Staff Engineer

permanent
Fully Remote

Only accepting applications from: United States

We’re looking for a senior full-stack engineer who is looking to have an effect on hundreds of Democratic campaigns. This is a unique opportunity to shape the American political landscape in a meaningful way, simultaneously engaging passionate grassroots volunteers and contributing directly to ballot-box outcomes. Tech for Campaigns is scaling up to deliver more than 500 projects in 2020 and help flip as many seats as possible. We’ve already built a number of in-house systems to help us do this, but we need your help. This technology will not only have a major impact on the 2020 elections, but also on thousands of campaigns for many cycles to come.

What you'll do

  • Develop internal tooling to power TFC’s 11,000+ strong volunteer operation and scale for 2020
  • Build campaign-facing software tools to help Democrats win
  • Architect and administer our internal infrastructure
  • Propose and implement improvements to existing technologies
  • Advise our (awesome) volunteer engineering teams

Experience

  • BS or higher in Computer Science (or related)
  • Considerable professional experience working with large scale backend systems and AWS
  • Expertise in systems design to build TFC core processes
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Passionate about technology and building things the right way
  • Experience with frontend development using modern technologies (ES6, Typescript, React, Redux, Webpack, etc.)
  • Highly experienced in various web backend and database technologies (Python + Flask/Tornado, MySQL, Redis, etc.)
  • Excellent project management ability (costing, task tracking, workflow, etc.)

Salary and Perks

  • Salary: $100k – $150k
  • Hires remotely in United States
  • Remote working
Technology
Typescript
Python
ReactJS
Javascript

About Tech for Campaigns

We bring best-in-class talent and technology to political campaigns.

Tech for Campaigns is the permanent digital and technology arm for progressive and centrist political campaigns. We bring best-in-class talent, technology and training to campaigns by empowering our community of thousands of digital marketers, web developers, data scientists, and other outstanding technical professionals to contribute their expertise —turning political passion into hands-on action, and making a difference in races that have been historically overlooked.

We bring best-in-class talent and technology to political campaigns.

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