Software Development Engineer Software Development Engineer …

Costar Group
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Costar Group
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Software Development Engineer
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Job Description


As a CoStar Group software engineer you will be working on highly visible applications that touch millions of apartment hunters across the U.S. CoStar Groups subsidiary team, Apartment Home Living based in Austin, TX is currently seeking a software engineer to join their product team supporting continual growth and development of our state of the art, Apartment Finder and Apartment Home Living sites. Work together with a cohesive team delivering Ruby on Rails and JavaScript based web applications. Use best practices for design of efficient, elegant, and robust code. Work is conducted using Ruby on Rails, React, JavaScript, and SQL Server running on Linux. Both server and AWS cloud platforms are part of the teams infrastructure.

Responsibilities include:

  • Development of website and server functions for both consumer and B2B web projects using Ruby on Rails, Linux, and MySQL.
  • Building applications with innovative use of open source software.
  • Creativity and problem solving with a focus on engineering great products.
  • Best-practice software engineering for performance, maintainability, and stability.
  • Design and development of AJAX components.
  • Having fun as a member of an accomplished startup team.

Required Skills:

  • High level proficiency in web applications development.
  • Strong knowledge of networking protocols.
  • Javascript & JQuery
  • Competence with Git.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to work well in a team environment.
  • You will be expected to contribute elegant programmatic solutions to fast-moving projects.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Alternatively, 5 years of active programming experience.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 years of web development experience on any platform.
  • 3 years developing on a language such as Ruby on Rails, Python, or PHP.
  • 2 years on a Linux development stack.

The Ideal Candidate Also Has:

  • Amazon EC2 experience.
  • Linux server admin experience.
  • MySQL administration and development skills.
  • Experience programming advanced site functionality in JavaScript.



CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

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Founded in 1987, CoStar Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CSGP) is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces.

CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. CoStar data powers the $17 trillion world of real estate delivering the sale, lease, property, tenant, contact, reporting and industry information that makes connections happen.  We help our clients make smart investments and decisions.  Eighty-three percent of the nations commercial real estate transactions involve a CoStar subscriber, and the top 95% of the leading 1,000 brokerage firms use CoStar to inform their decisions.

We also help create lasting experiences through our family of marketplaces.  In addition to CoStar, CoStar Group brands and marketplaces include LoopNet,, BizBuySell, and Lands of America collectively attracting more than 25 million monthly unique visitors. The Network is the nations #1 most visited apartment listing network, with 45 million monthly visits, allowing renters to find their perfect homes. connects landowners to their perfect properties, spots and open spaces.  BizBuySell allows small business owners to bring their dreams to life.  And LoopNet connects investors, sellers and brokers with clients who fall in love with their properties. 

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe and Toronto, Canada with a staff of approximately 3,700 worldwide, including the industry's largest professional research organization.

CoStar is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. CoStar is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable  accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 1-855-840-1715 or by sending an email to .