Director of Engineering - Data Intelligence


Seattle, WA, USA Remote

Full time

Apr 15

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The Team:

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

The mission of the Data Intelligence team is to provide the most comprehensive system-of-records and analytics platform to serve Compass. Our use cases are product metrics, financial reporting, data insight and analytics, and machine learning. To do this we are building a scalable data intelligence platform using the state-of-the-art analytics platform technologies that every team can contribute data to easily, and use for self service analytics and machine learning. Our vision is that all data used and created by operational systems at Compass, is made available for analytics easily and with low latency. We own the platform technologies including ETL pipelines, data lake, data warehouse, data catalog, data governance. We process and persist data at terabytes to petabytes level. We solve challenging data scalability and reliability problems by building and leveraging the best technologies across the industry

At Compass You Will:

  • 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

What We Look For:

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience and 5+ 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
  • Experience with Big Data systems (Hadoop, Spark, Flink, Beam)
  • Expert in data lake and data warehouse technologies is preferred
  • 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

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