Sr. Software Engineer – Civic Engagement

San Diego, CA
Full-Time

About the Role

Are you a software engineer looking to help America solve its problem of low voter turnout and political fatigue? Are you ready to use your technical skills to affect real and meaningful change? We’re looking for you.

Vidaloop is building tools to improve voter readiness and promote political transparency at the local, state, and federal level. You’ll be joining our team of engineers who are working on features that will prepare Americans to vote confidently, remain engaged between elections, and hold their representatives accountable.

What You’ll Do

We’re looking for engineers to help us bring user-centric civic tech to an archaic political system and build software that matters. As a Full Stack Software Engineer at Vidaloop you will…

  • Design, develop and test our software products and systems
  • Focus on creating end-user value
  • Join our team of engineers working out of our San Diego headquarters

About You

For this role, we’re looking for individuals with:

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years in JavaScript and/or Full Stack development
  • Experience in Modern JavaScript frameworks like Angular and React
  • Understanding of API development in Node.js or other popular frameworks
  • Understanding of schema design in NoSql databases
  • An interest in making a positive impact through code

It’s Nice, but not required, to have:

  • Experience developing mobile apps
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (Cognito, DynamoDB, API Gateway, Lambda, and/or ECS)
  • Understanding of serverless architecture
  • Experience with machine learning
  • A passion for civic engagement and politics

Perks of the Job

  • Competitive Salary
  • Stock Options/Equity
  • Generous PTO and flextime
  • Company-sponsored Health Benefits plans, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Company celebrations and social events
  • Kitchen stocked with healthy snack and drink options

About Vidaloop

Vidaloop is a seed stage startup committed to delivering valuable insights that empower people to make smart decisions and take informed action, both at home and in their communities.

To apply, send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@vidaloop.com

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