Open Position

Senior Software Engineer

Note: This position is open to remote anywhere USA, but work hours are primarily EST.

A Little About Us

At GlobalSpec, our vision is to be the most trusted provider of data-driven industrial marketing solutions that help companies in the industrial space promote their products and grow their businesses. Every day we provide critical information through our newsletters, webinars and websites to engineers and other technical professionals across the world that keeps them informed and enables comprehensive discovery of industrial parts so that they can solve today’s complex engineering challenges. We combine the power of our authoritative brands with a broad portfolio of digital and content capabilities.

We understand the importance of work/life balance and strive to be flexible in work hours and work locations. We offer 11-paid holidays a year and offer a flexible time off plan that allows employees to take the time they need as their workload allows. We know that there’s more to life than work, and our time off plans are designed for that!

GlobalSpec is a division of CompareNetworks. Inc.

A Little About You

You don’t just know how to code, you love it. You have a passion for learning new technologies and collaborating with colleagues on innovative solutions. You have experience with or are willing to learn the tools of the development trade (source control systems, CI/CD, cloud hosting providers, etc.). You know object-oriented programming, relational database design, and web application development – and you’re not afraid to roll up your sleeves when it comes time to debug code and troubleshoot problems. You understand the importance of maintaining and improving legacy code. You’re ready and able to share your experience with more junior team members and help in their growth and development.


With the world’s largest engineering audience, GlobalSpec is the single source for critical engineering content, information, insight, tools and community for engineers and technical professionals across multiple industries and disciplines. The Senior Software Engineer works collaboratively to design, develop, test, and deliver software solutions for internal and external use. This role will be expected to take primary ownership of some systems, bringing advanced development techniques, and working with the team’s senior staff to establish software development best practices.


We love to learn new technologies and tools, constantly look for ways we can improve our core systems, and view software as a craft. We have a startup mentality – we embrace innovation, moving quickly, and a changing environment. We love working collaboratively and helping each other become masters of our craft. Bottom line: We love to get stuff done and have fun doing it.

  • Bachelor’s or graduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years' experience writing code and developing web applications
  • A track record of quality work
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Experience leading projects preferred


Below represents the majority of our technology stack, but our team is regularly investigating and implementing new languages and technologies. As long as you are willing to learn, and proficient in object orientated programming, it is not necessary to be familiar with all the technologies listed below.

  • Java / Kotlin, C#, JavaScript, Python, ColdFusion
  • Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana
  • Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Vault
  • MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL
  • JUnit, Spring, Dropwizard, Wildfly
  • JQuery, Vue, Less CSS, Cypress
  • CF Wheels, MXunit


This job posting outlines the general nature and key features of this position and is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. A detailed job description is available, but management retains the right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

CompareNetworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer