Who We Are: 

Omaze is a fundraising platform that has raised over $150M to support charities to date by offering people the chance to win once-in-a-lifetime experiences and prizes. Omaze is on a mission to dream the world better, both for our customers and for the charities that we support in our work every day. Omaze winners have gone to Lake Como with George and Amal Clooney, received Pope Francis’ Lamborghini, lived in Europe for a month, or even received $1M cash. Meanwhile, Omaze experiences have helped build a children's hospice center in the UK, a community hub assisting the homeless population of LA, and solar water farms in multiple countries around the world. 
 
Omaze was named Fast Company's 2020 Most Innovative Companies and Forbes’ 2021 Best Startup Employers in America. We’re on a path to disrupt the fundraising space and spread optimism at scale, and we’re expanding our exceptional team to help us get there.

Why You’ll Love Working at Omaze:

  • Big Impact: You will be a part of a passionate team of world changers, dedicated to making a meaningful impact in the world. 
  • Growth: Omaze is growing rapidly. If you’re excited about a high-growth, fast-paced environment, or about scaling something that’s never been done before, we’d love to talk to you. 
  • Unique Culture: We live by our virtues. We believe in: we before me, growing together, taking ownership, spreading joy, and dreaming giant. 
  • Perks: If raising millions of dollars every year to support charities isn’t a perk enough, we’re excited to offer unlimited PTO, summer Fridays, weekly meditation, and the opportunity to work with a phenomenal team that makes a global impact every day.

Who We’re Seeking:

As a Senior/Lead 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. Ideally you are a full stack engineer, but if not you should at least have deep expertise in either frontend or backend development. You should also demonstrate a general knowledge in various technologies and how those should be applied in various scenarios when designing features or systems.

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 can 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 Golang and JavaScript, but candidates with excellent skills in programming extensible software solutions in at least two other equivalent enterprise language such as Java or C# will also be considered.

You will not be responsible for weekly 1:1s and performance reviews. In this role, you “own” the technical quality, execution, and delivery of user stories.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Bring your software and Full Stack 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.
  • Work 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 for our users and raise money for charities that impact the world.
  • Follows code standards and best practices for their given platform.
  • Work with Product Owners, Customers, and UX/Designers to ensure complete and proper implementation

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 5-10+ years of professional software engineering experience. 
  • Deep experience with our tech stack; JavaScript / Typescript, React, Redux, Tailwind, CSS3, HTML5, Webpack
  • Experience in at least one Enterprise server-side language (e.g. - Golang, Java, C#, etc.) 
  • 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).
  • 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 can be humble in receiving feedback. 
  • You have a track record of trying and learning new things and are not afraid to learn through failures.
  • Don’t quite meet all the above requirements?  Apply anyway! We love talking to exceptional candidates. If the current role isn’t a fit, we’ll keep your information on file for the future. 
What to Expect:

  • Competitive salary and benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k matching, fertility support, parental leave, mental health support, and employee stock options.
  • Our office is dog-friendly (but for now we enjoy our furry friends over video calls).
  • We're committed to putting the health of our employees first and are currently working from home. We offer a monthly stipend to support employees’ remote office set up and we continue to find creative opportunities to connect and socialize virtually.
  • We actively seek out diversity of thought and experience to drive innovation. We welcome all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives and work hard to ensure that every Omazer can bring their authentic self to work at all times.



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