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Software Engineer

San Luis Obispo, CA

StudentRoomStay is on a mission to help students of all ages—domestic & international—find a place to call home. Do you want to help us provide AMAZING support to our students, providers and partners?


  • Teamwork makes the dream work 
  • Bring joy to students
  • Enjoy the journey
  • Operate with Transparency
  • Act with integrity

What's the opportunity?

We are looking for talented full stack (Node.js / JavaScript / React preferable) developer who wants to create great experiences for students. Developers are expected to contribute and develop their skills across all aspects of the software stack as needed as well as help build and define our technology, processes and culture alongside the team. Start or grow your career at StudentRoomStay!

What will I be doing?

  • Applying software engineering principles to analyze and problem-solve, and design a solution
  • Developing and executing project plans
  • Creating technical specifications
  • Designing and developing test cases
  • Adopting Agile methodologies to develop software
  • Analyzing existing systems to provide recommendations for improvement
  • Ensuring proper documentation
  • Monitoring system performance and performing predictive maintenance
  • Performing system risk and reliability analysis
  • Assessing new technologies before adoption and implementation

What skills do I need?

Remember that there’s no such thing as the perfect candidate or background, which is what makes us unique and successful! Please don’t hesitate to apply, even if you don’t tick every box on this page!
  • Bachelor's degree in an applicable field (e.g. Computer Science) or sufficient relevant experience
  • Proficient in JavaScript / Node.js
  • Proficient in web development
  • High standards and humble attitude
  • Learns quick and works hard for the team and our customers
  • Professional work experience (internships count)
  • Proficient in React
  • Proficient in API development
  • Experience with AWS technologies

Bonus skills & attributes

  • Previous experience in a fast pace start-up environment
  • Experience with Swift / iOS or Kotlin / Android development a plus
  • JavaScript: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Web development: 1 year (Preferred)
  • API development: 1 year (Preferred)


We are a well-treated bunch, with awesome benefits! If there’s something important to you that’s not on this list, talk to us! :)
  • Competitive salary and potential equity in a fast-growing start-up
  • Regular compensation reviews - we reward great work
  • Flexible holidays so you can take time off when you need it
  • MacBooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment helps you get your job done
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home

Work Setting & Schedule

  • Monday to Friday
  • Office and work at home days


Avg Salary

San Luis Obispo, CA or Remote
Job Type:
2+ Years