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Date: Feb 13, 2018

Location: Emeryville, CA, US

Company: Realogy Services Group LLC



Requisition 45804

About ZapLabs LLC
ZapLabs ( is the innovation and technology hub for global real estate leader Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), and the driving force behind inventive technology for brokers and agents affiliated with Realogy’s world renowned real estate brands. ZapLabs delivers its highly effective consumer, sales associate and broker solutions in support of Realogy’s leading franchise brands and is positioned to expand the scope of its technology development efforts to encompass Realogy’s other business segments, including residential brokerage, relocation and settlement services. ZapLabs is headquartered in Emeryville, California.


Job Title: Enterprise Architect


At ZapLabs, we work to build and improve a platform that helps real estate professionals work effectively, and helps delight home buyers and sellers with an excellent experience. We do that by combining great technology with great people – and we’re looking for an Enterprise Architect to join our team.


What we’re looking for:

As an Enterprise Architect, you’ll be responsible for driving the design, technical approach, and solutions to help ZapLabs and our parent company, Realogy, align technologies across the organization. You will need to have broad technical experience and knowledge, combined with strategic perspective, as you will be working with diverse groups across the organization to sell ideas for the strategy you set forth to merge our two technology worlds. We need you to be versatile and passionate to tackle new problems and to push our technology forward. You thrive in a fast-paced environment, are cool under pressure, and embrace agile development methodologies. You have strong analytical skills, an unwavering commitment to quality, a collaborative work ethic, and excellent technical skills.


What you’ll do:

In your role as Enterprise Architect, you’ll collaborate with diverse groups, from our small agile teams at ZapLabs to diverse groups Realogy-wide, including but not limited to business operators, legacy IT, product teams, interactive marketing teams, IT Infrastructure teams, and teams using agile or waterfall waterfall methods. Some of your responsibilities will include:


  • Create technical strategy and architectures to design an integrated technology platform that will include existing Realogy systems in our new technology platform.
  • Create a vision for how things fit together strategically and then engage groups working in different areas to build out vision, approach and lead plans to move initiatives forward. This may lead to consolidating different technologies, ways of working or projects moving to a new direction.
  • Develop documentation and present concepts that effectively describe current state and future state technology environments; explain the rationale, pros/cons, and costs/benefits for integrating, leveraging, or consolidating technologies
  • Recommend long-term technology solutions based on the business needs, architecture, and strategic drivers
  • Design solutions within the context of the available infrastructure, taking into account scalability, availability, reliability, stability, security, and performance
  • Collaborate and innovate with other teams, product managers, DevOps to design new features
  • Continuously stay up to date with industry changes, and bring new ideas to the team
  • Identify, evaluate, and select appropriate technology in alignment with business objectives


Skills, accomplishments, & interests you should have:

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical discipline or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience dedicated to providing application solutions
  • Must be a good communicator and collaborator, able to interact with new people and diverse groups 
  • Ability to clearly articulate strategic technology ideas and plans
  • Experience of engineering practices such as code refactoring, design patterns, design-driven development, continuous integration, building highly scalable applications, application security
  • Current experience using Java development, SQL database systems, and Apache products
  • Current experience developing microservices
  • Current experience of developing and deploying applications to cloud
  • Ability to iterate quickly in an agile development process
  • Collaborate with product managers and DevOps
  • Excellent analytical/troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit


Nice to haves:

  • Experience mentoring or acting in a lead capacity a plus


We’re always looking for folks to join our culture of passionate hobbyists! We have a tendency to nerd out on everything from LOTR and Star Wars to competitive baking to our company soccer team, the Lab Rats.


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Realogy Holdings Corp. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its hiring and business practices.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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