Senior Software Engineer

LittleBird is an IoT resident experience platform that helps multifamily properties deploy advanced smart features for their residents in a cost-effective way.

We're scaling quickly, and we're looking for an experienced senior software developer to grow and lead our software development team while building new features and expanding the product. (At least 5 years of development experience required. No recent code-camp graduates please.)

This position will report to the Chief Product Officer and will be responsible for web and mobile development of our core products. This individual will work with other key team members including the Product Engineer, Product Manager, and Product Designer.

Specific Responsibilities

•Develop new products and features within our ecosystem
•Collaborate closely with product management, product design, and hardware engineering teams as well as external development partners
•Reinforce effective development processes and code quality
•Onboard and mentor junior developers
•Serve as a leader and role model within the software development team
•Collaborate closely with external development partners
•Be an example of LittleBird’s core values of Resolve, Helpfulness, Thoughtfulness, Ingenuity, and Flexibility

Ideal Candidate Description

•Thrives in a fast-paced, fast-changing startup environment
•Finds an appropriate balance between quality and efficiency
•Good at rapid prototyping and building lightweight solutions
•Will help establish devops processes and principles as we scale
•Comfortable with Agile development principles

Required Qualifications

•Extensive React and React Native experience
•Extensive Node experience
•Extensive AWS experience
•Comfort working with (and building) REST APIs
•Experience with code documentation, quality assurance testing, and build/deployment
•Track record of successful projects built in Node/React, including both web and mobile apps, using an AWS backend
•Comfortable with Agile project methodologies
•Team-oriented working style
•Located in the Phoenix, AZ area

Preferred Qualifications

•Experience with IoT hardware (especially NFC, BLE, Z-Wave)
•Experience architecting medium to large software products
•Familiarity with Python
•Familiarity with embedded software development
•Familiarity with Redux and Docker
•Past experience implementing devops processes and principles
•Familiarity with test-driven development
•Software engineering or other technical degree
•Experience with AI/ML
•Experience with low-voltage hardware (security, access, surveillance, etc.)

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What is LittleBird?

LittleBird is a hardware and software platform that delivers great experiences to residents of multifamily communities:

Smart Access
Enjoy the safety and convenience of a flexible, modern, and easy-to-use access control and visitor management system.
Smart Home
Control smart devices (light, lock, thermostat) and get sensor notifications (motion, door open/closed) right on your phone.
Smart Community
Connect with neighbors, property management, amenities, and local shops and services conveniently from your resident app.

Watch the LittleBird overview video

Modern residents are looking for more than walls, a window, and a door. They want a rich experience, both inside the unit and out. LittleBird connects residents with their home, community, and neighborhood.

Our Culture

LittleBird’s culture is built on the foundation of the principles our team exemplifies in their work each day.


We value pushing past fears to undertake great projects and overcoming challenges to accomplish our goals.


We value improving people’s lives and real-world situations. We have a genuine desire to solve problems.


We value putting our minds to work and understanding deeper issues before jumping into action.


We value applying our curiosity, creativity, and resourcefulness to create real-world solutions to current and future issues.


We value openness to change and readiness to adapt to new information and situations. We build in a way that allows for evolution and growth.