Principal Software Engineer, Residential
A$ A' "A' ?Principal Software Engineer OVERVIEW At CoStar Group, we have 20+ years' experience in leading and growing digital marketplaces. (a subsidiary of CoStar Group) is a growing marketplace, reimaging the home search experience for consumers and agents alike. Homebuyers can get an inside look at the experience, lifestyle, and vibe of neighborhoods where they want to live. And agents have access to innovative tools for growing their business and collaborating with their clients.We're hiring a Principal Software Engineer to join our team. This position is based out of our Bethesda, MD and Washington, DC Metro offices and had the opportunity for hybrid work with up to two days remote per week. Four-day work weeks are also an option for those applicants that are interested. RESPONSIBILITIESLeading 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 processCreating software development and testing standards for the organizationGaining a deep understanding of the CoStar business. BASIC QUALIFICATIONSBachelor'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 frameworksExpertise with relational database systems such as SQL Server is requiredStrong analytical and problem-solving abilities. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLSExperience 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; , 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 US 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 DrugLife, legal, and supplementary insuranceCommuter and parking benefits401(K) retirement plan with matching contributionsEmployee stock purchase planPaid time offTuition reimbursementOn-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 dayComplimentary 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: 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.