Director Of Platform Engineering

The Realreal San Francisco , CA 94102

Posted Yesterday

The RealReal is leading the way in authenticated luxury consignment, online and in real life at our brick and mortar locations. Founded in 2011, were growing fast and fundamentally changing the way people buy and sell luxury a multi-billion dollar industry. With a team of in-house experts who inspect every item we sell, our commitment to authenticity sets us apart and creates a foundation of trust with shoppers and consignors. Our mission to extend the lifecycle of luxury items is leading innovation in sustainable fashion. Were proud to promote the circular economy and to be the first luxury member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundations prestigious CE100 USA.

Employees at The RealReal are dedicated, collaborative and innovative, and were looking for exceptional talent to join our team. Build your career with us and enjoy 401K matching, health, dental and vision insurance, commuter flex spending, healthcare flex spending, generous PTO, a mothers room, flexible work hours and Friday bagels!

As the Director of Platform, you will be responsible for ensuring that the platform systems, components, and APIs are created and managed using strong agile development principles, leading-edge technologies, and a strong customer mindset.

We are a growth company which will require you to ensure that the platform can scale for our needs today and over the next several years. Your ability to help create scalable architectures and operational environments are critical.

You will lead an exceptional organization of highly capable engineers and will develop and grow the organization according to the needs of the business. This is a highly visible and hands-on leadership role.

This position is based in the San Francisco HQ and reports to the CTO.



Requirements:

  • B.S degree or equivalent.
  • 10+ years of professional engineering experience.
  • 5+ years of management experience.
  • Ruby on Rails experience.
  • SOA/microservices experience.
  • eCommerce experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical/software development leadership and architectural guidance.
  • Lead the growth and development of an incredible team of talented and motivated engineers with high expectations around individual ownership and impact.
  • Create and maintain APIs for the rest of the engineering organization.
  • Work closely with product management to deliver on roadmap initiatives.
These will set you apart:
  • Elixir experience.
  • Kafka experience or similar technologies.
  • Experience with WMS/OMS integrations.
  • Excellent analytical/troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit.
Benefits:

Besides a wonderfully satisfying work environment, The RealReal offers:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Stock options for the fastest growing fashion business.
  • 401k with generous company match.
  • Standing desk standard, with high-performance Mac or Windows laptop, external monitors and anything else you might need to do your work.
  • A beautiful workspace with breath-taking landscape views of the bay.
  • Comfortable, private Mothers room.
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