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19 Aug 2020

Full-Time Full-Stack Engineer

AnikaWorks – Posted by AnikaWorks Anywhere

Job Description

At Anika Works, we’re shaping the future of social impact.

We’re an early-stage startup building a matchmaking platform for social impact leaders to prepare, connect, and grow their nonprofit organizations so they can get funded & focus on what matters – doing good work.

What Matters to Us?

At Anika Works, we believe in:

  • Transparency: Open communication about our experiences & challenges.
  • Change: Willingness to adapt and grow (both the team & individual).
  • Wellness: Self-awareness and self-care. Trusting how we feel & asking for support.
  • Showing Up: Whatever that means for us. As humans. People who show up for themselves will show up for our team.
  • 🔥*: Passion for helping others & conviction in our beliefs.

*No arsonists need apply

You Matter to Us.

We prioritize a work environment where all of us feel safe to be fully ourselves.

We are committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why Are We Hiring?

We’re very product heavy and are looking for someone who can move our current MVP on WordPress to a custom web application and help us iterate as we grow.

What Will You Do?

You will have ownership over the development of our product. We want you to develop our product with an understanding of immediate needs & constraints, while planning to scale vertically & horizontally.

What You’ll Need in Practice


  • Strong verbal & written communication
  • Collaborative strategic thinking
  • Self-starting attitude – you enjoy independent execution
  • Flexibility with the range of work you’ll be doing
  • Love of learning

☕ Frontend – Javascript

  • Framework (React preferred)
  • Authentication (i.e. Auth0 or AWS Cognito)
  • Custom on-page Payment Processing (i.e. Stripe)

🛠️ Back End

  • API Design : Node.js, lightweight REST APIs on a server/load balancer (EC2/ELB, ECS, etc) or serverless platform (Lambda + API Gateway, etc)
  • Very consistent and thorough documentation/commenting
  • Strong git/source control practices

🤩 Bonus Points

  • Frontend: LESS/SASS, Webpack, Tag Management/Analytics for SPAs
  • Database Architecture: SQL – Postgres, MySql, MariaDb, etc.
  • Caching: Redis, Memched
  • Cloud Architecture: IAM, Logging & Audit Trails, Static Storage, Basic Networking (VPCs, Subnets, Route Tables), Compute (Instances, Containers, Load balancers, serverless), CDN, Databases & Caching, Security best practices, CI/CD
  • Testing: TDD

Our Hiring Process

  • Application Review Period
  • Zoom Video Call #1: Founder Chat
  • Zoom Video Call #2: Technical Assessment
  • Offer Stage
  • Decision

Your experience as a candidate is important to us. We appreciate you showing up for us.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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