Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Title: Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Location: Remote – US

Job Description:

At Evolve we’re a hardworking team serious about hospitality. Our teams work every day to make vacation rental easy for everyone – from our owners who trust Evolve to build their business to our guests who rest easy with every stay to our Evolvers who make this difference a reality. Our values anchor our daily decisions and interactions with our customers, communities, and each other. Join our inclusive culture in one of the most rapidly-growing segments in travel. Find your home at Evolve.

Why this role

We’re looking for a creative and highly motivated Senior Software Engineer, Backend to join our Distribution Team to help us build, innovate, and maintain our integrations with our distribution partners. In this role you will help plan and execute special projects while supporting ongoing cross-functional operations. Whether a bug fix or an awesome feature, you will own your work and deliver the most effective and scalable solutions. You will work closely with our Product Team and other cross-functional development teams to design and implement world class solutions.

The ideal candidate for this role is technically savvy, analytical, and process-oriented. You must anticipate and embrace the challenge of solving critical business problems in a fast-paced environment. We’re looking for someone who is a self-starter, willing to perform a variety of responsibilities and experienced working with cross-functional teams. This role is a technical leader that drives operational excellence on the team, enables teammates, and enhances the team holistically. This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved in the hospitality industry and have an immediate and meaningful impact.

What you’ll do

    • Build and maintain our APIs and integrations with upstream and downstream consumers in mind
    • Collaborate with and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions in backend development tools and technologies
    • Lead ecosystem-level design reviews, perform architecture reviews, and write technical documentation in collaboration with peers
    • Drive improvements to system reliability, observability, monitoring, and testability
    • Work directly with an Engineering Manager and Product Manager(s) to clearly understand the problem being solved
    • Collaborate with stakeholders from internal operations teams as well as external integration partners
    • Effectively debug high complexity multi-system problems and come up with good-better-best solutions
    • Execute on engineering and release priorities successfully through strong leadership and communication
    • Drive code reviews and collaborate with other team members on coding standards and best practices, third-party integrations, and other backend development processes
    • Guide and mentor less experienced developers on best practices and operational excellence

What makes you a great fit

    • 6+years of backend development experience in frameworks like Nodejs, and integrations with 3rd Party tools, APIs, and other services
    • Experience with designing and documenting architecture decisions
    • Experience with AWS services such as Lambdas, Eventbridge, DynamoDB
    • Experience with IaC e.g. Terraform and have collaborated with DevOps to maintain and optimize CI/CD pipelines
    • Solid software engineering fundamentals and committed to mentoring less experienced engineers
    • Excellent giver and receiver of constructive code review feedback
    • Experience with Agile development process
    • You have a knack for finding solutions to problems – and using a full arsenal of debugging tools
    • You have built your own custom tools to help you automate tasks
    • Experience with Git version control and repository management in Gitlab


We currently are able to hire throughout the U.S except in the following states: District of Columbia, and Hawaii. If you live in Colorado, you can work remotely anywhere in the state, at our downtown Denver office, or a hybrid of both!



Annual base salary range: $155,000-$190,000, depending on relevant experience


We currently are able to hire throughout the U.S. except in the following states: District of Columbia, and Hawaii. There are also certain positions that may have hiring impacts in the following states: California, Maryland, New York, Rhode Island, and Washington. If you live in Colorado, you can work remotely anywhere in the state, at our downtown Denver office, or a hybrid of both!

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How we reward Evolvers

Evolvers have access to highly competitive benefits and rewards that support their whole well-being so they can focus on bringing their best selves to work.


    • Industry competitive pay, including equity in the company for all Evolvers
    • 401(k) with a 4% match that vests immediately


    • 6 weeks of paid parental leave for birth and non-birth parents
    • Infertility coverage
    • Child care discounts and locator support
    • Pet insurance to cover your furry children


    • Comprehensive health plans that include a 100% employer-paid option for Evolver-only enrollment
    • 100% employer-paid dental and vision for Evolver-only enrollment
    • 8 free mental health visits

Unplug and Explore

    • Take some time away from work with generous PTO, sick, holidays, and a personal holiday to celebrate what’s more important to YOU
    • Annual Evolve travel credit after 1 year
    • Discounts to stay at Evolve properties

Learn Every Day

    • World class onboarding programs
    • Learning and development opportunities

How we work together

With our core values as our guide, every Evolver helps shape the company we want to work for and the people we want to be. We’ve cultivated a culture of collaboration, care, and responsibility that we can all be proud of, and we’re excited to see what you’ll bring as your authentic self.

Still curious about who we are and what we do? Read more about our business and our culture at


At Evolve, we are committed to diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Evolve participates in e-Verify for all positions.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any point in the hiring process, please let your recruiter know.