Opendoor
real-estate e-commerce
San Francisco, CA

Software Engineer (Developer Experience)

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About Opendoor Are you intrigued by the thought of disrupting a trillion dollar industry through technology? At Opendoor, we are on a bold mission to empower everyone with the freedom to move by making buying, selling and trading-in a home stress-free and instant. In four years since we started, we have hired an exceptional team, seen strong growth, bought and sold over 20,000 homes (with an annual purchase run rate exceeding $3.8 billion), and raised over $1 billion in equity funding. The coming years present a tremendous opportunity for innovation as we explore new frontiers and scale nationwide. Weโ€™re seeking an exceptional Software Engineer to join us as we build a common platform to support services and data processing across the company. From continuous integration and developer tools through monitoring and service availability, the systems you build will support every team at Opendoor. Every engineer at Opendoor has an outsized impact, and this is enabled by the Platform team. You'll lead the development of projects that not only enable engineers to build high-quality and reliable services but also impact the growth trajectory of the company.
  • Design, build, and operate the core platform infrastructure (e.g. container orchestration, continuous deployment, large scale load testing) used by all of Opendoor's engineering teams
  • Diagnose and fix problems stemming from complex interactions of a wide range of components in a modern service platform
  • Guide the broader team in making intelligent and pragmatic technical trade-offs
  • Provide feedback on new service and system designs
  • Design and implement processes to maintain and improve organization-wide reliability
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience
  • Strong coding skills in one or more languages - we mostly write Go, Python, and Ruby at Opendoor, but experience with others is also valuable.
  • Deep understanding of what it takes to run reliable services, from underlying technical implementations to sustainable software engineering principles
  • A sense of ownership for everything you ship
  • Focus on rapid delivery without sacrificing technical excellence
  • Care for modular, performant and testable code
  • You love improving the efficiency and productivity of your fellow engineers and think of them as your customers to delight
  • Experience building for a service-oriented environment
  • Experience with Infrastructure- and/or Platform-as-a-Service (e.g. Kubernetes, AWS)
  • Experience with running CI systems at scale
  • A passion for learning new technologies and different ways to solve problems
  • Work with this stack
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