Senior Software Development Engineer - Property Data Catalog Team

About the team

The Property Data Catalog Team is building a technology platform to deliver detailed, high quality, canonical data about properties to all of Zillow Group and Zillow Group customers. This data is the life blood of all things Zillow. Our customers depend on Zillow data to make some of their most important financial decisions. We believe our ZG customers deserve access to the most trusted, up-to-date, unique property data available. This gives them the confidence to make an informed decision for the next chapter of their lives. You will join a team tackling the consumption and delivery of both stream and bulk property data from multiple sources.

About the role

As a Senior Software Engineer on the PDC team, you will architect and build mission-critical data pipelines and platforms to deliver up to date information to the entire Zillow infrastructure. You will work within a small team of software developers to independently design features in mission-critical live services. We believe in autonomy and fast-moving product development, so self-motivation and high energy are must-haves for this role.

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

  • A data expert and a hands-on coder with at least 6 years of professional experience.

  • Fluent in Java or similar language

  • Experience building and maintaining highly complex data pipelines and making them highly scalable and reliable

  • Experience with data handling frameworks, databases, and data storage solutions, such as, Flink, Dynamo, Kinesis, Kafka, Scylladb, Avro, Redis Cache

  • Familiarity with a Cloud platform (e.g. AWS) and with Infrastructure-as-Code (e.g. Terraform)

  • Understanding of the concepts behind distributed databases, and both streaming and batch processing systems

  • Ability to handle ambiguity and learn quickly

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline; or equivalent work experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with 

    • Other AWS technologies (e.g. RDS, SNS, SQS, Elastic Beanstalk, and Lambda) 

    • Monitoring technologies (e.g. Splunk, DataDog)

  • Data Architecture & Governance

In additional to a competitive base salary this position is also eligible for equity awards based on factors such as experience, performance and location.

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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Seattle, United States
  • AWS
  • Redis
  • Java
  • Kafka