Chariot

A payment network connecting nonprofits to the $160B in DAFs

Founding Engineer

$120k - $200k / 1.00% - 1.50%
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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Aaron Kahane
Aaron Kahane
Founder

About the role

https://coda.io/@chariot/founding-engineer

Chariot’s Founding Engineer will lead the evolution of our product and technology strategy, along with building a growing team of software engineers. You will work closely with the CEO to build out a product that can scale to service all the existing and upcoming contracts in our pipeline. This will include building out an SDK that fundraising platforms can use to import our payment option, as well as an orchestration server that takes care of integrating with each Donor Advised Fund.

Role Responsibilities

Have familiarity working with Node.js, Vue.js, Docker, AWS, and Typescript. Manage and execute against project plans and delivery commitments within an Agile/Scrum environment Hiring and retaining our first-rate engineering team, developing team structure and execution strategies, while managing the overall software development lifecycle Work with the engineers to outline and develop the best technical architecture and approach

Our Tech Stack Next.js, Node.js, Express.js, Prisma, AWS, Docker, Helm, GitHub

Why you should join Chariot

Chariot is a payment network for the $160B+ in Donor Advised Funds. We build the financial infrastructure that connects these complex charitable assets to nonprofits. Chariot is doing for charitable transactions what Visa did for the entire banking industry in the 1950s. Every line of code pushed helps move millions of dollars to charity.

We are currently backed by Y Combinator, Spark Capital, SV Angel, and top-tier angel investors like Adam Grant, Adam Nash, and Angela Duckworth.

DAFs hold $160B+ in charitable assets and are the fastest-growing vehicle in philanthropy. However, millions of DAF users are stuck behind archaic login portals, emails, or even phone calls to make a donation.

Imagine you had to send a wire transfer to Nike every time you wanted to buy a pair of new shoes. How much less likely would you be to get those sneakers? Today, that’s what it’s like to donate with a DAF. It is estimated that this current friction represents $395B in unrealized donations over the next decade. Chariot’s easy-to-use payment option reduces the DAF donation process to just a few clicks.

If what we're doing speaks to you, we’d be thrilled to meet. Come join our core team and build the future of philanthropy.

Chariot
Founded:2022
Team Size:3
Location:New York
Founders
Aaron Kahane
Aaron Kahane
Founder
Drew Schneider
Drew Schneider
Founder
Salomon Serfati
Salomon Serfati
Founder