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VP of Platform Engineering

  • Los Angeles Office
  • Engineering
  • Posted

Job description

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.

Have complete ownership and responsibility for managing the entire Platform Engineering team, assigning and reviewing the work of platform lead engineers, and providing technical leadership. Plan, coordinate, and direct all activities for the Platform Engineering team, and determine the strategy employed by the team to achieve technical goals established by BigCommerce leadership. Lead software architecture decision-making for the team. Engage in all aspects of the software development process, including design, development, testing, deployment, code reviews, debugging, and documentation. Optimize existing software for improved efficiency. The position is located in Woodland Hills, CA.

Educ./experience: Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or a related field plus 1 year of post-baccalaureate experience as a director of engineering or related position. Experience must include PHP, AngularJS, ActionScript 3, MongoDB, Slim Framework, RabbitMQ, Git, Linux, and Confluence. The position is located in Woodland Hills, CA.

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 .


BigCommerce Engineering Team

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