CoStar Realty Information, Inc

Technical Team Lead- Ruby Engineer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Industry Type: IT Sector
  • Industry Location: Irvine
  • Experience: NA
  • No. of Positions: 1
  • Primary Skills: Engineer Developer Architect HTML JavaScript SDLC Test
  • Secondary Skills: QA Web Database Architecture IT
  • Job Location: Irvine, California
  • Posted Date: Posted today
Job Description

Technical Team Lead- Ruby Engineer

Job Description

Apartments.com is the leading online apartment rental listing website, offering property, commuter, and neighborhood information for more than 1,000,000 available units nationwide. A CoStar Group subsidiary, the Apartments.com network includes Apartments.com, ForRent.com, ApartmentFinder.com, Apartamentos.com, ApartmentHomeLiving.com, ForRentUniversity.com, After55.com, CorporateHousing.com and WestsideRentals.com. Reaching millions of renters worldwide, enabling both qualified traffic and highly engaged renters, Apartments.com is the fastest growing site within the residential rental industry.

As a CoStar Technical Lead / Ruby Developer you will be responsible for building applications and platforms that move over billions of dollars of rent payments.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Know: Deeply understand what drives the business for which you are building software. We firmly believe that what separates a good Team Lead from a great one is a deep understanding of the business that they are supporting.
  • Specify: Work directly with senior leaders in our Product Design and Technical organizations to design applications that amaze our customers.
  • Architect: Hands-on involvement in design, architecture and development activities using Ruby, HTML, JavaScript, Angular, RabbitMQ / AMPQ, PostgreSQL, and a variety of AWS technologies.
  • Build: Manage and coordinate a team of 2-5 software developers in building applications and platforms utilizing the Agile SDLC. Act as a player/coach.
  • Test: Work with your QA resources to ensure that the software you deliver is of the highest quality.
  • Launch: Assist with deployments and work with DevOps to troubleshoot operational issues.
  • Measure: Monitor application metrics to ensure the expected results are met with continual user growth.
  • Grow: Make your team and those around you better at what they do by (1) hiring and developing the absolute best developers, (2) setting clear team objectives and (3) providing concise, timely and actionable guidance to team members.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 5+ years of production development with Ruby
  • 5+ years of production development with JavaScript
  • 5+ years of experience working with client-side frameworks
  • 3+ years of team leadership experience
  • Experience in Web based and Database technologies
  • Solid web development and troubleshooting skills
  • Deliver work products that meet specifications, are defect free and performant
  • Excellent team building, negotiation and consensus building abilities
  • Ability to motivate and build high performance software development teams


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • A demonstrable track record of building and launching successful products and/or platforms
  • Experience with Docker, AWS managed services, and Service Oriented Architecture a plus
  • Deliver work products that meet specifications, are defect free and performant
  • Experienced with tuning application performance, as well as writing unit and integration automated tests
  • Facilitate discussions among other developers to exchange ideas and introduce new technologies. Ability to build consensus among other technologist
  • Evaluate emerging technologies to identify opportunities, trends and best practices that can be leveraged to strengthen CoStar's technology platform and development practices
  • Willingness to take an active role in mentoring other developers
  • Experience with RabbitMQ / AMQP, PostgreSQL


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; Apartments.com, 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 U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.

WHATS 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
  • Complimentary 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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVbJRnJ2sX0

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.

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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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