Senior Backend Engineer (Remote)

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Bungalow is the largest and fastest-growing roommate living company in the United States. We’re on a mission to create a world where everyone can truly feel at home, wherever they want to live.

We work with homeowners across the US to take the hassle out of property management and maximize what they earn so we can provide renters with the best homes the market has to offer.

And we know it can be challenging living with roommates, but we believe it’s worth it. We’re removing the hassle from moving and everyday living and providing an affordable product that helps people live in the cities where they have better access to opportunity.

Role Overview 
Join our community! We're looking for a Senior Backend Developer to join our team! We use Python 3.8+, Django, and Django REST Framework to build RESTful APIs which are focused on resources. The pod that you will be joining is responsible for building and expanding the core logic that underpins our payments and accounting rails.

We are looking for candidates who are interested in our tech ecosystem and approaches, have a passion for quality and continual learning, and who are willing to dig deep when debugging gets confusing. Our engineering values include being human-focused, being team-centric, working at all prudent speed, continually learning, having permission to fail, and being owners!

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What You'll Do

  • Build and ship features on a platform already used by thousands of users per day
  • Be an integral part of our Finance Enablement pod
  • Work closely with the accounting, finance, and compliance teams to ensure they have what they need
  • Participate in sprint planning, code review, and continual learning
  • Work with the team to refine and improve specifications and user stories
  • Debug problems, write documentation, and unit tests where required
  • Be mentored and mentor others as we work to up-level our development process

Who You Are

  • Exhibiting strong attention to detail and a passion for quality
  • Able to communicate effectively with remote teams
  • Experienced balancing multiple projects and priorities
  • Experienced with Python and Django
  • Interested in the world of accounting, finance, and compliance
  • Desire to learn every day
  • Having 4+ years of experience developing software; a related degree is nice but not required

Technology Ecosystem

  • Languages: Python (3.8+), Javascript (ES6)
  • Frameworks: Django, Django Rest Framework, VueJS
  • Data: PostgreSQL, AWS Redshift, Salesforce ETL
  • Ops: AWS, Docker
  • CI/CD: Github Actions, AWS CodePipeline
  • Other: Git, Cypress



What We Value
1. Build better. Always challenge the status quo, constantly look for ways to improve across the entire organization.
2. Focus on impact. Ruthlessly prioritize and continue to ask: "Does it scale?"
3. Community first. We always look for ways to make our applicants, customers, and teammates feel more at home. We are the steady & trusted source for members new and old.
4. Feedback obsessed. We are constantly looking for feedback (from customers & teammates) in order to find ways to improve our experience across all facets of the organization. We never settle for the status quo, we consistently drive progress and growth by challenging our mindset and iterating our processes.
5. Move fast. We are less afraid of making mistakes than we are of losing opportunities by moving too slowly. We are a culture of builders & innovators.
6. Be an owner. You are the expert & ruler of your domain. If you see something broken, fix it or work with the team to make sure we are always at our best. Always look for ways to improve organizationally and personally.

Life at Bungalow
- Remote-first company culture
- Optional co-working hubs in San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Miami, and Kitchener
- Competitive cash compensation and stock options
- 100% employer-paid benefits for both employees and dependents
- Prescription drug plan and vision care
- Registered Retirement Savings program administered by Manulife
- $225 CAD monthly stipend to support your wellbeing, in addition to weekly company-wide meditation and yoga classes
- Generous time-off policy, 12 company holidays
- Up to 12 weeks of parental leave top-up pay for new caregivers

Additional Information
Founded in 2017 by Andrew Collins and Justin McCarty, Bungalow is the premier residential real estate marketplace. With leading investors, such as Atomic, Khosla Ventures, Coatue, Founders Fund, and Deer Park Road, Bungalow is rethinking the residential real estate market by providing renters with a more convenient, flexible, and communal living situation. To ensure our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience, we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. For more information, visit www.bungalow.com and check out our Series-C funding coverage here!

More Information on Bungalow
Bungalow operates in the Real Estate industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA. Bungalow was founded in 2017. It has 148 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 5 open jobs at Bungalow, click here.
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