Software Engineer Manager - Frontend (Remote)

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Why just have a job when you can live your Purpose?  We are Givelify, a minority-owned FinTech-for-Good company that uses human-centered design, jobs-to-be-done, & data to create experiences that inspire kindness & generosity and celebrate putting more good into the world. In fact, Givelify’s mobile giving app consistently leads the App Store and Google Play in downloads, reviews and 5-star ratings amongst all giving apps. More than 1 million donors and 50,000 non-profits trust Givelify for inspiring kindness, generating nearly $3 Billion in generosity.  

We seek a Software Engineer Manager - Frontend to join our virtual team. If you’re an advocate for your team, with experience in managing a Front-End Engineering team - coaching them, advocating for them, unblocking them - basically making them happy and productive human beings, and the challenge of scaling product success at a high performing Fintech-for-Good company sounds exciting, we would love to connect with you!  

Frontend Engineering at Givelify is about more than just writing code - it's crafting unique experiences, building products that inspire donors to connect with causes they care about. Our engineers care about how our products are built, how they look, how they feel, and how they function.  

We're looking for a front-end engineering manager to join our growing engineering team to lead and build a team of talented and creative front-end engineers. Our engineering managers have 3 main roles: 

  • Make their team better at their jobs. We want you to change the trajectory of your team members’ careers. 
  • Advocate for them. Look for opportunities for them within the organization and beyond. 
  • Unblock them. Help them work at their maximum potential - working with other teams in the company to make sure that nothing gets in their way. 

You’ll love our team, and our tech stack is pretty great, too – the Front-End team works in a React/Redux codebase that uses an API built using cutting edge technology: React, Elixir, Swift, Docker, and AWS Lambda. 

You'll get to:

  • Managing our Front-End Engineering team - coach them, advocate for them, unblock them - basically make them happy and productive human beings. 
  • Providing technical leadership to the engineers and be accountable for the technical decisions made on your team. 
  • Ensure front end engineers are design focused and they have a very collaborative and productive relationship with the designers in their cross functional teams.  
  • Grow, educate, hire, and retain a high-performing team with high delivery cadence in an agile environment. 
  • Build of culture of engineering excellence with a focus on performance, scalability, privacy, and security.

You should bring mad skills & experience:

  • A love of being a people champion, great products and great design. 
  • B.S. in C.S., C.E., E.E. or related STEM degree.   
  • Formal Design or UX training is a plus.
  • Past experience of planning, executing, and delivering projects with multiple engineers in an agile cross functional environment. 
  • 5+ years of experience working across the full-stack. You don't need to have mastered any one side but understanding a spectrum of technologies at varying degrees of expertise is important. 
  • 3+ years of experience writing client-side web code utilizing React, Ember, Vue or similar. 
  • 2+ years of people management experience. 

Plus These Superpowers:

  • A love of being a people champion, great products and great design. 
  • Past experience of planning, executing, and delivering projects with multiple engineers in an agile cross functional environment.  

Our People & Culture

We are a virtual team of high-performing professionals who innovate & collaborate to fulfill our mission to help people instantly find causes that inspire them to action so they can change the world – one simple, joyful gift at a time.  Our culture of integrity, heart, simplicity, & that “wow” factor fuel our aspiration to be recognized amongst the tech industry’s most inclusive & purpose-driven workplaces.

We take great pride in providing competitive pay, full benefits, amazing perks (including flexible PTO), and most importantly, the opportunity to put passion & purpose to work. 

More Information on Givelify
Givelify operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Indianapolis, IN. Givelify was founded in 2013. It has 67 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and Mental Health Benefits. To see all 21 open jobs at Givelify, click here.
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