Principal Software Development Engineer, Traffic Team - Remote Position

About the team

We are a growing, fast-paced team that is dedicated to developing the Zillow Brand. The Traffic Team builds tooling and consumer features and runs experiments, all with the goal of improving Zillow’s traffic. Ultimately our work helps all of Zillow Group’s business verticals grow. We collaborate with Zillow's SEO team on our strategies for growth and are responsible for most of the SEO focused efforts across the web site. We love to experiment and brainstorm new ways in accomplishing our mission. We touch almost all aspects of Zillow, and there isn’t a dull moment. We believe in building a team-centric, team-first environment! Will you join our team?

About the role

Do you want to be a key part of a growing team that will have a huge impact on Zillow’s growth? Do you love taking on sophisticated projects that change the way our business operates? We’re looking for a motivated, passionate, and creative developer to help drive architecture decisions and own features that help grow our brand. Your work will be seen and used by millions and have a direct impact on the business.

As a Principal Software Development Engineer, you will:

  • Be a key part of the design, architecture, and implementation of new systems.

  • Build new features and tools that help us grow Zillow.

  • Write performance-minded, highly-readable code.

  • Be a key driver at all stages of application development.

  • Work as a part of a team to define the long term technology vision.

  • Research and pioneer the adoption and use of new technologies within Zillow.

  • Collaborate closely with UI designers, Program Managers, Developers, and Testers on a close-knit feature team.

  • Set best practices influencing not only the team but the entire Zillow Organization.

  • Have Fun!

This role has been categorized as a Remote position. "Remote" employees do not have a permanent corporate office workplace and, instead, work from a physical location of their choice which must be identified to the Company. Employees may live in any of the 50 US States, with limited exceptions. In certain cases, an employee in a remote-designated job may need to live in a specific region or time zone to support customers or clients as part of their role.

Who you are

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or 12+ years of proven experience.

  • Minimum of 8 years of software application and systems development experience.

  • Strong experience with object-oriented languages.

  • Strong experience with RESTful APIs and web services.

  • The ability to work in a fast, agile, and forward-thinking environment with frequent change.

  • A track record of building products from design through delivery.

  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Familiarity with cloud architecture and services.

  • The desire and ability to mentor and help the team grow.

Get to know us

Zillow Group, the largest portfolio of real estate brands on mobile and the web, is building a safe, on-demand real estate experience. Whether selling, buying, renting or financing, customers can turn to Zillow's businesses to find and get into their next home with speed, certainty and ease.We are on a mission to help people unlock their next chapter and are building transformational tools and services that create an on-demand real estate transaction experience. Millions of people visit Zillow Group sites every month to start their home search, and now they can rely on Zillow to help them finish it — and no matter what job you're in, you will play a critical role in making this vision a reality.At Zillow Group, we're powered by our inclusive work culture, where everyone has the support and resources to do the best work of their careers. Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction is supported by our passion to empower people and enrich lives around everything home, a deep-rooted culture of innovation, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. But, don't just take our word for it. Read our reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equity Index, Fortune Best Workplaces for Technology, Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials, Fortune Best Workplaces for Parents, Fatherly's Best Workplaces for New Dads, JUST Capital 100 Company, and the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index constituent.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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