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Senior Engineering Manager – Transaction Management Platform


This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted September 9, 2021.

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 an Senior Engineering Manager at Compass, you will work on projects that impact the highest priorities of our technology roadmap and the business, all while collaborating cross-functionally with multiple teams.

Engineering managers influence teams outside of their own organization and deliver results that move the needle at the organizational level and impact company-wide goals.

The Brokerage Workflow team is building a platform to manage everything from agent onboarding, to contract terms, to commission processing, to payments.

Historically, agents have to manually enter data into a number of places.

We have several systems where agents enter their deal data, salesforce, netsuite, skyslope etc.

We’re trying to make this much easier by creating one platform for the agent’s financial transaction data.

The rest of the Compass engineering org will use this platform as a microservice framework to build on top of.

This will also drive the development of applications for internal transaction coordinators and commission specialists.

What We Look For Be a subject matter expert in relevant technology and product domains Lead and mentor engineers and tech leads Lead the effort in developing and launching multiple new products, and maintaining and improving existing products Contribute technically to projects Contribute to creating an excellent work environment and engineering culture Contribute to building top quality engineering teams and technology practices Assist in designing, developing, shipping, and maintaining mobile experiences across platforms Mentor and coach software engineers through 1:1s and performance evaluations.

Manage a team of 5
– 10 people and work closely with them to build out career pathing through 1:1s, performance reviews, advocating for raises and promotions.

Will be a connector across engineering teams to drive sound technical and architecture decisions that help effectively scale our products What We Look For 5 years of software engineering experience and 2 years of management experience A highly technical, hands-on developer and an effective people manager with experience directly leading teams Experience in designing, developing, and maintaining web applications, distributed backend systems or data platforms Proven track record of agile management with multiple engineering teams and products Excellent communication skills, utilized to collaborate both within Engineering and across All Functions Of The Company To Drive Engineering Initiatives Excellent mentoring and review skills to help engineers make technical and career progress BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience, MS/PhD preferred Excellent mentoring and review skills to help engineers make technical and career progress You have experience with many of the following technologies: Java, AWS, Kafka, React, Python, MVC Excellent in balancing team morale, while continuing to execute against aggressive deadlines.

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.

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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