Back-end Engineer

Picket Homes – Engineering /
Full-time /
Picket is a venture-backed real estate innovation company. Built on proprietary technology and customer-first philosophy, our end-to-end SFR investment platform is transforming the experience of renting a home at every stage of the value chain - from the way investors find, buy, sell, and manage single-family rentals, to the quality, service, and flexibility residents enjoy when they live in them.

Picket is looking for a talented and experienced backend engineer that will work closely with executives, real estate professionals, and engineers. An ideal candidate will pragmatically and relentlessly ideate, prioritize, manage, and refine our technology based on product offerings.

We are always open to any candidates as long as we believe that Picket would be able to provide you with an environment for you to grow, develop, and build our company together. Hence, if you have a strong product ownership and are looking for a place to grow your career and impact millions of people, Picket might be just the right place for you.


    • 2+ years of experience with JavaScript, building, supporting, and scaling distributed RESTful APIs
    • Demonstrated extreme proficiency in Node.js
    • Knowledge of source version control, specifically GitHub or GitLab
    • Strong understanding of Software Architecture, Design Patterns, Clean Code, and following best practices
    • Thorough understanding of the CI lifecycle, including QA best practices
    • Experience with Microservices Architecture
    • Proficiency in SQL databases, particularly PostgreSQL
    • Knowledge of Redis
    • Familiarity with AWS, GCP, or similar cloud and infrastructural services
    • Self-motivated, organized, customer-obsessed, with a high level of integrity and ethics
    • Sufficient English communication skills (both verbal and written)


    • Experience with TypeScript
    • Demonstrated extreme proficiency in at least one other (than JavaScript) language (preferably Java/Kotlin or other JVM languages)
    • Experience with MongoDB or other NoSQL Databases
    • Experience in asynchronous event processing in the microservice world (PubSub, Apache Kafka) or similar technologies
    • Experience with studying abroad and/or working in global teams


    • Super fast growing Start-up with an autonomous working culture 
    • Work with experienced software engineers in US, Poland and Ukraine 
    • Fun place to work with competitively attractive salary and benefits


    • Community of people who do their jobs with integrity and dedication to service
    • Competitive compensation package with incentives, including stock options
    • Performance review every 6 months 
    • Onsite opportunity including short-term assignments in the U.S 
    • Premium Health Insurance
    • Annual Health check
    • Open working space with modern equipment (Macbook, monitors and anything you need!) 
    • Flexible working model and unlimited vacation policy


    • Short tech task 
    • Cultural screening
    • Hiring manager interview
    • Technical interviews
    • Fence Vaulter Interview
Picket is venture funded, and founded by a team of entrepreneurs and executives from top technology, real estate, and investment companies (Amazon, Google, Microsoft, etc.). Let become a Picketeer and join the journey with us!!!

We do not accept solicitations from third-party recruiters for any positions.

A background check, possibly including a credit report or pre-employment drug screening 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.