Overview

Why You:
You are looking for something more from your job. Maybe a bigger problem to solve with both immediate and long term impact, or perhaps you just need a mission you can believe in everyday. You are scrappy and collaborative while looking to join a supportive culture with a bias for action. You dig balanced startup life and can wrestle challenges with grace. You love big, interesting problems and bringing solutions to the masses while making sure it feels personal, authentic and connected. If this sounds like you, we’d like to talk.

Responsibilities
●A focus on Ruby on Rails (RoR) for our backend or ReactJS for the frontend, or both!
●Ability to work with senior engineers on drafting and implementing feature design documents, and working with product designers to ensure our implementation matches pixel perfect mockups
●Collaborate with others in feature design document review and pull requests
●Comfortable using MySQL or formal BI tools to collect and use data to support business decisions
●Assist with bug triage steps all the way through resolution
●Resistance to complacency to help drive improvements in our processes to always ensure that we’re considering better ways to get things done, efficiently
●Pair programming with other developers and engineers

Pre-requisites
●2+ years of full-time experience on a production web application; venture backed startup experience preferred
●Experience using Git Flow for collaborative source code management (we use Github)
●Comfort working with abstract data types, knowing when to use which, when to use off the shelf, and when to build from scratch (and a huge preference to use off the shelf)
●A passion for self documenting code, through efficient naming, commenting, and a bias towards keeping things simple

Why us?
The Mom Project is a freshly funded ($8M Series A in December 2018) startup HQ’d in Chicago’s Fulton Market District. Our team is growing as we push to rewrite the narrative for working women at every life stage. We believe women should be able to choose both a successful family life AND career aspirations without sacrificing one over the other.

We are a marketplace and community that matches companies with diverse talent. This critical match drives businesses forward, while expanding professional opportunities for women.

We’re just getting started. Join us in building the future of work. We need all hands on deck, your journey starts now….
Overview

Commitment to Diversity:

As a platform geared to helping keep diverse women in the workforce and that consults with companies on their diversity hiring initiatives, we practice what we preach and are committed to diversity and inclusion by adding both to our core values.

About The Mom Project

At The Mom Project, we're committed to helping women remain active in the workforce in every stage in their journey and we're proud to work with employers who are committed to designing and supporting a better workplace. The Mom Project is dedicated to building a better workplace for women, parents and the businesses they support. Through our digital talent platform, we connect women with the flexible job opportunities they need to thrive and provide companies with the experienced talent they are looking to hire.