Who We Are: 

Omaze raises funds and awareness for charities by offering the chance to win once-in-a-lifetime experiences and dream-come-true prizes. We've offered everything from a double date with John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, to a walk-on role in Star Wars, to a brand new customized Mercedes Benz sprinter van. We've given over $130M to charities around the world, from donors in 180 countries. Our vision is to be the first for-profit company to give $1B to charity in a single year, and we’re building our team of dedicated and passionate people to help us get there. That’s where you come in!

Omaze was recently named one of “The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies” by Fast Company.

What’s Different About Us

  • You will be part of the Omaze team of people dedicated to making a difference by raising money for charities all over the world.

  • We are in a growth phase and you will be influential in scaling our engineering organization and helping build the next big thing.

  • We live by our values. We have a mission unlike any other company and have the opportunity to be the best at what we do.

  • Our Glassdoor CEO rating is 100% and 84% “Recommend to a Friend”.

  • Our headquarters is in Los Angeles, but we are open to fully remote workers within the continental US (PST time zone preferred but not required)

  • We dream the world better!

Who we are Seeking:

As a Senior Frontend Software Engineer, you are an experienced software engineer who is excited about building innovative next-generation social-good platforms to empower nonprofits to do their world-changing work. You are someone who cares about code quality and craft, but also has an intrinsic motivation to deliver value to the customer and knows how to balance both. As a Frontend Engineer, you are the champion of best practices for writing well-tested, well-organized, scalable code, and implementing functional specifications in coordination with Product & Design to deliver value-adding features for our customers.

Part of the job requires good communication and organizational skills. You should be able to translate ideas and requirements into deliverable units of work. You are able to collaborate with both technical and non technical audiences, and always strive to improve yourself and those around you.  

You believe everyone has something to contribute, value diversity and inclusion, and enjoy mentoring others to help them grow.

Our stack is currently built with Javascript/Typescript and Golang, but candidates with excellent skills in programming extensible software solutions in at least two other equivalent enterprise languages such as Ruby or Python will also be considered.

What you’ll do:

  • Bring your software and frontend architectural experience to collaborate with a close knit engineering team that is building social good platforms.

  • Chiefly responsible for the writing and testing of code that produces the application.

  • Works closely with members of their team to ensure design and implementation meet product needs.

  • Help architect, design, and implement responsive, reusable ui components

  • Proactively reviews the code of others, providing feedback on implementation choices

  • Owns the effort to ensure that their PRs get reviewed by others on their team / cross teams.

  • Collaborate with other engineers and subject matter experts early and often throughout development to ensure sound architecture design decisions our users and raises money for charities that impact the world.

  • Follows and informs code standards and best practices for their given platform.

  • Executes roadmap tasks in priority order as they relate to the team

  • Works with QA and Product Owners to ensure that implementations fulfill acceptance criteria.

  • Follow proper testing procedures to ensure agreed upon code coverage. 

  • Works with Product Owners, Customers, and UX/Designers to ensure complete and proper implementation.

  • Provides estimates for work to be done.

Skill and Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of professional software engineering experience.

  • Deep experience with our tech stack; javascript / typescript, react, redux, tailwind, CSS3, HTML5, webpack

  • Ability to address / debug cross-browser compatibility issues and client-side performance considerations.

  • Excellent skills in programming extensible software solutions in Javascript / Typescript

  • Comfortable operating in environments subject to regulatory, compliance, and risk-based security requirements.

  • Experience designing and building products or major features from concept to launch

  • Experience with unit testing (e.g. jest, react-testing-library)

  • Experience with end-to-end testing (e.g. cypress, selenium)

Pluses:

 
  • E-commerce Experience

  • Experience with Micro Frontends (single-spa, federated modules, etc)

  • Experience with content management system api integration (i.e. contentful, etc)

  • Experience with content performance optimization

  • Experience in TDD

  • Experience with building modern accessible (a11y) web applications 

Professional Traits:

 
  • Ability to work effectively in teams of technical and non-technical individuals (product, marketing, subject matter experts, etc).

  • Engage engineers across our organization to support a culture of collaboration and inclusion through mentorship, respectful code review, and dedication to quality.

  • You are excited to share and learn from your teammates about crafting amazing user experiences.

  • You are passionate about voicing your opinions and are able to be humble in receiving feedback.

  • You have a track record of trying and learning new things and are not afraid to learn through failures.

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