Software Development Engineer, Big Data - Property Data

About the team

Zillow is disrupting real-estate by empowering people to unlock life's next chapter. The Property Data for Analytics team, part of Zillow Group Analytics, is responsible for building world class property data to empower analytics and ML teams and enrich the customer experiences. We achieve this goal by building and deploying highly scalable data products, adhering to software/data engineering best practices and simplify customer onboarding experience. As Property Data is at the forefront of Zillow, you will join a team where there are plenty of interesting data challenges to solve and embracing innovative and open source solutions.

About the role

As Zillow continues to redefine the real estate experience, In this role you will be responsible for evangelizing and building Property Data Products to simplify critical ML and Analytics products including Zestimate to enrich the customer experience. You will:

  • Architect, design, build and support data pipelines/products specific to property Data to serve ML and Analytical use cases

  • Collaborate with Product managers, engineers, data scientists and analysts on mission critical property data needs to build world class datasets

  • Identify opportunities to evangelize and support existing data processes

  • Contribute back to common tooling/infrastructure to enable self service tooling to expedite customer onboarding

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

  • Must have experience working with Open Source and data engineering technologies ( Spark, Hive, Airflow, Kafka, Flink and AWS technologies etc )

  • Ability to build end to end data pipelines including CICD, Data Quality, Monitoring & Alerting

  • Must have thorough knowledge on data structures and algorithms

  • Prior experience building data pipelines or products using Python, Java, Scala

  • Having SQL knowledge is a plus

  • Must have prior experience working with customers/stakeholders to understand customer perspective by upholding customer values

  • Ability to work with large and small teams and able to work independently

  • The candidate should demonstrate strong problem solving skills

  • The candidate should demonstrate sensible trade offs and positive attitude

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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  • Spark
  • SQL
  • Python
  • Kafka
  • Java
  • Airflow
  • AWS