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Senior Data Engineer

Picket Homes

Picket Homes

Data Science
Hanoi, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024
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Picket is a technology-powered real estate company that is transforming 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.
Our proprietary Decision Science platform uses advanced data science and machine learning to identify homes that fit investor criteria and optimize portfolio management and performance at scale.
We are seeking an exceptional Senior Data Engineer to work closely with executives, real estate professionals, product managers, and engineers to develop and implement software solutions for managing listings and property data. This person must embrace an unusual combination of advanced technologies and extreme pragmatism to solve hard problems quickly, iterating on improvement relentlessly.


  • 3+ years of professional experience in data engineering and software development
  • Expertise in Java or Kotlin
  • Proficiency in relational database
  • Understanding of SW lifecycle including best practices in testing and deployment
  • Familiarity with Git, Linux, AWS, and other software tools and cloud services
  • Technical writing ability, including visual diagramming tools
  • Bachelor's degree from a top engineering university


  • In month one, complete company onboarding, and build your own development plan for ownership of an area in our data platform team.
  • Within the first three months, research and implement new features for our data ingestion services. Build out at least one new feature with another team member.
  • Within six months, create a roadmap for improving ingestion processes, documentation, and integration with other services, then begin executing it.
  • Set your sights on the following by the end of your first year:
  • Take ownership of ingestion services and continuously iterate to improve their reliability and robustness.
  • Help build out the team through recruiting, high-bar interviewing, onboarding, and mentoring.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of real estate, housing, geographies, and market characteristics to enhance your decision-making and implementations.


  • Short tech task
  • Cultural screening
  • Hiring manager interview
  • Technical interviews
  • Fence Vaulter Interview
A background check, possibly including a credit report for some roles, is required for this position. Picket Homes is an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
At Picket Homes, we are building something new and different - come build with us.