Software Development Manager

Reference Number: 108999
Location: Seattle, WA US

We're looking for a Software Development Manager to transform the customer experience around fashion. Come help reinvent the way customers shop for fashion products online by solving one of the biggest open questions in customers' minds as they shop for products that fit their bodies on our website and apps.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Attracting, developing, and managing a world-class software developers working on both front end and backend services and advances distributed systems and/or transaction based systems that will be deployed globally.

Build strong teams and successfully organizing and leading their efforts to deliver excellent results for customers.

Own and drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment.

Participate in the overall planning, execution, and success of a complex cross-functional team, work closely with product management and Sr. leadership.

Actively participate in recruitment of candidates for technical positions and mentor junior technical staff.

Basic Qualifications

10+ years of overall Software Development experience with at least 7+ years management experience.

Deep, hands-on programming and technical design skills with demonstrated willingness and capability to learn new technologies quickly

Demonstrated ability to design, build, and deliver complex, successful web services and/or customer experiences efficiently and with quality

Proven team leadership, interpersonal skills, and ability to get things done

Demonstrated ability to attract, develop, and keep high quality development teams

Ability to clearly communicate high level strategy and technical details effectively across disciplines, locations, and organizations, including to senior leadership

Burning desire to build great experiences for our customers

Preferred Qualifications

Significant experience as a successful software development leader in large scale, highly available Internet and mobile applications

History of effectively working with and growing geo-distributed partner teams

Experience developing high-volume internationalized web and app experiences

Demonstrated ability to attract, develop, and keep high quality multi-disciplinary teams

Technology exposure across a broad array of science: physical modeling, image recognition, algorithmic prediction engines for matching body shape to item size, and front-end features that pull all this together in a bar-raising manner to delight customers.

Experience in performing in-depth technical analysis on solutions to study viability for experimentation and long term scale-out.

Understanding of fit problems and best practices a big plus.