Staff Software Engineer - MarTech at realtor.com

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Realtor.com is your one stop shop for homebuyers, sellers, and dreamers, with comprehensive for-sale listings, insightful information, valuable tools and professional expertise. We make buying, selling, and living in homes easier and more rewarding for everyone. We’re excited and hungry to make a difference to the millions of people in the US who buy a home each year. Our aspiration starts with treating our home buyer as our focal point - we believe that delivering on experiences that truly help people through this seemingly difficult life event will lead us to continued and greater success as a company.
About The Role

Data is the vital lifeblood upon which all of our tools and experiences are built. Data is an enabler and a multiplier that allows us to personalize our products, power our MarTech stack, make better decisions and manage our risks. We have an exciting and unique opportunity for a motivated and energetic Staff Software Engineer to join the Realtor.com MarTech Engineering team. In this position, you will help make valuable data easily accessible for everyone. You will work across the full stack and multiple teams developing and operating mission critical systems that integrate with thousands of data sources and process millions of records daily. You will ship code that ensures the flow of content onto realtor.com and across our publisher network to reach tens of millions of consumers, learn about and leverage new technologies, work with an experienced team of engineers and be part of a team that has a lot of fun along the way!
What you’ll do

  • Work collaboratively in teams composed of Product Managers, Designers, and Engineers
  • Guide teams in anticipation of extensibility needs and help them make design decisions that minimize the cost of future changes
  • Lead by example, process improvement initiatives to improve our practices and the quality and timeliness of deliverables with high predictability
  • Have a strong focus on performance, scalability, resiliency and availability
  • Coach, mentor, and guide colleagues to deliver the best solution keeping in mind return on investment and total cost of ownership
  • Design and implement new application features that delight our users
  • Incorporate advanced machine learning and predictive analytic models into your solutions
  • Design, develop and operationalize data pipelines, backend services and distributed systems using advanced data architectures deployed on Amazon Web Services
  • Optimize our developer tool-chain to support instant provisioning of new services and infrastructure, fully automate deployment, and minimize development friction.
  • Actively seek out new technologies, evaluate them and make recommendations to integrate them in our solutions and products
  • Work in a product development process that is primarily Agile/Scrum

About you

  • A driven software engineer that is motivated to build great products and a great code base in a fast-paced environment
  • You are intimately familiar with one of the Martech stacks and have worked on either Adobe, Google, Salesforce or other consumer marketing stack
  • Able to take requirements and build something that’s simple yet impactful, minimalistic yet beautiful, extensible yet maintainable.
  • Independent and can manage your own projects and time with ease, all the while setting and managing stakeholder expectations
  • Ability to lead other engineers to deliver large scale projects
  • Experience with developing complex software systems using modern frameworks, tools, and systems
  • Experience working across the full technical stack, delivering quality code on both front end and back end
  • Attention to detail, great sense of design, and commitment to beautiful user experiences
  • 7+ years experience building large scale web applications, web services and data pipelines
  • Proficient in multiple object oriented programming language (e.g. Python, Ruby, Go, Java, Node.js, Dart) and the eagerness to learn more
  • Exposure to cloud-based architectures, development, and deployment
  • Extensive experience with build, test and deployment automation technologies
  • Extensive experience monitoring for SLAs, alerting, and remediating service disruptions
  • Understanding of computer science fundamentals, schema design, and best practices
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field, Master's degree a plus

About realtor.com

At realtor.com®, we believe that everyone deserves a home of their own. We’re a community of nearly 2,000 employees who work hard to ensure that from the moment someone starts dreaming about a new home, to the moment they walk in the door and beyond, we’re there to lend a helping hand. Every month, over 85 million people trust us with their journey home by visiting our site and mobile apps, and we’d love to have you join our team to help.

We’ve got great offices in the U.S. and Canada with lots of sweet jobs to choose from, so we’re hoping you’ll join us on our journey to make buying, selling, renting, and living in homes easier and more rewarding for everyone.  


Let’s make a difference, together. For Real.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • GITDatabases
    • AWSDatabases

Location

Cool downtown office nestled in the bars and restaurants of East 6th Street

An Insider's view of realtor.com

How does your team reward individual success?

