Director of Engineering

Director of Engineering 


Large online marketplaces like Amazon have trained consumers to expect products delivered to their doorsteps within 1-2 days at no extra cost. As a result, millions of sellers on other marketplaces are falling behind, unable to cost-effectively deliver products to their customers within 1-2 days. Deliverr's mission is to enable any seller, regardless of size, to delight their customers with fast and cost-effective fulfillment. 


We’re a group of engineers, product experts, customer champions and designers, looking for intelligent, driven and passionate people to help make our vision a reality. We’re based in the heart of San Francisco and backed by a leading silicon valley venture capital firm. 

We’re looking for creators! If you are excited about building the backbone to deliver products everywhere in the world within two days - we’re looking for you. 



What will you do:
  • Reinvent fulfillment by designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining and improving pragmatic software. 
  • Manage individual and team project priorities, deadlines and deliverables. 
  • Be a full business owner: shape the foundation of the product and business that you work on. 
  • Lead, train and mentor engineering team. 
  • Actively learn new languages, techniques, and methodologies. 
  • Contribute actively to code reviews and design reviews.



What we’re looking for:
  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience. 
  • Insatiable Curiosity, Undying Passion and Ownership to take on hard real-world problems. 
  • Extensive Typescript, Javascript, Java, or Python experience. 
  • 7+ years of backend engineering experience.  
  • 4+ years leading or managing teams of engineers. 
  • Someone who follows TDD or in general likes to write tests. 
  • Experience shipping production code with full instrumentation: deployment, logging, and monitoring, and documentation. 
  • Experience processing large amounts of data. 
  • Experience with building and evolving REST APIs. 
  • Experience with distributed systems. 
  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English. 



Bonus Points for:
  • Master’s, PhD degree, further education or experience in engineering, computer science or another technical related field. 
  • Prior experience in Supply Chain, Fulfillment, Logistics, Shipping and Warehouse technologies. 
  • Machine learning, operations research and optimization, developing large software systems, logistics & fulfillment industry, pricing algorithms, shipping technology. 
  • Rich github or hackathon accolades or other ways you can show that you love to code. 
  • Experience scaling a start-up engineering team. 


Our Stack:
  • React and Redux for UI. 
  • Independent Service-Oriented Architectures with services composed of: 
    • Java, Spring and MySQL RDS. 
    • Node, Typescript, MySQL RDS. 
  • DynamoDB for integration services 
  • SQS for queuing. 
  • We run on AWS.

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