Software Engineering Manager


Detroit, MI, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/14/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 1046 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, 48226

About StockX

StockX is the world’s first stock market for things – a live ‘bid/ask’ marketplace. Buyers place bids, sellers place asks and when a bid and ask meet, the transaction happens automatically. Retro Jordans, Nikes, Yeezys and more – now 100% authentic guaranteed.

Job Description

Our Technology Team is on a mission to build the next generation e-commerce platform for the next generation customer. We build world-class, innovative experiences and products that give our users access to the world’s most-coveted products and unlock economic opportunity by turning reselling into a business for anyone. Our team uses cutting edge technologies that handle massive scale globally. We’re an internet-native, cloud-native company from day 1 - you won’t find legacy technology here. If you’re a curious leader who loves solving problems, wearing multiple hats, and learning new things, join us!

About the Role:

We’re looking for Software Engineering Managers to join several core teams at StockX. 

This is a great opportunity to leverage your skills, to build a world-class platform and to have a huge impact on how marketplaces can be redefined. At StockX, we're just getting started.

Your Day-to-day Will Involve

  • You’ll develop inclusive teams in which people are empowered to do the best work of their careers.
  • You'll mentor and grow engineers while keeping them engaged and focused on the product and company vision.
  • You’ll partner with peers in Product Management, Design, and Project Management to craft and evolve the team’s vision, mission, and strategy.
  • You’ll partner with the Data organization to create personalized products, including recommendation engines.
  • You’ll help implement effective engineering processes and policies that emphasize quality and forward progress.
  • You'll help set and fulfill the engineering hiring plan for the team, including sourcing, screening, and interviewing.

Some Things We Consider Critical For This Role

  • You have 2+ years of experience serving in an engineering management role shipping customer-facing products.
  • You are not expected to deliver code, but you should possess enough technical experience in building customer-facing products to recognize the important moments your team faces and give meaningful advice.
  • You are very organized. With many people doing many things in a fast-moving company, strong organizational skills—both for yourself and for the team—will be required.
  • You possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • You are able to weigh several and often conflicting constraints and make rapid choices in a fast-moving and quickly-growing company.
  • You love helping engineers develop new skills and advance in their careers. You don’t shy away from performance conversations and you recognize the relationship between constructive feedback and career growth.
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience.

Bonus Points

  • You may have delivered ranking and personalization consumer products.
  • You may have great UI/UX instincts with the ability to identify and prioritize what’s important to end-users. 
  • You may have used the technologies in our stack, such as Python, Postgres, and Kafka.
  • You may have managed a full stack team including mobile, web, and backend engineers.
  • You may have a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.