Software Engineer II



5,001-10,000 employees

Online platform connecting pet owners with sitters

Consumer Software

$118,476 - $152,686

401k, Commuter Benefits, Doggy Benefits, Stocked Fridges, Regular Team Activities

Junior, Mid

Seattle, WA, USA

Required Skills
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience as a professional software developer
  • Proficiency in working with Python
  • Familiarity with SQL
  • Familiarity with relational databases and schema design
  • Effective communication on design/engineering trade-offs to product managers/designers
  • Intuition for when to call it "good enough", and when to put in the extra time to polish
  • Passionate about automated testing, code quality, and engineering best practices
  • Rigor, attention to detail, curiosity, and always asking Why?
  • Experience with large-scale consumer-facing websites
  • Bonus: Experience with large-scale orders and finance systems that handle money, payments, tax, checkout, etc.
  • Enjoy seeing their own efforts have an outsized impact on the business and our customers
  • Eager to learn and improve their craft as a software engineer
  • Excited to learn new technologies and contribute across the stack
  • Passionate about building a deep understanding of how Rover’s systems behave and use that insight to identify risks and opportunities
  • Analyze and understand production issues, dig into root causes, and make improvements to our systems
  • Able to take loose requirements, work with others to figure out what needs to be done, and drive a project forward
  • Enjoy working with the backend, developing software that interacts with other systems
  • Understand the needs of multiple stakeholders, from end users to internal teams such as tax and accounting
  • Get along well with others and thrive in a collaborative environment and your values align with Rover's Core Values
  • Enjoy being part of a great community of pet lovers

Rover.com presents a unique work culture that values diversity, inclusivity, and individual ownership of work, fostering an environment that encourages employees to bring their unique perspectives to the table. The company's competitive advantage lies in its comprehensive pet-care services, which range from overnight stays and home care to neighborhood walks and virtual training, all aimed at providing a comfortable and personalized experience for pets and their owners. As a leader in the pet-care industry, Rover.com has successfully expanded its services across the US, Canada, and Europe, demonstrating its ability to meet the diverse needs of pet owners and sitters in different regions.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Seattle, Washington



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth