Staff Backend Software Engineer

At findhelp
  • Full Time
  • Employee
  • Full Remote (with restrictions)

Posted on June 23rd

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We're changing the way people connect to social care programs.

Findhelp launched over 10 years ago in Austin, TX and has helped over 7 million people find food, health, housing, and employment programs in seconds at

We're powered by tech, driven to do good, and looking for passionate people to join our team. Our mission is to connect all people in need and the programs that serve them (with dignity and ease).

If our mission strikes a chord, we'd love for you to keep reading.

The role:  
As a staff engineer, your role will be to lead large technical projects with the team of thoughtful, friendly engineers driven by findhelp’s mission. In your day-to-day you’ll build and maintain our highly available, reliable and scalable systems. You’ll actively contribute to the mentorship and culture of the engineering team.

What you’ll do:
  • Create, support, and enhance new and existing features
  • Lead and deliver projects with a team of engineers
  • Cover critical code with automation and testing
  • Participate in grooming meetings, shaping the future of the product

Who you are:
  • You have strong communication and collaboration skills
  • 5+ years of relevant technical experience working in software engineering
  • Strong background in Ruby/Rails
  • Experience working with and scaling relational DB, such as MySQL or Postgres
  • Bonus points for exposure to or worked with Redis, Elasticsearch, GraphQL, Redshift, Docker
  • Bonus points for strong background working with AWS, or similar infrastructure 
  • Bonus points for experience with Elixir / Phoenix

Perks at findhelp:
  • 401k & stock options 
  • Free food and onsite gym
  • Paid parental leave
  • 20 days of PTO & 10 paid holidays
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Pet-friendly office with attached dog park (Austin HQ)
  • 24/7 access to telemedicine and counseling

We’re building a diverse, inclusive team
You’re welcome here. We want to help connect everyone to the help they need. So we want to build a company that represents your community.
But talk is cheap. We like action. Here are a few things that show we mean business.
●      Employee Resource Groups
●      Culture Committee
●      Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee

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