Architect, Search Infrastructure

Apartment List, San Francisco, California

Everyone deserves a home they love

At Apartment List, we build a marketplace between renters and apartments, and Search is the central functionality of the marketplace. High-quality search results are essential for the user experience and for the health of the business, and it is important for us to build the right search infrastructure that will scale with the company. We are looking for an experienced and motivated engineer to lead the effort to build the next-generation search infrastructure.

Here’s what you’ll do as part of the team:

  • Lead the design and development of the next-generation search infrastructure. 
  • Work with the product and engineering leadership team to define and build alignments on goals and milestones for major search infrastructure projects
  • Collaborate with product owners and product engineering teams to support product initiatives
  • Guide and mentor other engineers working on search infrastructure and related areas
  • Collaborate with other engineering leaders to drive overall architecture direction at Apartment List

Here are the skills and experience you’ll need to be successful:

  • 10+ years of hands-on software development experience 
  • 5 years of experience in building infrastructure for search or ads product 
  • Solid knowledge of designing and building scalable infrastructure
  • Deep understanding of the technologies used in search and/or online advertisement
  • Good communication and collaboration skills with engineers and cross-functional partners 
  • Strong sense of ownership of impact on company’s success
  • Hands-on experience with machine learning infrastructure a plus

And here is what’s in it for you:

  • Mentorship and training to get you onboard quickly and to learn new development skills. 
  • Encouraged to explore new technologies and to adopt them in our product development. 
  • Empowered to participate the whole development cycle, and drive important product decisions. 
  • Lots of cool team building events, team off-sites, company ski trip, and an annual sales conference which is followed up with an epic closing party!
Apartment List is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

About Apartment List

At Apartment List, our mission is to find you a home and our method is trust and transparency. With tons of homes and apartments for rent in almost every state, city, and neighborhood across the nation, we‘re here to help you find your next home.

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