As a key member of our Engineering team, you’ll:
-Build product features through coding and architecting scalable solutions
-Participate in all stages of product development: opportunity assessment, ideation, discovery, validation, solutioning and definition, building, measuring, scaling
-Collaborate cross-functionally to create a great product
-Establish best practices in code and architecture, within the team and across the engineering organization
-Explore 3rd party integrations
-Debug issues across the stack
-Perform code reviews and mentor other engineers to level up the team
Some example projects that our team has worked on or you’ll be a part of:
-A campaign hub where petition starters can view the latest stats and development on their petition and take action to engage with supporters and grow their petition
-A custom URL tool for petition starters to create short and memorable URLs to promote their petition - the system that powers this tool withstands hundreds of thousands of usages each day worldwide
-Helping petition starters understand the Promotion product on Change.org through features that provide a free trial and historical data results
-An advice framework that gives the most useful piece of advice for the petition starter at that moment given their petition characteristics and where they are on the campaign journey
The most important capabilities for the role are:
-Frontend skills (React.js, Typescript, GraphQL): Skilled to expert level with React. Experience with Typescript and GraphQL or similar technologies on production systems.
-Full-stack application development: Ability to work throughout our tech stack (React, Ruby, Elixir) with amplified ability to work on the frontend. Good understanding of web architecture.
-Technical Leadership: Ability to breakdown vague product requirements and piece together comprehensive plans to allow for full team execution.
-Coaching & Mentorship: You’ve helped shape and define other engineers’ growth. You have demonstrated successful knowledge sharing, adjusting ways based on different audiences.
-Cross-functional communication & collaboration: Ability to collaborate well with product manager, designer, and stakeholders to create great user experience, creative solutions, and build alignment
-User experience advocacy: Has both passion and past experience in UI/UX. Ability to understand products and users deeply and provide solutions to improve user experience.
-5 years of software engineering experience
-3 years of frontend framework experience (e.g. Angular, Vue, Rendr) with 1+ years in React and comfort in the full stack
-1+ year of tech lead experience
Additional experience we are looking for:
-UX design experience
Change.org is a global company, and salaries are adjusted for cost of labor in each city. For example, in San Francisco, an annual salary of a Senior Software Engineer would be $155,000 USD and the annual salary of a Staff Software Engineer would be $182,000 USD. In Portland, an annual salary of a Senior Software Engineer would be $125,500 USD and the annual salary of a Staff Software Engineer would be $147,500 USD. In exceptional circumstances, we may offer below the listed salary for high potential candidates with less experience, or above it for candidates with significantly more experience.