Handsome Rate

Staff Engineer – at HomeAdvisor & Angie's List

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  • Publish Date: June 30, 2020

  • Price: Handsome Rate

  • Location: United States

  • State: CO

  • Views: 594

  • Website: Apply


HomeAdvisor is looking for a Staff Engineer/Architect to help drive the technical direction of our business. This person will impact the overall design and architectural strategy for a group of high performing development teams delivering direct to consumer products that help homeowners connect with service professionals. With a focus on designing and architecting large-scale initiatives, and guiding high-level strategy, this is a great opportunity to have a direct impact on our rapidly growing business.

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We are looking for:

A results-oriented individual who balances a passion for stable, scalable and solid application architecture with the soft skills necessary to build relationships and influence architectural buy-in at an organizational level.
A good communicator who looks to bridge the technical gap across teams and other parts of the company
An individual who can keep the 10,000 ft view in mind at all times and has the ability and desire to help us get there.
An empathetic person who values their customer and looks for ways to improve their job effectiveness
A technical mind who understands and can balance ideal vs realistic architecture but is always looking to push us towards improvement
An individual who loves mentoring and growing the technical skillset of others
Someone who is confident in their technical capabilities but humble in their approach. Willing to take risks and sees mistakes as a mechanism for learning rather than as a failure


Contribute as a part of a team dedicated to the support of enterprise architecture
Provide technical guidance to product delivery teams within your vertical
Foster and advocate for the technical documentation process
Mentor and teach architectural and development best practices
Balance and prioritize the needs of teams against the larger organizational requirements
Support the organization by keeping abreast of new technologies and best practices and pushing the organization to use them as it makes sense
Architect solutions to known gaps and problems
Education and foster the larger architectural vision of HomeAdvisor


10+ years of hands-on development experience, preferably in Java, Javascript and Node
10+ years of Enterprise application experience using Spring, Spring Boot, XML, JSON, Vue
6 years of Relational Database experience such as Oracle, MySQL
8 years of experience with RESTful web services and microservice architecture
8+ years of experience and strong belief in using unit testing as part of development and using framework such as Junit, Spock, Mocha
2+ years of demonstratable enterprise architecture experience
Experience with domain driven architecture
Experience with version control system tools such as GIT and build management tools such as Jenkins
Experience with Kafka
Experience with Agile methodologies
Experience with Kubernetes
Understand SOA and OOP concepts
Understand CI/CD processes
Understand abstract problems and able to provide innovative solutions

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