We are on a Mission

Properly is a San Francisco-based startup which provides an operations management platform for Airbnb hosts and vacation rental property managers, and a marketplace for service providers within the industry. We are backed by world-class investors such as the Sequoia Scout Fund and our SEM (software as a service enabled marketplace) tools are now used by 15K+ Airbnb hosts and property managers around the world.

The Properly team is a group of talented entrepreneurs from around the world eager to make a dent in this fast-growing industry. Our offices in the US, New Zealand, Barcelona, and Europe, enable us to attract individuals from around the world.
And, thanks to the explosive demand for our product, we must now grow our engineering and product teams. Specifically, our Wellington office, out of which many of our developers and engineers work, is looking for new talent.

This is where you come in!

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Open Positions


Software Quality Assurance Engineer/Test Automation Lead (Full Time, Wellington, New Zealand)

Role:
As part of an Agile cross-functional team you have an important role from inception to delivery of the technology and features that will drive our company’s performance. You are an active voice for quality and will influence and educate other team members, helping to create and maintain a culture of commitment to high quality, robust and reliable services, and delivering value to customers.
You are a reference in the Testing and Software Quality practices within the company, a continuous learner who provides techniques, helps implement solutions collaboratively, and supports standards.
With a combination of management and hands-on testing, this role is ideal for a candidate seeking a multi-faceted role who is eager to make a big impact.

Responsibilities:
● Question and gather information about the product we are developing. Interface with key stakeholders to understand requirements, approach and testing priorities
● Broker information and raise awareness of product goals
● Help define the software quality strategy and be responsible for implementing it collaboratively within the team
● Make decisions on test coverage and test plans according to our software quality strategy
● Perform Test Analysis and Design, identify test scenarios and test conditions
● Apply QA from UX/Concept design, reviewing designs, specifications, and writing user stories and acceptance criteria
● Perform manual and exploratory testing to assess the level of confidence of our deliverables and report on that clearly and timely
● Investigate issues found, debug, identify root cause if possible, conditions and steps to reproduce
● Assess user experience, advocate for it and help us reach excellent outcomes in this area
● Develop robust automated tests for web and mobile applications maintaining and expanding our suites and framework
● Develop and maintain automated tests at the service and API level
● Leverage automation and testing tools and frameworks to create our own toolkits and frameworks to support the strategy
● Automate some of the tasks and steps of the software development life cycle related to testing and quality assurance
● Identify opportunities to drive process improvement across development, testing and delivery activities
● Perform monitoring, use our tools, analyze logs and reports, query databases to assess if systems are performing and functioning at the expected level
● Share your knowledge and experiences with presentations, trainings or individual interactions
● Mentor Apprentice QA Engineers

Requirements:
● Good Agile skills: ability to help team member on agile practices and managing team needs Exceptional communication skills and leadership skills
● Team player, ability to mentor and coach people to achieve success
● Experience with API/backend/mobile and web testing
● Experience with agile projects and startup environment
● Experience in identifying repetitive tasks to be automated
● Experience with test automation (e.g scripting, coding automated/unit tests, automation test tools)
● Experience owning testing for a large chunk of a product (ideally at a startup)
● Critical thinker, analyses and breaks down issues based on facts to make decisions
● Inquisitive, willing to ask questions as often as there are issues to be made clearer
● Detail oriented
● Is open to give and receive feedback

What we offer:
● The opportunity to collaborate side-by-side with a very motivated and international team.
● Senior fellow engineers and developers who will help you keep motivated in learning to boost your potential.
● The chance to learn new things (online and offline) and meet interesting people from within our team.
● The opportunity to work and network in Bizdojo on Tory street, a collaborative office filled with leading technology and software entrepreneurs.
● Competitive compensation and stock options.
● Cake on Birthdays, snacks when possible, drinks on a Friday, bottomless espresso coffee, and a bright future alongside our team!

