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The Leader in Luxury Consignment

Lead Software Engineer, Internal Tools

$190k – $200k
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The RealReal is leading the way in authenticated luxury consignment, online and in real life at our brick and mortar locations. Founded in 2011, we’re growing fast and fundamentally changing the way people buy and sell luxury — a multi-billion dollar industry. With a team of in-house experts who inspect every item we sell, our commitment to authenticity sets us apart and creates a foundation of trust with shoppers and consignors. Our mission to extend the life cycle of luxury items is leading innovation in sustainable fashion. We’re proud to promote the circular economy and to be the first luxury member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s prestigious CE100 USA.

Employees at The RealReal are dedicated, collaborative and innovative, and we’re looking for exceptional talent to join our team. Build your career with us and enjoy 401K matching, health, dental and vision insurance, commuter flex spending, healthcare flex spending, generous PTO, a mother’s room, and flexible work hours!

As part of the Employee Operations team your work will directly impact our business metrics. This team works on automation and provides efficient software and hardware which impact the entirety of our organization.

Your work will improve inbound and outbound flows, critical internals tools for publishing products, running our stores and warehouses, financial flows, while also integrating with tools used by all business units such as Merchandising, Finance, Sales, and Business Strategy & Analytics.. As the Team Lead, you will be the point person for the team’s engineering efforts and an active hands-on contributor. The team will rely on you as a mentor and a shepherd of good engineering practices.

This role reports to the Sr. Director of Engineering and is the fastest growing area of our business.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead sprint planning, team demos and retrospectives.
Work with product management, review stories and ensure optimal resource allocation.
Coordinate cross-team engineering efforts and determining technical requirements.
Review pull requests and provide constructive feedback.
Produce high quality, performant, testable code.
Contribute to the team’s consistent, measurable velocity.
Deploy to production multiple times.
Help define technical strategy and architecture.
REQUIREMENTS

2+ years leading a high-performance engineering team.
8+ years of professional web-application development experience.
Fluency with any of Ruby, and Elixir
Strong understanding of the Agile methodology and Scrum.
Strong understanding of web technologies: HTML5, Javascript, CSS/SASS, REST, JSON.
Strong understanding of web-app performance fundamentals and related dev tools.
Strong database fundamentals and experience with MySql or Postgresql.
Worked with search engines such as Algolia, ElasticSearch, Lucene, Solr.
Experience using async message queues such as Kafka.
Mastery of git and Github workflows.
Bachelor of Computer Science degree or equivalent.
NICE TO HAVE

Experience with Elixir, Phoenix
Experience with GraphQL
Experience with Kafka
Experience with micro-services architecture
Advanced CS degree or equivalent

The RealReal is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status. We will consider qualified applicants for a position regardless of arrest or conviction records, consistent with legal requirements.
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Top-tier medial, dental, and vision insurance

Company-sponsored access to One Medical

401(k) plan with company matching

Stock awards for all positions!

Generous Paid Time Off

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