What you’ll be doing:

We’re looking to change the world by building software with a soul, and we want your help.

Our Software Engineers develop, maintain, and enhance complex software systems that solve customer and user problems. Software Engineers bring breadth across software development skills and depth in specific technologies like languages and frameworks that allows them to build effective software solutions. Our Software Engineers share in the responsibility of the entire team to deliver maintainable solutions.

Impact: Contributions and Responsibilities

*We don’t expect you to meet every item listed below! We invest in people and you will be able to grow your craft while at Fearless. However, to ensure a positive experience for you, us, and our customers, we have identified the base camp/must-have requirements and additional contributions.


  • This person applies a breadth of software development skills and depth of knowledge in specific technologies (e.g., languages and frameworks) to solve customer and user problems by building, maintaining, and enhancing software solutions.
  • Develops maintainable code that meets project, organizational, and customer technical standards in at least one programming language, associated framework, and key libraries.
  • Debugs existing software and correct defects.
  • Displays personal leadership and works collaboratively with others to create a positive team environment.
  • Upholds our culture code.
  • Delivers complete software solutions that function well within the full system, including documentation, testing, and security.
  • Decomposes tasks into discrete objectives to serve the strategic direction of the team.
  • Coaches others when reviewing their tasks and deliverables.
  • Spots opportunities and potential risks, and advises customers and company leaders.
  • Mentors and guides Engineering herd members to achieve greater impact for our customers, culture, and community.
  • Contributes in business development activities like technical or design challenges.


  • Develop solutions using Docker files and Infrastructure as Code.
  • Collaborate with Designers on your team using Figma.
  • Interact with legacy systems written in COBOL.
  • Support the indexing and searching of data using ElasticSearch.
  • Have experience with serverless.
  • Develop solutions using Oracle.
  • Implement a headless content management system using Drupal.
  • Perform manual exploratory testing as appropriate for the project test strategy.
  • Deliver quality outcomes through front- and back-end web development expertise, including UI components, client-server integrations, APIs, and data persistence.
  • Communicate technical tasks and processes to customers and colleagues.
  • Be able to build applications in containerized development environments.

What Else You Should Know

Compensation and Benefits:

Our people make us who we are. We believe that every member of the Fearless team has something to share, and we value the unique viewpoint you’ll bring to our community. But we value your community, too, so we offer fulfilling work that stays in balance with the rest of life. Because everyone has different needs, desires, and goals, our benefits offer the choices and flexibility that our team members need to live well and succeed. Here are a few highlights of our benefits package:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Family-friendly workplace
  • 14 days of PTO allowance (not accrued so you get it up front!) PTO + 8.75 days sick leave + 11 federal holidays + your birthday off!
  • 100% coverage of the employee-only premium for HSA, HMO, or PPO plan and Employee Wellness Plan
  • Tech, education / training, and snack allowances
  • Free parking in downtown Baltimore / public transit coverage
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) plan with employer contributions and immediate vesting


  • In-person, hybrid, and remote options are available. Our offices are located in Baltimore and Montgomery.
  • All new employees must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for the position. Reasonable accommodations for qualified exemption requests will be considered.

Our Compensation System is designed to reward remarkable work, grow your impact and support the whole “you” over the course of your career.

We believe in paying people fairly, so we've established a compensation model aimed to ensure everyone at Fearless — regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, nationality, or negotiation skills — is given equal pay for equal work.

Our approach to compensation is intended to ensure our total package serves all of your needs and includes base pay, medical and other benefits, performance rewards, 401k matching, plus a few perks (tech and wellness reimbursement programs)!

Our salary ranges are determined based on role, level and location and provide team members salary growth within a salary grade over time. Team members automatically progress within a salary range through annual increases (given to reward service at Fearless) or merit increases (given to reward and individual's demonstrated performance and growth within the position). Fearless team members are also eligible for discretionary bonuses based on company performance.

The salary ranges for this position based on location are listed below. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified as a part of our annual salary range review.

  • AL, FL, GA, TN Residents: $90,015 (min) - $117,-019 (mid) - $144,024 (max)
  • NC Residents: $92,799 (min) - $120,639 (mid) - $148,478 (max)
  • DE, MD, PA, TX, VA Residents: $97,439 (min) - $126,671 (mid) - $155,902 (max)
  • MA Residents: $103,007 (min) - $133,909 (mid) - $164,811 (max)
  • DC Residents: $109,503 (min) - $142.354 (mid) - $175,204 (max)
  • CA & NY Residents: $113,215 (min) - $147,179 (mid) - $181,143 (max)

Within the range, starting pay for team members is based on the evaluation of the alignment with the position description requirements including job-related skills and experience or training. This range reflects your earning potential over the course of your career at Fearless in this position.

What’s next?

Over the years, we’ve honed a 3-step interview process that helps ensure that every employee we hire is the right fit for us and that we’re the right fit for them. If we think you’re a good fit, we’ll get in touch and start scheduling your interviews!

  • Culture Add Interview - We’re a people-first company, so we get to know more about you, how you work, what your career goals are, and what you’re passionate about. This is your opportunity to ask questions and get a feel for Fearless, so don’t be shy!
  • Technical Interview - This is where we get into the nitty gritty of the project and technical . During the Technical Interview, you’ll be interviewed by our Passion Coaches and/or the team’s Project Lead to make sure your skills align with the project requirements.
  • Business Interview - At this point, you’ve made it to the final frontier! The Business Interview is when you’ll meet with Fearless leadership to dot the i’s, cross the t’s, and determine whether or not we’ll be moving forward with the hiring process.

More about us:

Fearless is a full-stack digital services firm in Baltimore that delivers sleek, modern, and user-friendly software designed to push the boundaries of possibility. It's our mission to build software with a soul — tools that empower communities and make a difference — so we can create a world where good software powers the things that matter.

That’s not our only goal, though. We also strive to create a purple culture that makes our employees excited to come to work every day. That’s why we encourage our employees to pursue their passions, both in and out of the office. With built-in company mentoring, continuing education support, flexible schedules, and a family-friendly work environment, we’ve created a culture that allows our team to thrive professionally and personally.

Fearless believes in equal opportunity employment. We won’t discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, gender, nationality, age, religion, disability, military status, or sexual orientation. As a company and as individuals, we’re committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for our team, our family members, our clients, our subcontractors, and our vendors.