Senior Systems Engineer

    • New York, NY

Compass is streamlining the home buying and selling experience by building the single software platform for all real estate activities. Founded in 2012, Compass combines the best technology and personalized service to power all real estate activities in 100+ U.S. cities, all in service of our mission to help everyone find their place in the world.

At Compass, we have nearly 15,000 of the country’s top real estate agents who work with clients to help them buy, sell and rent homes. Compass is a Series G venture-backed company that raised over $1.5 billion in venture funds, and have grown to over 2,500 employees in the last 2 years.


  • Building applications for our customers and internal business stakeholders using 100% SaaS - Salesforce, Netsuite, Zendesk, HRIS
  • Be responsible for developing and executing our enterprise technology strategy and roadmap by leveraging skills such as system design and architecture, requirements gathering, development, QA, documentation and testing
  • Be our subject matter expert and internal champion for enterprise applications
  • Plan and define quarterly and yearly roadmaps, and creating KPIs for managing your projects
  • Lead initiatives involving business and technology teams to refine and develop implementation specs
  • Facilitate data and corporate governance best practices with your business stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Computer Science, similar formal technical education (Computer science, Mathematics, Statistics, etc) or equivalent practical experience
  • Demonstrated experience as a technical leader with cross-team impact
  • 5+ years experience in Java, Go, Python, or other server-side language
  • 5+ years of experience in Javascript and CSS 
  • 2+ years experience with React. Redux experience preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in writing complete, well-tested, database-driven web applications, working with microservice architectures, while following information security best practices
  • Strong AWS experience (EC2, EB, S3, IAM, Lambda)
  • RESTful API design, iPaaS, and SaaS experience
  • Relational database architecture experience (Postgres preferred)
  • Familiarity with a wide range of SaaS applications
  • Strong consensus-building skills, and a sense of customer service
  • Strong project management skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • M.S. in Computer or Software Engineering
  • Experience with working with Netsuite and Salesforce, or other ERP system

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. Our entrepreneurship principles bind us together and inform how we tackle the tremendous challenges ahead.

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Compass creates tailored software—helping customers find the perfect home by providing efficient, seamless technology and exceptional agents.

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