FEBRUARY 19, 2024

Senior Software Engineer

Who we are

TrueMedia.Org is a non-profit, non-partisan AI project to fight disinformation in political campaigns by identifying manipulated media. The project is backed by and led by Oren Etzioni.

What we are looking for

To be successful in this role, you will need strong foundational skills in front-end and back-end that enables you to drive features to completion while tactfully navigating through the unknowns. You are able to break down a complex problem into smaller modules to be able to continuously deliver progress for the team.
You ideally have experience with React, Vercel, Tailwind CSS, Postgres, and integrating machine learning models in user interfaces.

How you will contribute

In this role, you will be responsible for:
  • Delivering user experiences to our users in government, political campaigns, and news organizations
  • Development of new features across clients and owning delivery all the way to production
  • Designing and implementing technical specifications of the features while adhering to the long term technical vision and roadmap
  • Striving to improve the bar of the product in areas of quality, performance, scale and reliability
  • Thoughtfully suggesting improvements and feedback on technology and processes


  • 6+ years experience as a Software Engineer
  • Experience building and shipping end-to-end features, with consideration for security, performance, scalability, and modularity
  • Comfortable working across the technology stack to deliver well tested code into production
  • Ability to resolve ambiguities early on and help create architectural roadmap for a long term scalable solution
  • Growth mindset with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Previous startup experience or building machine learning tools is a plus

Technology stack

Though this role mainly focuses on the web application, familiarity with the technologies used in other parts of our system is a plus.
  • React/Next.js, Vercel, Postgres (web app)
  • Python, AWS, GCP (ML models)
  • Scala, Docker, AWS + ECS (backend services)

Why you should consider us

  • Join an early stage team and grow in the field of applied AI
  • Opportunity to deliver an impactful solution to a huge problem facing democracies
  • Opportunity to own and create a direct impact on the product vision


The team is headquartered in Fremont, Seattle, WA. Availability for weekly in-person meetings on Mondays is a plus, but remote candidates will be considered. 

How to apply

Does this sound like a fit? Send a resume with the role in the subject line to