Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Engineering

3+ months agoNew York, NY

At Compass, we envision a world where the experience of selling or buying a home is simple and pleasant for everyone. Founded in 2012, Compass provides an end-to-end platform that empowers residential real estate agents to deliver exceptional service to their seller and buyer clients, all in service of our mission to help everyone find their place in the world.

Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Engineering

New York City

Compass is building the first modern end-to-end real estate platform by integrating agents, buyers, and sellers through technology. Until Compass, no one has achieved the blend of the Natural Intelligence that hundreds of thousands of enterprising real estate agents bring to this market, with the “Artificial Intelligence” that cloud, mobile, and AI technologies enable. We are building AI to empower AI - Artificial Intelligence to empower Agent Intelligence.

As one of the fastest-growing technology companies of our generation, in an industry larger than any other, we have an opportunity and obligation to build a world-class engineering team and the operating platform that will transform real estate. Recently, we are on track to triple the size of our engineering team in less than 2 years and are searching for creative and inspiring colleagues at all levels of the engineering organization.

As a member of the Technology Infrastructure organization, you will be empowered to create software that scales with our expanding engineering teams.  We are looking for experienced software engineers who thrive in cross-team collaboration, are passionate about building the next generation software platform and are excited to build great products used by hundreds of engineers.  We welcome builders that can lead the development of high-performance systems, and overcome roadblocks when they see them.  You’ll be instrumental in building our software, designing architecture for scale, and implementing industry best practices.

At Compass You Will:

  • Develop and maintain the automation and infrastructure for our software platform
  • Reimagine and develop the architecture and software stack for improved availability and durability
  • Own tooling and automation as first-class products & services
  • Drive best practices and engineering excellence across the entire organization
  • Drive improvements across the software stack with a focus on security and performance
  • Use quality metrics to drive higher availability

What We’re Looking For:

  • BS in CS or equivalent
  • 5+ years of engineering experience
  • 2+ years of experience using Docker
  • A track record as a leader with cross-team impact and influence
  • Development experience in Python, Go, Java, and/or Javascript

Nice To Have:

  • Production container platform experience (Docker or Kubernetes)
  • Experience integrating SaaS providers
  • Experience working with AWS Web Services (EKS, EC2 etc.)
  • Networking expertise
  • Observability platform experience (DataDog, ELK, or Splunk)
  • CI/CD development
  • History of improving reliability and resiliency for your applications
  • Full-stack application development experience
  • Previous experience growing a startup

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.

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At Compass, we believe that everyone deserves to find their place in the world — a place where they feel like they belong, where they can be their authentic selves, where they can thrive.  Our collaborative, energetic culture is grounded in our Compass Entrepreneurship Principles and our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, growth and mobility. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer competitive compensation packages, robust benefits and professional growth opportunities aimed at helping to improve our employees' lives and careers.

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