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Software Engineer

Location: San Francisco (San Francisco)         posted: 02.25.19

Zillow, Inc. is seeking a Software Engineer ­for its San Francisco, California office.


Job Duties: Work on backend software development using the latest technology stack to create high-visibility backend core data and search products. Work on areas ranging from processing pipelines, data services, streaming applications and the search platform behind our real estate site and mobile apps. Process vast amount of property related data in streaming as well as batch mode. Design and code massively scalable software services to provide a continually improving search experience. Work on tackling challenging problems in data processing and information retrieval domain and continuously innovate on core search areas such as indexing, query execution, relevancy, predictive search, metrics tracking, and scalability. Will utilize Java and related open source ecosystems, RESTful web services, and Linux.


Education Requirement: Master’s degree**, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science or a related field.


Experience Requirements: Two (2) years of experience as a Software Engineer or a related role, which includes two (2) years of experience in each of the following**: 


  • Building software systems utilizing Java or Node.js.
  • Using database software to write scalable software applications utilizing technology such as MongoDB, Hbase, Solr, ElasticSearch or Lucene.
  • Developing software utilizing shell scripting and working in a Linux environment.  
  • Building scalable RESTful web services using modern frameworks. 


** Employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree and (5) five years of experience as a Software Engineer or a related role in lieu of a Master’s degree and two (2) year of experience as described above.


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Please send résumé to:


Job # P15989

Zillow, Inc.

Recruiter Name: Sarah Nelson

535 Mission Street, Suite 700

San Francisco, CA 94105

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