Software Engineer (Mid-level) at CrowdStreet
Austin, TX, US / Portland, OR, US / Remote

As a Software Engineer at CrowdStreet, you’ll be a key part of our team, collaborating on a scalable, next-generation platform. You’ll bring your passion for defining, implementing and shipping software that delivers high impact value to our customers. You care about writing clean and performant code and are comfortable working on front end or back end tasks. You’ll add features, help identify and resolve performance and scalability problems, and develop functionality that will enable investors to evaluate investment opportunities, complete an online investment transaction workflow, build a real estate portfolio, track investment performance and chart returns.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Build functionality to improve the investment experience for all CrowdStreet users
  • Work closely with product management and business stakeholders to understand business requirements and provide accurate estimations
  • Identify and resolve bugs and performance issues
  • Pay down tech debt, and provide ongoing maintenance and support for the application
  • Document new and existing code; share and communicate with others on the engineering team

Education and Experience Requirements

  • 4+ years experience as a software engineer building modern web applications 
  • 4+ years working experience in Java development or equivalent
  • 3+ years experience building responsive web applications using JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue.js
  • 2+ years experience with data Modeling and querying w/ SQL (e.g. PostgreSQL, SQLite)
  • 1+ years experience building REST API’s
  • Experience working in an agile development environment with Scrum

Competencies Desired

  • Amazon Web Services (i.e., ELB, Elastic Beanstalk, SQS, RDS PostgreSQL, Aurora)
  • Knowledge of security best practices when building web applications
  • Automated Testing (i.e., Cypress, Selenium) 

Technical/Functional Competencies

You will be working on a modern front-end stack consisting of ReactJS (w/ Redux). Our backend is Java, utilizing Lambda microservices where applicable. We use Atlassian tools (JIRA, BitBucket, BitBucket Pipelines) and Amazon Web Services for continuous integration and deployment. We follow standard Agile / Scrum processes with sprints, stories, stand-ups, retrospectives and a fast automated zero-downtime deployment process.

This position can be located in Austin TX, Portland OR or Remote in continental US.

Working at CrowdStreet

CrowdStreet believes that the markets are stronger when they are more accessible, transparent, and efficient–for everyone. We are a team dedicated to transforming the world of commercial real estate (CRE) through technology and have been recognized by leading industry publications including Globe St. and CRETech. Our online Marketplace gives investors direct access to commercial real estate investment opportunities, while simultaneously helping real estate sponsors and developers raise capital online.

Headquartered in downtown Portland, our offices overlook historic Pioneer Square. We offer great employee benefits and are committed to fostering a fantastic culture, including moving to a permanent hybrid work environment. To help empower our employees to work where they work best, we’re providing everyone with laptops, a monthly stipend to help cover expenses, and the ability to come into the office–under strict safety guidelines–as needed. We’re also hosting weekly digital All Hands to keep everyone connected.

Over the years, CrowdStreet has been recognized by top industry publications as a leader in the commercial real estate space. Named by The Oregonian as a 2020 Top Places to Work, CrowdStreet is also a Forbes Top 500 Best Startup Employer, part of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, the 2020 Oregon Technology Awards Accelerate Company of the Year, and was ranked #5 for "Fastest Growing Private Companies in Oregon & SW Washington" by the Portland Business Journal. 

At CrowdStreet, we believe inclusion and diversity are critical in achieving our goals. We understand that differences in age, race, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, physical ability, thinking style and background bring a breadth of knowledge that makes us collectively smarter and better able to compete. We are committed to recruiting, developing, and advancing a diverse staff and engaging in the hard work that makes that possible.