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Full-stack Software Engineer

Digital and Technology
19038793 Requisition #

CBRE Build is a highly independent innovation team with engineering centers in NYC & SEA tasked with bolstering the strategic advantage of the world’s largest commercial real estate services company through technology. By delivering innovative products using modern best practices we are steering CBRE into the future. We enjoy significant autonomy with our technology and product decisions while benefiting from the resources of a Fortune 500 business.

We value Collaboration, Inclusivity, Iteration, and Trust and our mission to help people make better decisions about real estate through user-centric technology built with a curious, inclusive spirit is done through Iteration, Alignment, and Preparation.


We are seeking a Full Stack Software Engineer that will be excited by the opportunity to own the development of features in an application that is changing the world’s largest commercial real estate services company. As we build we are also leading the way for how technology is built at CBRE

As our platform continues to grow, we’d want you to help expand and improve the capabilities of the application. You will have the opportunity to touch many different technologies using Python, Django, JavaScript, Node.js, and/or related libraries.


  • Collaborate with your team of engineers, designers and product folks to define refine product requirements
  • Implement and improve features based on user and engineering feedback
  • Ideate and implement improvements to our technology stack and processes


  • Professional experience with Python or JavaScript (1+ years)
  • Self starter who can turn ambiguity into shipped software
  • Experience with Django or Node.js
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum software development cycles
  • Effective collaboration, communication, and leadership skills
  • Familiarity with asynchronous & functional programming techniques
  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Typically has 2-3 years of relevant work experience. Consideration given to equivalent combination of education and experience.

Bonus points for experience in these areas:

  • Experience with React.js
  • Experience designing and developing REST APIs
  • Experience modeling and implementing data structures in PostgreSQL
  • Elasticsearch, or other search technologies

A sample of the technologies we use:

  • Web Development – React, Redux, Express.js, SASS

  • Backend App/API – Python, Django, Celery, Elasticsearch, Postgres, Node.js

  • Infrastructure – AWS, Ansible, Rundeck, Terraform

  • Development Workflow – JIRA, GitLab, Slack

What we offer:

  • A competitive compensation package, with medical/dental/vision/401(k)/disability

  • Parental leave

  • Dedication to your career through coaching and an annual education stipend

  • Optional work from home Fridays

  • Flexible working environment in a downtown Seattle office convenient to mass transit

  • Unlimited PTO for certain employees

  • Annual bonus program

About CBRE:

With over $20 billion in 2018 revenue, CBRE is the largest global real estate service and investment management provider in the world, and one of only two such companies to hold a position on the Fortune 500 list (currently #146). The Company has more than 90,000 employees (excluding affiliates) in more than 400 offices globally. It’s known as a leader in the sustainability and governance corporate indices, and frequently wins best workplace awards. Please visit www.cbre.com for more information.

For more information about our team, please visit https://www.cbrebuild.com/.

Application instructions: Please principals only, no recruiters.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


US Company Profile

About CBRE (NYSE: CBRE): At CBRE, you are empowered to take your career path into your own hands. Enjoy workplace flexibility in a global organization with tremendous scale. Work in an inclusive and collaborative environment with supportive teammates. Come experience the employee advantage at CBRE.

CBRE has a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

As a Fortune 500 worldwide leader in real estate services, CBRE’s more than 90,000 professionals provide exceptional outcomes for clients in over approximately 480 offices worldwide.  When it comes to real estate, CBRE sees potential everywhere. We turn scale into strength, expense into performance, and property into prosperity. Visit cbre.us.

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