Job Description

Compass Corporate

Position Title: LEAD DEVELOPER

Salary: $140,000 - $145,000

A family of companies and experiences

As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted Compass Group’s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states. Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!

great people. great services. great results.

Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.

Job Summary

Compass Group USA is looking for a Lead Software Developer, you will be responsible for leading larger projects while continuing to stay technically hands-on.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops software including feature additions, modifications, bug fixes and unit tests.
  • Leads architectural design, system analysis, and development of application software; this may often require independent research and study.
  • Develop high-quality and production-ready software by using best-practice data structures, algorithms, design patterns, and frameworks that are maintainable, scalable, responsive, and secure.
  • Produces complete, simple, and readable technical documentation for everything developed and creates a team culture of documenting everything.
  • Collaborates closely with various departments and teams to gather and define requirements , identify risks and successfully deliver software that meets customer needs.
  • Effectively communicates tasks and ideas to collaborating teams
  • Assists in planning, coordinating, and executing engineering projects.
  • Provide technical guidance and reviews software code written by others to determine if the code meets company, departmental and team standards.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field (or equivalent work experience in a related field)
  • Overall 12+ years of software development experience having built highly maintainable, high-performance, high-quality code.
  • Strong Full Stack Development experience in Java, Spring frameworks , Angular 2+ and JavaScript
  • Proficient in SQL, preferably across different types of databases ( Relational and Non-relational)
  • Experience with AWS Tech Stack : Lambda, S3 etc.
  • Experience with Node JS, Maven, Git, Jenkins, ADO Pipelines
  • Strong Experience with Scrum, Agile Process, Unit Testing.
  • Solid understanding of cloud development principles and software design patterns
  • Experience with IDM Engineering and building Access Management Platforms and Solutions is a plus.
  • Ability to research and apply innovative methodologies, latest industry trends, design patterns.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work on concurrent assignments with different priorities.
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to work collaboratively across several teams.


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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)

Compass Corporate maintains a drug-free workplace.

Associates at Corporate are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 1160077

Application Instructions

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