Senior Software Engineer Austin, TX

Senior Software Engineer

Full Time • Austin, TX
What you’ll be called: Senior Software Engineer, Design Systems
Where you’ll work: KWRI Headquarters—Austin, TX

Named a Happiest Company to Work for in 2019; one of the Best Places to Work in Austin, TX; and featured on the Training Magazine Training 125 list seven times, Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI) thrives within a creative and collaborative culture where transforming the real estate industry through technology is our primary goal. 

KW Technology is the foremost provider of real estate solutions, offering the most comprehensive end-to-end portfolio of products, services, and training in the industry. Our Engineering Team converts agent and consumer challenges into intuitive, insight-enhanced technology and consumer experiences using tools such as React, Node.js, Golang, and Python.

What you’ll do:
Your primary focus will be building, maintaining, and troubleshooting a UI component library, as part of a core design system, for other internal developers to use in order to maintain stylistic cohesion across the platform. These will each be separately packaged, standalone pieces that integrate seamlessly with one another and are complemented with quality documentation, and contribution guidelines. You will spend your time making sure this level of sophistication is maintained for all existing and future components.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Developing and implementing highly-responsive and accessible user interface components using React concepts.
  • Writing application interface codes using JavaScript following React.js workflows.
  • On-time delivery of software solutions fully aligned to business and technical requirements.
  • Design, document and deliver well-thought-out solutions as part of our microservice architecture in partnership with the Product Team.
  • Work closely with cross-functional project teams to develop new or additional functionality. Maintain velocity while minimizing defects.
  • Establish a test-driven culture particularly towards BDD.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience. 
  • 4 or more years of experience in software development. 
  • 4 or more years of experience in application development or middleware design.
  • Experience as a React.js developer; familiarity with tools like Storybook.js, styled-system, and other component libraries preferred.
  • Knowledge of web accessibility best practices, and experience building accessible React applications preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, HTML and front-end languages.
  • Experience using one or more of the following: Node.js, JavaScript, Python, or Golang. 
  • Experience with test automation tools like JEST, Jasmine, Cucumber.
  • Experience designing for large scale, highly available, fault-tolerant transactional and analytical systems in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience with microservice or SOA architectures using SOAP or REST/GraphQL or legacy services built from older technology like PHP.
  • Experience working with a geographically dispersed team.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent Engineering field.
  • 6 or more years of experience in software development.
  • 4 or more years using React.js
  • 4 or more years of experience using one or more of the following: Node.js, Java, Python, or Golang. 
  • 3 or more years of experience working with JavaScript libraries or frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue.
  • Experience with searching and caching tools and technology such as Elasticsearch, Solr, Ignite, or Redis.
  • 2 or more years of experience leading a software development team in the delivery of complex and challenging software solutions.
  • Familiarity with design patterns. 
  • Able to handle changes in priority and requirements, while owning and maintaining the integrity of the products produced.
Who are we?
Keller Williams Realty Inc. is the largest real estate company by agent count across the globe and is number one in units and volume in the United States. Founded in 1983, we pride ourselves on an agent-centric, technology-driven and education-based culture that rewards agents as stakeholders. Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI), is the company’s corporate headquarters located in Austin, TX. Here, through a focus on cutting edge technology, education, and products and services, we support our agents and associates to create careers worth having, businesses worth owning, lives worth living, experiences worth giving and legacies worth leaving. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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