Senior Software Engineer

Virtual, USA

  • ID:2024-3472
  • Category: Engineering


Frontdoor is reimagining how homeowners maintain and repair their most valuable asset – their home. As the parent company of two leading brands, we bring over 50 years of experience in providing our members with comprehensive options to protect their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns through our extensive network of pre-qualified professional contractors. American Home Shield, the category leader in home service plans with approximately two million members, gives homeowners budget protection and convenience, covering up to 23 essential home systems and appliances. Frontdoor is a cutting edge, one-stop app for home repair and maintenance. Enabled by our Streem technology, the app empowers homeowners by connecting them in real time through video chat with pre-qualified experts to diagnose and solve their problems. The Frontdoor app also offers homeowners a range of other benefits including DIY tips, discounts and more. For more information about American Home Shield and Frontdoor, please visit .



Our Software Engineers are product focused, giving them the opportunity to work on a product and understand the layers of the software stack. Work includes documentation, automated testing, debugging, working with algorithms and data structures, coding, design, system performance scaling, and problem solving for highly technical and complex software programs. Responsibilities also include providing independent execution of medium-sized projects impacting teams of 3-4 people, contributing to the development of new ideas and principles, and working on long-range programs and objectives.


  • Write documentation and automated tests for code to be written.

  • Implement functionality for automated tests that will successfully pass and meet coding standards.

  • Debug production issues and create subsequent mitigation plans.

  • Optimize performance of existing implementations.

  • Look at non-familiar code and identify issues, while improving overall quality of system, and helping team members with debugging issues.

  • Build the right data structures, add indices to fix performance issues, and determine data structures that perform best with respect to third party integrations.

  • As a component owner, where the component impacts across multiple platforms (1-5 member team), refactor critical components of code, write easily extendable code, convert abstract engineering goals into actionable items and deliver it, code complex problems, dispatch algorithms, and make improvements to automation infrastructure.

  • Identify platform quirks and hidden methods that can slow down or boost performance. Provide quick fixes to performance issues.

  • Work with team to establish benchmark around the work done in App or in Backend. Determine where the bottlenecks are and how to implement better solutions.

  • Prioritize tasks with Scrummaster that leads the team to be successful.

  • Bring forward ideas to experiment and work in teams to transform ideas to reality.

  • May include other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education, Licensure and Professional Certification requirements: Bachelor’s degree or higher level of education in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field preferred

Minimum Experience required: 7+ years product development experience

Required Skills:

  • Advanced understanding of computer science fundamentals, such as data structures, (trees, graphs, hash tables); understanding of functioning and implementation of basic algorithms, such as sorts, searching, and the capability to explain performance characteristics using Big-O Notations.

  • Capability to debug moderately complex problems and analyze logs in production systems and to read existing code.

  • Deep understanding of various data storage options, such as relational, no-SQL, etc.

  • Excellent scripting skill in Shell, Python, or Ruby

  • 3+ years of Golang experience

  • Experience in defining process with clear objectives and ways to measure the effectiveness of the process

  • Ability to be on call on a rotating basis for the services owned by the team.

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills with capability to lead a team of engineers

  • Experience in developing products in an Agile development environment

  • Experience working in a CI/CD environment

  • Understanding of Git and development activities such as merge and conflict resolution of code

  • Understanding and experience in Docker, Kubernets, and AWS cloud services

Other/State Specific

This role pays between $ 105k to $ 150k , and your actual base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, responsibilities, experience, and location.

At Frontdoor certain roles are eligible for additional rewards and incentives. Speak directly to your recruiter to learn more.

Our approach to benefits is holistic, and includes health, wellbeing and financial components including: insurance for medical/pharmacy, dental, vision, life, and disability, weight loss and smoking cessation programs, matching 401(k) and ability to participate in our employee stock purchase plan.

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Job Locations US

ID 2024-3472

Category Engineering

Type Full Time

Company AHS American Home Shield Corp

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Frontdoor is a company that’s obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard, as well as AHS Proconnect , an on-demand membership service for home repairs and maintenance, and Streem, a technology company that enables businesses to serve customers through an enhanced augmented reality, computer vision and machine learning platform. Frontdoor serves more than two million customers across the U.S. through a network of more than 16,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ over 45,000 technicians. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With nearly 50 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually (or one request every eight seconds). For more details, visit