HousingAnywhere.com is the biggest global booking platform for mid-term rental accommodation in the world. Being a peer-to-peer marketplace, we create an experience that serves both sides of the rental accommodation market and creates a direct connection between tenants and landlords. HousingAnywhere.com is active in 50+ countries and 400+ cities. We are partners with 160+ universities worldwide and currently target the international students and young professionals market. We are expanding to other audiences as well.
In 2017, we were awarded 4th most innovative company in the Netherlands and the 1st most innovative company in Rotterdam by the Dutch Chamber of Commerce.
In 2018, we have been honored by being the fastest growing propTech company in the Netherlands as part of the Technology Fast 50 ranking of Deloitte.
Our engineering team consists of a group of 30 people (product leads, engineering leads, architects, product owners, front-end engineers, back-end engineers, QA engineers and UX/UI designers), all passionate about our expertise.
Within the engineering team, we are organized in multiple cross-functional teams. By applying for this role, you will have the chance to become part of the Payments team.
The team consists of 4-5 engineers and a PO. We are responsible for all payments flows of our platform. This means that we take ownership of the following:
Our mission as a team is to provide a seamless payment experience for landlords collecting rent through the platform, tenants paying that rent as well as for our finances team overseeing the process.
About your role and impact in the payments team
HousingAnywhere has entered a scale-up phase in which we have seen impressive growth in terms of bookings and liquidity in the marketplace. This growth has brought us many technical challenges. On one end of the stack we build features and improvements to optimize conversions, on the other end we are making our infrastructure more resilient for future growth.
Your role in the team is to contribute to solving these challenges by implementing solutions and assisting our team so that our innovative technology can support future business needs.
As a Senior Software Engineer and Team Lead we expect you to mentor a small team of less senior engineers, collaborate with other team leads to align dependencies and to work closely with our Product Owner (PO) to make sure the team achieves its goals and delivers value to the business.
We also expect you to challenge our choices and practices by bringing your opinion in the mix, because only by rethinking our best practices we can really evolve as persons and as a company.
Some of your responsibilities will be:
In frontend we are React lovers. We use TypeScript, CSS-in-JS, Redux and all tools related to this stack. Our backend is powered by Golang backed with a Postgres database and NSQ messaging. Our main infrastructure is in Google Cloud Platform.
Sounds like a match? Apply and become part of our team!
What we are looking for in a Team Lead & Senior Engineer:
What we offer: