The RealReal Engineering Manager, Operations

via Stackoverflow Jobs

** Open to fully remote candidates in the U.S. **

As a luxury consignment company, almost everything we sell is unique and in different conditions. Every day we receive tens of thousands of items in our warehouses; This presents a unique set of challenges as every item we process must be treated individually.

Some of the optimization challenges associated with having unique items with unique conditions you'll be working on:

  • Every item has its unique description

  • Every item is carefully priced based on its condition

Besides these challenges, you'll also be working on:

  • Building tools to improve the item pricing experience of our consignors

  • Work with the Data Science team building ML-powered pricing models for our catalog

  • Draft quarterly OKRs

The tech stack you'll be working with:

  • Ruby on Rails

  • Elixir

  • Kafka

  • PostgreSQL

You'll be exposed to the latest technology and data-driven culture while surrounded by a friendly, helpful team. These technical challenges are at the core of The RealReal's business, and you will have a significant impact on the company's development roadmap and business success.

The RealReal has the most rigorous authentication process in the marketplace. Employee Operations support 150+ brand authenticators, gemologists, and horologists who work in our authentication process.

What You Get To Do Every Day

  • Manage a team of 6-12 engineers

  • Run agile project management processes

  • Hire world-class engineering talent

  • Mentor and develop your engineering team

  • Work with your teams to prioritize and scope engineering investments

  • Partner with product, business, and operations stakeholders on roadmaps, timelines, and technical strategy

  • Partner with senior engineering leadership to set standards and technical vision

What You Bring To The Role

  • 7+ years of experience as an engineer or technologist

  • 2+ years of management experience

  • Experience with Elixir or Ruby

  • Strong understanding of web technologies: HTML5, Javascript, CSS/SASS, REST, JSON

  • Strong understanding of web-app performance fundamentals and related dev tools

  • Mastery of git and Github workflows

  • Bachelor of Computer Science degree or equivalent experience

Nice To Haves:

  • Strong database fundamentals and experience with MySQL or PostgreSQL

  • Strong understanding of distributed systems design

  • Prior e-commerce experience

  • Experience with GraphQL, Kafka

  • Worked with cross-functional Engineering-ML teams

Posted The RealReal Engineering Manager, Operations on June 17, 2021 via Stackoverflow Jobs

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