Acre is a venture-backed real estate technology company on a mission to create the best way to experience homeownership.  Acre’s founders are seasoned entrepreneurs who believe that ownership matters and that buying a home need not be the biggest financial decision of your life.  Acre’s model empowers people to buy high quality homes in great neighborhoods, share in the upside of ownership, and care for the home at a lower cost — and without any debt.

We are hiring our first engineers to design and build the foundation of our products which include a delightful mobile first consumer experience as well as complex backend systems that support it, with a focus on credit check, payments, internal processes, security, and more.

In this role you will:

  • Write the core code that powers our experiences from integrations with fintech APIs to our consumer qualification algorithm. Balance shipping quickly with the need for accuracy and building for the future.
  • Collaborate with Lead Engineers on the design of v1 of our architecture.
  • Help establish the culture around how we design, build, test, and ship since your early team embodies a company’s engineering culture.
  • Participate in recruiting and help build the team you’ve always wanted.
  • Work closely with our founding team – we’re passionate and humble.

You, as a candidate, will bring:

  • Comfort with the early startup phase.
  • Strong skills in modern JS backend frameworks (Node, TypeScript)
  • Experience leading the build and integration of substantial API-driven production systems from the ground up (5+ years). You’ve seen your systems scale as part of a cloud production stack.
  • Experience implementing serverless, event-driven applications hosted in AWS and configuring/fine tuning commonly used AWS services (3+ years).
  • Experience writing and maintaining infrastructure as code (AWS CDK – preferred, Terraform, Cloudformation).
  • Strong SQL skills and experience writing complex data queries and ETL processes.
  • Comfort with microservices architecture and securely integrating 3rd party APIs.
  • The ability to work in a continuous integration and delivery pipeline.
  • The ability to follow best practices regarding security, performance, and accessibility.
  • A strong sensibility for where to prioritize tech investment in the short and long term.
  • A strong collaborator who works closely with design and product to understand user needs, “right-size” scope, and iteratively refine the product.