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Manager, Software Engineering

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BigCommerce’s mission is to help merchants sell more at every stage of growth, from small startups, to mid-market businesses to large enterprises. We focus on being the best ecommerce platform so our customers can focus on what matters most: growing their businesses.

We are equally passionate about growing our employee’s careers and providing them an incredible experience as we rapidly expand across the globe. We are proud to have been  recognized numerous times  for our product and workplace culture. We empower our people and customers to build, innovate and grow, so together we can redefine the ecommerce industry.

BigCommerce ’s mission is to help merchants sell more at every stage of growth, from small startups, to mid-market businesses to large enterprises. We focus on being the best ecommerce platform so our customers can focus on what matters most: growing their businesses.

We are equally passionate about growing our employee’s careers and providing them an incredible experience as we rapidly expand across the globe. We are proud to have been recognized numerous times for our product and workplace culture. We empower our people and customers to build, innovate and grow, so together we can redefine the ecommerce industry.

 

BigCommerce is looking for an Engineering Manager for our Kyiv office! We need a person who thrives at building successful software engineering teams and is passionate about empowering engineers to achieve the best work of their careers. Well respected by technical and non-technical individuals, this person is an influential leader, coach, manager and engineer. You will be leading teams of 5-8 engineers and must be able to balance the following: driving our aggressive product roadmap, improving the performance and stability of our system, introducing engineering best practices into the organization and mentoring other engineers.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead, retain and develop the engineering team(s)
  • Support an open, positive and energized culture
  • Be both an active hands-on engineer and an effective people manager
  • Participate in code reviews and coach the team to enforce standard methodologies
  • Ensure smooth delivery by building highly-available, distributed systems and help identify and manage risks
  • Drive our technical roadmap and direction of our stack
  • Encourage innovation and further an environment of continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, pod leaders and other teams effectively

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years of experience building systems using at least one or two different languages: PHP, Ruby , Scala, JavaScript, etc.
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in CS, EE, SW, CE or MIS; or equivalent experience/completed a comprehensive software engineering boot camp
  • 3+ years in driving and retaining a high-performing team
  • Think iteratively by breaking down problems into smaller, deployable pieces
  • Experience building integrations with 3rd party SOAP/REST API providers that can span multiple code sets, fail gracefully and be highly extendable
  • Knowledge of DDD and TDD
  • Advanced English communication skills
  • Experience with gRPC, RabbitMQ is a plus
  • Experience with SaaS platforms and ecommerce is highly desirable

Our BigCommerce Ukraine employees enjoy multiple benefits and perks. Among these are: medical insurance provided after your 90 day probationary period ends, free parking at our office in Kyiv, English lessons, sick leave, and many days of vacation/PTO. We also offer 2 paid days of volunteer time, 1 paid day of wellness leave, and other leaves based on family needs.

 

Our employees make the difference. At BigCommerce, we believe that celebrating the unique histories, perspectives and abilities of every employee makes a difference for our company, our customers and our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and the inclusive atmosphere we build together will make room for every person to contribute, grow and thrive.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. If you need an accommodation in order to interview at BigCommerce, please let us know during any of your interactions with our recruiting team.

Learn more about the BigCommerce team, culture and benefits at https://careers.bigcommerce.com .

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
 
Our employees make the difference. At BigCommerce, we believe that celebrating the unique histories, perspectives and abilities of every employee makes a difference for our company, our customers and our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and the inclusive atmosphere we build together will make room for every person to contribute, grow and thrive.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. If you need an accommodation in order to interview at BigCommerce, please let us know during any of your interactions with our recruiting team.

Learn more about the BigCommerce team, culture and benefits at  https://careers.bigcommerce.com .

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