We reward success through recognition and appreciation. We often celebrate wins loudly and with fun events. It's one of the best parts of our culture!

Fluker

Consumer Experience Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm most excited about how we're scaling our outreach to consumers which allows us to help more people every day. Not only that, but I love the pace we have in testing new consumer experiences!

Diane

Senior Product Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I’ve been with realtor.com for exactly one year and I’ve grown a great deal. I’ve expanded my literacy from AWS to Python to React Native and been mentored all along the way.

Yufeng

Senior Software Engineer

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

With 80 million unique users to realtor.com a month, we play a leading role in the world's largest real estate network, sitting uniquely in this position of big data, while still being a mid-sized company that is able to democratize the information throughout the business. It’s an incredible position to be in.

Anne

Vice President, Product Management

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Our consumer success model is best in class, yet we continuously strive to build even better services and products for for the realtor.com consumer.

James

Senior Training Manager

What are realtor.com Perks + Benefits

realtor.com Benefits Overview

At realtor.com we fully embrace the value of having an inclusive culture where people can be their whole selves and do their best work. Having healthy and happy employees is extremely important, which is why we offer all of our employees more than just great basic health coverage. We strive for a culture where everyone feels fully "at home."

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We love our neighbors and think it important to give back to those in need.
Partners with Nonprofits
From our volunteer work with Habitat for Humanity to our employee charitable gift matching per employee, our commitment to our communities is unwavering.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Mandatory company-wide training on Inclusive leadership and inclusive culture.
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Our Employee Resource Groups invite our employees as they bring their whole, authentic selves to work and engage with one another in taking action to build a more diverse and inclusive work space.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Unbiased candidate sourcing, diverse candidate pools and removal of referral source data in support of unbiased candidate selection is our approach.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Realtor.com offers both short term and long term disability programs upon your date of hire at no cost to you.
Dental Benefits
Realtor.com® offers two dental plans through Aetna. The Aetna Dental PPO allows flexibility to see in and out-of-network providers, while the Aetna Dental DMO is a low-cost, in-network only plan.
Vision Benefits
Vision coverage is available through the Aetna Vision Preferred plan. It offers coverage for a variety of services both in and out-of-network.
Health Insurance Benefits
For the 2021 plan year, there is a choice of four medical plans offered through Aetna and Kaiser.
Life Insurance
Realtor.com® provides life insurance coverage for both Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment for all eligible employees.
Pet Insurance
Coverage is available for accidents, illnesses and preventive care.
Wellness Programs
Employees can access unlimited, on-demand, and personalized streaming videos on the topics of exercise, mindfulness, nutrition, sleep, and financial well-being.
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
News Corp and realtor.com provide a variety of choices for serving and supporting your emotional wellbeing needs.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
At realtor.com®, there are two retirement saving accounts available; the Traditional 401(k) and the Roth 401(k). You may choose to contribute to either plan to participate in the employer matching.
401(K) Matching
The News Corp 401(k) Savings Plan provides a matching program of 100% of the first 1% and 50% of the next 5% to help you make the most of your money.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Realtor.com offers charitable gift matching of up to $500 per employee annually.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
A dependent care FSA reimburses you for eligible child and adult care expenses such as day care, before/after school care, nursery school, preschool, and summer day camp.
Generous Parental Leave
Paid Parental Leave to include bonding, adoption, & surrogacy (20 weeks for primary caregivers and 4 weeks for secondary caregivers)
Flexible Work Schedule
Austin Tech Center employees have flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
There may come a time when you need to begin a leave of absence to cover needs such as disability, caregiver leave, Family Member Leave Act (FMLA). MetLife will be your main point of contact.
Company sponsored family events
Annual events including friends and family members are a company highlight.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Pop-a-shot is an Austin favorite. All net!
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Realtor.com provides reimbursement up to $2,500 annually, for graded, pass/fail courses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our HomeGrown Mentoring Program is available for all full time employees in Austin.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

When we show up to work each day, regardless of title or tenure, we all want to be heard, be valued, and know that our contributions matter.

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