We are a former real estate startup, acquired by CBRE in 2017. We have a startup culture without the startup risk. Our group develops unique and sophisticated products that are used globally to provide better data, better workflows, and (most importantly) better experiences. We are uniquely positioned within the organization to access data, tools, resources, and leaders throughout the industry. We have the stability of secure backing and the freedom to explore and experiment to develop leading-edge products. For more information about our team, please visit https://www.cbrebuild.com/nyc.
Our New York team of 15+ engineers is comprised mainly of full-stack developers. We think that diverse teams build better products. Our engineers have a variety of educational backgrounds (dance majors!). We prioritize gender parity on eng teams, put our pronouns in email signatures, and are always looking for ways to increase diversity and inclusiveness.
All our products are cloud-native web applications with Node.JS, CouchDB and a front-end framework. Some potential responsibilities are listed below. Bonus points if you have any experience in these, but none are required as you will learn on the job.
Contribute to the ongoing development of existing products ( Plans , Build3D , DataVis , and Spacer ), as well as new projects
Develop and own product features across the stack, from HTML, JS, to Node, and AWS.
Build backend support and RESTful APIs for web applications using Node.js and Amazon Web Services
Create geospatial data visualizations leveraging Mapbox ( DataVis )
Enable customizable floorplan layouts through drag and drop design ( Plans )
Develop scene manipulation tools for 3D artists using our custom 3D engine ( Build3D )
Model international requirements for usable floorplans ( Spacer )
Improve internal code structure through refactoring, reviewing code, writing tests, and addressing technical debt
Identify, log, and fix bugs, including in-depth testing of new features
Share technical knowledge with other team members, collaborate on tasks, and give appropriate feedback
Collaborate with product managers and product designers to define product features
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field such as information systems, mathematics, or computer science or equivalent work experience. Requires technical knowledge, training and understanding of the job's requirements. Typically has 2-3 years of relevant work experience. Consideration given to equivalent combination of education and experience.
Smart, productive, and tolerant of sarcasm Self-motivated and curious, crafty and driven Interested in building a friendly, collaborative, and transparent work environment Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience
Why work at CBRE Build
Great team - Diverse. Smart. Nice. We like to always keep learning.
High impact - We're a small team with a global reach in a trillion dollar industry.
Growth and development - We invest in employee development and have an
environment that values learning and experimentation.
Access to a machine shop with a
laser cutter and 3d printer.
Funding for education, conferences, etc.
We like doing things together.
Two book clubs (fiction and non-fiction).
Intramural volleyball and softball teams.
Weekly beer o'clocks.
Benefits - Unlimited vacation. Flexible work hours. Work life balance. Twice a week catered lunches. Health, vision, dental for employees and their dependents. 401k plan with a 3% match.
Internal Number: 19037625
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.