Lead Software Engineer, Storefront @ RUE GILT GROUPE - New York, NY

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a month ago

Lead Software Engineer, Storefront

RUE GILT GROUPE - New York, NY

WHAT YOU'LL DO

Rue Gilt Groupe is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our expanding Storefront Engineering Team in New York. This person is someone who inspires engineers to build scalable and sophisticated systems that synthesize data from thousands of brands and millions of consumers, to deliver an engaging real-time experience to users on the go. You enjoy an agile, fast-paced environment that has a start-up feel but is part of something much larger, impactful, collaborative, and exciting.

We're currently modernizing our technical stack and need motivated contributors to drive our technology forward. On the frontend you'll be able to contribute on modern React and Typescript single page applications. On the backend you'll be able to utilize containerization, AWS cloud native architectures and a highly concurrent JVM based environment to build services that handle problems at scale among 35+ million users.

There's no better time to be involved in the technical advancement of e-commerce at Rue Gilt Groupe. We utilize world-class technology, merchandising, and marketing to strategically support our brand partners and inspire members daily. Our approach to retail brings excitement to online shopping and the best-in-class experience that today's customers demand. Luxury at affordable prices with cutting edge technology making it all possible.

In this role you will…

  • Lead future development and architecture for our consumer facing e-Commerce website.
  • Align and drive team members towards an inspiring vision, yet stage work to deliver value incrementally.
  • Deliver fast user experience for our desktop and mobile web users, utilizing python, django, backbone Elasticsearch, and other cutting-edge technologies.
  • As a hands-on lead, you will work closely with our team of software engineers and product managers to deliver rapid value.
  • Negotiate with and manage stakeholders across multiple business and technology teams.
  • Collaborate directly with the company's CTO and technology leadership.
  • Mentor and coach technical team members.

YOU'LL WORK WITH:

The Storefront Engineering Team at Rue Gilt Groupe has four vertical project teams (Product Catalog, BeMo, Pathfinder, Royale) that work on various work streams that transform our firm's top private sale e-commerce destinations: Rue La La, Gilt, Gilt City, and SIMON Shop Premium Outlets. Rue Gilt Groupe Storefront Engineering Team transforms our user experience and drives $1 Billion annual sales and in delighting 35 Million+ members. Rue Gilt Groupe employs leading-edge technologies and specialized experts in product design and development, data analytics, and customer delivery to provide best-in-class experience.

YOU BRING:

  • Bachelor's Degree desired, but not required
  • 7-10+ Years of relevant experience
  • Extensive SaaS experience, consumer facing preferred
  • A drive to iterate architecture in harmony with an agile workflow
  • Experience with modern objected-oriented development, dynamic language preferred
  • Experience leading an Agile/Scrum development team
  • A love of learning and teaching
  • USA Based
  • Fluency in English
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to interact with internal and external stakeholder while working in a collaborative team environment

Location: Preference for Boston based candidates, but open to hiring in New York, Chicago, Toronto, and Atlanta locations. USA based candidate remote flexibility.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Rue Gilt Groupe's Technology Department is an integral part of the company's strategy to develop new content and offerings that deliver superior value and sustained impact. Rue Gilt Groupe's technology is responsible for the full lifecycle of proprietary data and software assets, from initial business case to roadmap delivery, launch, go-to-market, and ongoing support operations.

ABOUT US:

Rue Gilt Groupe combines world-class merchandising, technology and marketing to create the most engaging and satisfying online shopping experience available. Each day, 35+ million loyal Members turn to Rue La La and Gilt for everything from women, men and children's apparel and accessories to home décor and exclusive experiences. Our approach to retail brings excitement to online shopping in a way that not only strategically supports our brand partners, but also inspires our Members daily.

This Company is an equal opportunity employer, and selects individuals best matched for the job based upon job-related qualifications regardless of race, religion, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status or any other

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