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Senior Full Stack Developer

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To accelerate economic mobility for returning citizens so they can live fulfilling lives, prison-free. 

The opportunity:

FreeWorld is seeking a creative, self-driven, vision-oriented Senior Full Stack Developer to lead, develop, and grow the FreeWorld engineering team and technology.

This role will primarily be a hands-on coding role for the first 12-months. You will develop and prioritize our technical roadmap as well as develop a hiring plan to build out our engineering team. You will report directly to the FreeWorld CEO and will work alongside our contracted software development team that built and maintains our existing technology.

FreeWorld aims to create the most comprehensive, automated, end-to-end online reentry solution to ensure that returning citizens have a fighting chance to live a fulfilling life, prison free. 

What you’ll do:

  • Manage contracted engineering teams
  • Team management including but not limited to: hiring, firing, performance reviews, team one-on-ones, technical direction, and training/development
  • Own and manage the overall architectural decisions for the FreeWorld technology
  • Develop standards and processes to maintain high-levels of code quality while minimizing technical debt
  • Work alongside a Product Owner and Scrum Master (eventually) in a Scrum Agile process
  • Provide feedback and ideas on the strategic direction of the FreeWorld technology to the executive team
  • Manage and oversee DevOps for FreeWorld
  • Backend software development in Node JS
  • Frontend software development React
  • Perform code reviews
  • Be an active contributor and collaborator in our agile team environment
  • Design, implement, test, and maintain system components: UI application, data, infrastructure, analytics, and deployment
  • Design and build system with automated instrumentation and monitoring
  • Consistently improve maintainability and stability of the codebase
  • Write clean and well-documented code that is built for maximum performance and scalability
  • Share knowledge and continuously improve team skills output


Technical skills:

  • Experience with Object Oriented JavaScript programming
  • Follow clean coding practices and Test Driven Development
  • Intermediate to Advanced (2-5 years) in NodeJS
  • Intermediate to Advanced (2-5 years) in ReactJS
  • Building microservices using RestFul endpoint APIs 
  • Experience with writing database queries, triggers and procedures (MySQL)
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools and branching strategies (Git)
  • Portfolio of past responsive web platform development
  • Translating business requirements into technology requirements
  • Ability to size and scope technology requirements
  • (Optional) AWS Services including VPC, EC2, ECS, Amplify, S3, Cognito
  • (Optional) Experience working in an agile/scrum environment


  • Positively contribute to team velocity in the scrum agile process
  • Clean and well-tested code that leads to a reduction in bugs per release in scrum agile process
  • Focus on efficiency – think: Amazon-level leanness
  • Personable
  • Hustle and grit
  • Autonomous

Board of Directors

  • Matt Mochary – Serial entrepreneur, VC, social entrepreneur, CEO coach
  • Jason Green – Founder – Emergence Capital, Endeavor, Kauffman Fellows
  • Andy Bromberg – Co-Founder and President – CoinList
  • Jason Wang – Founder/CEO – FreeWorld
Hiring Process
  1. 15 minute screening call
  2. 30 minute deep dive
  3. 1 hour technical interview
  4. 2 week paid contract position, which will turn into a full time position after we’ve had a chance to evaluate the project


  • Remote Work Flexibility
  • Health insurance, dental, and vision coverage 
  • Unlimited PTO 
  • Fun, fast paced environment 
  • Training and development 
  • Creating tremendous impact at scale 


$90,000 - $130,000


Remote Work Flexibility Health insurance, dental, and vision coverage Unlimited PTO Fun, fast paced environment Training and development ​Creating tremendous impact at scale

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