Infrastructure and Cloud Lead - DevOps (Full Time, Wellington, New Zealand)

Role:
You will take ownership of systems operations and cloud infrastructure and develop the DevOps practice @ Properly. You will work closely with developers, quality engineers and other stakeholders to meet our automation and quality goals. You will lead the adoption of DevOps culture and help grow the company's culture of experimentation and research.

Responsibilities:
Support
● Provide support to AWS servers and services.
● Provide support to development tools and services.
● Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
Leadership
● Coordinate with head of engineering and head of development to ensure automation goals are met.
● Provide subject matter expertise to project and technical teams, both as a Dev Shepherd and as a Infra-coder.
● Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
Documentation
● Document automated procedures and flows in existing CI service.
● Provide quality control and peer review for all contributions to the CI service.
● Demonstrable research and experimentation skills.
Architecture
● Demonstrate thought leadership when contributing to technical road maps.
● Provide guidance on infrastructure and cloud architecture for technical teams and projects.
● Challenge and question processes and practises across Infrastructure.
● Innovation, improvement and ownership of Infrastructure practises and techniques.
Culture
● Lead the implementation and set the tone of company-wide processes such as public incident response and blameless postmortems.
●Assist in improving the DevOps practice, including continuous delivery, automation, process, and platform solutions.
● Assist to build and maintain the DevOps culture throughout the organization.

Our Ecosystem:
● AWS, EC2, ECS, Lambda, Terraform, Infrastructure as Code, Pipeline as Code, Docker
● Git and git-flow process
● Web - Node.js 8+, Jest, GraphQL, Apollo, React, Observables, Sagas, Redux, React Native, Apollo
● Microservices - Node.js 8+, Jest, Moleculer, NATS.io, Redis, MongoDB, Kafka
● Lambda - Babel, Webpack, Serverless

Requirements:
Cloud
● AWS
● Heroku
Infrastructure as code
● Terraform
Development
● Javascript
● Python
● HCL
● Shell Script
● Go
CI
● Circle CI
● Bitrise

What we offer:
● The opportunity to collaborate side-by-side with a very motivated and international team.
● The chance to learn new things (online and offline) and meet interesting people from within our team.
● The opportunity to work and network in Bizdojo on Tory street, a collaborative office filled with leading technology and software entrepreneurs.
● The experience of working at an ambitious product startup first-hand.
● Competitive compensation and stock options.
● Cake on Birthdays, snacks when possible, drinks on a Friday, bottomless espresso coffee, and a bright future alongside our team!

Business Development Executive (Full Time, Tel Aviv, Israel and/or Remote)

Requirements:
● You have sold a tech product before and want to bring your sales and business development skills to a growing startup
● You've got friendly hustle, which means you’re a natural closer but have a natural empathy for your customers
● You’ve got stellar written communication skills and can’t wait to do product demos with potential customers
● You’re able to qualify and disqualify leads easily, overcome objections, and find solutions
● You’re self-motivated, proactive, communicate clearly, and are detail-oriented
● Your mother tongue is English or, if not, your written and spoken English are highly polished and will inspire confidence with potential customers abroad

Nice to have:
● Familiarity with CRMs
● Startup experience
● Experience with, or at least a passion for, the travel, hospitality, sharing economy industries, Airbnb, or any combination of these
● You’ve used either Airbnb or HomeAway before either as a host or guest
● Fluency in additional languages - in particular French and/or Italian - would be a huge asset

Responsibilities:
● Generate, develop, manage, and close a pipeline of opportunities
● Maintain an organized CRM and effectively manage your pipeline
● Perform software demos and outreach calls, close prospects, and assist in client onboarding
● Handle both inbound and outbound leads from the US, Europe, and Australia

Compensation:
You’ll have a solid base salary and a commission structure that is well above-market, with a reasonable quota. We’ll probably want to test each other out for a month, so a permanent offer will be contingent on how you perform during the first month.
If you’re interested in relocating with us later in the year as we open an office in Europe, that is also a possibility :)

Interested? Write us at jobs@getproperly.com