Tech Lead / Sr. Engineer - Pinata for Renters team

Company: Piñata Rent

Location: Los Angeles, California; New York, New York

Salary: $100,000 - $180,000

Posted on: June 4, 2024


Job Description

**Company Description**

Piñata Rent is a loyalty program platform that transforms ordinary renters
into Super Tenants. Property managers love Piñata because it provides renters
with rewards, credit building, and financial perks. Our program includes the
Rent Credit Engine™, a comprehensive credit reporting service that can
increase a renter's score by 100+ points. We also offer rent rewards, custom
incentives for early lease renewals and referrals, and the Review Rocket© to
incentivize positive ratings and gain renter insights.

**Role Description**

We are seeking an experienced Python / Django Developer with a strong
background in Django, React Native, React, Javascript, SQL, AWS, Aurora, and
Postgres. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience building mobile /
web applications with a consumer subscription focus. Our stack is a Django app
+ React / React Native applications for delivering our customer experience.

You’ll be part of a hybrid / remote team, engineers with experience working in
a distributed environment highly preferred

**Key Responsibilities:**

* Design, develop, and maintain robust web applications using Python, Django, and Jinja.
* Experience working with SQL, Postgres, and Aurora and various ORMs.
* Experience with Javasript, React, React Native and background with both mobile and web development
* Utilize AWS services to deploy, manage, and scale applications.
* Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code.
* Perform code reviews and provide constructive feedback to peers.
* Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to application performance and security.
* Stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies to ensure our solutions remain current and effective.

**Qualifications:**

* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
* Proven experience as a Full Stack Developer with a focus on Python and Django with strong exposure to React / React native applications and javascript.
* Strong proficiency in SQL, with hands-on experience in Postgres and Aurora.
* Extensive experience with AWS services.
* Solid understanding of web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript).
* Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
* Strong communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

* Experience with additional frameworks and libraries such as Flask, React, etc.
* Knowledge of containerization technologies like Docker and .
* Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines and DevOps practices.
* Experience working in subscription based consumer facing applications
* Experience with SSO or other shared login technologies / cross company federations

**What We Offer:**

* Exciting space with a lot of visibility and opportunity for growth
* Opportunities for professional growth and development as we grow the organization.
* A collaborative and inclusive work environment highly integrated with product
* Chance to take a leadership role in defining technical approach and working with a team to execute our roadmap

Piñata Rent focuses on Financial Services, Real Estate Technology, Ecommerce,
and Fin Tech. Their company has offices in New York City. They have a small
team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Piñata Rent has raised $13M of
funding; their latest round was closed on February 2022.

You can view their website at <http://www.pinata.ai> or find them on
[LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/company/pinata-ai/).