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Senior Backend Engineer

Picket Homes

Picket Homes

Software Engineering
Wrocław, Poland
Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Our vertically integrated platform enables some of the world’s most active residential real estate investors to acquire and manage single-family rental homes across multiple markets in the U.S. with the help of advanced data science, machine learning, and powerful automation. Picket’s technology is created by a global team of purpose-driven, product-savvy engineers, designers, and data scientists spread across the US, Poland, Ukraine, and Vietnam. As a member of our team, you will work closely with product leaders, sophisticated investors, real estate professionals, and high-bar teammates as you build, deploy, and iterate on amazing products in a fast-growing startup environment.
We are seeking a Software Developer with the passion and ability to build customer-facing products.

Must have

  • 5+ years of experience in software development
  • Proficiency in at least one strongly-typed language (C#, Java, Kotlin, Scala, etc.)
  • Experience in building, supporting, and scaling REST APIs
  • Solid knowledge of SQL
  • Experience with microservices architecture
  • Thorough understanding of SW lifecycle including best practices in QA and deployment
  • English Upper-Intermediate

Nice to have

  • Experience with infrastructure, tools, and cloud (Git, AWS/GCP/Azure, docker, kubernetes, Linux, Redis, Nginx, etc.)
  • Experience in asynchronous event processing in microservice world (PubSub, Apache Kafka, Flink) or similar technologies


  • Entrepreneurial: demonstrates a passion for customers, innovation, adaption, risk-taking, and bouncing back from failure. Ideal candidates have built their own tech project, regardless of size or success
  • Self-determined: continuous learner, thrives on autonomy, shows urgent ownership, self-directed, and delivers with discipline in the office or remotely
  • Communication: frequently, efficiently, openly, and critically in all formats
  • Team Player: ready to mentor, lead, and set a high bar for other team members, and conversely - ready to follow, learn from any, and correct misses

What we offer you

  • Competitive compensation package with incentives, including stock options
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Free Luxmed Premium package for team members and subsidy for accompanying person
  • Free English, Vietnamese, Ukrainian, or Polish language classes
  • Friendly, collaborative international team with excellent mentors that will contribute to your growth

Our process

  • Cultural screening and company presentation
  • Fence Vaulter meeting
  • Hiring manager conversation
  • Technical verification
  • Meeting with our CEO/CTO
Picket is a venture-backed real estate technology company founded by a team of entrepreneurs and executives from top technology, real estate, and investment companies (Amazon, Google, Microsoft, etc.). We believe it should be easier to live where you want and love where you live - and we think that starts with a better way to rent. That is why we build integrated technologies that transform the single-family home rental market at every stage of the value chain, from the way investors acquire and manage high-quality rental properties to the quality, service, and flexibility residents enjoy when they live in them.
We are hiring smart and passionate people who are flexible, driven, and customer-centric. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, willing to tackle challenges head-on, and able to communicate clearly in English. We are always open to considering any candidate, as long as we believe we can provide an environment for you to grow, develop, and contribute to our shared success.
At Picket Homes, we are building something new and different - come build with us!
We do not accept solicitations from third-party recruiters for any positions.
A background check may be required for this position. Picket Homes is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.