Senior Full Stack Developer at Indigov (Remote)

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What we’re doing
Did you know it takes a member of congress, on average, 45 days to respond to even the most basic constituent request? We view this is as a fundamental breakdown in the UX of representative democracy and we're building a platform to fix it.

Indigov is a constituent relationship management suite for the modern representative. Our platform reduces average response times weeks to minutes for 90% of incoming messages. We have spent the last two years going through an exhaustive approval and legal review with U.S. Congress and are now live with member offices. We are expanding rapidly and need additional team members to join us in our pursuit to build the future of representative democracy.

Who we are
We are a group of technologists and entrepreneurs passionate about increasing the efficiency of representative democracy for both representatives and those they serve. We have been executives, technicians, and leaders at institutions such as U.S. Congress, Google, Dropbox, USDS, as well as large e-commerce, digital-first media, civic and gov-tech companies.

What you'll do
• Help lead technical, design, and product discussions with leaders across the company
• Support key architectural decisions about the development of the Indigov stack to future proof the companies products as much as possible
• Develop full stack code to help democracy scale
• Build products, systems, and services that impact our customers and their constituencies
• Own solutions end to end, managing complexity and stakeholders directly
• Develop applications inside of Zendesk's product ecosystem leveraging their developer APIs

About you
• 4 - 10 years of experience
• Typescript, React and Node JS experience
• Experience building responsive web apps
• Experience designing system architecture in AWS
• Specific experience with Zendesk would be amazing but a general level of comfort developing in a well-documented service architecture like it is ideal
• Security clearance is a plus but not required
• Previous experience with software development for government clients/agencies is a plus but not required
• Experience in tech startups is a plus

Technologies we use
• Typescript
• React
• Next.js
• Node.js
• GraphQL
• Docker
• Serverless
• AWS
• Wordpress
• Zendesk APIs (Support, Sunshine, etc)
• Zendesk Apps Framework

What makes an ideal candidate
• Passion. Building beautiful products that take complex tasks and make them feel simple and intuitive
• Accountability. In a small team of early employees, it is crucial that we all own the outcome and quality of the work we do. The buck always stops with you!
• Grit. Working with government can be challenging in ways that startups frankly aren’t, but the scale and importance of the problems we are solving more than make up for it. We are looking for folks that share that mentality.

Working at Indigov
• Competitive salary, equity, healthcare, and 401k
• High-degree of autonomy, flexible remote work, and unlimited PTO
• Drive technical direction of the company and help improve the efficacy of the U.S. government
• Equal opportunity employer
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • RubyLanguages
    • TypeScriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries

An Insider's view of Indigov

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Indigov is a group of extremely competent professionals who also want to enjoy their day to day. A lot of stuff gets done (and done well), in a lighthearted atmosphere. If you’re interested in solving meaningful challenges with a group of extremely supportive humans you’d be hard pressed to find a better spot.

Ian

Senior Developer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Our team is a combination of the best of government and the best of tech. We have developers who spent their careers in startups working with civil servants who came from Capitol Hill and state legislatures. It's a fun culture with an interesting mix of people from all over the country, all of whom approach challenges from different perspectives.

Ian

Customer Success Manager

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Although we're a mostly remote team, I felt welcomed from the start. It's really easy to talk with folks and everyone has such fun quirks to share. I’m excited to see the company culture evolve as we continue growing!

Vy

Content Strategist

What are Indigov Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

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