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The Intersection of Calling & Career 

World Vision is now hiring for Software Development Engineer  

01 At a Glance       

Role: Full-Stack Web Developer 

Level: Mid-Level (requires 3 years minimum experience, individual contributor) 

Required Experience: Bachelor's degree in programming/systems or computer science or other related field or 4 years of equivalent and relevant work experience.  Additionally, requires work experience including advanced programming techniques and application design, 3-5 years. May require knowledge of distributed systems architecture, middleware, or object-oriented analysis and design. 

Preferred Experience: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, and Modern JavaScript (Modern JS). Nice to have experience with Node and React.

Salary Range: $90,187.62 - $145,905.62 (typically $105,000-$125,000). Applies to locations with a market like our USHQ in the Greater Seattle area. A different range may apply based on your work location. Job offers within the range are based on relevant job qualifications and pay equity. See the “Salary Range & Benefits” section below for more details on our compensation and benefits. 

Benefits: Yes. Click here to learn more.      

Location: United States. The role can be based in over 40 states. 

Company Size/Type: Nearly 1000. Non-profit charitable organization. Together, we empower the most vulnerable children to overcome poverty and experience the fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith. 

02 The Job  

At World Vision USA We have over 70 years of experience working with communities, donors, partners, and governments to create opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children … even in the toughest places. Our recipe includes love of all people, thriftiness, and targeting the root causes of poverty to bring about human transformation and fullness of life. With us every 60 seconds a family gets water, a hungry child is fed, and a family gets the tools to overcome poverty.   

Are you a standout performer in software development and passionate about impacting the world for good? If so, we’re seeking a talented Software Development Engineer to serve on our mission-critical Support Team. See yourself building the tools that will lead to a better life for thousands of children in the most vulnerable places around the world. In this role, you’ll be tasked with providing an excellent online experience for our donors. You’ll receive opportunities to expand and grow your skills as you work in a detective-like manner to handle urgent break-fix issues, collaborate with a diverse set of other teams, instrument monitoring systems, build automation for operational tasks, and just have fun solving problems. As part of the Support Team, you will also be part of an on-call rotation that gives heightened awareness of systems issues and addresses donor-facing concerns. 

At World Vision our ultimate God-sized dream is to see more children, families, and communities affected by poverty experience the fullness of life that God intends for them all for his glory. Do you share this dream with us and so many others? We hope so. 

03 What success looks like  

  • You demonstrate a consistent ability to excel at working collaboratively within our 4-person team of developers as well as other teams we interface with.
  • As a contributing member of the Support Team you are instrumental in helping us troubleshoot and come up with solutions for the toughest problems and bugs.
  • You embrace agility by not getting bogged down when new and more pressing issues arise causing the focus of the work to shift.
  • Above all else you have a servant's heart that is evident to our team, colleagues you work with, and the unseen donor who we are committed to providing an ideal experience. All of this has a positive impact on the work we do on behalf of children and communities around the globe. 

04Salary Range & BenefitsYour compensation and benefits are important to you so they’re important to us. The salary range for this role is $90,187.62 - $145,905.62. Applies to locations with a market like our USHQ in the Greater Seattle area. A different range may apply based on your work location. The typical hiring range is $105,000 - $125,000. Job offers within the range are based on relevant job qualifications and pay equity. World Vision employees see our Salary Administration Guidelines and My Life My Benefits pages on our organization intranet known as The Vine. Please indicate the range you're targeting when asked during the application process. In addition, we have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Click here to learn more (this position is a grade 227). Additionally, merit, auto allowance, and relocation are available to eligible employees based on existing plans. Help improve this content 

05 Where this job could take your career World Vision U.S. is a part of the larger World Vision International partnership. Globally, we have 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries. About 1000 of us call World Vision U.S. home. You'll have opportunities to advance within our robust and talented group of technologists as you continue to stretch and grow your career for the future.    

06 About World Vision U.S. When you work at World Vision, your passions and talents come together to help meet the greatest needs in the world today. We tackle poverty at its roots, with a focus on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. Our staff around the world are committed to demonstrating God’s unconditional love for all people by serving every child we can, of any faith or none. And we’re one of the world’s most trusted charities, with more than 70 years of experience working alongside communities, donors, partners, and governments to create opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children ... even in the toughest places. Are you feeling called to explore joining us? We hope so.    

07 Let your work be your faith in action In 2021 an estimated 5 million children under the age of 5 years died, mostly from preventable and treatable causes (USAIDWHO). That’s why we’re looking for someone ready to place their expertise behind helping the world’s most vulnerable children. Every Collaboration, every efficiency, and every marketing touchpoint can influence whether someone chooses to help today or not. If not you, then who? 

08 To Apply Press the appropriate button on this page.    

09 What happens next? Glad you asked. We owe you that and strive to not leave you wondering. We review applications nearly every day assessing the 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 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 a 360-degree 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 our team is fully staffed to move this important work forward. 


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