Senior Software Engineer, Backend at HouseCanary (Remote)

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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 are recognized on Built-in's Best Places to Work, including:
Colorado Best Places to Work
Colorado Best Midsize Companies to Work For
Colorado Best Paying Companies
SF Best Midsize Companies to Work For
We are Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces Honoree 2022

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:

  • 5+ years software engineering experience
  • Expert-level Golang ability
  • Advanced level SQL knowledge
  • Experience developing scalable APIs
  • Collaborative and proactive personality
  • Ability to work through ambiguity and deal with shifting priorities

Special consideration given for:

  • Knowledge of real estate markets
  • Experience with open source data analysis libraries
  • Javascript experience
  • Expertise with Docker and AWS

We strongly encourage people of color, women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply. HouseCanary is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know. In your application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use (For example - she/her, he/him, they/them, etc).

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases

An Insider's view of HouseCanary

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I am collaborating with employees in our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) employee resource group. We meet on a monthly basis over Zoom to discuss various topics on DEI and have hosted quarterly company-wide workshops such as Unconscious Bias and Microaggressions. I have the opportunity to work in a cross functional team to continue learning.

Alice Tang

Senior Manager, People Operations

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

At HouseCanary, you don’t only have a career. You have an entire family of colleagues working towards the same goal - to disrupt the Real Estate industry. We are at the forefront of exciting change, and every day brings about new opportunities. During my time here, I have been able to do projects outside of my comfort zone, and I have grown.

Maria Solano

Executive Operations Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Supportive, knowledgeable and accessible management is vital to a standout team. Our engineering leadership is comprised of amazing technical contributors who've chosen to focus on enabling their teams. I meet with each team member quarterly to make sure we're providing the right opportunities, challenges and environment for each person to thrive.

Mike Poindexter

Chief Technology Officer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

One of the great things about working on the Product team at HouseCanary is that you truly do get to work with the entire company. We could start our day by talking to colleagues on our Data Engineering team to discuss how to further scale and improve our products, then move on to speaking to clients about their pain points and making suggestions

Ketan Bhalla

VP of Product

What are HouseCanary Perks + Benefits

HouseCanary Benefits Overview

HouseCanary offers 100% company-paid medical, dental, vision insurance for employees, partners/spouses, and dependents. We also offer additional benefits such as 401(k), medical FSA, commuter benefits, 12 week paid parental leave and non-accrued PTO. Other fun perks include birthday celebrations, corporate partnerships with local gyms and Apple stores, a $3,000 yearly education reimbursement allowance, headphone reimbursement, and a $3,000 employee referral bonus.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

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