Senior Director of Engineering
Etsy Ads
Posted on 9/11/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Handmade & vintage items marketplace platform
Company Overview
Etsy’s mission is to keep human connection at the heart of commerce through their e-commerce platform dedicated to handmade and vintage items. The company has developed a vibrant community marketplace that empowers sellers and entrepreneurs to keep doing what they love and also delivers buyers to look for something special with human touch.
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Experience Level
AI & Machine Learning
Software Engineering
  • You have experience leading large engineering teams building consumer facing products. Previous work with Ads or related recommendations, ranking or relevance is preferred
  • You have an understanding for how and when to use Machine Learning to deliver results for customers. Technical experience in a Machine Learning field is preferred
  • You understand how to create strategic alignment with multiple partners and teams
  • You possess a strong technical background, ideally building high availability systems that operate at scale
  • You are comfortable working with groups outside engineering and translating high-level business requirements into goals, roadmaps and presentations. You should also be able to comfortably communicate with non-engineers about the technical details of our Ads platform
  • You are an excellent coach, mentor, and developer of managers
  • You value people who are curious, enthusiastic, generous, and responsible
  • You will provide leadership for six Ads product teams
  • You will lead a highly skilled and engaged team of managers
  • You will invest in the growth of your direct and indirect reports through mentoring, and management support
  • You will work with other managers and leaders to set the future technical direction of Etsy's Ads architecture with scalability, quality and performance in mind
  • You will work with other Etsy engineering leaders to foster and grow the ML community at Etsy
  • You will collaborate with our product management team to craft plans to achieve our business goals
  • Of course, this is just a sample of the kinds of work this role will require! You should assume that your role will encompass other tasks, too, and that your job duties and responsibilities may change from time to time