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Senior Backend Engineer

| Greater NYC Area

You are a senior developer who wants to get in on the ground floor of NYC's hottest startup and really make your mark. You are passionate about creating a fantastic home-search experience and 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’re both a listener and contributor. You are a great communicator and you take care to understand before making yourself understood.

We are looking for an experienced backend software engineer who is interested in working with a talented startup team in building a high-performance website and data service for the real estate industry. You will participate in designing and implementing a number of server side services to ingest, organize, analyze and present real estate data. What We're Looking For:

  • 6+ years of experience in writing complete, well-tested, database-driven web applications
  • 6+ years of coding experience in Java and Python
  • Hands on experience with RESTful API design
  • In-depth understanding and hands on experience with MongoDB, Memcached, AWS services
  • BS in CS or EE or equivalent
  • Familiarity and hands on experience with JavaScript and frontend frameworks is a plus


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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