Software Engineer at Roofstock | Powderkeg

Location: Remote

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Engineering

What we do and why we do it

As the leading marketplace for single-family rental homes, our mission is to make real estate investing radically accessible, cost effective, and simple. We successfully merge our passion for helping investors build wealth through real estate with cutting edge technology that transforms the way they do it.

How it’s going (and growing)

With a talented team of 500+ Roofsters, our collaborative and can-do culture is what fuels our growth. We recently closed on our series E, raising nearly $400 million, and have offices in California, Texas, and New York as well as many remote opportunities. Our growth includes recent acquisitions of Great Jones (full-service property management) and Stessa (financial management software) to empower customers with a seamless way to acquire, manage, and track their investment properties on one platform.

Under our roof

We get a lot of attention for our innovation—like being on the Forbes Fintech 50 and Red Herring 100—but we’re most proud of being recognized as a Great Place to Work® (Check out our reviews!). We’re nice, get things done, and have fun. We champion professional growth and work-life balance. In fact, our values are B.A.D.A.S.S.

B e customer obsessed.

A ct like an owner, because you are one.

D on’t be afraid to break things in the pursuit of better.

A ll of us are empowered to do the right thing.

S tay curious and create what’s next. Fast.

S eriously. No jerks.

We are looking for a Software Developer to join our property management team. In this role you will primarily enhance and create custom applications. As our ideal candidate, you should have a solid understanding of software development practices in an agile and remote environment.

What you will do

  • Work with a Lead Software Engineer and peer engineers to develop new and enhance existing software systems to the highest technical, quality, and accountability standards
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of product managers and subject matter experts to develop high-quality technical solutions to customer and business problems
  • Play a key role in creating integration points, such as APIs and microservices, for other teamsEngage in code reviews to maintain high standards of code quality
  • Stay current on leading-edge technology to help the organization stay at the forefront of industry innovation

What you bring with you

  • 3+ years experience writing code in modern programming languages like Python, Golang, etc. in a Scrum/Agile environment.
  • Experience building APIs and services using GraphQL, REST, etc.
  • Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks.
  • Experience with a modern cloud platform like Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) technologies like CircleCI, GitHub Actions, etc., a plus.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure automation technologies like Docker, Terraform, etc. is a plus.
  • Knowledge of monitoring technologies like Sentry, LogStash, etc. is a plus.
  • Familiarity with object-relational mapping (ORM) like Django, SQLAlchemy, etc. is a plus.
  • Interest in property management (proptech) is a plus.



For our regular full-time roles we offer a great benefits package!

Competitive compensation

Medical, Vision and Dental for you (95%) and your dependents (65%)


Flexible time off and sick days

Supplemental bonus to support "work from home" office needs

Equity incentives to give you a stake in the Company’s future

We are an upbeat and collaborative work culture

Virtual company-sponsored outings

Roofstock is an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with the values of Roofstock, we make all employment decisions including hiring, evaluation, termination, promotional and training opportunities, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical handicap, mental disability, medical condition, disability, gender or identity or expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, height and/or weight.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Software Engineer
  • Company
  • Location
    Oakland, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
Ready to apply?
Ready to apply?