Indiegogo is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer

San Francisco, United States
Full-Time
ABOUT INDIEGOGO
Indiegogo empowers people around the world to fund what matters to them. As the largest global crowdfunding platform, campaigns have launched from every country around the world with millions of dollars being distributed every week due to contributions made by the Indiegogo community. At its core, Indiegogo is the equal opportunity platform dedicated to democratizing the way people raise funds for any project – creative, entrepreneurial or cause-related. The company was launched in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Los Angeles and New York. 

What’s your biggest passion in life? Just go to www.indiegogo.com and search for it - see for yourself how we are literally changing the world!

SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER

OVERVIEW

At Indiegogo, you will have the opportunity to literally change the world and people’s lives by developing new features for our consumer platform to make it even more robust. You’ll work with exceptional developers and there are lots of interesting technical challenges to tackle, including projects dealing with heavy transaction volume, scalability and Big Data.

Responsibilities:
Build a marketplace that empowers people to follow their dreams!
Architect, design and implement beautiful, performant & scalable Ruby code.
Create features for the international payment system which sees millions of transactions per day.
Extend the reach of our platform APIs.
Always on the bleeding edge - HTML5, Mobile SDKs, NoSQL, Hadoop, Elasticsearch, JavaScript MVC, etc.

Requirements:
3+ years of web development experience;
Strong CS fundamentals and problem solving skills;
Production expertise with Ruby on Rails [preferred], Python, PHP, Java, or your favorite modern stack;
Excellent debugging skills & strong belief in automated testing and coverage;
Exceptional analytical aptitude and attention to detail;
Team player who enjoys mentoring and agile environments;
Passion, drive, energy, a sense of humor and a great attitude!

Extra Credit:
BSCS or equivalent degree (not required but preferred)
Open source software contributions
Marketplace, platform or external API experience.
Experience with TDD, continuous integration, and test automation.
Experience with agile development processes;
A passion for crowdfunding!


Working at Indiegogo (here’s what’s in it for you!)

At Indiegogo you’ll find a welcoming, supportive community that embraces collaboration, fearlessness and authenticity. We are a rapidly growing organization and our platform is used by people all over the world to raise money for their creative, cause-related, or entrepreneurial ideas. Our customers are passionate about funding their campaigns, and so are we! We are a team of committed, results-driven team-players who are lucky enough to be able to call “helping people achieve their dreams” work. 
We are growing faster than we can type! We offer competitive salaries, equity, benefits and cool perks. If you’re passionate about what we’re passionate about, we want to meet you. 
If this position sounds like a fit, please apply with your resume and a cover letter, explaining why you’re the right person for the role: www.indiegogo.com/about/careers.

Indiegogo is an equal opportunity employer and complies with the San Francisco FCO

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