Compassion International

  • Software Developer/Engineer - Senior Levels Available

    Job ID
    Location Name
    Remote (work from home, non-Regional)
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Come change the world with us by unleashing your skills and crafting the next generation of technology. As a software developer for Compassion International, you will provide technical solutions that help release children from poverty in Jesus’ name across the globe. We are looking for talented engineers that can apply a range of technology solutions to design, build, test, deploy and support scalable global applications.

    Put your expertise to work as part of one of the world’s largest non-profit service providers that has been recognized six times by Gallup with the Great Workplace Award, an award that honors high-performing organizations that focus on building a healthy culture in which employees are engaged and thriving.

    Essential Job Functions


    • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
    • Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.
    • Create and support technology solutions through full-stack development activities as a part of an agile team, attending and participating in daily standups, sprint planning, retrospectives.
    • Collaborate with product owners and agile team members to refine the product backlog.
    • Participate across the software development lifecycle, including supporting and leading feature/function design, build and test activities.
    • Demonstrate a bias toward action and embrace the ‘hypothesize-build-measure-learn’ cycle.
    • Take ownership of full-feature functionality and solution capabilities.
    • Make and meet customer commitments – for each 2-week sprint and each program increment.
    • Focus on flow – minimize work in process (WIP), reduce batch size and actively manage queues.
    • Innovate and find creative ways to improve daily work



    • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.


    • Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion's core "Cultural Behaviors" in all internal and external communication and relationships.

    Compassion’s Cultural Behaviors:

    We are a community of people who are:

      • Here for a reason – the mission
      • Serious about personal growth – ours and others
      • 100% for one another
      • Careful with our words, and
      • Invite others in


    • Bachelor's Degree Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline

    Preferred experience:

    • Agile software development practices and frameworks (e.g. Scrum, XP, SAFe, LESS)
    • Modern programming languages (e.g. Javascript, Go, C#, .Net, Node, Apex)
    • Emerging technology architectures (e.g. Microservices, Containers, Serverless Computing)
    • Cloud based source code control (e.g. Git)
    • Customizing or configuring enterprise cloud-based software solutions
    • System integration techniques and tools (REST, SOA, Microservices)
    • Collaboration tools (e.g. Rally, Confluence, Slack)
    • Test automation and continuous integration / continuous delivery tools
    • DevOps Technologies (GitHub, GitLab, ANT, MSBuild, Rake, Selenium, JUnit, Cucumber, Jenkins, TeamCity, Bamboo, Docker, Nomad) 


    *** Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above ***


    Working Environment / Location: 


    Office – Standard Office Environment Relocation available to Colorado Springs, CO

    Remote work arrangement is an option for the right candidate


    Multiple Positions Available


    Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day


    Travel Requirements: May be required to travel up to 10% of normal schedule


    Other: This position may be required to serve in an “on-call” capacity in order to provide timely response to technology failures outside of standard business hours.

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