MLS Data Engineer



Data Science
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

About the team

As a Zillow Group platform, ShowingTime operates as an independent, open platform for existing and new clients — many of whom already use other industry offerings from Zillow Group. Launched in 1999, ShowingTime is the market leader in the scheduling, automation and management of residential property showings across the US and Canada. Each month, we automate over 4,000,000 showings and partner with nearly 1 million real estate agents who rely on our platform. This provides both convenience to the home buyer and an unprecedented level of visibility to the seller.

About the role

The MLS Data Engineer is responsible for the processes that maintain MLS Data within the ShowingTime suite of applications. This position will build, manage and monitor the pipelines for the data that drives the ShowingTime suite of applications. The role works with internal and external data sources to ensure that the application data is timely and accurate.

Primary Accountabilities

  • Build, maintain and optimize vendor data ingest processes.
  • Build, maintain and optimize data export processes
  • Assist in validating and troubleshooting data anomalies
  • Perform scheduled database updates.
  • Automate manual processes where appropriate.
  • Coordinate efforts across the business, engineering and IT teams.
This role has been categorized as a Remote position. “Remote” employees do not have a permanent corporate office workplace and, instead, work from a physical location of their choice, which must be identified to the Company. U.S. employees may live in any of the 50 United States, with limited exceptions.

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or related technical degree and 3+ years of related experience, or equivalent.
  • 3+ Years experience as a Database Developer
  • Strong SQL, PL/SQL, T-SQL expertise
  • Strong Shell Scripting experience (bash, PowerShell)
  • Familiarity with C# .Net (or Java)
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work in an agile, team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Get to know us

Zillow is reimagining real estate to make home a reality for more and more people.

As the most-visited real estate website in the United States, Zillow® and its affiliates help movers find and win their home through digital solutions, first class partners, and easier buying, selling, financing and renting experiences. Millions of people visit Zillow Group sites every month to start their home search, and now they can rely on Zillow to help make it easier to move. The work we do helps people get home and no matter what job you're in, you will play a critical role in making home a reality for more and more people.

Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction are supported by a deep-rooted culture of innovation, our passion to redefine the employee experience, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverages as well as parental leave, family benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off. We’re also setting the standard for work experiences of the future, where our employees are supported in doing their best work and living a flexible, well-balanced life. But don’t just take our word for it. Read recent reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equity Index, and TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

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