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Staff SW Engineer, Backend - Video Team

Company: Compass
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 15, 2022

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.

Staff SW Engineer, Backend - Video Team

About The Role

As a member of the Compass Video Team, you will directly impact our team's core purpose; revolutionizing the way homes are experienced on the internet. As a Team, we are responsible for all video on the Compass Platform. Our team enables everything from auto-generated AI-enhanced listing videos to customized virtual home staging, to sharing videos with our customers and marketing videos.

We're looking for self-driven engineers with experience in Node.js and similar technologies to help us build the very best multimedia tools for Compass agents.

At Compass You Will
Build, develop and scale our platform that powers real estate agents, buyers, and sellers
Operate in a scalable engineering culture that leverages modern principles of decoupled systems and automated CI/CD/testing/monitoring to drive efficiencies
Work closely with Product, Design, User Research, and product marketing
Inspire, recruit and mentor your engineering colleagues

Qualifications You Will Bring To This Role
Bachelors or Master Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
As a Staff Level Engineer, you will be a technical leader and develop solutions to our most ambiguous technical challenges.
10+ years of experience with end to end understanding of the Web technology stack such as Node.js
Experience in building large scale applications using REST/JSON, API design patterns, deployment with scalable containerized systems such as Docker, Kubernetes, and automated CI/CD/testing/monitoring to drive efficiencies
Expertise in Microservices Architecture, Cloud Technologies such as AWS, Azure, GCP, etc...
Strong critical thinking skills, great communication skills, and passion for delivering an exceptional customer experience

Preferred Skills
Basic understanding of SQL and/or NoSQL Databases
Experience in Video Processing or Video Streaming technologies
Experience working on large scale systems in rapid growth environments
Experience with multiple products throughout their life cycles, from idea conception to product release and maintenance

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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Keywords: Compass, Seattle , Staff SW Engineer, Backend - Video Team, Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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