Software Engineer, Back-End at Zillow
San Francisco, CA, US

We are a small, yet highly effective engineering team made up of team members who truly want what's best the product and each other.

- Our front end stack (what you will be building) is ES6, React, GraphQL and Node

- Our back end stack (the web APIs you will use) is Java 8

- Front end and back end engineers work side by side

- We have product managers, but everyone is encouraged to give their own ideas and
understand the business

- We deploy multiple times a day.

- We value “culture add” over “culture fit”

- We follow a lightweight lean/Kanban methodology

About the role

The Zillow Rental Manager team pursues a wide range of challenges aimed at helping landlords and property managers, big and small, rent and find quality tenants for their properties. Your role in this will be centered on the back end development of new and existing services on our site. Additionally, you will be reviewing the code of your peers, advocating for standard methodologies for back end development, and participating in an inclusive, energetic and highly multi-functional team. This includes the opportunity to:

  • Build products that genuinely affect the way people find a quality place to live
  • Work on initiatives that are among the highest priorities for Zillow Group
  • Collaborate with multiple teams across all of our consumer brands
  • Have a clear path to grow your career
  • Have your ideas thoughtfully considered and potentially make it into a product
  • Use modern back end development practices

Who you are

  • Comfortable and confident when it comes to expressing what you know, especially when performing code reviews.
  • Eager to accept feedback and learn what you don’t know
  • Can empathize with the many different types of people who use our products
  • Ideally have 3+ years of experience or its equivalence in a software engineering role
  • Enjoy Back-End development using Java
  • Have the ability to solve complex problems with practical, maintainable, and scalable solutions
  • Emphasize quality and testing
  • Have self-awareness and a desire to continually improve

Get to know us

HotPads is a top destination for renters in urban areas across the United States, offering a map-based search experience for rental apartments and homes. HotPads is part of Zillow Group, whose mission is to build the largest, most trusted and vibrant home-related marketplace in the world.

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: Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For (#69), Fortune Best Workplaces for Diversity (#38), Fortune Best Workplaces for Parents (#31), Fortune Best Workplaces for Women (#20), Fatherly's Best Workplaces for New Dads (#37), JUST Capital 100 Company (#69), Bloomberg Gender Equality Index constituent.