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Staff DevOps Engineer


Job Type

Full Time



About the Role

Padder is seeking a Staff Engineer (Engineer #1) to help build and run a world-class SaaS platform for independent landlords. Padder empowers landlords to manage and grow their portfolios by saving time and money.

The Staff Engineer collaborates closely with the co-founders to develop the essential systems and infrastructure of the company. They play a pivotal role at Padder, interacting with landlords and tenants to address concerns, gather feedback, and enhance customer satisfaction. As the Staff Engineer (Employee #1), you will establish the groundwork for expanding our startup while persistently seeking inventive approaches to alleviate the major challenges in the rental real estate industry. A big part of your role will be to architect and maintain scalable systems, automate all system pipelines, develop our product and ensure 4 9s uptime for our clients.


Must haves to be successful in the role:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field of specialization preferred.

  • A minimum of 2 years experience as a staff engineer in a similar environment.

  • Proficiency in engineering and project management software.

  • Extensive knowledge of engineering processes, structural design, and system optimization.

  • Great organizational and time management skills.

  • Exceptional analytical, strategic thinking, and problem-solving abilities.

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.

Nice to haves but not required:

  • Ideally, you have experience within the startup, technology, or real estate space

You’ll be doing things like:

  • Implement integrations requested by customers

  • Deploy updates and fixes as necessary and during Sprint Cycles

  • Provide Level 2 technical support as needed to assist Customer Success

  • Build tools to reduce occurrences of errors and improve customer experience

  • Develop software to integrate with internal back-end systems, including but not limited to API integration, Full-Stack Development and bug fixes

  • Perform root cause analysis for production errors

  • Investigate and resolve technical issues

  • Develop scripts to automate visualization

  • Design procedures for system troubleshooting and maintenance

  • Collaborating with the engineering team on prototype development.

  • Utilizing software to perform efficient planning, designing, and development.

  • Projecting the costs and timeframes of projects, creating work schedules and setting deadlines.

  • Performing quality control and resolving structural design and other issues throughout the implementation stages.

  • Ensuring compliance with industry standards and security regulations.


We are looking for someone based in Toronto, where we are headquartered. We're remote-first so that you can work from anywhere, with regular team huddles at our co-working space. Slack, Notion, Google Drive, Google Meet, and email are our primary tools for collaboration.


At Padder, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve and creating an environment where every employee can reach their potential.


Salary: $80k-$125k

Equity: <0.25%

Please send your resume and a short blurb about yourself to

About the Company

Padder makes it easier for independent landlords to manage their properties and the tenant experience. We are on a mission to make renting simpler and more transparent experience for everyone involved.

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