HELP MANAGERS BECOME LEADERS

Strive combines community engagement, classroom learning, and executive coaching to help emerging leaders better understand themselves and better support, challenge and coach their team.

We are looking for a software engineer to build exceptional products that help people on their journey of personal and professional development.

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APPLY TO WORK AS A SOFTWARE ENGINEER

 

ABOUT THIS ROLE

As a Software Engineer at Strive you will work directly with the CEO and Product Designer to build products, tools, and experiences to improve, accelerate and scale leadership development.

SHORT-TERM

Build products that improve the learning experience for managers participating in Strive's leadership development programs.

MEDIUM-TERM

Build an end-to-end learning platform leadership development and management training, both for Strive and third-party programs.

Build a work-based university that allows anyone to learn anything without leaving their job. The world is the classroom and the day-to-day challenges are the curriculum.

LONG-TERM

ABOUT YOU (IDEALLY)

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCE / SKILLS

  • Well-versed in web development

  • Fluency in at least one common web-development language (we use React/Python, but are open to people who currently use other stacks)

  • Excellent data-modeling skills

  • Ability to make the proper speed / sustainability trade-offs necessary in an early-stage startup 

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

  • Required: 2-6 years of experience at a tech company or startup

  • Ideal: Experience working at an educational organization or company

PERSONAL FIT

  • Missionary, not a mercenary – Someone who really cares about this category and has “thinking about it in the shower” level enthusiasm for education, learning, and/or leadership development

  • Persistent and resilient with a strong work ethic

PAY, BENEFITS, GROWTH, + LOCATION

PAY

You will be paid a competitive salary, including meaningful equity.

GROWTH

As an early employee, you will have an opportunity to build and shape the direction of Strive’s product, team, and culture.

BENEFITS

Strive offers health benefits.

LOCATION

Strive is based in the Mission District of San Francisco with easy access to BART. 

ABOUT STRIVE

Strive is a San Francisco-based, mission-driven startup that helps people realize their professional and personal potential.

 

We achieve this mission by helping managers become leaders, with a particular focus on supporting groups underrepresented in leadership in tech.

STRIVE OFFERS TWO EXPERIENCES:

CIRCLES

Circles is a six-week long, community-based leadership development program that combines classroom learning, peer practice, and executive coaching. Circles is purpose-built for underrepresented minorities and women in tech.

COACHING

Coaching is a tech-supported executive coaching program that combines executive coaching, peer practice, and self-directed learning.

APPLYING THROUGH STRIVE

Strive is an equal opportunity employer focused on skill-based hiring. We do this to ensure we hire people who will thrive in the role, not only those who have prestigious backgrounds. When you apply, you'll complete a skill assessment and structured interview(s). If you're interested, you can check out the research on evidence-based hiring.