Home Inspections, Simplified

Staff Front - End Engineer

Montreal / Remote
Job Type
Apply to Inspectify and hundreds of other fast-growing YC startups with a single profile.
Apply to role ›

About the role

At Inspectify, we are the world’s only vertically integrated property inspection platform. We are backed by some of the most prominent venture firms including Nine Four VC, Foundation VC and YCombinator (S20). Our platform streamlines inspections through our network of over 2,000 inspector partners in the US and Canada and proprietary inspection software that generates the “API of the Home”.

We are looking to expand our engineering team based in Montreal, that works in tandem with the rest of the product, engineering and data teams in Seattle and around the USA. You will report directly to the VP of engineering, based in Montreal. Our company CTO is also originally from Québec.

We are looking for a Staff Front-end engineer that will bring years of experience and knowledge to help us design and build new products, as long as working on our existing platform and tools.

You will take full responsibility over projects for both our client facing technology and back office tools that simplify and streamline the work for our inspectors and internal teams. This includes building the marketplace used by Home buyers to find Home inspectors; help build the App to help the Home Inspector complete the inspections efficiently and with high quality; and finally build the Homeowner site to help them manage and keep their house in perfect condition.

You Will:

  • Lead projects on the technical front and mentor more junior developers
  • Build new features for our web portals (React) and mobile apps (React Native).
  • Own all parts of the development process, including design, development, testing, code review and ensuring proper release and delivery.
  • Identifies technical opportunities and propose ways to improve on them
  • Help us refine our engineering culture and best practices
  • Work with technical leaders to elevate our engineering standards
  • Maintain current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology, always on a look out for new technologies that would help Inspectify be more successful.
  • Work closely with members of the Product, Operations, Sales and Customer Success team to find answers and solutions for our users and to make our team more efficient.

You Have:

  • 7+ years of professional experience in software development
  • You are currently living in the province of Québec
  • Great interpersonal communication skills and emotional intelligence
  • Strong knowledge of CI/CD pipelines, branching strategies and modern application development
  • A desire to elevate the product, technology and your colleagues to the next level
  • Hands on experience building web and mobile applications using React and React Native
  • Strong experience with JavaScript, ranging from Vanilla to ES6+ (i.e. scope management, closures, namespaces).
  • Proficient in CSS and SASS, experience with CSS frameworks like bootstrap.
  • Deep understanding of modern web technology languages and stacks, including browser caching, cookies, http request, security, and response mechanism, etc.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to adjust quickly in a dynamic environment.

Bonus Points:

  • You have worked in fast growing startups before
  • Have experience in the real estate industry or PropTech
  • You can write Jest of Cypress tests with your eyes closed
  • You are able to travel to Seattle a few times a year for our company-wide off sites
  • You have experience with backend technology like Ruby, Python, Go or Java (or Javascript with Node.Js)

Current benefits -

Salary brackets for the current role: 140-160K CAD

Equity package

Unlimited/flexible vacation policy

Complete and generous health insurance (medical, dental, vision, etc), paid for 100%

Life InsuranceLong term & short term disability

A very generous maternity/paternity time off policy, complimentary to QPIPAnnual professional development stipend 

Team volunteer opportunities

Travel to Seattle several times a year for our corporate off sites

This position is for our Montreal office. We’re remote first: you can work fully from the comfort of your home, as long as you are residing within the province of Québec. Unfortunately not hiring if you’re not residing in Québec at the moment. 

We Are: Professional. Knowledgeable. Empowering. Efficient. Innovative. Understanding. 

Our Values:

We care about people We work with different types of people everyday and we need to pay attention to them. Starting with the people, internally and externally, will help us gain and keep their trust as we build out our offerings.

Understand and connect the system  We understand that we’re placing ourselves as a third-party in an already complicated dynamic in real estate. Our current work and future vision will continuously affect the different elements in the transaction space. From all areas, know how one action or change can affect the ecosystem.

Empower to Own We strive to set an environment where people can be leaders which means being able to own. Opening up opportunities for trials, experiments, and thought-provoking conversations will bring a sense of impact and value to each and every one of us. 

Be consistent with a purpose We need to have established opinions on different matters. These perspectives that we carry on shows that we should be consistent in our messaging, interaction, and relationship. But, always remember to be intentional and know why we hold onto these thoughts.

Expand your potential We want to be in a culture that cultivates growth in our employees. Leaders not only lead but also think bigger organizationally. By crafting this type of atmosphere, we want to make sure our customers and partners are getting the best experience.

Be conscious by giving back We adopt a mentality of creating a cycle of giving back to the community and/or society. The space we’re in is very tight-knit and Inspectify needs to be at the forefront of being an example in the industry. Being thoughtful of our community reflects that we are conscious of our position in the business.

Why you should join Inspectify

At Inspectify, we are a Y Combinator (S20) and Seed funded start-up focused on helping transition eager homebuyers into empowered homeowners through our home ownership platform. We do so through leveraging proprietary home inspection data. Our vision is to make home ownership simple by empowering homeowners with data and software.

Team Size:55
Location:Seattle, WA
Denis Bellavance
Denis Bellavance
Josh Jensen
Josh Jensen
Taylor Zwisler
Taylor Zwisler