Senior Software Development Engineer - Batch Data Infra at Zillow
Seattle, WA, US

Zillow is disrupting real-estate by empowering people to unlock life's next chapter. The Batch Data Platform team contributes by building platforms and tools that empower teams across Zillow Group to efficiently process and understand data at scale. We achieve this goal by building and employing high-velocity, DevOps conscious tools enabling secure, scalable, cost-efficient, and testable data applications and pipelines.

About the role

We're looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) to lead our team in efficiently implementing, operating and improving platforms for large scale batch data processing. As a Senior SDE you will be building the next-generation compute platform using open source tools that will allow scientists and engineers to efficiently process data and build models without worrying about infrastructure. You will be working closely with other data engineering teams and platform teams within AI to:

  • Lead architecture, implementation, and operations of platforms and tools for securing and processing data at scale.

  • Apply DevOps principles to analytics and software/data engineering.

  • Empower Zillow with a world-class Batch Data Processing Platform enabling partner teams to efficiently and securely process Terabytes of data every day.

  • Research and pioneer the adoption and use of new technologies within Zillow.

Who you are

  • 4+ years software development experience with very high proficiency in Python or another language.

  • Led the design/implementation of config driven, scalable, reliable services and workflows/pipelines using AWS or other cloud services.

  • Experienced in establishing and promoting high standards in DevOps, Security, CI/CD, monitoring, data validation, testing, etc.

  • You have deep experience in applying automation to data engineering (DataOps)

  • Passionate about data engineering / analytics and distributed systems.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and passionate about collaborating across organizational boundaries.

  • Comfortable distilling informal customer requirements into problem definitions, resolving ambiguity and balancing challenging objectives.

  • Passionate about mentorship, and coaching/onboarding/leading teammates.

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or a related discipline.

Get to know us

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.