Tech Lead / Sr. Engineer - Pinata for Renters team

 (5+ years exp)
$100k – $180k • 0.0% – 0.15%
Published: 2 weeks ago
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Piñata Rent

Piñata helps renters earn rewards, build credit, and save on everyday expenses

Job Location

Job Type

Full Time

Visa Sponsorship

Not Available

Remote Work Policy

Onsite or remote

Hires remotely in

Preferred Timezones

Pacific Time, Eastern Time




React Native
AWS Aurora

The Role

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.


  • 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

More about Piñata Rent

Perks and Benefits

Parental leave
Remote friendly
Generous vacation


1 round
Series A Feb 2022


Lily Liu
Founder • 3 years
Los Angeles
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