CoStar Group - Technical Manager, Software Engineering

CoStar Group, US-CA San Diego

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CoStar Group - Technical Manager, Software Engineering

Job Description


CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP) is a leading global provider of commercial and residential real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces.  Included in the S&P 500 Index and the NASDAQ 100, CoStar Group is on a mission to digitize the world’s real estate, empowering all people to discover properties, insights and connections that improve their businesses and lives. 

We have been living and breathing the world of real estate information and online marketplaces for over 35 years, giving us the perspective to create truly unique and valuable offerings to our customers.  We’ve continually refined, transformed and perfected our approach to our business, creating a language that has become standard in our industry, for our customers, and even our competitors.  We continue that effort today and are always working to improve and drive innovation.  This is how we deliver for our customers, our employees, and investors.  By equipping the brightest minds with the best resources available, we provide an invaluable edge in real estate.   

Our team is responsible for the development of CoStar's customer-facing Real Estate Analytics products.  We think big, creating innovative data-intensive applications that take the vast amount of data collected by our CoStar Research teams to create a fast, reliable, and intuitive analytics platform for our customers.  We are a collaborative group with a mix of big data, API/platform, and front-end skills, and we working to create the future of Real Estate Analytics.   

We are looking for a Technical Manager to join our group and drive the full-lifecycle development of these critical products.  This includes the architecture, development, and ownership of our web-based data analytics applications. This role will collaborate closely with other technical leadership, product owners and other developers, while also giving you independence and ownership of your work.  As a senior member of the group, you will have the opportunity to drive the technical strategy and architecture of our platform. 

This position is located in San Diego, CA and offers the following hybrid schedule option:

  • 3 days onsite, 2 days remote


  • Leading a cross functional product development team to deliver amazing products to our customers, acting as a player/coach.  
  • Architecting, building, testing, and deploying scalable, reusable, and maintainable applications that handle large amounts of data. 
  • Taking full ownership of your work, from development and testing to eventual deployment and support in production. 
  • Collaborating with other engineering teams, product owners, designers, and leadership. 
  • Becoming a trusted team member in matters of technical architecture, design, and code. 
  • Advocating for evolution and improvement - both technical and non-technical - within our teams.  Includes new tech, tools, and best practices. 
  • Gaining a deep understanding of the CoStar business. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited, not for profit university or college  

  • A track record of commitment to prior employers

  • 8+ years of professional software development experience. 
  • 5+ years’ experience building large distributed, API-driven systems. 
  • 3+ years of experience leading agile teams. 
  • Significant full-stack experience, with deep expertise in either front-end (JavaScript, React, GraphQL, etc.) or back-end (C#, .NET Framework, Web API, Node, Data storage, etc.) technologies.  
  • Experience leading technical teams, working through complex requirements, and offering relevant, timely technical solutions. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; Must be able to communicate at a level appropriate to the audience (direct reports, peers, and senior management) 
  • Excellent team building, negotiation and consensus building abilities. 
  • Ability to motivate and build high performance software development teams. 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Real world experience designing and implementing complex application architectures on Amazon Web Services. 
  • Expertise configuring, maintaining, and optimizing Webpack, and/or Lerna Monorepo configurations. 
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as Cypress, Jest, Mocha, and Chai. 
  • Expertise building common/shared JavaScript module packages. 
  • Expertise with Analytics presentation tools like D3 and/or Google Maps API. 
  • Experience with Docker and container orchestration. 
  • Commercial Real Estate (CRE) knowledge is a bonus. 

What’s in it for You

When you join CoStar Group, you’ll experience a collaborative and innovative culture working alongside the best and brightest to empower our people and customers to succeed.

We offer you generous compensation and performance-based incentives. CoStar Group also invests in your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Virtual and in person mental health counseling services for individuals and family
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes
  • Access to CoStar Group’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Employee Resource Groups
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply.  However, please note that CoStar Group is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

This position offers a base salary range of $148,000 - $270,000, based on relevant skills and experience and includes a generous bonus and benefits plan.



CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

About CoStar Group

CoStar Group is the leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets.

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