Senior Software Engineer | Change.org | 80k – 104k MXN | Remote (Mexico)

Senior Software Engineer | Change.org | 80k – 104k MXN | Remote (Mexico)

80,000 - 104,000 / month
Remote Mexico
Application ends: September 28, 2024
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Job Description

Change.org is searching for a Senior Software Engineer to provide technical guidance, mentorship, and expertise, driving the execution of intricate projects and fostering the professional growth and development of other team members.

A bit about Change.org: we’re a social impact business (a public benefit company), and the world’s largest social change platform, with 100 million monthly users, over 50,000 campaigns launched on the site every month, and a 100% user-generated revenue model. Our users win campaigns for change once every hour. In the last decade in Mexico, from the mobilization against the Maya train to the campaign to increase vacation days, many nationwide movements were created on Change.org. From the campaign Cáncer Warriors to ask for the release of the elephant Eli , dozens of local, national and international victories are happening every day thanks to the power of our users who are changing our country. 

Key Outcomes:

  • Take ownership of key project components or initiatives, proactively driving them to successful completion by coordinating with cross-functional teams, handling dependencies, and resolving technical roadblocks
  • Provide technical influence, guidance and feedback to junior team members, leveraging deep expertise to mentor and coach them effectively, and contributing to the overall growth and success of the team.
  • Participate in technical planning and decision-making processes within their immediate team, providing insights and recommendations that drive innovation, efficiency, and long-term success
  • Identify opportunities to improve development processes and workflows, implementing changes that streamline project achievement, enhance team productivity, and ensure adherence to best practices
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development by seeking feedback and actively engaging in self-improvement activities to enhance leadership skills and effectiveness.

The most important skills and capabilities for the role are:

Mentoring/Coaching:

  • Develop a concise knowledge of our architecture and provide support and guidance to other engineers with design, coding, and pull-requests.
  • Promote the growth of other engineers through regular feedback and pairing sessions

Coding skills:

  • Full stack with experience working effectively at scale
  • Demonstrated experience with different technologies, languages and frameworks in all layers of the webstack, from frontend to backend with an emphasis on Nodejs, Ruby on Rails, Elixir, React, Javascript/Typescript, GraphQL
  • Experience with SQL-based databases, able to define and optimize data schemas
  • Experience with infrastructure as code technologies like Terraform, Kubernetes, AWS

Planning & Execution:

  • Deconstruct projects into a well-defined action plan, and be responsible for its execution
  • Identify and fill gaps in project requirements so they align with team goals
  • Maintain own priorities and make appropriate progress proactively

Architecture & Design, Performance:

  • Familiarity with instrumentation and experimentation, deep system understanding
  • Be a driver for system quality
  • Influence architectural decisions that drive high-performant, scalable and resilient systems in a collaborative environment

Communication & Collaboration:

  • Communicate early and often, sharing ideas, analysis, and information in a direct verbal and written manner
  • Partner and collaborate effectively across functions such as product, design, devops, QA, analytics and with colleagues located in different timezones
  • Contribute to an open, inclusive and transparent culture

Target experience:

  • 4-6 years of experience with full stack web service development
  • 3 years of experience in at least one language that we use at Change: Nodejs, Rails, Elixir
  • 3 years of experience in frontend technologies like React/JavaScript/TypeScript
  • Experience with infrastructure as code technologies like Terraform, Kubernetes, AWS
  • Experience developing data access layers using RESTful APIs and GraphQL
  • English fluency (Minimum B2)

Interested? Great! Here’s what you should know:

This is a remote role available in two different formats: either a full-time employee paid MX$79,500/month gross and hired through a third-party local entity, or as a contractor paid MX$103,500/month gross. The benefits available, and structures of the roles, are different. We’re happy to go over the details in our first call.

Our compensation philosophy is based on pay equity. All of our salaries are determined before we launch a role – they are based on a predetermined salary scale, the level on that scale and the cost of labor for that location. 

Our evaluation processis as follows:

  • 30 min Recruiter screen
  • 60 min interview with our VP of Engineering & Mexico Site Lead
  • 2 hour take home exercise
  • 2.5 hour virtual onsite
  • 30 min interview with our CTO

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting amazing candidates like you, so please don’t hesitate to apply—we’d love to hear from you. We also know it’s rare for someone to meet 100% of the qualifications. Please apply anyway!

We’re working for a world where no one is powerless, and where creating change is a part of everyday life. We’re just getting started and hope you’ll join us!

We especially encourage applicants of different backgrounds, cultures, sexual orientation, genders, experiences, and perspectives to apply. We’re actively working to increase the diversity of experience and perspectives on our team and are looking for folks who can help continue to contribute to our growing team.

Change.org is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace. Everyone says this, right? Well, we mean it—we invest in serious programs to bring in and support women and people of color, we have in-person onboarding experiences and affinity groups to help everyone feel included, we regularly celebrate the heritage of all staff, and we believe strongly in consistent, fair, and transparent salary scales to help level the playing field. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, or disability or veteran status.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process for candidates with disabilities. If you need assistance, or an accommodation, please let your recruiter know once you are contacted about a role.

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While we are a global company, we ask that you please submit your resumes/application questions in English.