Solutions Engineer

Remote - Redwood City, California, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate

Company Overview

At Wider Circle, we connect neighbors for better health. Wider Circle's groundbreaking Connect for Life® program brings neighbors together in-person and online for health, wellness, and social activities that improve mental and physical health. We create webs of community circles by employing local and culturally competent engagement specialists, whose hand-on-hand approach to forming trusted circles is informed by a sophisticated analytics platform. We are on a mission to make the world a better place for older adults and disadvantaged communities.

Our product and engineering teams develop apps used by our members, tools used by our field teams that are powered by a sophisticated analytics platform, and infrastructure that services our operations and health plans customers. We are now seeking a Solutions Engineer who will work with our Product, Marketing, and Account Management teams to understand our customers' business challenges, create prototypes and lightweight solutions to support experiments and initiatives in the field, and then work with the Product team and other Engineering resources to integrate those prototypes back into the main product suite.

Top Skills

Connects with the Mission

Wider Circle’s mission should be a significant factor in this person’s desire to consider the position. The right candidate will be a values-driven individual who immediately aligns with Wider Circle’s values, connects and compliments teammates, and demonstrates the appropriate passion within their own personal life.


Wider Circle is known for their consistency, passion and flexibility to respond to member and customer needs. Candidates should expect to handle evolving needs every day.

High Clock Speed

We define clock speed as the pace at which a person goes about their work. The pace at Wider Circle tends to be fast, and candidates should have a knack for delivering solutions quickly and with consistent quality. Everyone appreciates getting the job done right - especially the first time around.

Bias to Action

We are looking for an individual who is a good listener and is comfortable engaging with internal stakeholders at all levels. We are not looking for a passive team member, but rather someone that excels at wrapping their head around a problem, brainstorming ideas for how to address it, and rapidly turning that into an engaging solution that can be iterated on and expanded over time.

Tech Stack

We use Salesforce and AWS as the primary pieces of our technology stack, but we also utilize other frameworks as well such as NodeJS. Our current infrastructure also includes Git/Bitbucket, JIRA, and Jenkins. We are open to using other technologies for the prototypes and lightweight solutions, but they will ultimately need to integrate with our existing production systems, and the more we can standardize on a specific set of technologies, the better.

Some of the traits and characteristics that we’re looking for include:

  • Ownership of your work. You don’t see problems, only solutions
  • You enjoy the art of conversation around technology. It excites you.
  • You have a knack for quickly putting prototypes together, while also striking the balance on quality and addressing the client needs
  • You have an attention to detail, but don’t get stuck in the minutiae of your assigned tasks
  • You have opinions on what and how something gets built, and are comfortable sharing those with the team
  • You have expertise in various APIs, frameworks and integrations, and are knowledgeable on how they work, as well as their limitations, in various situations


  • Manage the complete software development process from conception to deployment
  • Work with stakeholders to understand requirements
  • Collaborate with other team members on design and architecture
  • Implement new features and functionality
  • Fix problems and enhance capabilities in existing products
  • Write unit, integration, and UI tests to ensure quality and correctness
  • Work in an agile environment including sprints, standups, and retrospectives
  • Collaborate and work closely with Director of Engineering and other developers


  • 4+ years of hands-on software development experience, focused on full stack development.
  • Solid understanding of at least one of the following languages: Java or C#
  • Familiarity with scripting languages, such as NodeJS
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete tasks on time and to the satisfaction of stakeholders.
  • Prior experience with Salesforce experience would be a plus
  • Good understanding of SQL and database expertise
  • Experience with telecommunications platforms, such as Twilio, is a plus
  • Experience with HIPAA compliance, HITRUST and healthcare security a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization


As a venture-backed company, Wider Circle offers competitive compensation including:

  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Care FSA
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Health Savings Account
  • Voluntary Disability Benefits
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Adoption Assistance Program
  • Training and Development

And most importantly, an opportunity to make the world a better place!

Job region: North America
Job country: United States
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