HEAD OF ENGINEERING

VIDA 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.

 

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 positive work environment through clear expectations and accountability and motivating team to perform at world-class excellence
  • Spend 60%-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 

ABOUT THE COMPANY

We are a well-funded Series A company, with previous investors including Google Ventures, Y Combinator, Universal Music Group, and Slow Ventures, amongst others. We are a group of ambitious, somewhat idealistic, highly creative, and thoughtful bunch, bringing experiences and learnings from Square, Dropbox, Stella & Dot, Zazzle, RedBubble, and Nordstrom. We’re a mission-driven company that cares about the impact we create across the globe and the legacy each of us leaves behind.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits and flexible holidays and working arrangement. We're based in West SOMA in San Francisco.