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Senior Software Engineer (Geographic Data Platform)

  • Redfin Corporation
  • SW Canada Dr, Seattle, WA 98136, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Redfin is revolutionizing the $75 billion real estate industry. We use data, beautiful software, and innovative design to put customers first at every step in the home-buying and selling process. Get ready to dive headfirst into our award-winning website and mobile apps, solving complex business problems in a highly visible, customer-centric way. If you value doing great work in a collaborative environment, join our team!The Geographic Data Platform Team is responsible for importing and curating data about geographic locations (public records, regions, coordinates, and more) and providing services for geographic data to other teams at Redfin. We ingest data from large data providers and interface with third party services to provide high quality geographic information that powers many of the core features at Redfin. We also build tools to manage and improve that data in order to provide the highest-quality data that we can to our users. Come join us if you want to engineer robust, scalable software that will import huge quantities of data, design database architectures to store it efficiently, and then play with it to extract meaningful insights.Who you are:You have at least 5+ years of industry development experience (not counting internships) under your belt.You have architected and built robust, scalable back-end data import infrastructure that efficiently processes millions of records. Familiarity with Java, PostgreSQL, GIS, Samza, and/or Kafka is a plus.You have experience in building, deploying, and managing infrastructure in the cloud. Familiarity with AWS is a plus.You have mentored other engineers both technically and in their career growth.You dream about ways to improve upon the status quo.When you disagree, you disagree constructively, with respect for everyone else's opinions and ideas.More than anything, you share a passion for our mission to radically change the way people make one of the biggest decisions of their lives.We offer:Support and resources to continue learning, a brilliant team with which to collaborate and a commitment to your career so you can grow with the company under a management team that has experience building startups into profitable, publicly traded companies.You'll get far more responsibility than at a big company, while at the same time far less stress than you will find in a 2-person garage startup.You'll see the fruits of your labor shipped daily and you'll share in our joy as we hear back from customers, bloggers, and national media.A mission that matters. We've helped customers buy or sell more than 235,000 homes and saved them over $632 million in fees.Redfin is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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