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Senior Software Engineer

Homebase

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Enterprise
  • Post Date: 07/05/2022
  • Website: joinhomebase.com
  • Company Address: 835 Howard St, 2nd fl, San Francisco, California 94103, US

About Homebase

Homebase is the easiest way to track hours, schedule your team, and hire—for free! We build modern software for local businesses and their employees. Our goal is to make hourly work easy.

Job Description

About Us

Our mission is to make hourly work easier for local businesses and hourly workers. Homebase currently serves more than 100,000 small (but mighty) businesses with everything they need to manage their hourly teams: employee scheduling, time clocks, payroll, team communication, hiring, onboarding, and compliance. Just don’t call us “Human Capital Management.” We have built tools for the busiest businesses, so owners and employees can spend less time on bullsh*t and more time on what matters. The Homebase team brings small business expertise from Intuit, Square, OpenTable, Yelp, Gusto, and First Data. Homebase is backed by leading venture investors Bain Capital Ventures, Baseline Ventures, Cowboy Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Plus Capital, and GGV Capital.

The Job

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will design and implement software solutions that enhance the value of the Homebase software platform and impact the lives of our customers. You will play a leading technical role in our engineering practice. 

  • You’ll drive product engineering end-to-end for the web and API software components that make up our product platform. 
  • You will contribute to the evolution of our current engineering strategy and development process. 
  • Your challenge will be to build a variety of web software applications and advance our existing software architecture, as well as continue to extend our existing APIs
  • You will have the opportunity to impact our software architecture by evaluating emerging and existing technologies
  • You will work independently with little supervision and mentor junior software engineers
  • You will work very closely with product and design, iterating through different solutions from a product and design perspective, and tie everything back to engineering costs

Must-Have

  • 5+ years of Web Software Engineering experience 
  • 2+ years of experience in MVC software framework: Ruby and Rails or experience with a full-stack backend framework such as Spring and proven ability to learn new frameworks and languages.
  • Formidable XHTML/CSS/JavaScript particularly React
  • Expert understanding of object-oriented software design and design patterns, and how they apply to the frameworks listed above
  • Expert understanding of SQL and data modeling for scalability and performance.
  • Cloud computing/Amazon Web Services
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering disciplines or equivalent required

Nice to Have

  • Able to compare various languages and frameworks objectively.
  • An eye for good design and the ability to implement ‘pixel perfect’ UI designs.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of Git, Github, and development using pull requests.

What We Offer You

  • Generous accrued PTO
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance 
  • 401(k) with 4% match 
  • Stock Options - Everyone is an owner
  • A dynamic, well-connected, productive team that is thriving and who have found new ways to connect and have fun despite social distancing

At Homebase, we value our differences, and we encourage all to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Homebase will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Homebase is an equal opportunity employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program.

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