Web Application Developer at Bitwise Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Bitwise Locations - Fresno, CA/Bakersfield, CA/Merced, CA/Oakland, CA/Toledo, OH/Buffalo, NY

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Development


Bitwise Industries creates a bridge between humans from marginalized communities and stories of systemic poverty to skills and resources necessary to access opportunities in the tech industry. By leveraging public-private partnerships, Bitwise provides paid apprenticeships to students to learn tech skills, connects them to meaningful tech opportunities, and builds vibrant buildings in underestimated cities to house their work. By upskilling disenfranchised humans, it empowers them to change their own lives—which ignites and transforms the regional economies of the cities in which Bitwise serves.

Bitwise has raised more than $100M in support of this important work; expanded its model to serve five cities (Fresno, Bakersfield, Merced, Oakland, and Toledo); and built a tech apprenticeship engine that will drive national jobs/economic recovery in 2021. To learn more about Bitwise Industries, check out www.bitwiseindustries.com.

Diversity, inclusion and equity are at the heart of everything that Bitwise does. The Bitwise community is > 50-percent LGBTQIA+, Women, Non-Binary, Gender Nonconforming, and Trans Individuals, > 50-percent Black, Brown, Native and Immigrant. Bitwise is a proud equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law.

//TL;DR Bitwise Industries is looking for skilled programmers to craft world class software for a variety of clients.

Bitwise Industries is a small team with big aspirations. We’re not looking for an HTML/CSS master. We’re looking for skilled programmers. We want someone who is looking for a position where they get a say in how the product is built and what the user experience is supposed to be like. Come ready to bounce ideas around and live the developer life. We prefer someone local, so we’re prepared to help with moving costs. Pay is excellent for the Central Valley, and the benefits are top notch. Craft beer in the fridge, plus lunches from time-to- time, plus we send you to a conference or two. We’re a tight-knit team living in a city where people say technology doesn’t exist. They’re wrong. Come help us prove it. Our office is located inside of an emerging techhub called Bitwise Industries. Bitwise Industries is changing the face of an entire industry in a city. Be a part of that.

Typical Technologies used at Shift3:

  • .NET
  • Javascript / Node.js
  • Angular / React
  • PHP/Laravel/MySQL
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Python (Django)
  • Postgres


  • AWS
  • Heroku
  • Github

Web Application Developer Job Responsibilities:

  • Creates user information solutions by developing, implementing, and maintaining web applications.

Web Application Developer Job Duties:

  • Defines site objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality.
  • Designs and develops web applications by setting expectations and features priorities throughout development life cycle; determining design methodologies and tool sets; completing programming using languages and software products; designing and conducting tests.
  • Recommends system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives.
  • Integrates applications by designing database architecture and server scripting; studying and establishing connectivity with network systems, search engines, and information servers.
  • Completes applications development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms.
  • Supports users by developing documentation and assistance tools.
  • Updates job knowledge by researching new technologies and software products; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Supports and develops web application developers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities.

Web Application Developer Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree not required, but two to five years of experience or demonstrated experience. Not all programmers are alike. Show us what you can do.
  • Github/Gitflow proficiency required.
  • API Integration skills should be strong
  • Written Communication should be excellent
  • Verbal communication should be above average

You can be a great candidate even if you don’t fit everything we’ve described above. You can also have important skills we haven’t thought of. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself! We are committed to diversity and building an equitable and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and experiences, and we're taking steps to meet that commitment. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, non-binary, gender nonconforming, trans individuals, people of color, LGBTQIA+ people, veterans, and people with disabilities.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Web Application Developer
  • Company
    Bitwise Industries
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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