Full Stack Engineer Partnership


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A home is the biggest investment most people make, and yet, it doesn't come with a manual. That's why we're building the only app homeowners need to effortlessly manage their homes ?" knowing what to do, when to do it, and who to hire. With Thumbtack, millions of people care for what matters most, and pros earn billions of dollars through our platform. And as one of the fastest-growing companies in a $600B+ industry ?" we must be doing something right.

We are driven by a common goal and the deep satisfaction that comes from knowing our work supports local economies, helps small businesses grow, and brings homeowners peace of mind. We're seeking people who continually put our purpose first: advocating for pros and customers, embracing change, and choosing teamwork every day.

At Thumbtack, we're creating a new era of home care. If making an impact and the chance to do good inspires you, join us. Imagine what we'll build together.

Thumbtack by the Numbers

  • Available nationwide in every U.S. county
  • 80 million projects started on Thumbtack
  • 10 million 5-star reviews and counting
  • Pros earn billions on our platform
  • 1000+ employees
  • $3.2 billion valuation (June, 2021)

About the Partnership Team

We're a startup within a startup. We incubate new products and business models to make sure Thumbtack continues to be the most innovative marketplace for homeowners and professionals to get work done. Our team is self-contained and cross functional between engineering, product, design, analytics, growth and marketing. This structure allows us to move fast and experiment with new ideas rapidly.

We want to test ideas that will drive net new, high intent Homeowners to Thumbtack with jobs to be done and we'll also encourage the best in class Pros in the Homeservice space to build out their profiles and their businesses on our platform. We will do this by expanding where and how Thumbtack can create value by putting our experience on complementary sites/platforms, integrating into existing workflows, and leveraging third-party offerings to enhance Thumbtack engagement.

We are also responsible for maintaining and growing existing lines of business that were previously created within this group which represent a significant percentage of overall revenue.

About the Engineering Team

At Thumbtack, engineers at every level build products and systems that directly impact our customers and professionals. Our challenges span a wide variety of areas, ranging from building search and booking experiences to optimizing pricing systems, to building tools to help professionals grow their businesses. We believe in tackling these hard problems together as a team, with strong values around collaboration, ownership, and transparency. To read more about the hard problems that our team is taking on, visit our engineering blog.

About the Role

As a Senior Full Stack Engineer, you'll focus on bringing the Thumbtack Partnership Team's vision to life. You'll collaborate with other engineers, product managers, and business stakeholders to execute on a broad range of projects. This could include building new full stack features to improve the experience of our partners or architecting infrastructure (public facing Partner APIs) from ground up to enable us to get to our vision of building a self-serve marketplace for our partners.


  • Become the subject matter expert in partnership and growth technology
  • Drive engineering projects to completion, with a tenacious focus on the business impact of those projects. Skilled at prioritizing tasks to deliver on goals with a sense of urgency
  • Solve tough technical problems at any level of the stack, and be persistent in getting to the solution, whether it involves back-end, or infrastructure work
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to plan and execute on engineering projects

What You'll Need

If you don't think you meet all of the criteria below but still are interested in the job, please apply. Nobody checks every box, and we're looking for someone excited to join the team.

  • Minimum of 3+ years of industry experience in engineering
  • You're fluent in at least one major front-end and one back-end programming language and would be able to switch between multiple languages. In our stack, we mainly use Go, Python, Scala, Php, React, Swift, Kotlin, and Java
  • You have solid experience building software on top of relational databases such as Postgres or MySQL
  • You know what it means to write high quality, maintainable, testable code, and you enjoy doing it
  • You can break down complex problems rigorously and understand the tradeoffs necessary to deliver great, impactful products
  • You're curious, you're data-driven, you love to ask questions, and you think critically about problems

Bonus Points if You Have

  • Experience or knowledge in growth or partnership domains
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment

Thumbtack is a virtual-first company, meaning you can live and work from any one of our approved locations across the United States, Canada or the Philippines.* Learn more about our virtual-first working model here.

For candidates living in San Francisco / Bay Area, New York City, or Seattle metros, the expected salary range for the role is currently $165,000 - $205,000. Actual offered salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as calibrated job level, qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role.

For candidates living in all other US locations, the expected salary range for this role is currently $140,000 - $180,000. Actual offered salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as calibrated job level, qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role.


Benefits & Perks
  • Virtual-first working model coupled with in-person events
  • 20 company-wide holidays including a week-long end-of-year company shutdown
  • Library (optional use collaboration & connection hub) in San Francisco
  • WiFi reimbursements
  • Cell phone reimbursements (North America)
  • Employee Assistance Program for mental health and well-being

Learn More About Us

Thumbtack embraces diversity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, state, or local law. We also will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, consistent with applicable law.

Thumbtack is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation for a medical condition or disability during any part of the application process, please contact:

If you are a California resident, please review information regarding your rights under California privacy laws contained in Thumbtack's Privacy policy available at .

Company name: Thumbtack
Remote job title: Full Stack Engineer Partnership
Job tags: Python, Swiftui, Java

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