Software Engineer, Full Stack - VacationRenter

About VacationRenter
VacationRenter is a vacation rental search engine. We love vacation rentals, but not how time-consuming and complex it can be to find the right one. So we reimagined a better way. We eliminated the need to search across several different sites and scroll through pages of irrelevant results just to find the perfect home away from home. We bring all the rental options from the leading travel sites together in one place and showcase only the best results. The business is poised to become a major player in the growing vacation rental industry.

VacationRenter was born inside Wilbur Labs, a San Francisco-based startup studio. Founded by ex-Googlers, VacationRenter uses automation and AI to help travelers find the perfect vacation rental.

About This Role
We’re looking for an entrepreneurial, full-stack engineer who wants to help us build out the future of vacation rental search engine. This is a full-time, on-site engineering position based in Austin.

Role & Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with leadership, engineering, product, to design, architect, and implement new features
  • Contribute to all parts of the business where software is needed: backend, frontend, back office, data warehousing, and reporting
  • Partner with the existing contracting team to augment your own contributions

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • Experience with TypeScript, React, Node.js, and PostgresQL or roughly-equivalent technologies
  • Experience with Google Cloud or an equivalent cloud services platform
  • Ability to communicate clearly and write clear documentation
  • Must be located in or willing to relocate to Austin 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior experience at a startup or travel company

Benefits and Perks:
  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Top-tier laptop and accessories provided
  • 100% company-paid health benefits
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Unlimited, guilt-free vacation days
  • Transportation stipend 
  • Healthy breakfast, snacks, and lunch provided daily
  • Annual wellness stipend (gym + other wellness activities)
  • Monthly house cleaning stipend
  • Annual travel allowance
  • Quarterly team offsites
  • State-of-the-art ergonomics and workstations

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