Want to help us, help others? We’re hiring! 

GoFundMe is a global community of over 100 million people with the common purpose of helping one another. Our mission is to help people help each other by making it safe and easy for people to ask for help and support causes—for themselves, each other, and their communities. In 2022, GoFundMe joined together with Classy, a leading nonprofit fundraising software company that enables nonprofits to connect supporters with the causes they care about. Together, GoFundMe and Classy have empowered people and organizations to raise more than $25 billion since 2010. Our vision is to become the most helpful place in the world.

Classy’s Engineering team is hiring a Senior Software Engineer to join our Commerce services team. This team is part of our larger core services group responsible for the design, build, and maintenance of our critical microservices and infrastructure that processes vast volumes of financial transactions measured in billions. The ideal candidate will combine good engineering expertise with product aptitude, is motivated by exciting technical challenges that come with scale, and thrives in a fast-paced, iterative, and collaborative environment. We want to talk to you if you are unfazed by the idea of refactoring to improve our existing systems, and building net-new systems.

What you’ll do:

  • Be a valued member of an autonomous cross-functional agile team to continuously experiment, iterate and deliver on our technical and product roadmaps
  • Play an important role in building and maintaining a robust, fault-tolerant transactions orchestration layer (e-commerce platform)
  • Contribute to a microservice-based evolution of our platform and architecture
  • Learn and grow your skills by working collaboratively with experienced and engaged developers to design new features and re-architect existing ones.
  • Collaborate with other engineers to improve your software engineering skills using the best software development practices and processes.

What you bring (Required):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years building and maintaining highly scalable backend services in an event-driven architecture
  • Good understanding of distributed software architecture with experience debugging distributed systems with high data loads
  • Experience building RESTful APIs
  • Experience with Javascript ES6, Node.js/Express, NestJS, or other backend technologies and languages
  • Familiarity AWS solutions (EC2, ECS, Lambda, SNS), infrastructure as code tools (terraform), and containerization (Docker)
  • Ability to understand product requirements and translate them into technical subtasks.
  • High-level proficiency in schema design in relational or NoSQL databases (MySQL, MongoDB)
  • A deep sense of quality, and sharp engineering skills with strong computer science fundamentals.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

What would be awesome to have (Preferred):

  • E-commerce experience working in PCI compliant environments
  • Enterprise SaaS

Why you’ll love it here…

  • Market competitive pay
  • Rich healthcare benefits including employer paid premiums for medical/dental/vision (100% for employee only plans and 85% for employee + dependent plans) and employer HSA contributions.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching
  • Hybrid workplace with fully remote flexibility for many roles
  • Monetary support for new hire setup, hybrid work & wellbeing, family planning, and commuting expenses
  • A variety of  mental and wellness programs to support employees
  • Generous paid parental leave and family planning stipend
  • Supportive time off policies including vacation, sick/mental health days, volunteer days, company holidays, and a floating holiday
  • 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!

GoFundMe is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that actively pursues candidates of diverse backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to providing diversity, equity, and inclusion training to all employees, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, nationality or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, age, medical condition, mental or physical disability, or military or veteran status.

The total annual salary for this full-time position is $130,000 – $175,000 + equity + benefits.  As this is a remote position, the salary range was determined by role, level, and possible location across the US. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range based on your location during the hiring process.