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Compass // tech-enabled real estate platform & brokerage
Engineering, Full Time    Greater New York City    Posted: Friday, August 21, 2020
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Compass is building the first modern end-to-end real estate platform by integrating agents, buyers & sellers through technology. Before Compass, no one has achieved the blend of the Natural Intelligence that hundreds of thousands of enterprising real estate agents bring to this market, with the Artificial Intelligence that cloud, mobile & AI technologies enable.

As one of the fastest growing technology companies of our generation, in an industry larger than any other, we have an opportunity & obligation to build a world-class engineering team & the operating platform that will transform the real estate industry. In 2019 we tripled the size of our Product & Engineering team, & are searching for creative & inspiring colleagues at all levels of the engineering organization to join us as we continue to expand in 2020.

About the Role:

You will join a talented startup team in building our suite of products & features to help agents with creating, managing, & delivering dynamically generated video advertisements across several mediums & social media. You will have the opportunity to create new features & workflows that help agents creatively produce their own professional looking videos. 

You will work closely with researchers, engineers, designers, & product managers to invent software prototypes for computer vision technologies for the real estate industry. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Help create, build, deploy & test novel computer vision platforms & algorithms
  • Have an impact on shipping applications with millions of users
  • Help define this new effort from the start
  • Inspire, recruit & mentor your engineering colleagues
  • Operate in a scalable engineering culture that leverages modern principles of decoupled systems & automated CI/CD/testing/monitoring to drive efficiencies


  • Build & develop a performant & scalable video generation technology stack
  • Collaborate with researchers, product management & work with an engineering-focused, iterative team to build & establish product requirements
  • Quickly prototype new demos & systems for real estate images & videos
  • Build systems on top of existing computer vision algorithms across Compass platforms, as well as third-party services
  • Iterate & prototype rapidly


  • BS in CS or EE or equivalent
  • Ability to write efficient, clean, & reusable code in C++
  • Experience working with OpenCV
  • Experience collaborating closely with UX & Product Managers
  • Extensive experience with a major cloud provider, for instance, AWS
  • Familiarity with containerization, microservices architecture, continuous integration & delivery
  • RESTful API design
  • Strong communication & collaboration skills
  • Ability & willingness to learn new technologies quickly

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 anyones place. Our entrepreneurship principles bind us together & inform how we tackle the tremendous challenges ahead.

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