At Fluxx, our mission is to be the leading collaborative grantmaking platform that amplifies impact in our global communities. We’re a mission-driven business making an impact in philanthropy, and our cloud platform enables the end-to-end grantmaking process for funders and doers. We volunteer, serve our community, and we’re committed to building a team of outstanding individuals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Join our fully remote team and be a force behind our amazing candidate & employee experience as we continue to drive our mission forward.

This is a full time exempt and remote position. Candidates must be located in the United States.

How you will make an impact:

  • Adhere to “best-in-class” engineering by ensuring that services and components are: well-defined, modular, secure, reliable, reusable, diagnosable, and actively monitored
  • Adhere to and drive modern software engineering practices via code + design reviews, iterative + frequent deployment into production, and shift-left for quality assurance via automation
  • Educate yourself on state of the art technologies, infrastructure + platform services in the AWS Cloud domain, and execute POCs to evaluate technology fits for product needs
  • Technically lead a project end-to-end through the analysis, design, development, quality assurance and production readiness phases as iteratively as possible
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the organization for cloud, automation, and end-to-end architecture for our SaaS solution
  • Work closely with various business stakeholders to successfully monitor progress of major initiatives and features
  • Set an example to the rest of the technical team by practicing what you preach and via continuous innovation
  • Coach and mentor software engineers and site reliability engineers at various stages in their career ladders

Do some killer individual work

  • Architect, design and oversee development of distributed software and systems that comprise of multiple components and services for strategic roadmap projects
  • Design components and services with a strong focus on the -ilities – availability, scalability, reliability, upgradability, maintainability
  • Analyze current and legacy technologies within the product and come up with innovative designs to evolve them with a focus on aforementioned -ilities and best practices
  • Prototype and experiment with multiple solutions to evaluate the pros and cons of alternative architectures and designs, and by using data to make decisions

What you bring to the team:

  • Strong passion for delivering high quality, large scale services that focus on the -ilities (scalability, availability, reliability, maintainability, reusability)
  • Strong problem-solving skills and passion to solve hard problems as part of a team
  • Strong project management, leadership, and coaching skills
  • Knowledge of large-scale distributed systems and client-server architectures
  • High level of proficiency in SQL and NoSQL databases and the ultra-efficient management of large data sets
  • Solid understanding of cloud security best practices
  • Solid understanding of cloud cost optimization solutions
  • 8+ years of experience in Software Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in Cloud Infrastructure Engineering
  • 5+ years hands on experience with Containers (Docker, Kubernetes, or similar)
  • 5+ years hands on experience with CI/CD


  • Experience in a formal Software or Systems Architect role
  • Specialization with any/all of the following: AWS (IAM, EC2, RDS, ES, EKS), Terraform, Ruby on Rails, MySQL, ElasticSearch
  • Technology or platform certifications
  • Familiarity with cloud security frameworks (NIST, CIS, CCM, etc)

About Fluxx:

At Fluxx, we’re looking for people with curiosity & grit and who are passionate about Fluxx’s vision to become THE company that changes Philanthropy forever. We encourage you to apply – even if your experience doesn’t exactly match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out especially if your career path is unique!

This is a full-time remote position and includes great benefits such as; meaningful company equity/stock, 401(k) match, health benefits, flexible time off, continued education stipend, and home office setup stipend.