Senior Software Engineer

Company Overview

Closinglock is modernizing the real estate world’s way of transferring information and funds to eliminate wire fraud and provide a secure, easy-to-use platform for title companies, law firms, and other financial services to protect themselves and their clients from wire fraud. We act in the long-term best interests of our customers by understanding their problems. When our customers win, we win. To date, we have protected over $250B+ in funds related to residential property transactions. Closinglock’s platform has been used by clients in all 50 states and across 42 countries.

Closinglock was founded in 2017 by Andy White, CEO, and his wife, Abigail White. The company is headquartered in Austin, TX, with an office in downtown Austin. Today the company has grown to 35+ employees across product & engineering, sales, partnerships, customer success, marketing, and finance.

Mission: Simplify the real estate closing experience for all parties

Vision: Provide a secure and efficient transfer of data and funds

The inherent value of what we offer with our fraud prevention platform and modern payment solution for real estate is protecting a homebuyer’s largest investment in their life.

We are rapidly growing our team and are looking for more incredible talent. Our current team is built of top performers from world-class companies, and we will continue to hire that way. We firmly believe that top performers want to work with other top performers. We have a lot of fun at work because we trust each other and respect each other's talents, abilities, and experiences. We are hyper-focused on a common vision, and our company strength is based on the unparalleled quality of our team. There is no limit to what we can accomplish together!

Check out our website to learn more about our company.

About the Job

We are looking for highly skilled Senior Software Engineers in Austin to build our technology products and grow the engineering team. Candidates should have experience as a backend developer building complex business applications using Python.

Candidates should also have experience leading development efforts, developing applications in Python, working with SQL databases, working within a cloud environment, and working with standard developer tools.

Job Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience with Python.
  • 5+ years of experience with custom application development.
  • Must be dedicated, passionate, and hard-working, and excited to work in an energetic environment.
  • Must be able to work with a team and collaborate remotely.
  • We are looking for a creative and efficient problem solver.

Technical Preferences

  • Strong experience in developing web applications using Flask, with openness to candidates with significant experience in other major Python web frameworks like Django or Pyramid.
  • Knowledge of continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Experience with software testing, TDD, and unit testing.
  • Experience with relational databases, including schema design, query optimization, and integration with Python applications.
  • Solid working experience building RESTful APIs.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies like Docker.
  • Active experience integrating custom code with 3rd party web services.
  • Hands-on experience with tools such as Git, Jira and Confluence.
  • Experience working in the AWS (Amazon Web Services) ecosystem.
  • Familiarity with application monitoring and reporting software such as Datadog and New Relic.

What You Will Do

  • Actively participate in the design, development, and maintenance of Closinglock web applications, ensuring high performance, responsiveness, and scalability.
  • Contribute to the full software development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing and deployment.
  • Engender a culture of documentation, collaboration, and best practices.
  • Consult on efforts regarding feature requests, feedback, and future product development for the business.

Perks & Benefits

At Closinglock, we invest in our employees and provide a full range of benefits and perks to help you grow and thrive. From generous paid time off and healthcare coverage to career enrichment and development programs. These benefits include:

  • Work-life balance
  • Competitive Salary
  • Equity compensation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401k
  • Monthly team get-togethers (Lunches, social events, sports outings, etc)

Closinglock is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome everyone to our team. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Research & Development

Austin, TX

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