Lead Software Engineer (Full Stack)- Architecture

  • Classy
  • Remote (AZ, CA, CO, FL, IN, KS, MT, NV, OR, UT, VA, WI, GA, TX, NJ, OH, WA, IL, PA)
  • Apr 12, 2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Classy's Product Technology team is hiring a Lead Full-Stack Software Engineer to build and extend our fundraising products, analytics platform, and visualization tools for the next phase of our business. The ideal candidate is well-versed in full-stack development and comfortable in creating all layers of the application from data models to the user interface. We want to talk to you if you can see beyond the {brackets} and love transforming designs and mockups into highly scalable, fault-tolerant, and seamless user experiences. 

What you’ll do:

  • Analyze, design, and develop software that delivers clean, maintainable code within a large, complex, and established codebase.
  • Contribute to a microservice-based evolution of the technical infrastructure.
  • Learn and grow your skills by working collaboratively with experienced and engaged developers to design new features and re-architect existing ones.
  • Within an Agile environment, work as part of a Scrum team and develop web-based software solutions.
  • Mentor engineers to become proficient developers using best software development practices and processes.

What you bring (Required):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 6+ years of professional software development experience with server-side, web-based technologies (full-stack preferred)
  • Excellent understanding of distributed software architecture with experience debugging distributed systems with high data loads.
  • High-level proficiency with Javascript ES6, Node.js, PHP, React and/or Angular(.js), HTML/CSS, Linux.
  • Familiarity with GraphQL, Elasticsearch, Docker, AWS (EC2, ECS, Lambda, SNS).
  • Ability to understand product requirements and translate them into technical subtasks.
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies.
  • Proficient with microservice architecture with a deep understanding of strengths and pitfalls
  • Proficiency in schema design in relational or NoSQL databases (MySQL, MongoDB).
  • Deep experience with code versioning tools (GIT/Bitbucket).
  • A deep sense of quality, and sharp engineering skills with strong computer science fundamentals.

What would be awesome to have (Preferred):

  • 8+ years experience
  • Experience with refactoring complex architecture to microservice patterns
  • Experience building PCI compliant systems
  • Experience with simultaneously managing multiple web application frameworks and/or migrating from one framework to another. 

Our amazing perks!

  • Unlimited/Flexible PTO
  • 10 half-day Fridays a year
  • 20 hours paid volunteer time off
  • Monthly parking pass, public transit pass, or rideshare allowance
  • Supplemental Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, available day one
  • 401(k) plan
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Fitness membership discounts
  • Love the active life? We have company and team outings and participate in team sports
  • Monthly employee development courses
  • New expansive office in downtown San Diego overlooking Petco Park baseball stadium and the ocean

 About Classy 

Classy is a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate social impact around the world. Recognized as one of the most valuable tech startups in San Diego, Classy is trusted by organizations of all sizes, from the fastest-growing nonprofits like Team Rubicon and The Trevor Project, to some of the world's largest social organizations, such as The Salvation Army, Robin Hood Foundation, and Shriners Hospitals for Children. Working for Classy means you’re an integral part of our mission—to mobilize and empower the world for good—and our unique culture. You’ll learn, contribute to amazing customer experiences, and flourish alongside colleagues who are determined to make a lasting social impact. For more information, visit www.classy.org or follow Classy on Twitter @Classy.

 Dedication to Diversity 

Classy is working toward building a more diverse and inclusive environment that is representative of individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and lifestyles, allowing all employees to feel comfortable being their true, authentic selves in a space that enables productivity and meaningful work.