Engineering Manager

thredUP

Kyiv, UA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/10/2021
  • Website: thredup.com
  • Company Address: 114 Sansome St 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94104

About thredUP

thredUP is the world’s largest fashion resale platform, inspiring a new generation to think secondhand first. The company has spent the past 10 years reinventing resale, building a marketplace and infrastructure now poised to power the $50B resale economy and usher in a more sustainable fashion future. Millions of consumers use thredUP as the easiest way to sell their clothes and shop over 35,000 brands at up to 90% off — online, in stores or via “try-before-you-buy” Goody Boxes.

Job Description

About thredUP
 
thredUP is the world’s largest fashion resale platform, inspiring a new generation to think secondhand first. The company has spent the past 10 years reinventing resale, building a marketplace and infrastructure now poised to power the $50B resale economy and usher in a more sustainable fashion future. Millions of consumers use thredUP as the easiest way to sell their clothes and shop over 35,000 brands at up to 90% off — online, in stores or via “try-before-you-buy” Goody Boxes. Backed by world-class investors, thredUP designed a resale engine that has redistributed nearly 100 million unique garments from closets across America and is now powering resale for the broader fashion industry via its Resale-As-A-Service (RAAS) platform.
 
About the Role
 
At thredUP, we have a team of engineers working to revolutionize the clothing industry and we're looking for a leader to help bring that team to the next level. You will work on a broad set of domains in order to empower our processes in distribution centers and beyond. You will be working with a highly interdisciplinary team of software engineers, ML engineers, data scientists, analysts, and operations managers and personnel. If you want to lead and scale an engineering team that cares a lot of about each other, our culture, the quality of our code, and building a successful company, we'd love to hear from you.
 
Responsibilities
 
Hire, mentor, and manage engineers on our engineering team with diverse tech skills
Getting our cross-team engineering efforts humming through proper planning, organizing, and communication
Lead architecture sessions to help the team build flexible, decoupled, and scalable solutions across different tech stacks including, but not limited to Ruby on Rails/React.js for web development, ReactNative for internal mobile apps, .NET for process automation projects, Python for Machine Learning projects
Evolve team processes (code review, release planning, gathering requirements etc.) to empower engineers with context and autonomy
Being flexible and nimble to accommodate business needs
Being capable of empathizing with our engineers
Setting realistic time estimates and completing them on time
Autonomy: The ability to make, own, and carry out decisions. The ability to determine what processes and best practices are most conducive to productivity, transparency, and coordination
Facilitating career growth for engineers through professional development
Be willing and able to learn fast
Partner with engineering and people management leadership in Kyiv office to ensure a great working environment and strongly knit engineering culture
Spread and reinforce thredUP culture and values, i.e. Influencing outcomes. Thinking big. Seeking the Truth. Speaking UP
 
Requirements
 
Strong lead experience of an engineering team
Production-level engineering experience
Engineering mentorship experience
The ability to make and own decisions and work with the team to carry your decisions out 
Ability to manage projects and drive them to completion
(Bonus) SOA experience
(Bonus) Agile software development

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What We Offer:
- The opportunity to make a massive impact & influence outcomes for our business and customers alongside passionate coworkers
- Autonomy. The ability to make, own, and carry out decisions
- Working within a modern tech stack
- Competitive top market salary
- Flexible working hours (possibility to work from home on Tuesdays and Thursdays)
- Full-coverage medical insurance, free lunches on Wednesdays, English classes, etc.
- Relocation assistance and cost coverage program for candidates from other countries and cities
 
At thredUP, our mission has been built on extending the lives of millions of unique clothing items. Much like our inventory, we believe diversity is key. As a diverse and inclusive workplace, we are committed to ensuring our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work every day. A unique perspective is critical to solving complex problems and inspiring a new generation to think secondhand first. Everyone is welcome - be you.

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