Software Engineer

Zillow   •  

New York, NY

5 - 7 years

Posted 236 days ago

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About the role

The Rentals team pursues a range of cross-brand initiatives aimed at helping New York City renters find their next home.

Your role in this will be centered on building and delivering features which craft a delightful experience for both renters and brokers. This includes the chance to:

  • Delight our users with the features you’ll ship
  • Collaborate with multiple teams across all of our consumer brands
  • Explore, learn and champion XP Agile practices within the team and wider ZG family
  • Pair and learn from your peers
  • Give and receive frequent feedback, promoting a transparent and collaborative environment
  • Continually broaden and refine your own skills

About the team

We are a small, yet highly effective engineering team made up of team members who truly care about the product and each other.

  • We value “culture add” over “culture fit”
  • We have product managers, but everyone is expected to contribute their own ideas and understand the business

Who you are

  • Desire to teach and drive implementation of Ruby on Rails product engineering work
  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Experience working closely with Designers and PMs on feature delivery
  • Comfortable working as part of a remote and distributed team
  • Experience or an interest in microservices and cloud native architectures
  • Firm understanding of Software Design Patterns
  • Experience with XP practices (TDD, CI/CD, pair programming)
  • Desire to explore XP, Agile, LeanStartup and demonstrate these approaches to guide your engineering practice
  • Desire to build solutions to real problems, ship MVPs and get quick customer feedback
  • Dream to automate everything
  • Have your own opinion and desire to engage in healthy debate. An equal eagerness to learn from others
  • Believe we are never done learning or growing ourselves or our products
  • Experience or an interest in learning Go, Docker, Kubernetes and othertechnologies in the cloud native space
  • Not a precise fit?Apply anyway! Don't self select out. We want people who will be excited about this position