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A visual remodeling platform helping consumers and design professionals collaborate.

Software Engineer, Growth
Palo Alto, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

About Houzz
Join Houzz in revolutionizing the home and remodeling industry and have an impact on over 40 million homeowners and 1.5 million professionals around the world. Frequently ranked as one of the top 10 most disruptive companies in the world and backed by marquee venture capitalists, Houzz will allow you to drive the future of an industry worth $1.2 trillion in the US and Europe alone.

Our entrepreneurial culture and warm family atmosphere will surround you with a fun and dynamic work environment you will only find at Houzz.

Our engineers play a direct role in 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 users remodeling and decorating their homes, then welcome to Houzz.

Position Overview
Our mission is to help users discover the value of Houzz. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to grow a community of millions of homeowners and over a million registered home improvement professionals. You will work across all aspects of Houzz to identify opportunities for growth, develop and iterate features to improve the user experience across both our web site and 5-star rated apps.

Growth engineers focus on the new user experience, content personalization, and user analytics/infrastructure. Projects include building personalized content feeds to drive engagement on both the main homepage and emails, determining how to best leverage the many channels we have to communicate with our users, and creating new landing page experiences that connect all that Houzz offers - photos, industry professionals, products, stories, and discussions. You will also dive deeply into data analytics and user research to better understand our users.

Driving the ideation, implementation, and A/B testing of product features to drive user retention
Developing infrastructure and features to serve the most relevant and engaging content to Houzz users
Improving the new user experience so that every user understands the value of Houzz
Building the analytics infrastructure to help us better understand our users' needs
Working cross-functionally across product, marketing and editorial teams to identify and leverage opportunities for growth

Required Skills and Experience

An analytical, growth oriented mindset combined with a passion for diving into and discovering trends in data
Comfortable working on fast paced, data-driven projects
Proficiency in web stack programming, from schema design to building user-facing interfaces
B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent

Desired Skills and Experience

Experience developing consumer facing features at web scale (XXm+)
Proven experience with A/B testing user features and rapid product iteration


Competitive Salary, flexible Paid Time Off, Commuter Benefits, Medical, Dental, Vision, & Pet Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, 401k Retirement Savings, Flexible Spending Accounts, Gym Partnership Discounts, Catered Meals, Fully-Stocked Kitchens, and much more!

Together, we don’t just accept differences -- we celebrate, support, and thrive on inclusivity for the betterment of our products and our community.