Senior Big Data Engineer

About the team

At Zillow Group, our mission is to empower people to unlock life's next chapter. We're currently seeking a Big Data Engineer to join the Growth Analytics team! Our team is deeply committed to understanding our customers’ journey on our site through meticulous analysis and measurement. We collaborate closely with Zillow’s Leadership on the New Construction team to uncover opportunities through data, delivering revolutionary and intuitive tools to find and buy your dream home. Additionally, we partner with engineering teams to build and maintain key analytics tools and infrastructure.

The team closely collaborates with the product organization and Zillow’s New Construction and Growth product leadership team to create an integrated consumer financing experience. We operate with a flat team structure, allowing direct communication with Senior Leadership.

About the role

In this role, you’ll collaborate closely with Zillow's New Construction and Growth product leadership teams to uncover deep insights about the customer funnel through best-in-class visualizations and deep dive analytics. Your main objective will be to influence business strategy and build out analytics roadmaps. Specifically, you will:

  • Complete ad hoc analysis for key New Construction and Growth Product stakeholders
  • Create compelling, clear, and powerful visualizations of our data
  • Develop content and deliver key strategic insights to the executive audience via Business and Metrics review meetings
  • Understand the new construction and Zillow growth business goals, providing thought leadership in creating, maintaining, and documenting a robust set of metrics
  • Proactively identify areas of opportunity in the new construction business funnel, operational processes, and product suite to drive worthwhile outcomes
  • Collaborate with product and engineering teams to discuss problems, design analytics framework, pull in the most relevant data for the business, and develop solutions

This role has been categorized as a teleworker position. Teleworkers 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. Employees may live in any part of Mexico, but preferably in Mexico City, as we would encourage attendance for occasional in-office events.

In addition to a competitive base salary and benefits, this position is also eligible for equity awards based on factors such as experience, performance and location.

Who you are

You are a curious and passionate problem-solver who thrives in complexity and uncertainty. Join us and use your expertise to find opportunities and guide our business into the future with powerful insights and recommendations. We're looking for a Big Data Engineer who has:

  • An undergraduate or Master's degree in a quantitative field (e.g. science, engineering, economics, quantitative finance, operations research, statistics, or similar) or proven experience within business analytics.
  • Strong business sense and the ability to work cross-functionally, connecting customer problems to business strategy.
  • 3+ years of work experience involving quantitative data analysis and complex problem-solving.
  • Strong proficiency in Python Programming (or Java), SQL, Tableau, and Excel, along with some knowledge of data pipelines.
  • Experience with Product analytics tools such as Amplitude, MixPanel, or BI Tools such as Tableau, Mode, Thoughtspot, Metabase, etc.
  • Collaboration across the company – needs to be able to partner with many different teams
  • History of leading (independently) projects at scale (company/org wide)

Get to know us

Zillow is reimagining real estate to make it easier to unlock life’s next chapter. 

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 is helping people move from dreaming to transacting — and no matter what job you're in, you will play a critical role in making this vision a reality. 

Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction are supported by a deep-rooted culture of innovation, our passion to redefine the employee experience, and a  fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging. 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 in 2022 list, Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, honoring the Best Places to Work in 2022, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index 2022, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equity Index and Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality 2022, and TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, and gender identity. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at RecruitingAccessibility@zillowgroup.com.

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