Manager, Engineering

Company: The RealReal
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 01.FEB.2024


In this role, you will not only lead the development of our Ruby on Rails and Elixir systems but also shape our e-commerce strategies, parti...


In this role, you will not only lead the development of our Ruby on Rails and Elixir systems but also shape our e-commerce strategies, particularly in pricing and online retail. Your leadership will guide a team of engineers toward implementing innovative solutions that enhance our customer experience and operational efficiency. This position is well-suited for individuals with a strong background in e-commerce, distributed systems and an understanding of the complexities of pricing in the online retail space.

What You Get To Do Every Day

  • You will lead and mentor a team of talented software engineers in designing and implementing high-quality software solutions.
  • Lead the engineering efforts in our e-commerce platform, focusing on scalability, user experience, and pricing strategies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management, ML team, and marketing, to develop and implement effective online pricing models.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of our core systems built on Ruby on Rails and Elixir, ensuring scalability, performance, and security.
  • Mentor and manage a team of engineers, fostering a culture of technical excellence and innovation.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement, encouraging team members to explore new technologies and practices.
  • Work cross-functionally with various teams to align engineering activities with broader company objectives.

What You Bring To The Role

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in Ruby on Rails or Elixir development and architecture.
  • Experience in developing and managing online pricing services and systems.
  • Proven track record in managing and scaling distributed, public cloud-native systems and services.
  • Hands-on experience in collaborating with machine learning teams.
  • Strong understanding of relational database systems (MySQL or PostgreSQL preferred).
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to mentor and inspire a team of engineers.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with Elixir or a willingness to learn and incorporate it into our tech stack.
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases and their application in large-scale environments.
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • A passion for sustainable fashion and technology's role in this sector.

The expected salary range for this role is $194,992.00 - $228,061.00 . To determine starting pay we carefully consider a variety of factors, including primary work location and an evaluation of a candidate's skills, experience, market demands, and internal parity. Additionally, salary is just one component of TRR's total rewards package. Depending on role, employees may also be eligible for a bonus program, incentive pay and benefits.


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