Software Engineer - Fullstack at Nextdoor
San Francisco, CA, US

Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services.

Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come.

Meet your Future Neighbors

As a Software Engineer at Nextdoor, you’ll join a focused team of developers, product managers, and designers who are passionate about using technology to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighbor they can rely on. We are a small team of engineers that wear multiple hats and work across the stack to deliver our values to our members. We care about moving fast and delivering impact, without compromising on quality and reliability.

The Impact You’ll Make

We believe in empowering our teams to own all aspects of bringing Nextdoor to life. As such, you’ll get the opportunity to make key contributions across our engineering stack - this includes developing and improving frameworks across our frontend and backend services, in addition to making direct contributions to your team’s product area.

Beyond day-to-day technical work, you’ll also get the chance to collaborate with product managers and designers to drive Nextdoor forward. We believe engineers should have a stake over all aspects of the product - from coming up with the next big ideas to build, through helping set expectations and plan roadmaps, all the way through understanding the impact of new features through rigorous data analysis. As your career at Nextdoor develops, you’ll also get the chance to mentor other team members, and grow your role towards what you’re most passionate about.

What You’ll Bring to The House

  • 3+ years of Software Development experience 
  • Expertise in at least one server-side web application language. Python or Go experience is a huge plus
  • Expertise in modern HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Experience with type systems like FlowJS, as well as React experience, are also a huge plus
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong desire to learn about new technologies and systems
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a dynamic startup environment