Senior Software Engineer

We must build bridges, collaborate and empathize

We at GivePulse are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, veteran status, age or disability, as protected by law, in all programs and activities and conditions of employment. GivePulse is especially interested in candidates who will take ownership and responsibility to exceed expectations, contribute to open dialogue, build bridges and foster a climate supporting equity, diversity, and belonging. GivePulse is an anti-racist organization. All positions will actively promote diversity, belonging and equity through critical and compassionate communication and strategic outreach efforts to colleagues, partners and institutions (e.g., historically under-represented, first-generation, DACA recipients, LGBTQ community).

Qualifications / Requirements
  • 5+ years of PHP experience
  • 5+ years of MySQL
  • You are a trusted engineer with Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent degree, or has relevant work experience
  • Expert Knowledge of CSS, DHTML, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, and AJAX
  • Experience with MVC frameworks, Yii and Laravel experience a plus
  • Experience with Git/SVN
  • AWS tools such as EC2, RDS, S3, Cloudfront, CloudSearch etc.,
  • Google Cloud tools like Registry, Kubernetes etc.,
  • Ability to create RESTful services
  • Create unit and integration tests to fully test and regress software
  • You find a work-around when there is no work-around
  • Strong at analyzing information
  • Great problem solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience in a fast-paced work environment. You ship quality code quickly
  • A product-first approach to building software. You care about the real world functionality of your programming
  • Other startup experience is a plus

You should seriously consider applying if you are also good at any of the following:
  • You can write pseudocode or straight up code on the whiteboard
  • You built and launched your own application
  • For fun, you play with new technologies
  • Your friends contact you to solve challenging puzzles
  • You are like a chameleon between Front-End and Back-End, but you do have a preference

Your day-job won't be to restyle buttons and take orders from a manager. You'll be creating unique interfaces, talking with users, making critical product decisions, and staying actively involved in the direction of the company. You will be leading our mobile efforts and have a huge influence on the product. Your contributions will immediately impact millions of users.

Compensation & Benefits

DOE. We offer competitive pay / equity / benefits and other perks. Ground floor opportunity as an early member of the GivePulse team; you’ll directly shape the direction of our company. Most importantly you will be building a platform to empower millions of users to engage in the community and activating thousands of nonprofits (your local food pantry or animal center), social impact organizations (your local advocacy group), businesses (Fortune 500s and small businesses), universities (Ivy Leagues and Flag Ship) and cities (like Austin).