Description

At Spoonflower (part of the Shutterfly family of brands) our mission is to inspire individuals to make, buy and sell unique products built around color and pattern. Our e-commerce website makes it possible for individuals to create, sell, and shop for unique fabrics, wallpaper, and home décor. Spoonflower’s global marketplace connects our customers to more than 1 million designs by independent artists from around the world. 

Your Opportunity: Lead or Manager of Engineering for Spoonflower 
We are excited to announce an opening for a Manager of Engineering to lead Spoonflower's innovative print-on-demand e-commerce platform. This pivotal role offers a unique chance to join a top-tier technical leadership team. You'll spearhead the development of groundbreaking solutions, enabling customers to select from millions of designs for various products. This role represents a significant opportunity in a rapidly growing segment of one of the most inventive companies in the market. Your influence will extend across the business, shaping the vision, architecture, design, and features. 
 
What Sets This Role Apart: 
  • Player-Coach Leadership: As a Lead or Manager of Engineering, you embody the spirit of a player-coach. You're not just directing from the sidelines but actively involved in the game. You will be hands-on and involved in code/design reviews and architectural decisions while guiding and nurturing your team's growth and expertise.
  • Mentorship and Career Development: Your role goes beyond managing projects; it's about fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth. You'll provide personalized mentoring, set ambitious yet achievable goals, offer regular feedback, and open doors for your team members to advance their skills and careers.
  • Collaborative and Agile Environment: You'll lead diverse, agile teams through all phases of software development, ensuring the delivery of customer-centric e-commerce applications. Your role involves close collaboration with various teams, from product and DevOps to UX and business units.
Key Qualifications: 
  • 10+ years in software engineering, with a recent focus on architectural or management experience (minimum two years as a Lead or manager with direct reports).
  • 5+ years leading enterprise applications, preferably in e-commerce.
  • Proven experience in agile methodologies (Scrum/Kanban/SAFE).
  • A strong foundation in SaaS integrations, primarily with headless and modular e-commerce platforms.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and architecting high-scale enterprise or e-commerce systems.
  • Background in delivering customer-facing experiences, combined with strong technical skills, project management, and organizational capabilities.
  • Experience leading high-performance global engineering teams in a fast-paced environment.
  • Expertise in ReactJS, NodeJS, TypeScript, RESTful API, Microservices, Ruby on Rails, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and AWS.
About the Technology: 
Our systems are built on, and we are looking for experience in the following: 
· NodeJS (Typescript) 
· React (Typescript) 
· GraphQL 
· Event-driven solutions (Kinesis, SQS, Kafka, Pub/Sub) 
· Relational and NoSQL databases (MySQL, Aurora, PostgreSQL, Redis, DynamoDB) 
· AWS Cloud Services 
· Headless commerce and CMS technologies (commercetools, composable, contentful) 

Supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce is important to Shutterfly not only because it directly reflects our value of Embracing our Differences, but also because it’s the right thing to do for our business and for our people. Learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Shutterfly DE&I. 

The compensation package for this role is based on multiple factors, such as job level, responsibilities, location, and candidate experience. The base pay ranges included below are specific to the locations listed and may not be fully applicable due to budgets and other locations.  California: [$138,100 -170,568], Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island: [$138,100-170,568], Colorado and Washington: [$138,100- 165,600] and Nevada: [$121,500 -170,568] 

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