Senior Software Engineer


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 12/26/2020
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA

About Homebase

Homebase is the easiest way to track hours, schedule your team, and hireā€”for free! We build modern software for local businesses and their employees. Our goal is to make hourly work easy.

Job Description

About Us

Our mission is to make hourly work easier for local businesses and their employees. As former hourly workers ourselves, we understand the struggles these teams face. Today, more than 100,000 local businesses rely on us to eliminate paperwork and time-consuming tasks—like scheduling and timesheet management so they can spend their time in more meaningful ways.  And we’re just getting started. The team brings local business expertise from Intuit, Square, OpenTable, Yelp, Gusto, and First Data. Based in San Francisco and Houston, Homebase is backed by leading venture investors Bain Capital Ventures, Baseline Ventures, Cowboy Ventures, and Khosla Ventures.

The Job

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will design and implement software solutions that enhance the value of the Homebase software platform and impact the lives of our customers. You will play a leading technical role in our engineering practice. 

  • You’ll drive product engineering end-to-end for the web and API software components that make up our product platform. 
  • You will contribute to the evolution of our current engineering strategy and development process. 
  • Your challenge will be to build a variety of web and mobile software applications and advance our existing software architecture
  • You will have the opportunity to impact our software architecture by evaluating emerging and existing technologies
  • You will work independently with little supervision and mentor junior software engineers


  • 5+ years of Web or Mobile Software Engineering experience 
  • Experience with the following software languages preferred: Ruby, Rails, Swift, React.js, Native Android, Amazon Web Services 
  • Expert understanding of object-oriented software design and design patterns, and how they apply to the frameworks listed above
  • Expert understanding of SQL and data modeling for scalability and performance.
  • Formidable XHTML/CSS/JavaScript and MVC software framework experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering disciplines or equivalent required

Nice to Have

  • Knowledge of mobile development best practices, both for the mobile web, and native applications.
  • Able to compare various languages and frameworks objectively.
  • An eye for good design and the ability to implement ‘pixel perfect’ UI designs.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of Git, Github, and development using pull requests.

What We Can Offer You

  • The Best Equipment Available
  • Generous accrued PTO
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance 
  • Employee 401k with 4% company match
  • Stock Options - Everyone is an owner
  • Fun Team Activities

At Homebase, we value our differences, and we encourage all to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Homebase will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Homebase is an equal opportunity employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program.

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