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Lead Software Engineer

Company: CoStar Group
Location: Irvine
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

OVERVIEW CoStar Group is the world's leading provider of information and marketing solutions for the Commercial Real Estate industry. We are a NASDAQ listed company with a market cap of over US$30B and sit alongside other notable names such as Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Apple.
As a technology company, we are the trusted partner for all commercial real estate professionals empowering many of the most well-respected landlords, development companies, brokerage firms, banks, lenders, investors, and government agencies.
We do this by actively researching the commercial real estate markets and providing data, analytics, innovative tools and powerful marketing platforms in the U.S. and Internationally to help our clients transact with one another. CoStar continues to win multiple awards including one of Forbes most innovative companies (2017) and Fortune's fastest-growing companies (2018). is the leading and most heavily trafficked online commercial real estate (CRE) marketplace listing website in U.S., with over 10 million monthly unique visitors, 70 million monthly property searches and 1 million Detail Page views per day. A CoStar Group subsidiary, LoopNet marketplace includes,,,,, and bellbex.com
As a LoopNet marketplace Software Engineering Team Lead, you will be responsible for building applications that are used by millions of CRE users and professionals to market over a trillion of dollars of CRE properties on the marketplace platforms.

  • 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.
  • Work directly with senior leaders in our Product Design and Technical organizations to design applications that amaze our customers.
  • Hands-on involvement in design, architecture, and development activities using React, Angular, JavaScript, TypeScript, C#, NodeJS, Kafka, ElasticSearch, Elasticache, dynamoDB, BigQuery, SQL Server, Kibana, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Cloud Managed Services, etc.
  • Manage and coordinate a team of 2-5 software developers in building applications and platforms utilizing the Agile SDLC. Act as a player/coach.
  • Work with your QA resources to ensure that the software you deliver is of the highest quality.
  • Assist with deployments and work with DevOps to troubleshoot operational issues.
  • Monitor application metrics to ensure the expected results are met with continual user growth.
  • 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. (4) Continually evaluate emerging technologies to identify opportunities, trends, and best practices that can be leveraged to strengthen CoStar's technology platform and development practices.
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 6+ years of software development experience in C#/.NET
    • Strong awareness of modern technologies, (e.g. some of the following: React, Angular, JavaScript, TypeScript, NodeJS, GraphQL, Kafka, ElasticSearch, Elasticache, dynamoDB, BigQuery, SQL Server, Kibana, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Cloud Managed Services, etc.)
    • High proficiency in testing methodology, Agile methodology, test documentation procedures, and QA Best Practices
    • 1+ years of team leadership experience
    • 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
      Preferred Qualifications And Skills
      • .NET Core preferred
      • 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
      • Willingness to take an active role in mentoring other developers
      • Commercial Real Estate (CRE) knowledge is a bonus
      • Prior experience with internet marketplaces or data-rich businesses is also a bonus
        What's In It For YouWorking 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
        • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes, as well as Segways and bikes available for use during the day
        • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacksBe 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:
          Candidates must have current US work authorization
          CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

Keywords: CoStar Group, Irvine , Lead Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Irvine, California

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