Senior Software Engineer - Backend

San Francisco, CA /
Investor Platform Engineering – Product Engineering /
HouseCanary is creating a more efficient real estate marketplace, where its trusted property valuations help consumers and investors enjoy a frictionless experience in buying, financing, and improving their homes. By working directly with institutional investors, HouseCanary already powers more than $200 million in real estate transactions each month. Through partnerships with leading financial institutions, HouseCanary’s ComeHome platform will enable consumers to close on more than $100 billion of real estate transactions this year. HouseCanary recently raised $65M in Series C funding as our team continues our hyper-growth. Founded in 2013, HouseCanary has built its reputation on developing unique analytics for the $30.7 trillion residential real estate market, based on big data and refined through machine learning. By combining this technology with its nationwide brokerage, HouseCanary is uniquely positioned to connect investors and consumers alike to the information that they care most about in an effort to modernize and streamline the home buying and home ownership process.

We're seeking a passionate Senior Software Engineer to help use large datasets and beautiful visualizations to architect a scalable revolutionary real estate platform.

What you'll do:

    • Enhance and optimize our products and APIs
    • Partner with product and design to build an amazing product for our Investor experience
    • Design, write, maintain, and debug performant and scalable web applications
    • Work with data engineers to incorporate new data sources

What you have:

    • 5+ years of software engineering experience
    • Expert-level Python skills
    • Advanced level SQL knowledge
    • Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git and SVN
    • Experience developing scalable APIs
    • Experience with microservices architecture
    • A collaborative approach to working with other teams
    • Ability to work through ambiguity and deal with shifting priorities

Special consideration given for:

    • Knowledge of GoLang, GraphQL, Elastic Search, and DynamoDB
    • Working knowledge of AWS and CI/CD processes (Terraform/Terrascript)
    • Working knowledge of JIRA/Confluence
    • React/Redux and Javascript experience
    • Knowledge of real estate markets
    • Fantastic sense of humor
Individuals seeking employment at HouseCanary are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.