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Category

Software Development

Posted

2015-06-07 21:19

Description

As a Software Engineer at charity: water, you'll be responsible for developing products designed to help bring clean and safe drinking water to every person on the planet.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build, test, and maintain our portfolio of products which include our online fundraising platform, an online dashboard that tracks water project sensor data, and tools that support our water programs teams.
  • Integrate user-facing Web applications into back-end office systems and processes.
  • Work with a cross-disciplinary team of engineers, designers, product managers, and story tellers to create the best online fundraising experience possible.
  • Participate in regular design and code reviews.

MUST-HAVES

  • Experience doing full-stack Web application development using Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, and friends.
  • Experience with MySQL or Postgres databases, caching with Memcache or Redis.
  • Disciplined approach to test-driven development.
  • Agile approach to software development and maintenance cycles.
  • Experience integrating with internal and third-party APIs (REST API design is a plus)
  • Experience with JavaScript, CSS3 (experience with SASS is a plus), and HTML5.
  • Experience with A/B testing and metrics-driven decision making.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience.

SKILLS

  • You're agile and pragmatic
  • You like getting things done, are disciplined about time management, and consider yourself a remover of obstacles.
  • You're passionate about building products
  • You enjoy nothing more than turning ideas into working code and a fulfilling user experience.
  • You can find the root cause of problems
  • You enjoy not just addressing the immediate issue, but tracking down and resolving the underlying source of the problem.
  • You're self-motivated
  • You see something that can be improved, and you don't wait for permission to fix it.
  • You have a strong desire to make charitywater.org a world-class fundraising experience.
  • You hold your weight on a small team that handles a lot
  • We're a small and efficient staff; because of our size, every person plays an essential role in the organization.
  • You communicate well
  • You can articulate issues to team members and clearly convey how your solutions will work to address the issues we face.

LOCATION

We prefer candidates located in (or willing to re-locate to) the NYC area, but are open to those who have experience working remotely.

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