Director of Engineer - San Francisco, CA

Seeking a Director of Engineering with 10+ years experience in software design and development, 2+ years of experience managing a large team of engineers and consumer facing (B2C) expertise. The Director will be responsible for defining product and technology strategy to building end-to-end consumer experiences. You will be leading a team of high performing engineers working across multiple platforms IOS, Android, Web and Backend services. You will partner closely with your Product Managers and Analysts to help define the Product strategy and Roadmap. You will be working on high-volume applications that power our marketplace and leading high performing teams to build an engaging selling experience for millions of customers daily and generating billions of dollars in annual revenue. You are a huge proponent of Test-Driven Development and will advocate and hold engineers accountable for following this pattern rigorously.

Responsibilities:

  • You will manage a team of 40+ engineers with 2-4 managers working across the stack (Mobile, Web, API and Backend platform and services)

  • Work with key partners in the PM, PMM, Analytics and Business to identify the right opportunities and put together a product and technology strategy

  • Provide technical guidance, mentorship, and assistance to the team, to build multi-tier scalable, performant and reliable applications that operate 24x7

  • Make appropriate product and business trade-offs and give technology direction that leads to measurable product and business outcomes

  • Execute to success through diligent planning, attention to detail, effective delegation and efficient decision-making.

Requirements:

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science or related discipline. 

  • 10+ years of work experience in software design and development with over 2 years of managing larger teams of 30+ or more engineers through 3-4 managers (managers, architects, engineers)

  • Experience and in build products with full stack technologies, with excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms. Full stack mobile UI and back end system a must

  • Consumer facing (B2C) expertise

  • Experience with agile development methodologies with Test Driven Development (TDD) and CD (Continuous delivery)

  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong people management skills, that includes the ability to coach and mentor engineers and managers of all skill levels

  • Consistently made culture choices that positively impact all of engineering

  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required