Head of Engineering

San Francisco, CA, United States

VIDA & Co


Role Location

  • San Francisco, CA, United States

Employees

51 - 100 people

Address

145 9 Th St Ste 105
San Francisco, CA, 94103, US

Tech Stack

  • MongoDB
  • Koa
  • Node.js
  • Java
  • Ruby
  • Spring
  • Sinatra

Role Description

Head of Engineering VIDA (www.shopvida.com) converts a creative vision into products in a matter of minutes and allows customers to purchase unique items from anywhere in the world. We manage a cutting-edge, just-in-time production process and work with over 100,000 artists from over 2,500 cities around the world. We are well-funded, backed by Cimpress, with previous investors including Google Ventures and Y Combinator. We are looking to hire a Head of Engineering / VP Engineering to help support our mission to rebuild commerce from the ground-up such that everyone in the ecosystem wins.

RESPONSIBILITIES Build and manage world-class, agile software development team Lead projects from design through implementation and deployment Manage task planning and code reviews Audit and guide platform implementation Develop robust testing platforms and processes Plan for scalability in systems and infrastructure Lead development of processes and frameworks Create a positive work environment through clear expectations and accountability and motivating team to perform at world-class excellence Spend 70% of time coding, 30% managing product planning, engineering execution, and team management

SKILLS Java / Spring, Ruby / Sinatra, GoLang / Mux, Node.js / Koa, React / Redux, MongoDB, MySQL, ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, Kubernetes, Docker, Nginx, Google Cloud, Auth0, REST, WebGL, ImageMagick Image Processing and 2D/3D Rendering Computer Vision and Machine Learning Search Engine Optimization, Web & Mobile Development, Ecommerce Microservices Architecture 7+ years of engineering experience including managing teams (including off-shore teams), plus a degree in Computer Science or related field WE LOOK FOR PEOPLE WHO Create new paths and solutions, rather than follow what everyone else is doing Honest, open, respectful, and responsible Ambitious and hard-working Appreciate beautiful design and craftsmanship Kind and thoughtful and care about their impact in the world

LOCATION San Francisco, CA

ABOUT THE COMPANY VIDA is a Series A e-commerce platform, backed by Cimpress, a large international company operating in mass customization. Our platform provides a place where designers and makers collaborate to produce original, quality apparel and accessories that we manufacture per demand in a socially responsible way. VIDA manages cutting-edge, just-in-time production processing while working with over 100,000 artists from over 2,500 cities around the world. Our goals are to rebuild commerce from the ground-up such that everyone in the ecosystem wins. We offer competitive salaries and benefits and flexible holidays and working arrangement. We're based in West SOMA in San Francisco.

About VIDA & Co

VIDA (www.shopvida.com) is a Google Ventures-backed e-commerce platform where designers and makers collaborate to produce original, quality apparel and accessories that we manufacture per demand in a socially responsible way. We're looking to re-build commerce from the ground-up such that everyone in the ecosystem wins. We recently closed a major round of funding and are now majority-owned by a large, public company.

Company Culture

Vida's story is that of the rich, interconnected world we live in — the story of contemporary life and mindful, global citizenship. We are a global partnership of co-creators who believe in zero waste and global impact. We value strong, hard-working individuals that care about their impact in the world. We also value those who are actively contributing to the things around them. We love it when people go out of their way to make our product better.

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