Technical Lead

Reside Real Estate - San Francisco, CA

Full-timeEstimated: $99,000 - $150,000 a year

At Side, we believe everyone should own their path.

As the first company to design an end to end modern brokerage solution, Side is re-imagining the real estate industry from the ground up by combining innovative technology, creative branding expertise, and an experienced leadership team with a mission to empower the world’s leading real estate professionals to own their brand and better serve home buyers and sellers.

In the past two years, with an exceptional team of inSiders, we’ve processed $1B in transactions and raised over $30M in funding from top tier investors like Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures, and 8VC.

At Side, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate and innovate your way to success. Becoming an inSider means that you’ll be empowering business leaders to become business owners, all while forging your own path with like-minded entrepreneurs. Join us at Side and own your career, your impact, and your life.


The Engineering team is comprised of 20 folks total, on four teams: Core Engineering, Marketing Engineering, Implementation Engineering, and QA. We appreciate diversity of thought and backgrounds - our core engineering team is 40% female. Core Engineering is responsible for building the features of our main product offering. What's also really cool is that we share office space with our real estate agents, giving us unparalleled access to feature ideas and feedback on product development.


As Tech Lead Manager for the Core Engineering team, you will work cross functionally with the product team, customer success team, brokerage team, finance team - almost every team in the company. You will lead and grow engineers, help architect solutions to problems, and communicate with leadership about the needs of the team.
Sprint Planning for engineers (2 week sprints)
Coordinating with the product team on quarterly plans for Core Engineering
Overseeing the deploy process
Ensuring the team quickly responds when there are technical issues with the product
Mentoring the Core Engineering team and ensuring they achieve their growth and development goals, and meeting regularly with them in 1:1s
Developing and growing the engineers on your team
Informing product direction by communicating engineering constraints and objectives to the Product Team
Pair programming when necessary to help the team
Architecture reviews
Extensive experience with Javascript
Strong experience with Node.js
Strong experience with React & Redux
Extensive experience with Agile
Strong experience with Jira
Extensive experience with Git & Github
Comfort with FirebaseSkilled leader, high EQ, able to respond effectively to people’s needs
Excellent planner - ability to plan, on a daily granularity level, engineering responsibilities for a team of seven, 3 months in advance
Experience with open source (one of our engineers has a library with over 1,500 stars)
Competitive salary
Stock options
Best-in-class benefits, including 100% healthcare coverage (medical, vision and dental)
Flexible PTO
$1,000/yr for learning and development
Pet friendly environment
Side is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Side does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, parental status, veteran status, or disability status.

Side uses the E-Verify employment verification program.

Our stewardship of the data of many of our customers means that a background and DRE license check is required to join Side. We will, nonetheless, consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accord with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.