Software Engineer

| Austin
Here at Opcity, we help real estate brokers, lenders and settlement service providers serve online customers. The number of home buyers/sellers who start their process online is growing much faster than the industry as a whole. Opcity makes the real estate experience better by instantly and seamlessly matching consumers to the best agent for them, and facilitates the buying and selling process by connecting and coordinating the vital services within the home buying/selling ecosystem. Through our proprietary matching algorithm and SMS live-transfer and mobile application distribution platform, Opcity is able to instantly connect the best agent with the highest probability of conversion to the right consumer at the right time. Opcity’s matching model is based on sixteen (16) years of agent historical performance, predictive analytics, and a learning model of iterative improvement. Opcity’s network of providers, technology platform and toolkit allow Opcity to be the primary concierge for the consumer during the home buying/selling experience. This is an excellent opportunity to assist in the growth of a ground-breaking and innovative start-up!
About Opcity:
Opcity helps real estate brokers, lenders and settlement service providers serve online customers. The number of home buyers/sellers who start their process online is growing much faster than the industry as a whole. Opcity makes the real estate experience better by instantly and seamlessly matching consumers to the best agent for them, and facilitates the buying and selling process by connecting and coordinating the vital services within the home buying/selling ecosystem. Through its proprietary matching algorithm and SMS live-transfer distribution platform, Opcity is able to instantly connect the best agent with the highest probability of conversion to the right consumer at the right time. Opcity’s matching model is based on sixteen (16) years of agent historical performance, predictive analytics, and a learning model of iterative improvement. Opcity’s network of providers, technology platform and toolkit allow Opcity to be the primary concierge for the consumer during the home buying/selling experience.
 
Software Engineer Description:
 As a Developer, you will get to be part of a team that builds for a company which is operationally built on software. As a member of the Engineering team, you will have to ability to work on highly visible projects, so you will have the chance to make a big impact right away! Your experience within Python will set you on the right track, you will also need to have professional experience with React, Python, PostgreSQL, Flask, and AWS. We are a fun team with a lot of diversity, and we really look forward to meeting you. 

Job Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Creating end-to-end technology solutions that drive massive business impact
  • Diagnose incidents and effectively communicate cause and mitigations
  • Learn quickly and adapt to the needs of our growth and rapidly evolving business environment
  • Deliver stable features at a high velocity while ensuring business continuity

Experience & Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of industry experience as a Software Engineer
  • Professional experience building web applications with a strong grasp of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and MVC architectures. Ruby experience also helpful.
  • Professional experience building Python applications against a Postgres database
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and RDBMS modeling/performance best practices
  • Exposure to building high-scale web application architectures (distributed systems, efficient algorithms, cloud architectures)
  • Strong CS fundamentals

What We Like To See / Measures of Success:

  • Building Single Page Apps / working with React/Redux a plus
  • Exposure to building responsive web applications
  • Excellent attention to detail and some design sensibilities
  • Comfortable developing in a Linux environment
  • A self-starter who is comfortable working independently and without full direction
  • A desire to learn new technologies and frameworks

What we Offer

  • Onsite gym with showers and lockers
  • Free lunch provided daily
  • Located on private members only disc golf course
  • Working with a highly-motivated team with a proven track record of success that also has a lot of FUN!
  • Casual work environment, rewards, recognition and fun events
  • Competitive pay plus equity/stock in a fast-growing startup
  • Medical, Vision, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance plus Flexible and Dependent Care Spending Accounts
  • Investment in growing your career and providing you opportunity to have an immediate and massive impact on a growing company with a revolutionary business model

Working Conditions

  • Position requires prolonged standing or sitting and repetitive hand and wrist motion.
  • Operates phones, computers, fax machines, copiers, and other office equipment.

Diversity is important to us, therefore, Opcity is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of age, color, national origin, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status as a disabled veteran and/or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Opcity will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals. The position requires prolonged standing or sitting and repetitive hand and wrist motion. Operates phones, computers, fax machines, copiers, and other office equipment. Diversity is important to us, therefore, Opcity is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of age, color, national origin, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status as a disabled veteran and/or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Opcity will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

Opcity, 6800 Burleson Road , Austin, TX 78744
Opcity, 6800 Burleson Road , Austin, TX 78744

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