Lead Software Engineer (Back End)

At Entera
  • Full Time
  • Employee
  • Remote

Posted on November 10th

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We are a venture backed real estate technology company with the leading SaaS + Services platform for residential investors. Powered by machine-learning and 100% online, Entera’s end-to-end residential real estate platform modernizes the real estate buying process to help our clients access and evaluate more properties, scale their operations, make data-driven investment decisions, and win more often.

Many of the largest real estate investors in the world use Entera’s marketplace daily. Entera’s annual transaction run rate is over $3.6B across 24 markets since its launch in 2018. Entera has raised $40M of venture capital from some of the most established & trusted firms in the world.  The company is headquartered in New York City, New York and Houston, Texas.

The role:
As a Lead Software Engineer (Back End) at Entera, you’ll lead teams, contribute to our backend stack, primarily working in Rails 5/6 and MySQL. You’ll develop RESTful API integrations, scale our backend infrastructure and write repeatable tests for everything you do. You’ll be joining a team of highly skilled and motivated backend and frontend engineers helping to deliver on the Entera product roadmap. This is a fast-paced role in a rapidly growing engineering organization and an opportunity to make tangible contributions to the business as it grows.

What you’ll do:
  • Develop new backend services in Ruby - strong Ruby expertise required
  • Create backend features out of machine learning APIs
  • Provide support to core Rails platform/APIs
  • Contribute to TDD efforts and ensure near-complete code coverage in our automated test suite
  • Deliver high-quality, maintainable, and scalable code
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Create detailed API documentation that may be internal or external facing 
  • Partner with cross functional teams in Marketing, Product, Engineering, and across all business functions to ensure design specs are being met 
  • Help squash bugs and deliver on fixes
  • Contribute to the Entera architecture
  • Work diligently and successfully in team sprints 

  • Degree in BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar
  • Deep expertise in Ruby and Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • 6+ years experience in Engineering at product-driven tech companies
  • Strong verbal and written skills to communicate effectively with internal and external professionals
  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized with a proven ability to work well in a high-intensity environment to complete tasks quickly and effectively
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of software architecture practices
  • Working knowledge of frontend requirements
  • Agile development experience

*For those applicants in the NYC area, the salary range for this role is a maximum total compensation of $250,000 including an annual bonus. The salary offered will be based on experience, role, and location.

Entera is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EEO) that celebrates difference and diversity. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We are committed to building an inclusive work environment where all employees feel a sense of belonging and respect. If there is anything we can do to ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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