Senior Data Engineer at Placester

| Chicago
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Join our growing engineering team. Help us build large-scale products using cutting-edge cloud technologies that we’ll let you push to their limits. Placester is a SaaS solution helping real estate agents grow their businesses. You’ll be acquiring and managing Real Estate data and making it available across our suite of applications to provide meaningful and timely insights to our customers and their clients. We want real estate agents using the Placester platform to be empowered by cutting-edge technology that improves the relationship and process of buying and selling a home.

Why join our team? You’ll be able to make a huge impact on the product while working on a flat team with some incredibly smart engineers who push each other daily to grow professionally and personally. We’ve got a great platform and market opportunity with the freedom to build impactful technology. If you would like to leave your fingerprints on a high-growth company, reach out … we’d love to connect.

Desired Data Engineer Experience:

  • Designing and building distributed cloud-based Data-Driven applications
  • API/Web services development (Java/Scala, Node.js, Rails)
  • Stream processing and Analytics platforms such as Kinesis or Kafka
  • Search technology and integration with Solr and/or ElasticSearch
  • SQL and/or NoSQL database experience (MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, DynamoDB)
  • Containerization and serverless infrastructures (Docker, Lambda, ECS, Kubernetes, DC/OS)
  • Strong belief in (TDD) unit testing, performance, load, or end-to-end integration tests
  • Exercise SOLID object-oriented design patterns
  • Collaborate effectively in a distributed Agile team (Jira, Confluence, Github)
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and platforms (Terraform, Codeship, CloudFormation, Fabric)


  • Takes initiative and is willing to go the extra mile to deliver the best results for the team
  • Proactively looks for ways to contribute to the project and the team and ways to improve efficacy
  • Identifies opportunities to use better-suited technologies, yet cognizant of the trade-off between spending extra effort to incorporate a new unproven approach and the delivery timeline commitment
  • Detail-oriented to ensure the highest quality of delivery
  • Naturally curious and able to ensure that all edge cases are covered
  • Passionate about your craft and willing to share with others
  • Focused on helping customers succeed
  • A great teammate ...we rely heavily on each other to hit our goals
  • Flexible and able to embrace change - we’re a growing start-up … things go fast
  • People with a bias to action who can acknowledge when things don’t work and learn from it
  • People who value open communication and like being part of the solution to an issue
  • Benefits:
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Health/dental/vision
  • Company-paid short term, long-term, and life insurance
  • Flexible PTO
  • Opportunity to regularly work with great people on cool business problems
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