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Technical Lead

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Collective Impact Action
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Washington, DC
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Published 16 days ago

Impactful is a tool that helps progressive campaigns reach 30-50x their original audience by  working with celebrities and influencers to amplify their messages. Using our methodology, campaigns and organizations have successfully mobilized more than 2,100 celebrities and influencers (including household names) on Twitter, Instagram, and other platforms to reach over 25M Americans, register tens of thousands of voters, and raise >$13M in donations.


 Learn more at beimpactful.us 


WE’RE HIRING A TECHNICAL LEAD

Full-time position in a fully remote organization

Salary: $90,000 - $120,000


WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

We are seeking a highly-skilled software engineer to take on the role of Technical Lead. You will be continuing the development of our core web app, including all related technology decisions. Current tech stack includes (open to being changed):

  • Operating System: Unix
  • Frontend: JavaScript, React, HTML,CSS
  • Backend: Google Compute Engine, Python,  Google Sheets  API,  Twitter API, BigQuery


Some reasons why this is a great job

  • Advance pro-democracy and progressive causes
  • Work directly or indirectly with a variety of influential celebrities
  • Be on the cutting edge of discovering how celebrities can use their platforms to make real-world impact
  • Small, fast-moving team
  • Strong early traction


RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Design, develop, and expand our current application (see our product in action here
  • Work with the CEO to set a vision and roadmap for how our technology will be scaled to meet the needs of a growing user base 
  • Make architecture decisions to ensure a strong and stable product
  • Manage in-house engineering needs and lead integration processes of partner API's to our platform
  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage
  • Drive performance, efficiency and effectiveness of engineering and product development team
  • Rapidly iterate and test version prototypes by collecting internal and external feedback
  • Build out our tech stack 


SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES

  • 5 or more years of experience writing software, either on your own or professionally
  • A strong product sense with an ability and history of building engaging tech for customers
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to share/collaborate with peers and users
  • Have built and launched projects yourself, either at a company or on your own
  • Ability to manage technical debt over time
  • Generalist software engineering abilities (front- and back-end)
  • Computer science degree (preferred, but not required)
  • Experience working in an early-stage successful tech start-up (preferred, but not required)
  • Experience building political tech (preferred, but not required)


BENEFITS:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance



Impactful is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and any other characteristic that makes an individual unique. 




Impactful is a tool that helps progressive campaigns reach 30-50x their original audience by  working with celebrities and influencers to amplify their messages. Using our methodology, campaigns and organizations have successfully…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    May 31, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    May 25, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Mid-level/Managerial
Salary
USD $90,000 - USD $120,000
/ year

Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Impactful is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and any other characteristic that makes an individual unique.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Impactful is dedicated to…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
611 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003, USA

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