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Compass is expanding in technology and geographic reach and looking for a Data Analyst. The ideal person will have the opportunity to impact one of the biggest decisions that every single consumer across the world must make -- where to live. In particular, our Data Analyst will oversee all of the real estate and other related information underlying every one of our consumer-facing products and the proprietary tools that are part of our Agent Suite.
At Compass You Will:
- Guide Compass to become the leading source of real estate information by expanding our geographical coverage, introducing new types of data and new data sources, and ensuring the quality of our data throughout our products
- Drive our data platform forward with a metrics-driven, continuous improvement approach. You will be responsible for the ongoing upkeep of your features, including QA testing and the monitoring of key metrics associated with various feature performance. You will be able to discern the effectiveness of a particular feature and how a feature can be optimized or augmented to add maximum value for our agents and consumers
- Collaborate with engineering team to architect, build and maintain data infrastructure to ingest, extract, normalize and combine a growing number of data sets (our “data pipeline”) to create a comprehensive and actionable model of every real estate property available to be bought or sold
- Define and maintain robust APIs to enable the larger R&D organization to build delightful products and experiences for our users that leverage our data platform to extract market trends and data insights
- Own and manage the product development process for Compass Data Products from conception to launch
- Help define our high-level product direction with regard to real estate data by working directly with our Agents, consumer, and internal stakeholders and crafting solutions to specific challenges they face in each of our 10 geographical markets
- Identify and negotiate with 3rd-party vendors to acquire and ingest new data sources to strengthen our property profiles
What We Look For:
- 2+ years experience in software product/project management roles building and launching successful data-driven products
- 2+ years experience of database design, implementation and maintenance is preferred
- Experience with architecting large-scale data schemas, building data pipelines, ETL tools, data conversion, and setting up processes to continuously measure the quality of the data sets used throughout our products
- Experience manipulating large raw datasets using tools/techniques such as SQL, pivot tables, lookups, etc.; experience with MySQL and/or MongoDB
- B.S. or similar in a technical discipline (Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics) is strongly preferred
At Compass, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place.
See Inside the Office of Compass
Started in 2013, Compass began with the mission to simplify the process of buying, selling, or renting a home. Co-founders Robert Reffkin and Ori Allon set out to revolutionize real estate through a simple, technology-powered platform that was transparent and efficient for every single user. After revolutionizing the New York market, Compass expanded to D.C., Maryland, and Virginia—and has plans to continue expanding nationwide.
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