Senior Software Development Engineer, Big Data - Batch Data Platform - Remote Position

About the team

Zillow is disrupting real-estate by empowering people to unlock life's next chapter. The Batch Data Platform team contributes by building platforms and tools that empower teams across Zillow Group to efficiently process and understand data at scale. We achieve this goal by building and employing high-velocity, DevOps conscious tools enabling secure, scalable, cost-efficient, and testable data applications and pipelines.

About the role

We're looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) to lead our team in efficiently implementing, operating and improving platforms for large scale batch data processing. As a Senior SDE on this team you will partner with other Software Engineers to:

  • Lead architecture, implementation, and operations of platforms and tools for securing, processing, and querying data at scale.

  • Empower Zillow with a world-class Batch Data Processing Platform enabling partner teams to efficiently and securely process Terabytes of data every day.

  • Apply DevOps principles to analytics and software/data engineering.

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

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

  • 4+ years software development experience with very high proficiency in Python or another language.

  • Led the design/implementation of config driven, scalable, reliable services and workflows/pipelines using AWS or other cloud services.

  • Experienced in establishing and promoting high standards in DevOps, Security, CI/CD, monitoring, data validation, testing, etc.

  • Experience with Spark, Presto, Airflow, Docker, and/or Kubernetes a plus.

  • You have experience in applying automation to data engineering (DataOps)

  • Passionate about data, analytics, and distributed systems.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and passionate about collaborating across organizational boundaries.

  • Comfortable distilling informal customer requirements into problem definitions, resolving ambiguity and balancing challenging objectives.

  • Passionate about mentorship and coaching/onboarding/leading teammates.

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or a related discipline.

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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  • Spark
  • Python
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • Airflow
  • AWS