Director of Engineering
Posted on 3/22/2024
The RealReal

1,001-5,000 employees

Online marketplace for authenticated, resale luxury goods.
Company Overview
The RealReal sets itself apart as the world's largest online marketplace for authenticated, resale luxury goods, ensuring consumer trust with a rigorous authentication process managed by experts. The company's commitment to sustainability is evident in its business model, which supports the circular economy by giving new life to luxury items from hundreds of brands. Additionally, The RealReal offers unparalleled convenience to its users with services like free in-home pickup, drop-off service, virtual appointments, and direct shipping.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.6B

Founded

2011

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

2%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Elixir
Sales
JavaScript
MySQL
Git
Ruby
Postgres
Salesforce
iOS/Swift
REST APIs
HTML/CSS
CategoriesNew
Backend Engineering
Frontend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 10+ years of experience as a software engineer or technologist
  • 5+ years of team management experience
  • 2+ years managing engineering managers
  • Experience building and developing high performing engineering teams
  • Strong understanding of cloud native, distributed, service oriented systems and applications
  • Strong understanding of web-app performance fundamentals and related dev tools
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems design
  • Ability to travel to HQ when needed (may be fully remote in eligible states)
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
  • Prior logistics experience, especially reverse logistics
  • Prior e-commerce experience
  • Prior experience with business development and sales teams
  • Prior experience with Salesforce
  • Strong understanding of web technologies: HTML5, Javascript, CSS/SASS, REST, JSON
  • Strong database fundamentals and experience with MySQL or Postgresql
  • Experience with iOS development
  • Experience with Elixir, Ruby
  • Mastery of git and Github workflows
Responsibilities
  • Lead and manage an organization of engineers
  • Mentor and develop your engineers and engineering managers
  • Lead the The Real Real’s technical strategy for consignors and employees who support them
  • Work with your teams to prioritize and scope engineering investments
  • Guide the technical strategy for our Salesforce instance, partnering with business stakeholders to optimize and increase the value of the platform
  • Guide the technical strategy for customer-facing features related to consignors and increasing supply
  • Partner with product, business, and operations stakeholders on roadmaps, timelines, and technical strategy
  • Partner with senior engineering leadership to set standards and technical vision
  • Occasionally travel to meet with employees, customers, and stakeholders