HomeLight real-estate marketplaces reviews-and-recommendations local-services
San Francisco

Senior Software Engineer


HomeLight is changing the face of real estate one homeowner at a time. We empower consumers to use real agent performance data to make a more informed choice on the biggest financial decision of their lives. Our proprietary, machine learning algorithms analyze over 30 million transactions from 2 million agents to determine the best agents to meet clients' specific home buying or selling needs.

We’ve raised $55 million in funding, and our most recent $40 million series B round was led by Menlo Ventures. With the support of Menlo and other top VC’s like Google Ventures, we are expanding our lean, versatile engineering team.

What you’ll do here:

At HomeLight you will take an innovative approach to creating new products, while improve upon our core products. Our engineers rotate across product lines, allowing for versatility and a holistic understanding of our business. Some of the projects you may work on:

  • Build new web applications and add features and functionality to our core applications that go directly into the hands of users home buyers, sellers, and agents around the nation.
  • Fuel our growth engine by pulling data from disparate sources, ingesting it, and making recommendations.
  • Decompose our core application where appropriate into smaller services using the best technologies for the problem at hand.
  • Design and refactor our databases to support our current and future products and growth.
  • Build out our communications infrastructure including telephony, messaging, chat, etc.

You Have:

  • Full-stack, professional web development experience. More is better.
  • Experience with one or more language: Ruby, Python, Java, Javascript, Go.
  • Experience with one or more SQL Databases: PostgreSQL, MySql, SQL Server.
  • Experience with one or more web frameworks: Rails, Django, Spring.
  • Experience with one or more front-end frameworks: React, Ember, Backbone, etc.

Bonus points for:

  • Expertise with Ruby on Rails.
  • Experience working on a small team, ideally at a startup.
  • Familiarity with web analytics, A/B testing, and agile development methods.
  • Familiarity with the Amazon AWS ecosystem and Heroku platform.

The Perks

  • Medical, vision, dental, and paternity/maternity benefits.
  • 401(k)
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Catered lunches and snacks
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Company events: happy hours, bowling, bocce league, etc.
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