Fair Trade USA is seeking an experienced Technical Lead to be a key member of our small engineering team, helping to develop best-in-class technical solutions and integrations in support of our business. The Technical Lead is responsible for providing a strong technical direction, establishing a technical vision, resolving technical disagreements, and overseeing the quality of team deliverables. The Technical Lead ensures the team uses appropriate engineering practices, invests in continual improvements to tooling, eliminates tech debt, and that FT systems evolve to meet changing needs of internal and external customers.
We celebrate diversity of all kinds and are committed to creating an inclusive culture built on a foundation of respect for all individuals. We seek to hire, develop, and retain talented people from all backgrounds. Individuals from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized, or underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Skills, Experience, & Knowledge
Education & Training
This position can work out of the Bay Area (Oakland) or Remote U.S.
At Fair Trade USA, we are a values-based and performance-driven organization, in service of our core mission. We are deeply committed to fostering an environment that is built on the principles of JEDI; a just, equitable, diverse and inclusive community for all. We are committed to upholding an inclusive workplace where all people feel equally respected and valued, and where we can all thrive. We are a proud equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from every educational background, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, race, ethnicity, national origin and ancestry, veteran status, marital or family status and disability.
We believe in empowering our teams to do their best work and thrive at Fair Trade USA. We offer a comprehensive compensation approach including salary, performance-based bonus and employee recognition awards, and a generous and thoughtful approach to employee benefits, including health, vision and dental insurance, comprehensive PTO, flexible and remote work opportunities, professional development, wellbeing programs and a paid sabbatical program.
Additionally, as a mission-based organization, we recognize the deep impact that can occur for our employees to travel and witness first-hand the work of our teams and producer, fisher and farming communities globally. We offer travel awards and paid global travel experiences for employees. Additionally, we demonstrate our commitment to employees’ growth and impact by offering a fully-paid sabbatical opportunity for employees.
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