Back-End Software Engineer

We are looking for a world-class software engineer to join our family and be part of our entrepreneurial development team. You will take high level ideas and transform them to live products. Critical projects will focus on the ongoing development of Houzz.com's website functionality, platform and APIs. Additional projects may include developing breakthrough functionality for Houzz' mobile applications and assisting in setting platform infrastructure technical directions.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Top-notch software engineering talent
  • Self-directed, independent and has experience owning complete features/products
  • Amazing ability to get stuff done
  • Proficiency in web application programming (OOP, Java/C++, LAMP)
  • Good understanding of algorithms, network protocols and web services
  • Experience developing real-world web applications
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases and Lucene/Solr a plus
  • A desire to build an engaging consumer experience
  • Hard working and dedicated
  • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years experience



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Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design. With the largest residential design database in the world and a vibrant community powered by social tools, Houzz is the easiest way for people to get the design inspiration, project advice, product information, and professional reviews they need to turn ideas into reality.


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