Full Stack Developer – Javascript at Planning Center

Are you a qualified full Stack Developer looking for an opportunity to advance your career? Planning Center is currently hiring!

Planning Center, established in 2006, has grown to support over 70,000 churches worldwide. As an independent company, we pride ourselves on being debt-free with no outside investors. Churches use our tools to communicate and connect with their congregations, organize information, and coordinate events. We’re committed to building great products that solve real problems using web and mobile products.

Our team enjoys the flexibility of remote work, utilizing tools like Asana, Slack, Notion, and Zoom for collaboration. We gather quarterly at our main office in Carlsbad, CA, fostering our work relationships.

Position: Full Stack Developer

Salary: $148,292 – $169,476

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Remote

About the Role

We’re seeking a Front-End Developer experienced in Ruby on Rails and React.

You’ll work on building out new features from start to finish, refining existing features, improving performance, and ensuring the security of our customer’s data.

Main Duties

  • Translating the product manager’s feature pitches into technical specifications
  • Implementing technical specifications as a series of small, descriptive, and well-tested GitHub pull requests
  • Pairing with your designer and developer teammates
  • Reviewing your teammates’ pull requests to increase the quality of what we build and learn from one another
  • Diagnosing errors that come in through our error monitoring tools
  • Deploying to production with one click
  • Participating in book and code clubs to learn with/from other developers
  • Building components, code, libraries, and tooling other Planning Center developers and designers use to get their jobs done
  • Providing leadership in and contributing to dozens of internal JavaScript and Typescript packages
  • Writing great documentation for code that is shared internally


  • Reside in the United States
  • Eligible to work in the United States (we are currently unable to offer employment to those with H-1B visas)
  • Be willing to travel four times each year to connect with the rest of the team (not during a pandemic)
  • Experience in a JavaScript framework with React isstrongly preferred
  • Experience in Typescript is strongly preferred
  • The following are strong bonuses, so if you have experience with them, mention them! (Ruby, Ruby on Rails, codemods, module federation, building and maintaining libraries, Vite, Rollup, TailwindCSS)


  • Get paid: We pay in the top 10% of the New York City rates no matter where you live, contribute to your 401k, provide a charitable giving match of up to $2,000 a year, have a generous allowance for continued education, and offer a co-working stipend. The annual salary range for this position is $148,292 – $169,476.
  • Be healthy: Generous paid sick time and vacation time, $200 a month for physical fitness and mental health, 95% medical & 100% dental premium health coverage.
  • Get out: Paid Fridays off in the summer, every other Friday off the rest of the year, a month-long sabbatical every five years, one week off between Christmas & New Year, one week off a year to serve with a non-profit, and two weeks paid vacation a year increasing to three over time.

Selection Process

  1. Step One: Apply with a resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should speak directly to your interest in this position. We want to know what got you into product development, how your experience has set you up for success in this role, and why you want to join our team.
  2. Step Two: An invitation to an online coding assessment to get a rough understanding of your experience.
  3. Step Three: Initial blind screen with our recruiter to get to know one another and discuss work and culture.
  4. Step Four: Technical interview in CodeSignal with a few developers (You’ll meet members of our team to discuss your work experience, methodologies, and ask lingering questions you have about us).
  5. Step Five: Pending all goes well, an offer will be extended.

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates should kindly CLICK HERE to learn more and commence their application.

Application Deadline

April 15, 2024 (9am PST)

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