About Resilia
Resilia is a fast growing, venture backed, mission-driven SaaS startup powering a digital transformation in the nonprofit sector. Our mission is to strengthen nonprofit capacity and help grantors scale impact through data-driven technology solutions. Resilia’s three SaaS-based products help nonprofits achieve tax exempt status, build capacity in pursuit of becoming high performing organizations, while enabling corporations and foundations to support nonprofits beyond grant awards. As a company, Resilia was named a Rising Star on the 2020 Forbes Cloud 100 list, VentureBeat’s Companies to Watch list and Sevetri Wilson, Resilia’s Founder and CEO, has been recognized in Inc Magazine’s 100 Women Building America’s Most Innovative Companies and Pitchbook’s top Black Tech Leaders list. The company recently closed a historic Series B raise: the $35 million round will fuel growth and impact for the company’s 15,000+ nonprofit users, and marks the largest single VC raise ever by a solo Black female-founded tech company. For more information visit resilia.com.

This position is remote and requires occasional traveling for client meetings, conferences and to Resilia’s New York and New Orleans offices. #LI-REMOTE

About the Role
The Senior Software Engineer will be a pivotal member of Resilia’s Engineering leadership, providing valuable mentorship to our engineering team and leading the delivery of high impact product feature launches on our platform while leveraging our cutting-edge tech stack.

Cross-team collaboration is the backbone of our success at Resilia. The Senior Software Engineer will work closely with the Product and Design teams to understand the core problems faced by our nonprofit users and help inform our long and short term strategy to solve these problems. You would bring a collaborative approach to problem solving, pairing actively with the rest of the Engineering team on complex technical challenges including but not limited to architecture design, vendor software evaluation and infrastructure improvements.

The ideal candidate has hands-on experience building end to end technology solutions through pragmatic means. You are able to lead technology discussions and use your experience with a variety of tools and technologies to steer the team in the direction which provides the maximum impact to our product and our users. You are able to elevate discussions around new architectures, infrastructure and tech debt at the appropriate time and have effective discussions with the Product team around prioritizing those areas as part of the product roadmap.

This role has a direct impact on our nonprofit users, enabling them to utilize the true power of Resilia’s platform in a seamless manner and at the same time, playing a key role in helping nonprofits strengthen their operations, scale their impact, and communicate their work to their supporters and communities.

Reporting to an Engineering Manager, you will be an early and crucial contributor to Resilia’s growing Engineering team.

Tech Stack
We do not hire for expertise in any specific technology, but rather for an ability and curiosity to learn and for those who keep up to speed with the latest practices and patterns that bring a competitive advantage.

That said, our current application stack consists of Typescript node GraphQL APIs, Typescript ReactJS single-page web applications, and design components based off of Material UI and optimized for accessibility. We leverage several cloud-based platforms that power our platform’s core features and user experience (Stripe, Auth0, Mailgun, Contentful, etc). Our infrastructure is on Heroku and we practice continuous testing and deployment, often deploying several times a day.


  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Experience in multiple languages, backend, and frontend frameworks
  • Experience with testing practices and frameworks
  • Advanced API design and implementation skills
  • Advanced database design and migrations skills
  • Experience with building integrations with CRMs, payment gateways, and authentication frameworks is a plus
  • Infrastructure, security, and SRE experience or exposure a plus

About You

  • Product and customer oriented approach to problem-solving
  • Pragmatic and curious engineer who is a self-starter
  • Motivated and comfortable with ambiguity in a fast paced startup environment
  • Strong bias for action to move projects and initiatives forward with a focus on collaboration, decision making and managing stakeholder communication
  • Passion, humility, humor, integrity, positive attitude, and mission-driven

Compensation & Benefits
Why Resilia? Resilia powers the people changing the world.

Resilia is an inclusive and welcoming workplace where our team thrives on collaboration, creativity, innovation, and fun. We are proud to offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits including unlimited PTO, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401k program, mental health support, a healthcare advocate, short-term disability, and commuter benefits, with potential for an equity stake in a fast-growing company.

Accommodations and Equal Opportunity
Resilia is committed to offering an inclusive and accessible experience for all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening, apply for a position, or participate in the interview process, please email us at careers@resilia.com.

Resilia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.