Senior Software Engineer - International (Remote) at GoFundMe

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Do you believe that people should compassionately support one another to create a better world? Well, we do!

Serving as the world’s most trusted fundraising platform, GoFundMe is committed to creating a better world by making it safe and easy for people to support causes they’re passionate about. When someone sees a need—whether it’s in their neighborhood or across the globe—they can turn their compassion into action through GoFundMe. Our customers have raised over $15 billion for their personal causes, making GoFundMe a top 200 website in the US based on traffic, with a monthly audience of over 100 million people. 

GoFundMe is growing and building out our International Engineering Team. We are searching for passionate Software Engineers interested in changing the lives of millions of people for the better and having a real impact on our products' users!

The Job …

  • You’ll collaborate with Product Managers and other Engineers to develop features and improvements to the infrastructure that will help impact the international growth of GoFundMe. 
  • You’ll work across the backend and occasionally on the full stack.
  • You’ll participate in code reviews to maintain internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices.
  • You’ll recognize technical debt, propose and implement solutions.
  • You’ll provide mentorship to junior developers through discussions and pair programming.
  • You’ll advocate for improvements to the codebase and provide leadership to others within your team.
  • Developing with backend languages like PHP, or Python.
  • Design, build, and maintain APIs, services, and systems across GoFundMe.
  • Partner with Engineering Manager to lead planning and execution for a scrum of engineers.

You...

  • 5+ years of professional experience developing web applications using object oriented languages such as Python or PHP.
  • Professional experience with relational databases design.
  • Experience using Git in a workplace environment.
  • Experience working in an agile, intensely iterative software development process.
  • Experience with performance and optimization problems and the ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems.
  • Experience with application performance monitoring and log analytics tools. We use New Relic and Sumo Logic.

Bonus Points...

  • Experience with AWS, GCP, or Azure.

Why you’ll love it here...

  • Market competitive pay
  • Rich healthcare benefits including employer paid premiums for medical/dental/vision (100% for employee only plans and 85% for employee + dependent plans) and employer HSA contributions. 
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching
  • Hybrid workplace with fully remote flexibility for many roles
  • Monetary support for new hire setup, hybrid work & wellbeing, family planning, and commuting expenses
  • A variety of  mental and wellness programs to support employees   
  • Generous paid parental leave and family planning stipend
  • Supportive time off policies including vacation, sick/mental health days, volunteer days, company holidays, and a floating holiday
  • Learning & development and recognition programs
  • Gives Back Program where employees can nominate a fundraiser every week for a donation from the company
  • Inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging are vital to our priorities and we continue to evolve our strategy to ensure DEI is embedded in all processes and programs at GoFundMe. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team is always finding new ways for our company to uphold and represent the experiences of all of the people in our organization.
  • Employee resource groups
  • Your work has a real purpose and will help change lives on a global scale.
  • You’ll be a part of a fun, supportive team that works hard and celebrates accomplishments together. 
  • We live by our core values: consider everything, do the right thing, spread empathy, delight the customer, and give back.
  • We are a certified Great Place to Work, are growing fast and have incredible opportunities ahead!

GoFundMe is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that actively pursues candidates of diverse backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to providing diversity, equity, and inclusion training to all employees, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, nationality or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, age, medical condition, mental or physical disability, or military or veteran status.

Learn more about GoFundMe...

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More Information on GoFundMe
GoFundMe operates in the Social Impact industry. The company is located in Redwood City, CA and San Diego, CA. GoFundMe was founded in 2010. It has 430 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Performance Bonus and Paid Volunteer Time. To see all 12 open jobs at GoFundMe, click here.
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