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Design marketplace that connects people with the world’s best artists.

Engineering Manager, E-Commerce Growth

$150k – $180k • 0.01% – 0.02%
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The Company
Minted is a design marketplace, sourcing creative content from independent artists around the globe and selling the best designs to the world in the form of art, home decor, and stationary. Founded in 2007 by Mariam Naficy on the principles of transparency and putting design first, we are early pioneers of crowdsourcing having launched our first design challenge in April 2008 and have held monthly art and design challenges ever since. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to learn more. Our corporate headquarters is located near the waterfront in downtown San Francisco, with additional offices in Oakland and Kansas City and we're backed by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures SF, Menlo Ventures, Primera (angel investors include Marissa Mayer of Yahoo and Jeremy Stoppelman of Yelp). We're a team of smart, ambitious, creative, and passionate people who come from all walks of life. Might you be one of us?

Minted is looking for an up and coming Engineering Manager who can leverage their technical experience to take a lead role in designing and building a robust customization platform and being a steward of the bottom of our ecommerce funnel.  You will work closely with Minted's highly data driven and analytical product management and business development teams to find the best way to serve our customers. We are seeking a leader who can be responsible for strategy, managing engineers toward deliverables, as well as performing hands-on coding. You will manage an agile team, rapidly designing, developing, testing and deploying revenue generating products in an entrepreneurial environment.

We are a growing, hands-on, and fast-moving organization. Our engineers to take on multiple roles and challenges not defined by titles. Regardless of who you are on the engineering team, you will contribute to and have a big impact on the final product from day one. We have a strong culture of mentoring and promoting from within, as well as project roadmap that enables us to cross-train and learn from one another. We place a lot of emphasis on good engineering practices while retaining the flexibility of allowing each engineering team to have independent agile processes. Diversity is important to us, and we treat each other with respect and empathy.

We are a metrics-driven organization and strive to measure the impact of every feature and improvements we make. We believe in true internal transparency and share information widely across teams and departments. We believe that an engineer who fully understands the business considerations and long-term vision builds better products.


You will:
* Take a lead role in building complex software systems including architectural proposals, code reviews and hands on coding
* Organize workstreams to meet deadlines and modernize and upgrade our product customizer across all verticals, primarily focusing on Holiday and Wedding
* Work closely with product management to implement and constantly groom a complex backlog of projects related to product customization, cart, checkout, and growth
* Create an engineering culture of ownership, accountability, testing and measurement
* Be a talent builder to attract, mentor, and retain best in class engineers

You are:
* Obsessive about team organization and feature delivery
* Up to speed with the latest web technologies and industry best practices
* Able to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner
* Collaborative and candid with non-engineering stakeholders including PM and UX

You have:
* Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
* 5+ years professional experience as a software developer
* Technical design skills with an emphasis on distributed and/or cloud-based design and scaling
* Strong programming skills preferably in Python, Java, JavaScript, React, HTML, CSS, PHP
* Ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner
* Experience with SQL, database modeling, and ORMs
* Experience dealing with resource contention and scalability issues in multi-threaded web applications
* In-depth understanding of computer science principles including data structures, programming languages, operating systems, software engineering, databases, hardware, and networking

Bonus:
* 3+ years of experience building a high-volume, high-performance consumer website
* Previous management experience
* Experience developing e-commerce platforms
* Experience with streaming architectures
* Experience with payment processing
* Experience with image rendering
* Experience with growth initiatives
* Familiarity with logging, monitoring, tracking and deployment tools/APIs

Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider all qualified applicants for employment in accordance with all state, local, and federal laws. Minted participates in the E-verify program.

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