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Lead Software Developer

Remote, Remote

Frontdesk is a venture-backed high-growth tech startup based in Milwaukee, WI. A leading next-generation hospitality brand, rated top 50 globally, reinventing the way today’s consumers live, work and travel. Today, we operate short-term rentals in over 160 apartment communities and 33 cities across the U.S with hotel-like amenities and all the comforts of home. Core to our end-to-end experience is our mobile-first digital guest experience. Now, with the launch of our SaaS product Frontdesk Flex, we are offering our white labeled Operating System to property managers globally to support the next wave of hospitality startups with the same tools that helped our brand to thrive. 

We have grown from two employees at the company’s inception in early 2017, to more than 150 employees at the time of this posting. Every position in the company has very high career growth potential, and the expectation is for everyone to grow in their own career along with the company at an unprecedented rate. We are experiencing a once-in-a-generation disruption in the travel industry, and we are determined to make the most of this opportunity. In fact, “Have a Growth Mindset” is one of our core values, along with: Be a Good Neighbor, Do the Right Thing, Clean the Toilets, Wow our Guests, and Own It. Our core values guide how we operate, hire, treat our employees and serve our clients at Frontdesk, because we are in business to make a positive impact in the world, starting with all of our stakeholders. 

Frontdesk is hiring a Lead Software Developer to help us build the next iteration of our SaaS product. The Software Developer role is a full-time salaried position, $80,000 to $110,000, depending on experience. We are seeking a candidate with the drive to tackle any project, the ability to be creative in solutions, the desire to build the best product, and most importantly a willingness to learn with a positive attitude.


  • Lead the development team in building, testing, and maintaining Frontdesk software applications.
  • Work closely with the CTO to plan product development and timelines.
  • Lead agile development lifecycles and daily scrum meetings.
  • Mentor direct reports through code review, implementing software best practices.
  • Provide a can-do attitude, prepared to design solutions for new problems. 
  • Architect database and project structures.
  • Iteratively collaborate with other department leads to explore user requirements and stories. 



  • 3+ years of software development experience.
  • Experience in Python, C#, Javascript, or any other object oriented programming language.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous leadership experience preferred.
  • Ability and eagerness to learn new programming languages and/or technologies.
  • Experience with modern Javascript frameworks (ex. React, Angular, Vue) preferred. 
  • Strong knowledge of software design best practices.
  • As an industry leader, we offer a comprehensive benefit package which includes: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Flexible Spending, Employee Assistance, Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Ability to work remotely, Community Involvement and much more!



  • Work-from-anywhere, we are a 100% remote company. We have an office in Milwaukee that some employees choose to work from occasionally, most work from home.
  • Unlimited PTO, flexible work schedules, and no shame in hearing from your children or pets on our Zoom calls. 
  • Travel Credits - Frontdesk employees get a $500/yr allowance of 50% discounted stays with us in any of our locations, plus a 20% discount on any nights for friends and family
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Flexible Spending, Employee Assistance. 
  • Work with incredible human beings who all genuinely care about one another.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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