Who We Are

Shadow is a technology company dedicated to building power within the progressive movement. Our tools and platforms enable campaigns and other progressive organizations to reach a wider audience of supporters and make sense of the data available to them.

Shadow is looking for Software Engineering Interns that will help build out our backend systems. We are an organization that believes in supporting growth, both of the progressive movement and mission-oriented engineers. We will be hiring two interns to work together with our backend engineering lead. She’s not as intimidating as that sounds, I promise.

This is a full or part time position based in Seattle. Annual salary is $60,000, prorated for the summer.


Who You Are

You have coding fundamentals and a passion for learning. You always communicate thoughtfully and take feedback as a growth opportunity. Progressive causes inspire you and you’re looking for an opportunity to join the fight and make an impact. You love working in a collaborative environment as part of a close-knit but rapidly growing team. You are creative, a good communicator and ready to work hard for the mission.

The Tech

Our stack includes the following technologies: Google Cloud Platform, Python, Java, Node.js (Typescript), Postgres, Kubernetes, Firebase, CircleCI. Don’t worry if you haven’t used all of these though, we are committed to teaching and ongoing learning.


  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Passion for the progressive movement and a mission-oriented attitude
  • Knowledge of coding fundamentals include control flow, loops, and objects
  • Time management skills
  • Eagerness to try things out and learn from reading, failure, and feedback


Nice To Have

  • Experience working on political campaigns or with progressive organizations


Shadow is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly urge women, people of color, those with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ community to apply. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, color, marital status, veteran status, or medical conditions.

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