About the Role
As a Software Engineer in the SEO team, you will work on all parts of our web application, its UI libraries, services, tools, and custom features. Our tech stack includes React, Node, GraphQL, Java, Python, AWS, GitHub, Jenkins, Kubernetes, MySQL, Lucene/Solr, Redis, Kafka, Docker and more. You will work closely with our SEO strategists to optimize and design Houzz content systems. You will have the opportunity to work at a fast pace with data-driven experiments to make some great traffic impact across multiple Houzz SEO verticals. We are looking for someone who is self-directed, independent, and has experience owning complete products and features.
What You’ll Do
Build features for all parts of our web application, its libraries, widgets and custom features
Create web applications using React/Node and other technologies
Write backend microservices in PHP, Java, Go or another modern programming languages
Design data schema using SQL/NoSQL database
Debug, manage and improve existing systems, with a focus on performance and reducing maintenance burden
Scale our operations by building necessary tooling and automating essential jobs
Work cross-functionally across engineering, product, and design teams
At a Minimum, We’d Like You to Have
Proficiency in web stack programming, from schema design to building user-facing interfaces
A desire to build an engaging consumer experience
B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent
1+ years of experience
Ideally, You'll Also Have
Independence, self-direction and experience owning complete products and features
Experience developing consumer facing features for millions of consumers
Familiarity with NoSQL databases and Lucene/Solr
Comfort working on fast paced, data-driven projects
3+ years experience
Houzz is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. When applying for a role at Houzz, we guarantee your application will be considered regardless of your sex; race; color; gender; national origin; height or weight; ancestry; physical or mental disability; medical condition; genetic information; marital status; registered domestic partner status; age; sexual orientation; military and veteran status; or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.
We embrace and celebrate the value that diversity brings to an organization. Diverse backgrounds and different points of view help Houzz provide the best experience for our community. Houzz is committed to fostering an inclusive environment through projects and initiatives, such as employee resource groups, that support Houzzers’ efforts to be themselves and share their lives at work.
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Be Who You Are and Do What You Love at Houzz
When founders Adi and Alon remodeled their home, they were frustrated by the lack of resources and inspiration to help them articulate a vision and select the right pro to make it a reality.
So they built Houzz.
Houzz is now the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing an all-in-one software solution for industry professionals and tools for homeowners to update their homes from start to finish. Using Houzz, people can find ideas and inspiration, hire professionals, and shop for products. Houzz Pro (houzz.com/pro) provides home industry professionals with a business management and marketing SaaS solution that helps them to win projects, collaborate with clients and teams, and run their business efficiently and profitably.
Our Mission and Core Values
We're proud to say there's no one quite like us. Houzz is a community-centric, innovative tech company that continues to disrupt the home renovation and design industry. Our mission-driven culture is rooted in our core values, and we’re all here for one purpose: make the home remodeling and design process more fun and productive for everyone.
To create the best experience for home renovation and design.
Our Core Values
We’re a Family
At Houzz, we collaborate to accomplish our goals, always working as a team. We aim to build a culture of inclusion — celebrating and leveraging our differences for the betterment of one another, our products and our community. We take pride in making each person feel at home.
We Build the Future
Houzz is revolutionizing the home remodeling and design industry. Our global community of more than 65 million homeowners and home design enthusiasts use our platform to make their home dreams a reality, and over 3 million home professionals grow and manage their businesses with Houzz Pro. Houzz has been named one of the most innovative companies in the world by CNBC and others, and is backed by top venture capitalists. At Houzz, you can help build the future of an industry worth over $1 trillion in the U.S. and Europe alone.
We Make Things Happen
Our team members play a key role in guiding the direction of our company and work across multiple groups to implement fresh ideas that make Houzz the industry leader. If you are interested in transforming the lives of the tens of millions of people who are designing, remodeling and decorating their homes – and the millions of pros using Houzz Pro software to run more profitable, efficient businesses – you’ve found the right place!
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