Software Engineer

Why You Want This Job

As a software engineer II, you’ll be in an exciting (yes, exciting) position that develops, designs, and delivers internal company software applications and infrastructure. Expect to take a leadership role, helping grow the team’s skills and designing architecture for projects going forward.

Why you’ll love us

Of all the companies out there that talk about putting the customer first, 1-800 Contacts is one of the few that walks the walk. We invest in the talent and technology to make sure our customers have a remarkable experience.

Plus, we have free food. So that’s cool, too.

Things You’ll Do

You will participate in all aspects of software development either independently or as part of a team

Independent Software Development

  • Analysis, task estimation and sizing, technical investigation, software design and implementation, testing, and deployment.
  • Follow Agile/XP development methodology.
  • Troubleshoot production issues and work effectively to identify and address problems.
  • Develop in Angular, Javascript, C#/.Net and T-SQL.

Team Software Development

  • Troubleshoot production issues and work effectively with team members to identify and address problems.
  • Follow Agile/XP Development Methodology and ensure group compliance.
  • Develop in Angular, Javascript, C#/.Net and T-SQL.

Job Match Checklist: if you check all the boxes below you’re a great fit for the position and will love the job.

I Have            

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in a similar field
  • 5+ years software development experience using high level object-oriented languages such as C#, .NET, C++, or Java
  • Service-oriented architectures experience
  • Experience with WCF, WebAPI, REST, and multi-tier distributed systems
  • Angular and JavaScript experience

I Can

  • Successfully use agile development methodologies
  • Work with CSS/JQuery/Javascript
  • Work well with Bootstrap (other JavaScript and CSS libraries are a plus)
  • Explain code to professionals inside and outside of the software engineering field
  • Work independently or as part of a team

I Like

  • Exploring and learning new technologies
  • Being meticulous in my work
  • To complete projects in a timely manner
  • Developing new applications
  • Being a team player and working with others


It’s long been a belief of 1-800 Contacts that if we take care of our associates, they’ll take care of our customers.

Every associate gets free breakfast, snacks, fruit, and drinks. Lunches (salmon or fillet mignon, anyone?) are highly subsidized. Our on-site gym offers free personal training. And you can schedule discounted dry cleaning pickup, oil changes, or a massage through our payroll deduction system.

Your family and friends are important to you, so they’re important to us. It’s common to see spouses, kids, and friends enjoying a meal with our associates. Everyone is invited to our massive annual film festival where we rent out theaters to watch new movies the night before they’re released (popcorn included) and our summer party with food, gift bags, and prizes. Flu shots, health assessments, and gym access are available to family as well.

All this is in addition to full medical, dental, 401k matching, paid time off, $2,500 per year in tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, and more.

Meet Some of 1-800 Contacts's Employees

Brian B.

President and CEO

1-800-Contacts is a place I can be challenged and work with really smart people.

Yessenia F.

Software Engineer, Back-end/Mobile Development

Yessenia works on chart coding services to support the company's iOS and Android applications. Her main goal is to anticipate the organization’s digital needs.

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