The Patrick J McGovern Foundation (PJMF) is seeking an experienced, multi-faceted and self-driven Software Development Engineer (SDE). This role sits within the Data Solutions team and will be directly engaged with the development, deployment and maintenance of data and AI products that will drive positive social impact around the world. The charter of the Data Solutions team is to identify, develop and deploy strategic data and AI solutions, focused on unlocking opportunities and addressing broad challenges the social good sector is facing now, and in the near future. The SDE is responsible for full stack development of cloud solutions that are based around ML model predictions, using a rapid prototyping development approach. We are a small, high performance team and in many ways function as a startup. As such, the ideal candidate will be someone who can develop an end-to-end solution around which our ML products will be deployed.

How you will make an impact

  • Work closely with the Technical Product Manager, along with partners and end-users, to understand their challenges in order to build effective and safe products
  • Understand end-user needs to build applications that can solve their challenges
  • Prototype, develop, test and deploy highly reliable, safe and scalable full stack solutions
  • Ability to develop frontend and backend applications to support and integrate with our data and AI solutions
  • Monitor and maintain application performance, functionality, scalability and security
  • Develop secure, modularized, well-documented and reusable code
  • Employ rapid prototyping techniques to quickly develop and iterate on product deployment and fast integration of end-user feedback loop
  • Integrate necessary data technologies, platforms, tools, and 3rd party tools needed for product deployment and functionality
  • Ensure appropriate maintenance, bug fix and feature requests are resolved
  • Create appropriate system diagrams and documentation