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Director of Engineering
Posted on 6/29/2022
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Integrate into Team Posh -- You will focus on building out your working network and get connected with your immediate group, the wider engineering team and the cross-functional teams including Product Management, Accounting, Data Analytics and Marketplace Operations
  • Learn our product and technology stack - get familiar with various parts of Poshmark's Cloud Platform code base and infrastructure
  • Lead a team -- You will directly manage and grow a team of engineers focused on payments, shipping, order processing and operations
  • Create user-facing impact -- Enhance existing features and build new features that enable commerce experiences, for example, adding a new payment method/provider or shipping carrier/service
  • Gain execution independence -- lead the design and implementation of new features with a high degree of independence
  • Build domain expertise and ownership -- become technically knowledgeable in the area of Payments, Shipping and Order Processing so you can support and grow that area
  • Build out and plan a strategy for technical improvements and operational efficiencies while balancing and servicing the product roadmap
  • Focus on growing your team -- mentor and groom the emerging leaders on your team, and recruit new talent
  • Overall responsibility for the Payments, Shipping and Order Processing infrastructure of the Cloud Platform team
  • Design, architect and implement new payments, shipping and checkout features for the marketplace using a highly iterative and data-oriented approach
  • Build, analyze, tune and enhance the core infrastructure that powers millions of e-commerce transactions
  • Work closely with the product, marketplace operations and customer support teams to identify new opportunities and enable new commerce experiences to have a direct impact on our growing business
  • Partner with Accounting, Finance, Business Systems and Data teams to ensure reliable delivery of e-commerce transaction data from our Cloud Platform and various third-party payment and shipping partners to our accounting systems
  • Become an advocate for the team by promoting a culture of excellence, knowledge sharing, expanding the team's skill set, and focusing on Poshmark's growth and fun
Desired Qualifications
  • 10+ years experience as a software engineer and 5+ years leading/managing software engineering teams
  • Relevant engineering experience in e-commerce, payments and/or shipping -- built prior integrations for payment processing, bank payouts, order processing, shipping services, order tracking/fulfillment
  • Understanding of issues related to scalability and performance at all tiers of the application
  • Proven skills in managing the full software development lifecycle with experience in any or all of: Ruby, JRuby, Java, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, Linux
  • Experience communicating effectively with cross-functional teams and senior leadership
  • Flexible nature to handle changing priorities, weekly software release cycles while maintaining a fun and light environment for the team
  • User-oriented focus and obsession with quality
  • B.A/B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent degree or experience

501-1,000 employees

Social marketplace for new and secondhand style
Company Overview
Poshmark's mission is to put people at the heart of commerce, empowering everyone to thrive. The company is building a community marketplace.
  • A comprehensive health care and benefit plan
  • Health & wellness
  • Remote work support
  • Flexible vacation and paid time off
  • Parental and family leave
  • 401K plan
  • Fun company parties and offsite events
  • Personal style encouraged (or not, whatever you're into.)
  • Learning and development for career growth
Company Values
  • Focus on People: We focus first on people and are obsessed with empowering our team and our community to work together.
  • Together We Grow: We support each other to strive for our dreams and have fun along the way.
  • Lead with Love: Love fosters genuine connections and allows us to approach others with empathy and respect.
  • Embrace Your Weirdness: Embracing our weirdness frees us to accept our own individuality as well as each other's.