Senior Software Engineer

At CoStar Group
  • Full Time
  • Employee

Posted on July 26th

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As a CoStar Group Software Engineer you will be working on highly visible applications used by millions of consumers across CoStar Groups subsidiaries. Our product group in Austin, TX is currently seeking a software engineer to join our product team supporting continual growth and development of our industry-leading Apartments.com, ApartmentFinder.com, ForRent.com and ApartmentHomeLiving.com web sites. Work together with a ‘startup-minded’ development team delivering innovative web and business applications. Work is conducted using Ruby on Rails, C#, React, Python, and JavaScript, with most project code running on Linux.  

  • Responsibilities and Skills: 
    • Development of website and software using the above-mentioned technologies.
    • Building applications with innovative use of open source software.
    • Best-practice software engineering for performance, maintainability, and stability.
    • Design and development of AJAX components.
    • Competence with Git or similar version control system and experience with SDLC.
    • Ability to move back and forth between detailed collaboration or independent engineering work. 

  • Minimum Qualifications: 
    • Bachelor’s Degree completed
    • 4+ years of experience using a language such as C#, Ruby on Rails, Python, or PHP.
    • Competence on a Linux development stack.
    • Experience using cloud components / Amazon EC2.
    • Demonstrated competence with SQL.
    • Demonstrated creativity and problem solving.
    • Proficiency with JavaScript

  • Preferred Qualifications: 
    • High-level proficiency in web applications development.
    • Ability to visualize and explain complex ideas and build agreement around those ideas with an experienced technical team.
    • Strong knowledge of technical ecosystems & architecture (dev-ops, caching strategies, networking, performance optimization, network topologies, load balancing, SDLC practices) 

  • 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)
    • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

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

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