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Live where it counts. rent a home, host guests, save money

Senior Software Engineer

$80k – $140k • 0.02% – 0.2%
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Loftium is a Seattle-based startup at the intersection of housing and hospitality. We offer guests and travelers a network of private, centrally-located affordable and practical suites for short and medium-term stays, managed by locals who live onsite and are able to afford a premium single family home lifestyle by hosting.

We are backed by top-tier Silicon Valley venture capital firms and are among the most recognized start-ups in the Pacific Northwest (read about us in Geekwire!). We’re a nimble, capable, driven, and diverse team that’s focused on learning, experimentation, and results. We believe that everyone should have access to a beautiful home in a neighborhood they want and we’re on a mission to make that happen.

About the role

We’re looking for a motivated, versatile engineer to join our team to play an important role in building upon Loftium’s core Ruby on Rails platform. You will have a significant and meaningful impact on Loftium's business and the experience of our Guests and Renters, building and shipping features on a daily/weekly basis. You'll report directly to our cofounder / Head of Product and have opportunity to contribute to our product direction.


  • Working cross-functionally with internal teams and product team to understand the needs of Loftium's stakeholders: Guests, Renters and Landlords
  • Participating in and leading weekly / biweekly sprint planning meetings to spec and prioritize feature development
  • Working with external partners and integrating with third-party APIs
  • End-to-end ownership of core features, from problem definition through code deployment
  • Engaging in collaborative practices like peer code reviews, documentation, and pair programming
  • Improving system stability and scalability as our business continues to grow
  • Refactoring old code and improving automated test coverage

About You

  • Excited about Loftium’s mission of making housing more affordable through hospitality
  • You place high value on ownership, autonomy and the impact you're having through work
  • Versatile and flexible: you are very comfortable in a startup environment and can handle change
  • Believe in self-improvement, refactoring, and studying best practices
  • Excited to play a part in strategy and decision-making above and beyond your domain of expertise
  • 4+ years engineering experience
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Ideally you have some experience with
  • Creating / working on scalable production web apps
  • Building and consuming RESTful APIs
  • Managing deployment & operation of cloud services (Heroku, AWS)
  • Payments systems
  • Managing confidential user data
  • Iterative development, especially for startups
  • Bonus: JavaScript, React, Python


  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Flexible hours and time off
  • Flexible remote work in a post-COVID world
  • Medical & dental insurance, and 401k
  • Lots of snacks
  • Once-in-a-lifetime experience taking a startup into scale mode, working directly with experienced founders and a diverse, fun-loving and hardworking team

Loftium is an equal-opportunity employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and perspective.

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4+ years
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Denis Bellavance

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CTO at Inspectify. Previously co-ounder @peach-peachd-com • Worked at @Amazon @Zillow @Loftium
Co-founder and COO of Loftium. Prev EIR @ PSL; VP at Galvanize; Founding Partner, VP Expansion at UP Global (acquired by Techstars), COO at Startup Weekend;

Loftium at a glance

Live where it counts. rent a home, host guests, save money

Loftium focuses on Internet, Real Estate, Finance, and Seattle. Their company has offices in Seattle. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Loftium has raised $20M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2019.

You can view their website at https://www.loftium.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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