Seam Social Labs is a research and innovation company on a mission to empower disinvested communities. Our vision is to create more transparent & ethical systems so community stakeholders can co-create solutions together. Think of us as the Alfreds to the Batman!

Our team is virtual and based in New York City and for this role we prefer a NYC-based candidate.

We are open-minded, solutions-driven, and totally into research and data. Be ready to work with a fast-paced team. Read our company values here. 

We are seeking to engage a Full-Time Backend Engineer to develop and manage our database. This engineer’s role will be to support and maintain our existing data products and system. They would specifically work with the Product Manager and Fullstack Engineer to help us achieve milestones in our product roadmap as we scale our product features and automation. This role is for 40 hours per week. 

$80,000 annual pay
$125 Monthly Wellness stipend
From a four-month contract to FT salaried position with benefits. 
Unlimited vacation time
Company laptop; ability to work remotely


  • Location:
    New York
  • This job is remote friendly.
  • Deadline: n/a


Minimum qualifications

You’re good at:
-Python, My SQL, Firebase, Java
-Major keys for Firebase experience and working in Azure environments
-Chatbot Logic & Logic Trees
-No degree needed

You are passionate about:
-Data ethics
-Learning and Growth-mindsets
-Equity - maybe you have a background in volunteerism or activism!
-Making a quantifiable impact on society

Preferred qualifications

We are looking for someone who considers themselves a civic hacker, loves working in databases (yay data geeks), and has a particular passion in early-stage startups and scaling products.