non-technical audiences.
  • Experience building an application from end to end, integrating multiple technology stacks.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills and the ability to educate other team members on modern technologies and coding patterns.
  • Concrete mentorship skills.
  • Deep understanding of business metrics.
  • Must be collaborative and detail oriented

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary.
  • Comprehensive benefits program.
  • Generous and flexible PTO policy​.
  • Work remotely when you want, but also access any of our amazing offices, worldwide.

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s insight network. Our clients rely on GLG’s global team to connect with powerful insight across fields from our network of 900,000+ experts (and the hundreds of new experts we recruit every day).

We serve thousands of the world’s best businesses, from Fortune 500 corporations to leading technology companies to professional services firms and financial institutions. We connect our clients to the world’s largest and most varied source of first-hand expertise, including executives, scientists, academics, former public-sector leaders, and the foremost subject matter specialists.

GLG’s industry-leading compliance framework allows clients to learn in a structured, auditable, and transparent way, consistent with their own internal compliance obligations and the highest professional ethical standards. Our compliance standards are a major competitive differentiator and key component of the company’s culture.

To learn more, visit www.GLGinsights.com.

Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO Policy Statement

Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.