Senior Full Stack Engineer

HomeLight (View all Jobs)

San Francisco, CA

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Interview Process

1. Phone screen 2. Take home that is close to production code 3. On-site with pair programming


$150,000.00 - $180,000.00

Programming Languages Mentioned

JavaScript, Ruby

***** This role is based in San Francisco, CA - Office days are Wed and Thur *****


Who We Are

We’re building the future of real estate — today.

HomeLight is the essential technology platform used by hundreds of thousands of homebuyers and sellers to partner with top real estate agents and win at any step of the real estate journey, whether that’s finding a top agent, securing a competitive mortgage, or ensuring on-time, easy close.

HomeLight facilitates billions of dollars of real estate on its platform every year. Our vision is a world where every real estate transaction is simple, certain, and satisfying for all. Our team breaks barriers every day while staying committed to HomeLight's goals and core values, which is a crucial element to our shared success.

What You’ll Do Here

  • Be a collaborative team player, learning from and contributing to your peers.
  • Design, develop, and maintain highly scalable and efficient services aimed at increasing operational efficiency.
  • Identify areas for improvement in current codebases and solutions, continuously enhancing them through refactoring, unit testing, system testing, and automating deployment and operations.
  • Provide constructive feedback on code developed by fellow engineers, ensuring adherence to best practices such as style guidelines, code accuracy, testability, and efficiency.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of business requirements, working closely with stakeholders, including external partners like loan officers and real estate agents, to address their needs effectively.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, platform, DevOps, data, product, and analytics, to consider broader implications of design decisions beyond technical aspects.
  • Make informed engineering and product decisions through data analysis and collaboration, focusing on empowering operations and enhancing efficiency across the organization.

What You Bring

  • 5+ years of professional experience working as an engineer.
  • 3+ years of experience with Ruby on Rails and ReactJS
  • Experience designing, building, deploying, operating, and maintaining service-oriented architecture.
  • Strong experience with relational and non-relational database technologies
  • Ability to deal with ambiguous and complex project requirements
  • Demonstrates proficiency in English, with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Experience with observability and monitoring systems (NewRelic, Cloudwatch, Sentry)

Bonus points for

  • Experience with ReactNative is a plus
  • Exposure with ElasticSearch
  • Experience working with docker
  • Experience working on a small team, ideally at a startup.
  • Familiarity with the Amazon AWS ecosystem
Benefits and Perks
  • Medical (Anthem or Kaiser), Dental & Vision (Guardian)
  • Long-Term Disability & Short-Term Disability, Hospital Indemnity Insurance (Guardian)
  • 401k (Guideline), Life Insurance (Guardian) & Pet Insurance (Nationwide)
  • Commuter benefits are offered in certain locations
  • PTO, including Volunteer Days to give back to your community
  • Annual Anniversary Perks, including professional development and sabbaticals!
  • HomeLight Services to help you with buying and selling your home

The following compensation information is provided to comply with job posting disclosure requirements in Colorado, New York, Washington, and California.
Base Pay Range: $150,000.00 - $180,000.00, base pay will vary depending on several factors, such as the position, location, qualifications of the individual, market conditions, and other operational business requirements.

Let’s chat! 

HomeLight is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce, providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request and any accommodation will be addressed confidentially.



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