Want to work with and learn from World-Class Talent?
Interested in a variety of energizing technical challenges?
Be innovative! Be vigorous! Be challenged! Be involved!
We have an exciting and unique opportunity for a skilled and energetic Staff Software Engineer to join our Search Platform team in Santa Clara, California. In this position, you will join a team of talented peers building out core components, tools, and experiences - both services and web applications that help make real estate professionals more productive and effective. If you're keen to contribute to the delivery of high performance, high traffic microservices and APIs, with built-in scalability and monitoring in the AWS cloud, then read on!
Our exciting vision is to transform the real estate industry in supporting people to 'love where they live'! We provide real estate professionals with the content, tools, and data intelligence they need in order to provide unparalleled service to their clients who are making big real estate decisions. You will touch on all aspects of the product delivery including understanding acceptance criteria, designing the application, writing/testing/deploying code, and monitoring the system. You will be able to make an impact, leveraging your highly developed collaboration abilities to deliver on broad cross-organization initiatives, producing industry-leading web applications and services.
Duties and Responsibilities
Collaborate with key stakeholders including Product Owners regarding user stories, acceptance criteria, definition of done, and other program-related decisions
Design, develop, deliver, and maintain features and applications that will excite and please a user base of successful real estate professionals
Develop solutions that are of high quality, scalable, cloud-based, reliable, and reusable
Work collaboratively in an Agile/Scrum team to plan and execute at high velocity, and across teams throughout the organization to reuse existing components and architect shared functionality
Coach, mentor, and guide your team to deliver the best solution keeping in mind return on investment and total cost of ownership
Investigate and prototype technologies that can be leveraged to introduce new innovations in meeting business and customer goals
Lead process improvement initiatives to improve quality and timeliness of deliverables with high predictability
Education, Skills and Experience
Bachelors or Master's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field, or equivalent professional experience
7+ years of experience in full-stack development you can understand and communicate a feature design from model to endpoint to the front-end
Building complex, robust, and highly scalable production applications
Strong understanding of information retrieval systems and search relevance
Experience with AWS stack - at least few of the following - EC2, ECS, Lambda, SQS, Kinesis, SNS, ElasticSearch, RelationalDB, MongoDB, DynamoDB, Redis
Experience with GraphQL, API Gateway, Micro Services is a plus
Good understanding of distributed systems.
Delivering high value to customers quickly, frequently, with regular feedback and support
Your Personal Characteristics Include
You are go-getter and lead by example.
You are passionate about creating world-class web experiences for our customers and will work smart to achieve this
You have a passion for learning, continuous improvement, sharing and working in a team environment
You take pride in writing clean, quality code, but can balance this with business practicality
You hold a point of view and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions or question the value of the proposal, but are humble enough to recognize and adopt the views of others