Senior Frontend Engineer - Agent Discovery and Intelligence


New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 03/17/2021
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  • Company Address: 2405 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932, US

About Compass

Compass is a real estate technology company with a powerful end-to-end platform that supports the entire buying and selling workflow. We deliver an incomparable experience to both agents and their clients all in service of the Compass mission: to help everyone find their place in the world.

Job Description

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.

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 the real estate industry. 

The Agent Discovery and Intelligence Team has multiple responsibilities. One of those responsibilities is to power customer-facing agent apps such as, and to process, aggregate, and serve agent data from a wide variety of sources, for all agents in the US. Features that we build include enabling buyers and sellers to find an agent by name or location, allowing agents to edit their own profile, and giving agents tools to find details and statistics about themselves and other agents. These are some of the most highly requested features that Compass agents ask for and allow customers to find the best agent for their needs.

About the Role

As a Senior Software Engineer (Frontend) focused on our Agent Discovery and Intelligence team, you will use your experience with microservices based architecture to build products that deliver high business impact for our customers. You will lead design and develop frontend apps to support an industry leading consumer experience while also supporting the growth of the world’s most scalable brokerage.

You are an engineer who is passionate about creating a fantastic user experience that is easy to use. You feel it is critical that your voice is heard in product and business decisions. You love to learn, and equally love to share your knowledge with others. You are a great communicator and you take care to understand before making yourself understood.

Your code is architected for modularity and re-use. You take pride in delivering solid code that is well-tested, peer-reviewed, and follows best practices. You have strong opinions on code structure, style, and development processes.

At Compass You Will: 

  • Work closely with Product, UX Design, User research, and product marketing
  • Build the frontend apps and tools that power the Compass platform
  • Flex and grow your ReactJS and Node.JS muscles with opportunities to implement mission critical features
  • Operate in a scalable engineering culture that leverages modern principles of decoupled systems and automated CI/CD/testing/monitoring to drive efficiencies
  • Help with recruitment efforts, mentor your engineering colleagues, write technical documentation, and participate in our frontend guilds

What we look for:

  • 6+ years of experience with modern web frameworks and end to end understanding of the Web technology stack
  • Solid programming skills and experience on front-end Web technologies like HTML, CSS, Javascript, Typescript, Webpack, Node.JS, and ReactJS (or similar frameworks)
  • Strong critical thinking skills, great communication skills and passion for delivering an exceptional customer experience
  • Experience with multiple products life cycles, from idea conception to product release and maintenance

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Do your best work, be your authentic self

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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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.