Position: Lead Developer
Location: anywhere in Canada or one of the following timezones: North, Central and South America, Europe and Africa
350.org is looking for a Lead Developer to manage our technology stack, a small team of developers, and a UX/UI Designer. It will be a key position in 350.org’s Product Team - a team dedicated to providing the right tools at the right time, and to empowering 350 staff to use them for maximum possible impact in the world.
350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. 350.org works hard to organize in a new way—everywhere at once, using online tools to facilitate strategic offline action. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyze transformation around the world. The values that guide and drive our work are listed here.
350.org is an equal opportunity employer. 350.org strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a safe workplace where everyone is treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way 350.org carries out our work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of race, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, assigned gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or identity, religion or creed, veteran status, marital or parental status, and genetic information. We also strive to include team members in communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice.
About the Lead Developer
Our product team is looking for a hands-on Lead Developer to manage our technology stack, a small team of developers and a senior data specialist. It will be a key position in 350.org’s Product Team - a team dedicated to providing the right tools at the right time, and to empowering 350 staff to use them for maximum possible impact in the world. The position reports to the Product Director.
The role of the Lead Developer is to oversee and optimise our web architecture and to make sure that it serves the evolving needs of our campaigners and organisers as well as the movement, and is doing so in a cost- and space-efficient way. Most importantly, we’re looking for a visionary technologist who knows how to inspire and innovate while dealing with constraints.
As a global grassroots organisation, our sites and platforms are usually multilingual and the content is generally maintained by staff outside the Product Team. The relevant web domain includes our main website as well as numerous distributed websites and microsite networks, custom web tools, and web-based elements of other digital products that support our organising (e.g. donation, signup, event pages, etc). The role involves managing significant complexity, and offers the opportunity to lead innovative and high-profile projects that support and build the effectiveness of the climate movement.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Leadership & Management (50% of the time)
Engineering (50% of the time)
Our tech stack includes:
Website/ Web App/ Asset Hosting Platforms:
Climate Justice Action Map (CJAM) (hosted on Netlify)
Self-Management: Ability to set professional boundaries. Resilient and able to manage self and keep composure in times of stress. Able to work independently.
Management of others: Ability to ignite the interests and proclivities of the team to get top quality work, while protecting their prioritised workloads. Able to advocate both for the needs and mission of the organization as well as the challenges facing the team. Relentless to remove roadblocks to the team’s success.
Excellent communication skills: ability to communicate effectively to build a shared understanding of strategic priorities, goals and constraints
Justice and Equity: Must embrace the principles of workplace justice, diversity and inclusion and apply them to day-to-day work.
Desired (but not required) skills and experiences:
Position Type: Full time
Application Deadline: This position is open until filled
Salary Grade: SG 11.
Location: Remote. Must be located in one of the following timezones: North, Central and South America, Europe and Africa
Travel: From time to time, travel may be required, both internationally and domestically
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jul 28 2021 ID: 60774