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Senior Software Development Engineer (5940)
Federal Way, WA

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Job Description

Join World Vision as a Senior Software Development Engineer

01 At a Glance

Role: Full-stack web developer

Salary: $80,000-$130,000

Required experience: PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS

Preferred experience: WordPress/React, agile/scrum methodologies, launching consumer-facing software solutions

Industry: Enterprise, non-profit charity

Company size: 1,000+

02 The Role We are looking for talented and motivated engineers who can hit the ground running and take our websites and web apps to the next level. Engineers will work across the stack, always willing to go the extra mile to deliver the highest quality enterprise applications. As a developer for World Vision, you are building the tools that will lead to a better life for thousands of children in the most vulnerable places around the world. At World Vision we are going to the ends of the earth, often where no one else goes, to pull up the roots of poverty and plant the seeds of change. Help us carry out our Christian organization's mission, vision, and strategies by building customer-facing websites, web apps, and other digital properties. Responsibilities include:

* Take ownership of solutions and project deliverables
* Work with technologies including PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, React, CSS, HTML5, and Azure
* Write high-quality, WordPress themes, plugins, and APIs built to standards
* Contribute to the design and architecture of our core, online experiences
* Contribute to the DevOps process and tool building
* Collaborate with other engineers to deep-dive solutions before any code is written
* Collaborate with support team, QA team, and digital solutions team
* Keep Christ central in our individual and corporate lives. Attend and participate in weekly devotions, chapel services, and regular prayer.

03 Required Experience

* Bachelor's degree in programming/systems or computer science or equivalent work experience.
* In addition to education or education equivalent, requires 5-7 years of advanced application programming and analysis.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Expertise in PHP, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
* Prefer to have WordPress or React experience.
* Familiar with agile/scrum methodologies. Experience launching consumer-facing software solutions.

04 What Success Looks Like

* You actively participate in, and contribute to, application design and systems integration with the Architect.
* Blockers and potential issues are quickly resolved because of your forethought and quick communication with your manager and Program Mangers.
* You accurately estimate work load with your peers, and you deliver the work you committed to every sprint.
* All team members hit their sprint commits because you helped out where needed.
* The QA and Support teams have proper documentation and quality code handed off to them when your work is complete.
* Other engineers have better code because of code reviews you performed.
* Likewise, your code is better because you accepted suggestions from your peer's review of your code.
* You make thoughtful suggestions on process changes that will increase efficiency, quality, or morale of the team.

05 Salary Range & Benefits Your salary is important to you so it's important to us. We can offer this role in the $80,000-$130,000 range. We have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Click here to learn more.

06 To Apply See the Apply box in the lower left corner. Still not sure? I really want to hear from you, even if it's just to ask some questions about the job or have a chat in confidence. Contact Chad in Talent Acquisition at 253-815-2216 (text ok) or Also, feel welcome to schedule a short call on my calendar on a day and time that works for you over at Connect with me on LinkedIn here. I post jobs on Twitter too so follow me there for more updates.

07 What Happens Next? Glad you asked. We owe you that and strive to not leave you wondering. We review applications nearly every day assessing strength of fit for the role. Sometimes questions arise on our end so we message you to learn more. Short-listed candidates are contacted for an initial phone conversation with our recruiting staff. Moving deeper into our selection process you can expect to interview 1:1 with a hiring manager. Finalists normally participate in a panel interview where the opportunity to meet additional members of our staff lends itself to more of a 360-view of the role. Our most valuable resource is our talented staff. Our goal is to fill this vacancy with the right person in the shortest amount of time, so we have all hands on deck to move this important work forward.

08 About World Vision USA When you work at World Vision, your passions and talents come together to meet the greatest needs in the world today. We go to ends of the earth and into the margins. Where few go and the road is less traveled. Because Jesus is alive in the hardest places to be a child. We are dangerously soft-hearted. But just the right kind of dangerous. That's because we're a global Christian humanitarian organization. We partner with children, families, and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. We empower people out of poverty. For real. For good. For nearly the last 70 years. Jesus' love at the center. Always. We're Christian and follow Jesus' example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed. Serving every child we can regardless of faith. Are you feeling called to explore joining us? We hope so.

Required Experience

See "03 REQUIRED EXPERIENCE" section above.

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