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VP of Engineering



We’re seeking a VP of Engineering with deep experience working with cutting edge e-commerce and marketing technologies as well as managing a largely distributed development team. This highly visible role sits at the intersection of technology and business, playing a crucial role in leveraging technology to achieve notable financial outcomes. The VP of Engineering will play a significant role across every area of the business, ranging from consumer-facing to operations, to finance. The ideal candidate will ensure our digital products can meet both design and business requirements and deliver a consistent experience for both internal users and our customers. He/she will work closely with the Leadership team to ensure company-wide technology objectives are being met and deadlines achieved. This role will be located in our showroom worthy NYC/Flatiron office. Responsibilities Include: Improving site conversion rate with Product Managers & Growth Marketers. Constant pipeline of A/B tests and funnel optimization Maintain and improving website performance – every percentage of improvement results in significant revenue increase Lead, manage and mentor a team of software engineers and related personnel. Understand and collaborate on product roadmap with product & marketing teams. Recommend new technology and ideas to improve sprints and efficiency. Architect, build upon, and improve our Shopify-centric tech stack. Recruit and develop top-tier engineering talent. Develop best-in-class procedures ensuring quality standards are met and maintained. Communicate effectively and work with key stakeholders across the organization to ensure satisfaction of their requirements. What makes you qualified: Full-stack software engineer with proven experience in e-commerce and marketing technologies. Minimum of 8+ years of relevant professional experience, preferably working with Direct-to-Consumer (DTC), Retail, or e-commerce organizations. 5+ years in engineering management at a lean / agile organization, experience with remote is a plus. Extensive experience with modern web technologies and architectures. Ability to effectively support multiple teams and communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders Proven experience working with a distributed and remote workforce, agencies, and a myriad of vendors. Deep expertise with modern marketing & data technologies like Google Analytics 360, GTM, A/B Testing Tools (Google Optimize) Ability to thrive in the unknown and enjoy the journey of identifying solutions Subject matter expert on all things Shopify and other similar platforms Benefits of working here: Collaborate daily with some of the brightest minds in e-commerce Strong distributed workforce culture with talent located all over the globe Great benefits and perks to meet you and your families’ growing needs Twice weekly office lunches and daily snacks to keep you going Free mattress of your choice following 90 days of full-time employment Internet Retailer named us the fastest growing e-commerce retailer in North America Built In NYC named Resident a “Best Place to Work in 2020” company


E-commerce startup experience Shopify knowledge Managing remote distributed teams Great attitude paired with a curious mind
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