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Engineering Manager, Marketplace Team

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Modsy

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Portland, OR, US

Description

Modsy is a fast growing, San Francisco-based startup that is reinventing the way we design and shop for our homes. Leveraging ground-breaking 3D technology and a seamless consumer experience, Modsy guides you through a few simple steps to capture, redesign, and transform your home. You receive back a catalog quality lifelike version of your room rendered in 3D that is fully shoppable based on your style, budget, and functional needs. The future of home design and furniture buying is changing and Modsy is leading the way.
 
Modsy is a fast growing, San Francisco-based startup that is reinventing the way we design and shop for our homes. Leveraging ground-breaking 3D technology and a seamless consumer experience, Modsy guides you through a few simple steps to capture, redesign, and transform your home. You receive back a catalog quality lifelike version of your room rendered in 3D that is fully shoppable based on your style, budget, and functional needs. The future of home design and furniture buying is changing and Modsy is leading the way.
 
As the Marketplace engineering manager you will collaborate with a cross-functional team of engineers and product managers to tackle many exciting challenges in our marketplace.  You will help guide strong technical decisions on various projects, and partner with product managers to figure out iterative timelines to bring projects to life for our customers. As a leader for the team, you will regularly meet with engineers and provide mentorship and guidance on their career path, their current work, and help clear roadblocks and encourage growth to help foster higher engagement.  This role reports directly to the VP of Engineering and helps facilitate communication in all directions. You’ll also have the chance to get your hands dirty and build cool things!
 
As a technology-driven design company, we wholeheartedly believe in bringing together a diverse mix of great, technical and creative people to make something that's truly visionary. We are committed to diversity and inclusion as we grow the Modsy team. Promoting inclusion and diversity is a core part of our values, and we believe that a diverse set of voices and perspectives on our team enables us to build the best product for our customers.
 
If you’re an engineering leader who finds it gratifying to watch thousands of people use your work to design their homes then this is the role for you.

What kind of interesting projects has the Marketplace team been working on?

    • Rolling out Elasticsearch to replace our old search infrastructure, allowing the team to iterate faster in a more stable way.
    • We’ve added a whole slew of new features, including better general search and things like automatic variant detection.
    • Built and maintained a highly scalable, distributed ETL pipeline for ingesting new products from our many vendors.

What will be important to your success here at Modsy?

    • Others enjoy working with you because of your positive attitude and technical competence
    • You enjoy mentoring engineers through considerate, timely and thoughtful feedback and provide guidance based on your engineering experience
    • You have successfully led (either as a manager, or technical lead) a team shipping scalable, maintainable, highly available services in a production environment
    • You care about the process of engineering, and continually strive to make things more scalable and safe while improving the velocity of engineers around you
    • A desire to grow as an engineering leader through collaboration with a diverse team, code reviews, and learning new technologies
    • You have significant experience with one or more programming languages (bonus points if they include Python or Javascript!)
    • You love to tackle interesting problems and following them through to the end

Benefits of working with us

    • A chance to revolutionize the way people design their homes through cutting-edge technology
    • Competitive Salary and significant equity in well-funded, high-growth company
    • Generous vacation and holidays
    • Top-notch healthcare, vision, & dental coverage
    • An incredible team of fun, bright coworkers
    • Commuter reimbursement
    • Free design packages
    • Discounts up to 40% on merchandise from hundreds of retailers

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