Senior Backend Engineer

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ABOUT THE JOB

Spruce is a real estate tech company changing the face of the real estate transaction. As a part of the Spruce Engineering team, you will help to build a cutting edge platform that will define the future of real estate transactions. In this role, your strong skills and knowledge in modern web platforms, frameworks, and techniques will be put to the test while we lower transaction costs, create new technology based efficiencies and engineer a transparent, fast transaction process that improves access to the largest source of capital most of us will ever have - real estate. 

We are seeking talented full-stack software engineers to join us. Engineers on our team play a critical role in developing infrastructure, user-facing features, and backend services as well as contributing to our team culture. As a Senior Engineer, you'll be a technical leader and contributor to projects, delivering value throughout the product lifecycle. You'll also bring your communication skills and unique background to help make ours a diverse, fun, caring and productive team.

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Help build Spruce's user-facing (buyers, sellers, clients, lenders, internal operations) applications and backend services
  • Collaborate using Agile methodologies with Design and Product teams to craft technical solutions to business problems
  • Help optimize overall system reliability and performance
  • Continuously learn and challenge yourself and others

 

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR 

  • You love building high quality software
  • You are intellectually curious and comfortable learning and experimenting with new technologies 
  • You are thoughtful about architectural decisions; you value simplicity
  • You are a great communicator and you take care to understand before making yourself understood
  • You thrive in a fast-paced early stage startup environment
  • You have 5+ years of professional experience building software systems using object-oriented methodologies
  • You have 2+ years of experience with Ruby on Rails (or an equivalent MVC web development framework such as Django or Spring)
  • You have a deep understanding of relational database systems (bonus points for PostgreSQL) and the structure of SQL queries
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

We're conveniently located in Chelsea with lots of access to public transit.

What are Spruce Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Breakfast on Mondays!!! Companywide lunch on Wednesdays!!!
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
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