Senior Backend Engineer

Austin, TX, United States

Doma (fka States Title)

Role Location

  • Austin, TX, United States


501+ people


Austin, Texas, United States

Tech Stack

  • Python

Role Description

Build the solution that transforms the real estate industry! Want to infuse a $34B sector of the insurance and real estate industry with predictive analytics and a tech-forward customer experience? Yearning for a startup culture within a profitable nationwide company? Join Doma and send an entirely new type of real estate model into the wild.

About Us Doma and its family of brands - States Title, North American Title Company (NATC) and North American Title Insurance Company (NATIC) - offer solutions for lenders, real estate professionals, title agents, and homeowners that make closings vastly more simple and efficient, reducing cost and increasing customer satisfaction.

Our Values Customer Obsessed – We always put our customers first. Solution Driven – We solve problems that other people are afraid to. People leaders – We grow all of our people into leaders. One Team – We believe inclusion and teamwork produce the best results. Direct with Respect – We communicate with honesty and respect to our colleagues, customers, and partners. What we’re looking for in a candidate

In this role you will be spearheading a high-impact, high-visibility project to reimagine how homeowners navigate their way through the home selling process. This role requires hands-on technical leadership as well as an entrepreneurial mindset to navigate ambiguities and challenges in standing up a brand-new data science platform.

You’re fired up to:

Architect a robust solution to ingest, process, and score a high volume of structured and unstructured data.

Manage and develop the platform’s microservices-based architecture and infrastructure

Work with data scientists as they build models from this data and productionize those models to do real-time inference.

Become a domain expert in title insurance and real estate generally.

Perform integrations with external data sources and work with data engineers to build out ETL processes and data pipelines that stream the data to our application

Deploy cutting-edge technologies in cloud infrastructure to build highly reliable and scalable production pipelines

You definitely have:

3-6 years of industry experience contributing to backend projects, ideally across a variety of professional contexts (e.g. start-ups and large companies, or consumer- and business-facing applications)

Developed high-quality production-ready software that is maintainable, scalable, performant, and secure, using development best practices, design patterns, and proven frameworks

Experience building out ETL pipelines that ingest data from a variety of external sources, utilizing a variety of methods, especially REST and SOAP APIs.

Experience with software engineering practices like version control, testing, code reviews, etc.

Hands-on experience with cloud services. AWS and Azure preferred.

Expertise in Python, SQL, and SQLAlchemy.

Computer Science or related field degree or equivalent experience

You might even have:

Previous experience building data and/or machine learning products

Hands-on experience with one or more elements of our data platform, especially postgres and/or Snowflake.

Hands-on experience working with a variety of AWS services: S3, Lambdas, API Gateway, CodeBuild, Step Functions, sagemaker, etc.

Knowledge of DevOps practices and experience with related tooling (containers, infrastructure-as-code, etc)

You value:

Product and business-minded pragmatism

Attention to detail and focus on quality over quantity

Creative and practical approaches to architecting and leading software projects

Collaboration with - and inclusion of - a diverse team of both technical and non-technical colleagues

A people-focused culture built on transparency, collaboration, empathy, and feedback

Leadership as an essential skill at all levels of the organization

We want the work you do here to be the best work of your life.
We believe the most valuable investment we can make - and the greatest boost we can give to your career - is to build an outstanding team of colleagues who are passionate about our mission.

We currently offer the following benefits and will continually evolve them with the goal of efficiently attracting, retaining, and leveraging the very highest quality talent.

Our passionate, capable team will always be our #1 benefit We are proud of the team we have built so far, and we are excited about the team we have yet to add Learn something new every day Get more done than you would anywhere else Competitive salaries Top-of-the-line computer equipment Multiple Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits options to allow you to customize to your and your Family’s needs Paid Time Off
Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Short Term & Long Term Disability Commuter Flexible Spending Account (i.e. Transit or Parking) Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance Auto & Home Insurance Group Life Insurance Pet Insurance We believe in Equal Opportunity We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Doma (fka States Title)

Using machine intelligence and our patented technology solutions, we’re creating a vastly more simple, efficient, and affordable closing experience for lenders, real estate professionals, and homebuyers. We’re using technology to remove the friction and frustration from a closing process that has been stuck in the 19th century. We do this through an innovative platform that empowers our home closing experts to deliver a previously unimaginable customer experience at every point of the real estate transaction process.

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