Neighborhoods.com is an easy-to-use online real estate resource that helps people find the perfect home and ideal neighborhood. There are plenty of real estate websites that let people search for houses, but we are the only site that helps people find their ideal community. From urban cores to suburban subdivisions, neighborhoods.com covers it all.

Software Engineers are responsible for developing and maintaining Neighborhoods.com as well as our other products. Specific tasks include new feature development, data management and integration, enhancing our existing feature set, and designing technical solutions to complex problems. This is an excellent opportunity if you like working with newer technologies and toolsets to solve difficult problems.

Essential Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of at least one object-oriented programming language
  • Experience with framework usage and best practices
  • Understanding of common web stacks (apache, nginx, etc.)
  • Experience working with relational database systems.
  • An interest in working with new technologies
  • Understanding of distributed infrastructure and workloads
What You'll be doing:
  • Developing code and technical designs for existing and new products, with a strong focus on quality, performance and maintainability.
  • Participating in our engineering culture, with an emphasis on contributing ideas, thoughts, and constructive feedback regarding the work of others on our team.
  • Working with the VP of Engineering to define and refine our technical practices and toolsets.
  • Collaborating with designers, front-end developers, and product stakeholders to deliver technical solutions to complex problems.
  • Creating and managing data integrations with large, complex third party data stores.
  • Assisting with interviewing, onboarding, and training engineers as they join the team.
  • Participating in code reviews, both of your code and of others.
Education and Experience:
  • At least two years of hands on software engineering in a production environment.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or another analytical discipline.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Benefits:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401K with match
  • Ventra pre-tax transit benefits
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks & great coffee
  • Flexible vacation/Work from home policies
  • Casual dress code
  • Group outings
  • Competitive salary based on level of experience
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave

Company Reviews

Management places a lot of trust in employees, allowing us to take ownership over what we create. And there's an emphasis on both productivity AND fun, making it easier to cultivate work-life balance.
Sam Reid
Communications Manager
at Neighborhoods.com
At Neighborhoods.com, you can tell that company culture is as important to our founders as the bottom line.
Zac Rosenbauer
Front-End Developer
at Neighborhoods.com
What attracted me most was the team's willingness to experiment on everything and the daily soccer matches on the big screen. We move fast, iterate often, and look forward to each day's improvements.
Danny Zagorski
UX Designer
at Neighborhoods.com
The support & encouragement to do what I feel is right and in the best interest of the company is unlike anything I have experienced at other employers. The autonomy given to do my job is refreshing.
Cameron Munro
Regional Sales Manager
at Neighborhoods.com
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Why work with us
Neighborhoods.com prides itself on being an open, creative, and dynamic place to work. Everyone’s opinion is valued and we are building something amazing from the ground up. The office is full of people who work hard to meet their goals, enjoy each other’s company, and like to have fun. We received the 2017 When Work Works award for our culture.
Culture
There is more to neighborhoods.com’s culture than the casual dress code, loft office, kegerator, and ping pong table—it’s about the ingrained principles of honesty, integrity, equality, and fairness. Employees from all departments regularly come together to share thoughts and ideas and assist one another in completing individual or common goals.
Perks & Benefits
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
401k with match
Flexible vacation & work from home policies
Near public transit options, including a Metra station across the street
Kitchen stocked with snacks, gourmet coffee, and soda
Casual dress code, group outings, and happy hours
Flat organizational structure
Secure bike storage
Ventra pre-tax program
Cold-brew coffee and craft beer on tap
Paid maternity/paternity leave
Plenty of available free parking

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