Junior Software Engineer at Ioby

  • Computer/Internet Jobs, Software Engineer Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 3 weeks ago
  • Work Remotely
  • Shift Full-Time

Job Description

Junior Software Engineer at Ioby

ioby is hiring a junior engineer to play a central role in developing the next iteration of We’re rebuilding our application from the ground up, sunsetting a heavily customized Drupal e-commerce site and moving to a Node.js and Next.js application. In this role, you will develop new features, working closely with designers and product managers to research, design, and scope new products.

About ioby

ioby is a nonprofit that works at the intersection of community organizing and civic tech. We mobilize residents with good ideas to become powerful civic leaders. Our platform provides crowdfunding, unique coaching service, trainings, and resources that help local leaders make our neighborhoods more just, more livable, and more vibrant.

We’re proud of our culture that emphasizes being honest, caring, equitable, and welcoming. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn from and build with staff from all corners of the organization, from fundraisers to organizers. Read more about our values on this about page.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop frontend interfaces with React and Next.js

  • Develop Node.js API integrations

  • Review code

  • Design and prototype new interfaces

  • Write epics and user stories, participate in sprint planning and other sprint rituals

  • Work with designers and product managers to conduct user research and develop business requirements

  • Participate in ioby staff-wide meetings, REI work, and events


Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • Experience building components with React

  • Experience integrating a frontend application with a RESTful API endpoint

  • Experience with HTML/CSS

  • Willingness to learn how to communicate with internal and external stakeholders to determine business requirements

  • Willingness to learn communicating technical direction with both technical and non-technical staff

  • Excited to participate in ioby’s ongoing work of continuously improving our commitment to racial equity and justice

  • Believes in ioby’s mission and the power of resident-led action in making change

  • Deep commitment and fulfillment derived from working on a team; desire to work on a highly collaborative team

  • Comfortable with ambiguity

  • Creative, committed to innovative problem solving

  • Thrives on feedback and testing and validating assumptions

  • Enjoys working on a distributed team

Extraordinary candidates will have the following nice-to-have qualifications:

  • Experience with Next.js or other React frameworks

  • Familiarity with agile and scrum product development practices

  • Previous experience working in a nonprofit setting

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter describing your interest in ioby by March 2nd, 2023.


  • March 2nd: Deadline to apply

  • Week of March 6th: Phone screening

  • Week of March 13th: Live coding session and qualification review

  • Week of March 20th: Offer made

  • April 17th: Ideal start date


This is a full-time, salaried position and includes a generous benefit package (including full coverage for health, vision, and dental; 27 vacation days; 10 sick days; at least 8 holidays; a 401(k); and an attractive “Whole Person” policy).

ioby sets salary bands in three regions.

Region 1 is for locations that are 80%-100% of the cost of living of New York or San Francisco.

Region 2 is for locations that are 36%-79% of the cost of living of New York or San Francisco; for employees in Region 2 we pay 85% of Region 1.

Region 3 is for locations that are less than 36% of the cost of living of New York or San Francisco; for employees in Region 3 we pay 75% of Region 1.

The salary range for this position in Region 1 is $63,150 – $66,300, Region 2 is $53,650 – $56,355, Region 3 is $47,350 – $49,725

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