Code for America · Sep 3rd 2017
Code for America builds technology to help government services work for the people who need them most. This position can be either remote or based in our San Francisco office.
Be the founding engineer for a new technology team with a bold mission to provide SNAP & Medicaid benefits to every eligible American who needs them. This work seeks to improve the experience of 100M people that access the safety net each year, and tens of thousands of public servants.
We’ll accomplish this by developing a simple, respectful and relevant digital experience for every person seeking government assistance in a time of need, in all 50 states.
This role is perfect for an entrepreneurial, mission-driven engineering leader that is capable of both building early products, and building the team to take those products to scale. This will be our first remote team, we’re looking for someone who is excited by the opportunity to grow a remote-first engineering culture.
Our ideal teammate is an experienced engineer who shares our focus on user impact and reliable technology and will help us scale both our technology and our team. We work with well-known and reliable technologies like Ruby on Rails and PostgreSQL and trusted approaches like TDD.
Here are some of the things you'll do as a leader of our new multi-benefits team:
Ship the product
Build the team & shape the strategy
These are the qualities we believe are most critical for this role:
About Code for America
We are a six year old startup non-profit with a great culture and a huge opportunity to make a difference. We work collaboratively and agilely and strive to learn from everything we do. We respect each other, work hard, and have a great time together. We’re looking for individuals who share our vision, our values, and our willingness to do what it takes to achieve an ambitious mission over the next few years.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Code for America values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. Code for America is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.