Senior Frontend Engineer



Software Engineering
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Classy, an affiliate of GoFundMe, is a Public Benefit Corporation and giving platform that enables nonprofits to connect supporters with the causes they care about. Classy's platform provides powerful and intuitive fundraising tools to convert and retain donors. Since 2011, Classy has helped nonprofits mobilize and empower the world for good by helping them raise over $7 billion. Classy also hosts the Collaborative conference and the Classy Awards to spotlight the innovative work nonprofits are implementing around the globe. For more information, visit www.classy.org.

About the role:

Classy's Checkout Experience team is hiring a Senior Front End Engineer to contribute to the development of the Classy Studio Platform.

What you’ll accomplish:

  • Collaborate with Product Managers and Front-End Engineers to develop features and improvements for Classy.
  • Participate in code reviews to maintain internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices.
  • Analyze, design, and develop software by delivering clean, maintainable code within a large, complex, and established codebase to meet our product roadmaps.
  • Ship features and improvements with minimal guidance and support from other team members.
  • Recognize technical debt and propose and implement solutions.
  • Provide mentorship to junior developers through chat, pair programming, and code reviews.
  • Advocate for improvements to the codebase and provide leadership to others within your team.
  • Be a valuable, contributing member of a cross-functional agile team where sharing and learning from failures is celebrated, and constructive feedback is highly encouraged.

What you bring (Required):

  • 5+ years of professional experience developing React Applications and GraphQL
  • Professional experience with relational or NoSQL (MySQL, MongoDB) database design in server-side, web-based technologies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience using Git
  • Experience working in an agile, intensely iterative software development process.
  • Experience with performance and optimization problems and the ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems.
  • Familiarity with application performance monitoring and log analytics tools. We use New Relic, Cloudwatch, and BugSnag.

What would be awesome to have (Preferred):

  • Experience with REST APIs using a backend framework like NestJS, Node/Express, Laravel/PHP,
  • Experience with GraphQL, NextJS, PHP
  • Experience with AWS and Terraform
  • Experience with e-commerce, checkout, cart
  • Mentoring, coaching, architecting experience

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Market competitive pay.
  • Rich healthcare benefits and supportive time off policies.
  • Monetary support for new hire setup, hybrid work & wellbeing, and family planning.
  • A variety of mental and wellness programs to support employees.
  • Learning & development and recognition programs.
  • “Gives Back” Program where employees can nominate a fundraiser every week for a donation from the company.
  • Inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging are vital to our priorities and we continue to evolve our strategy to ensure DEI is embedded in all processes and programs at GoFundMe. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team is always finding new ways for our company to uphold and represent the experiences of all of the people in our organization.
  • Employee resource groups.
  • Your work has a real purpose and will help change lives on a global scale.
  • You’ll be a part of a fun, supportive team that works hard and celebrates accomplishments together.
  • We live by our core values: impatient to be great, find a way, earn trust every day, fueled by purpose.
  • We are a certified Great Place to Work, are growing fast and have incredible opportunities ahead!

Dedication to Diversity

Classy is working toward building a more diverse and inclusive environment that is representative of individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and lifestyles, allowing all employees to feel comfortable being their true, authentic selves in a space that enables productivity and meaningful work

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application or a job interview or to otherwise participate in the hiring process, please contact us at accommodationrequests@gofundme.com

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GoFundMe and Classy are committed to leveraging Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging to cultivate a culture that embraces and supports the unique identities, experiences, and perspectives of our people and customers.

Our diversity recruiting priority is recognized under our first DEIB Driver: Opportunity Foster Diversity - we identify, recruit, and invest in top talent- ensure our people reflect the unique identities, experiences, and perspectives of the communities we serve and are all given the chance to grow.

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