Lead Software Engineer

Software, Engineer, BASIC, Computer, Engineering, Web, API, SQL, Object Oriented Programming, IT
Full Time

Job Description

Lead Software Engineer

Job Description

OVERVIEW
CoStar delivers real-time, verified commercial real estate data that helps clients confidently spot great opportunities and make smart choices ahead of competitors. By combining the power of CoStar's independent research organization - the industry's largest - with global data delivery, software, and application solutions, clients can act on opportunities with confidence.

CoStar's teams build products that facilitate 86% of commercial real estate transactions in the United States. These transactions range from a small business owner leasing their first office space to a large multi-national buying a new headquarters campus. On any given day our developers are building products that manage nearly a trillion dollars of potential real estate transactions.

We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our group and drive the full-lifecycle development of these critical products. This includes the architecture, development, and ownership of the data platform that supports all of CoStar Group's largest brands including, CoStar Suite, LoopNet, and Apartments.com. This role will collaborate closely with other technical leadership, product owners, and other developers, while also giving you independence and ownership of your work. As a senior member of the group, you will have the opportunity to drive the technical strategy and architecture of our platform.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Leading a small cross functional product development team to deliver amazing products to our customers.
  • Architecting, building, testing, and deploying scalable, reusable, and maintainable applications that handle large amounts of data.
  • Taking full ownership of your work from development and testing to eventual deployment and support in production.
  • Collaborating with other engineers, product owners, designers, and leadership.
  • Becoming a trusted team member in matters of technical architecture, design, and code.
  • Advocating for evolution and improvement - both technical and non-technical - within our teams. Includes new tech, tools, and best practices.
  • Developing platforms and frameworks to streamline the software development process
  • Creating software development and testing standards for the organization
  • Gaining a deep understanding of the CoStar business.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science/Engineering.
  • 7+ years of professional software development experience.
  • Deep knowledge of back-end (C#, .NET, Web API) languages and application frameworks
  • Expertise with relational database systems such as SQL Server is required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
  • Experience as a technical leader or architect, with people leadership plus solid understanding and experience with Object Oriented Programming.
  • Experience with NoSQL (MongoDB, DynamoDB).
  • Expertise with software development best practices, including standards, code reviews, source control, builds, testing and operations.
  • Expertise with Source Control, such as Git or TFS.
  • Expertise with Cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure.

OVERVIEW OF COMPANY:
Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU:
Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes, as well as Segways and bikes available for use during the day
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVbJRnJ2sX0

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing
Dice Id : 10100023
Position Id : R26405
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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