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Senior Software Engineer (Tech Lead)

| Greater Boston Area

Join our growing engineering team. Help us build large-scale products using cutting-edge cloud technologies that we’ll let you push to their limits. Placester is a SaaS solution helping real estate agents grow their businesses. You’ll be working to deliver an automated nurturing experience that helps deliver transaction-ready leads to our customers, allowing them to focus their time on other activities.

Why join our team? You’ll be able to make a huge impact on the product while working on a flat team with some incredibly smart engineers who push each other daily to grow professionally and personally. We’ve got a great platform and market opportunity with the freedom to build impactful things and grow. If you like to leave your fingerprints on a high-growth company, reach out … we’d love to connect.

Desired Experience With:

  • Solid with HTML5, CSS, & SCSS or SASS
  • Adept with any Javascript MVC/MVVM framework (Backbone, Angular, React, Ember, etc.)
  • Front End Dev Ops (NPM, Grunt, Babel)
  • Javascript unit testing (Jasmine, Jest, Karma)
  • Git, Github, Gitflow
  • Agile/Scrum/Kanban
  • Python, Ruby, or Node.js server side development
  • API/Web services development experience
  • Solid understanding of OOP principles
  • Knowledge of data structures and their applications
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Being involved in the community and passionate about your craft
  • Mentoring junior engineers
  • Leading technical discussions for a team

Bonus Skills:

  • AWS
  • JIRA/Confluence Experience
  • Experience using CI/CD tools (Codeship, Terraform - ideal)


  • Takes initiative and is willing to go the extra mile to deliver the best results for the team
  • Proactively looks for ways to contribute to the project and the team and ways to improve efficacy
  • Identifies opportunities to use better-suited technologies, yet cognizant of the trade-off between spending extra effort to incorporate a new unproven approach and the delivery timeline commitment
  • Detail-oriented to ensure the highest quality of delivery
  • Naturally curious and able to ensure that all edge cases are covered
  • Passionate about your craft and willing to share with others
  • Focused on helping customers succeed
  • A great teammate … we rely heavily on each other to hit our goals
  • Flexible and able to embrace change - we’re a growing start-up … things go fast
  • People with a bias to action who can acknowledge when things don’t work and learn from it
  • People who value open communication and like being part of the solution to a flagged issue


  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Health/dental/vision
  • Company-paid short term, long-term, and life insurance
  • Flexible PTO
  • Opportunity to regularly work with great people on cool business problems
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Located near Downtown Crossing in Boston, Placester’s state-of-the art offices set our team up for comfort and success.

What are Placester Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen

Additional Perks + Benefits

With competitive salaries, 401(k), and comprehensive medical benefits, Placester takes care of its crew. From ping pong and craft beer, to Red Sox games and more, Placester makes time for good times.