About Opendoor

Founded in 2014, Opendoor’s mission is to empower everyone with the freedom to move. We believe the traditional real estate process is broken and our goal is simple: build a digital, end-to-end customer experience that makes buying and selling a home simple, certain and fast. We have assembled a dedicated team with diverse backgrounds to support more than 100,000 homes bought and sold with us and the customers who have selected Opendoor as a trusted partner in handling one of their largest financial transactions. But the work is far from over as we continue to grow in new markets. Transforming the real estate industry takes tenacity and dedication. It takes problem solvers and builders. It takes a tight knit community of teammates doing the best work of their lives, pushing one another to transform a complicated process into a simple one.  So where do you fit in? Whether you’re passionate about real estate, people, numbers, words, code, or strategy -- we have a place for you. Real estate is broken. Come help us fix it.

Position Summary:

At Opendoor, we are revolutionising the real estate industry by offering new, innovative solutions for home buying and selling. Our mission is to enable our customers to move seamlessly and effortlessly. Documents are the core of real estate transactions, and our Document Management team is at the forefront of ensuring every detail is meticulously captured, stored, and made available to all relevant stakeholders.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Staff Software Engineer ICM to join our Document Management Team. As an Individual Contributor Manager (ICM), you will have the unique opportunity to be both an individual contributor and a manager for the Document Management Team. This hybrid role combines technical execution with people management, offering a path for talented engineers who seek diversified responsibilities and wish to gain management experience while continuing to contribute technically.

  • This position can be located in Hyderabad or Bengaluru or Chennai.
  • We are open to consider candidates for relocation
  • Position Type: Hybrid

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a Sr Engineering Manager on the team you will:

  • Role Responsibilities:

    • The Sr Software Engineering Manager will be responsible for working directly with our product team to deliver and execute a strategic product roadmap and portfolio. Key responsibilities for this role are to:
    • Help build and lead great software teams to deliver world-class products
    • Hire, retain and grow your direct reports and peer teams
    • Champion engineering and operations, establishing metrics and processes for regular assessment and improvement
    • Provide technical leadership and guidance to both your team members and your project peers
    • Working closely with product and design, help engineers gain business context, improve prioritization skills, and hone their craft
    • Promote an engaged, product-focused, positive engineering culture of excellence
    • Proactively identify risks and unblock teams  
    • Uncover better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it
    • Spend 10 - 20% of time actively contributing to the code, executing on development work items and reviewing merge requests

    Skills Needed:

    • 10+ years of software development work experience
    • 2+ years of experience as a hands-on technical engineering manager, managing team of 5-10 engineers
    • Experience designing and architecting highly scalable applications
    • Proven track record of leading productive engineering teams and shipping world class products
    • Experience with ETL processes and API Architectures
    • Experience actively coaching and mentoring team members in their careers
    • Instituted consistent cultural choices that positively impact all of engineering
    • Passion to build and lead high performing engineering teams in a fast-paced environment
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. 
    • A bias towards action and an iterative approach to problem-solving
    • Instituted consistent cultural choices that positively impact all of engineering
    • A high level of organization and the ability to prioritize tasks and keep projects on schedule
    • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience



More About Us

To learn how we are reinventing the Real Estate industry check out our website, to hear about our culture directly from team members visit The Muse and to discover what we are building for our customers read our blog posts.

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