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Title: Software Developer
Date Posted: 2017-05-13
Location: Not mentioned
We Also Walk Dogs needs you to help our clients win fights to make the world a better place.

ActionKit (actionkit.com), is used by dozens of major progressive groups and not-for-profits to activate and organize tens of millions of online supporters. Our clients -- the ACLU, MoveOn.org and others -- use ActionKit to protect immigrant rights, fight climate change and more.

ActionKit is built by We Also Walk Dogs. Named after a Robert Heinlein story about a company that specialized in solving impossible problems, We Also Walk Dogs has spent over a decade serving online progressive organizations and charities. We're a small, friendly, and clever company. And we all work remotely.

ActionKit is a Django application that runs on AWS. We're seeking an adaptable full-stack web developer to help us refine the existing product, and create innovative new tools for political advocacy.

Is this the job for you?

- Do you want to empower progressive and humanitarian organizers in their work? We love building new features that expand the limits of what is possible for our clients. But we take equal satisfaction in hunting down a tricky problem through logs and code, and saving our clients time by adapting an interface to their needs.
- Our work touches millions of people! Unfortunately, our bugs can too. Does that sound exciting, terrifying, or both? We do active development on a widely-used product, which requires us to do disciplined development and deployment: reviewing code, continuous integration testing, systems monitoring, and listening to our clients.
- Can you can wear a lot of hats? We're a small company and not much for bureaucratic divisions. The boss codes; the project manager gives sales demos; most everyone, including you, does a shift of at least a few hours each week answering our clients' support tickets.

If this sounds like you, please apply!


* Telecommuting is OK
* No Agencies Please


Must haves:

- You write robust, readable code that does what it's supposed to, and has the unit tests to prove it.
- You are an independent and self-motivated problem-solver. You have a track record of taking on substantial challenges, identifying sub-problems and potential pitfalls, designing solutions, and driving them to completion. (Also, you're not above asking for help or advice when you get stuck!)
- You need to be in touch with others' needs. We're a small, tight-knit crew where everyone pitches in. Empathy with clients and end-users is also core to our business. Everyone on the team works directly with clients.

Nice to haves:

- Experience working with all-remote teams.
- Experience with Python, HTML/Javascript/CSS, Django, MySQL, Linux, AWS.
- A broad understanding and interest in the technologies that power the web: web servers, web browsers, email, networking, databases, operating systems, and how they all fit together.
- That said, experience with our stack is maybe the least important factor here; Even if you've used Rails instead of Django, Postgres instead of MySQL, or Azure instead of AWS, we want to hear from you.

About the Company

Why work for us?

- Competitive salary. We are a self-funded, for-profit company.
- Remote work. Hours and location are flexible as long as you get the work done. In this day and age you shouldn't have to relocate to San Francisco for awesome work.
- Four weeks paid time off. We encourage you to take vacation; we are not the sort of workplace that pressures anyone into 60-hour weeks.
- A free, great health insurance policy and 401(k)
- Work with an awesome team for awesome causes.

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Company: We Also Walk Dogs
Contact person: Not mentioned
Contact information: jobs@wawd.com