CTO & Co-Founder (f/m/d)


Join an early stage tech company with the mission to make donating a fun and rewarding experience and part of everybody’s everyday life and thereby changing the world for the better!

Nonprofits and volunteers are making an invaluable contribution to address every social impact issue and Sustainable Development Goal there is. To keep up their great work  they depend heavily on donations. But they way donations are collected today does not create the experiences that the younger generations expect and that our digital societies require, and that shows in insufficient donation revenues. 

This is exactly what dodonate wants to change by creating seamless, omni-channel donation experiences that make donating and thereby supporting causes close to the peoples hearts a rewarding, fun and easy experience for everybody ultimately driving donation income for nonprofits. 

Create a payment app, create a social media app, create a social impact app build exciting user experiences on the frontier of design and behavioural science. You will also have the opportunity to choose a tech stack that you are comfortable with. 

Build your own team as dodonate grows and take an active part in shaping its future.  

By joining dodonate you also join a wider network of like minded people from our partners at betterplace.org, the largest digital donation platform in Germany and N3XTCODER a tech company that helps impact driven projects to succeed through technology. 

What do we require from you?

Experience with some of the following

  • 4+ years software engineering experience
  • Experience with mobile development
  • React, Vue, or Angular experience
  • NodeJS experience
  • Automated testing (Mocha, Jest, Jasmine etc)
  • Knowledge of REST APIs and HTTP
  • Data modelling
  • Docker
  • Experience with version control, software change management, especially Git
  • Experience working with continuous integration/delivery
  • Proven ability to learn fast and achieve goals, even in a remote environment

What else could you bring to the table?

  • Relational database knowledge
  • Kubernetes
  • Cloud hosting solutions such as Azure, Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud
  • Python, Ruby, and/or shell scripting know-how
  • Familiarity with agile software engineering and processes
  • Experience with systems architecture design and documentation
  • Experience implementing a continuous integration/delivery pipeline
  • Experience with Elastic Search
  • Experience with Typescript
  • Experience on Headless CMS solutions (e. g. Sanity)
  • Client Management/Cross-team communication

You’re a good fit if you:

  • love to be learning and experimenting with new technologies
  • prefer challenge over comfort zone and routine
  • enjoy taking the initiative and figuring out solutions on your own
  • are a mindful colleague, driven by a desire for learning and change, not ego

What are the benefits?  

  • Develop new tech skills while putting your energy into outcomes that benefit society as a whole
  • Flexible work hours and location (optional four day work week)
  • Work in a modern working environment with new technologies and a lot of creative freedom through flat hierarchies
  • The possibility to join a startup on the rising tide and have a significant impact on a product with no technical debt
  • Benefit from our partner’s international network of companies, organizations, startups and digital professionals in the impact-driven tech scene
  • Take part in a wider tech4good community through our partnership with betterplace.org and N3XTCODER
  • Opportunities for equity participation

At dodonate we value diversity and foster an inclusive and equitable environment. We aim to be anti-discriminatory at all levels and encourage all qualified applicants to reach out regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion, beliefs, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity. If you’re looking to work in a tech company with an impact-driven mission, apply now! Don’t hesitate to do so even if you feel like your skills don’t match the requirements 100% – we’re all learning and growing together.

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