Convergence is the global network for blended finance. We generate blended finance data, intelligence, and deal flow to increase private sector investment in developing countries. Blended finance is the use of catalytic public or philanthropic capital to increase private sector investment in places that need it most. Convergence’s global membership includes public, private, and philanthropic investors as well as sponsors of transactions and funds. Members include institutions such as MacArthur Foundation, FinDev Canada, The Nature Conservancy, and Credit Suisse. Convergence offers its members a curated, online platform to connect with each other on blended finance transactions in progress, as well as exclusive access to original market intelligence and knowledge products such as case studies, reports, training, and webinars. To accelerate advances in the field, Convergence also provides grants through its Design Funding program, for the design of blended finance vehicles that could attract private capital at scale to sustainable development.
Convergence is currently seeking a Senior Full-stack Developer to lead the development and expansion of the company’s technology offerings.
This role will report to the Associate Director of Client Services and will be primarily responsible for the development and maintenance of the company’s web platform.
Design and plan new technology-related projects
Implement new features and maintain the existing web platform
Implement new CRM integrations, while maintaining existing implantations
Help guide the company in developing its technology offering
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
We are looking for candidates with full-stack web development experience and a proven track record of designing, building, and maintaining services. The ideal candidate will have:
Extensive experience designing and developing APIs that have been deployed to production
Experience developing front-end components for web applications
Proven ability to manage projects from conception to deployment
Bachelors or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math or relevant experience
The following additional experience is highly desired:
Experience developing React components and developing Node.js services
DevOps experience using Amazon Web Services and Docker containers
Convergence is headquartered in Toronto and has a flexible work environment.