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Developer Tools Engineer

Palo Alto, CA, US Engineering - Engineering Full-time
About Houzz
Houzz is the leading home renovation and design platform in the world. We have a highly engaged community of over 40 million homeowners who leverage our technologies to find inspiration for their next home project, connect with over 2.5 million home design and remodeling professionals and discover products in the Houzz Shop.


About the Role
Our DevTool team focuses on improving developer velocity through tooling and automation.  As DevTool engineer,  you will work on a range of tools, infrastructure and services - new and existing - with an aim to efficiently solve problems and deliver practical, maintainable and scalable solutions.

Our tech stack includes modern DevOps tooling like Docker, Kubernetes, Salt, Python, Jenkins, Github CI  and the usual Unix/Linux tools and workflows.

Reliability, performance and developer experience  are critical factors to our CI/CD pipeline which you will help monitor, operate, and improve/optimize.

We are looking for someone who is self-directed, independent, passionate about new technologies.
What You’ll Do
  • Building release automation(CI/CD): Analyze, design and develop automation processes and tools to deliver Houzz’s core products into cloud platforms using containerization technologies such as Docker, VM and etc, along with CI tools such as Jenkins and Spinnaker. 
  • Tooling to help developers’s productivity: git hooks, code review workflow, development flow for Houzz engineer team
  • Tooling to provide Infrastructure security and resource management
  • Building center quality monitoring infrastructure to help the product quality
  • Maintain and support in house CI platforms (Github, Jenkins,  and in house services)
  • Evaluate new technologies and continue to evolve the tooling infrastructure
  • At a Minimum, We’d Like You to Have
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of two or more mainstream programming languages (Python, PHP,  Java, Shell)
  • Highly proficient with modern Unix/Linux operating systems/distributions
  • Experience with CI/CD, containers and/or virtualization, Jenkins,  Github CI flows
  • 2+ years professional experience



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    Be Who You Are and Do What You Love at Houzz

    We’re a Family
    At Houzz, we strive to create and foster a strong family environment in our workplace. We collaborate to accomplish our goals, always working as a team. We aim to build a culture of inclusion — celebrating and leveraging our differences for the betterment of one another, our products and our community.
    Houzz team members come from many backgrounds and bring diverse experiences to the company. We take pride in making each person feel at home.

    We Build the Future
    Join Houzz in revolutionizing the home remodeling and design industry and have an impact on the more than 40 million homeowners who use our platform every month and the 2.5 million-plus home professionals around the world who are active on the site. Houzz has been named one of the most innovative companies in the world by CNBC and others, and is backed by top venture capitalists. At Houzz, you can help drive the future of an industry worth $1.2 trillion in the U.S. and Europe alone.

    We Make Things Happen
    Our team members play a key role in guiding the direction of our company and are able to work across multiple groups to implement fresh ideas that allow Houzz to be the industry leader. If you are interested in applying your passion to create products that will transform the lives of millions of people who are designing, remodeling and decorating their homes, welcome to Houzz.

    Benefits and Perks
    • Competitive salary
    • Flexible paid time off
    • Commuter benefits
    • Medical, dental, vision and pet insurance
    • Maternity/paternity leave program
    • Employee assistance program
    • 401k retirement savings plan
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Healthy at Houzz program

    Houzz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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