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Senior Software Engineer - Pricing

Founded in 2014, Opendoor’s mission is to empower everyone with the freedom to move.

Opendoor

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Founded in 2014, Opendoor’s mission is to empower everyone with the freedom to move. We believe the traditional real estate process is broken and our goal is simple: build a digital, end-to-end customer experience that makes buying and selling a home simple, certain and fast. We have assembled a dedicated team with diverse backgrounds to support the 85,000 customers who have selected us as a trusted partner in handling one of their largest financial transactions. But the work is far from over as we continue to grow in new markets. Transforming the real estate industry takes tenacity and dedication. It takes problem solvers and builders. It takes a tight knit community of teammates doing the best work of their lives, pushing one another to transform a complicated process into a simple one.  

So where do you fit in? Whether you’re passionate about real estate, people, numbers, words, code, or strategy -- we have a place for you. Real estate is broken. Come help us fix it. 

About the Role:

As a Senior Software Engineer on Pricing, you will design and develop platforms, services, and tools to tackle a variety of challenges related to price optimization, inventory management, forecasting, workflow automation, and more. With a strong background in software development and quantitative thinking, you will collaborate with research, product, and engineering teams to understand requirements, build prototypes, invent new features, and deliver highly scalable services and products that enable delightful customer experiences. We are looking for engineers with proven ability to deliver results, a passion to learn, and expertise in service oriented architectures, distributed systems, algorithms, analytics, databases, and front-end technologies.

As our Sr. Software Engineer on Pricing, you will:

  • Working with product, machine learning engineers, and data scientists to contribute to all phases of software development including ideation, prototyping, design, and production.

  • Building products and services from scratch, as well as evolving existing systems.

  • Developing tools to support the unique challenges of pricing homes at Opendoor, such as custom human data labeling tools or a workflow orchestrator.

  • Applying your technical and quantitative expertise to guide the team in making intelligent, scalable, and pragmatic design decisionsInfluencing the technology and architectural roadmap of the engineering teams.

  • Playing an active role in hiring and mentoring other engineers.

  • Building deep domain expertise in pricing and real estate

We are looking for teammates who have:

  • BS or higher degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field.

  • Quantitative experience, either via previous job experience or a degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field.

  • 4+ years of experience building production software systems.

  • Excellent programming skills, preferably in Python, and strong computer science fundamentals.

  • Fluency in full stack web development (e.g. React, API design, Rails, Postgres).

  • Prior experience with data processing technology (e.g. Spark, Hadoop) and workflow management tools (e.g. Airflow, dbt).

  • Proven ability to use data and metrics to drive decisions.

  • History of independently leading cross-functional projects and prioritizing work based on business impact.

  • Ability to understand the needs of stakeholders, define business requirements, and architect systems that will scale and extend to accommodate them over time.

  • Expertise breaking down complex problems, documenting solutions, and sequencing work to make iterative improvements.

  • A sense of ownership and a passion for delighting customers through innovation and creative solutions to complex problems.

  • Excellent communication skills and high attention to detail

More About Us

Want to learn more about us and how we are revolutionizing the home buying and selling process? Learn more about us on our website, check out our profile on The Muse to learn more about our culture from our team members, or read our blog posts to hear about the work we are doing.

We Offer the Following Benefits and Perks:

  • Your choice of coverage for medical, dental, and vision (optional for dependents)

  • Flexible vacation policy

  • Commuter benefit

  • Generous parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer

Please note that these benefits and perks are available only to Full Time team members and do not apply to contract roles.

Opendoor values Openness

Our team celebrates our diverse backgrounds. We believe that being open about who we are and what we do allows us to be better. Individuals seeking employment at Opendoor are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other protected status under all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

About this role

February 7th, 2022

May 3rd, 2021

Full Time

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About Opendoor

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Opendoor’s mission is to empower everyone with the freedom to move. Since 2014, Opendoor has provided people across the US with a radically simple way to buy, sell or trade-in a home. Headquartered in San Francisco, Opendoor has just under 1,500 employees.

At Opendoor, we’re on a mission to make it simple to buy and sell homes. The traditional process is broken, with an average home taking over 90 days to sell and costing thousands of dollars. We make buying and selling a home stress-free and instant. We’ve built an exceptional team, have raised over $1 billion from top-notch investors and are growing fast, buying and selling tens of thousands of homes per year across the US.

Come home to your dream job

We're on a mission to transform real estate and give people an easy way to buy, sell, and trade-in their homes. Opendoor is building an experience that allows you to move with the click of a button.

Our company core principles are the foundation for everything we build

  • Start and End with the Customer: We invent, build, and execute to improve the lives of our customers. We put in the hard work when no one is looking to delight customers.

  • Act from Ownership: When we see a problem, we roll up our sleeves and fix it. We hold ourselves accountable because it’s our home and it’s our responsibility to take care of it.

  • Build Openness: We are open, honest, and direct about problems and seek the truth. We assume good intentions and treat feedback as a gift.

  • 1% Better Every Day: We value a growth mindset and operate from a place of humility. We are energized by constantly improving.

  • Startup Mentality: We move fast, operate with urgency, and bias towards action without sacrificing quality. We are relentlessly resourceful.

  • One Team, One Dream: Our superpower is a diverse community that combines technology + operational excellence and talent + respect. We work through seams and we care for each other professionally and personally.

  • Results Matter: We focus on outputs and outcomes and hold ourselves accountable to hitting ambitious goals. We have a high quality bar and pay attention to the pixels, words, and results.

  • Celebrate Moments: We work tirelessly for our customers and teammates so we take the time to celebrate moments large and small.

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