Branded Is Hiring!

Director Of Engineering

About

At BRANDED, we are building a global digital consumer product platform that transforms marketplace sellers into international brands loved by millions. We hire talented individuals who are enthusiastic in partnering with the most successful founders of third-party brands on Amazon and other marketplaces to help them unlock growth and achieve global scale.

Since inception in late 2020, we have quickly scaled our platform to a growing portfolio of best-selling brands with more than 700,000 reviews on Amazon's marketplace, collectively generating $150m in gross revenue. Through our global presence in New York, Paris, Miami, London, Berlin and Asia, we have the ability to create a preeminent global multi-brand e-commerce platform in a growing e-commerce marketplace.

BRANDED's leadership team is composed of e-commerce pioneers and senior executives from Goldman Sachs, SoftBank, Lazada, Alibaba and Amazon, and combines decades of investment, technology, operation and supply chain experience. Leading investors have joined our journey including Target Global, Declaration Partners, Tiger Global, Kreos Capital, Lurra Capital, Regah Ventures, Kima Ventures and Vine Ventures.

We are looking for top talent to join us!

Job Description

This job can be located in France, New York or Miami

The Tech team is pioneering a data-driven intelligent platform to optimize and grow E-commerce businesses. Our mission is to design advanced automation, decision-support tools and autonomous algorithms. We believe that human-machine collaboration is the key to capture new trends before they happen, deploy effective quantitative marketing strategies and best tailor our products to our customer’s needs. To achieve this vision, our Tech team relies on cutting-edge approaches to data and software engineering enabling us to quickly iterate new ideas and confidently turn them into data-driven products.

About the role

We are seeking an engineering director who has extensive experience leading cross-functional teams and projects that will deliver KANBAN style new features and systems to power our global ecommerce business.

As a Director of Engineering you will be responsible for gathering all technical requirements, developing and managing technical implementation plans, including architecting scalable solutions, and effectively managing cross-functional software engineering teams.

You will also be responsible for ensuring the timely delivery of large and complex projects, evaluating, tracking, and reporting on technical progress, results, risks, mitigation and opportunities for projects, as well as driving engineering process improvements across teams.

You feel comfortable injecting your expertise to support development teams, leading agile project management and developing achievable plans of actions. You know how to quickly build partnerships across multiple internal cross functional groups. You can identify and improve internal processes and execution. You have successfully managed large technical projects where you were viewed as a solutions provider; and you were able to drive projects through implementation. You strive for engineering excellence.

What you will do

  • Manage product and engineering team to deliver KANBAN style roadmap aligned to business domain priorities and KPIs
  • Implement best practice engineering methods and architectural decisions
  • Provide technical guidance to engineering teams and top management
  • Project manage delivery of concurrent software development projects
  • Get your hands dirty - leading technical projects and solutions at the 1-ft and 1000-ft level (as needed)
  • Mentor and develop other engineers to help them expand their skills and grow in their career
  • Guide system architecture and collaborate across groups on system and data architecture.
  • Build features and systems alongside the engineering teams, when necessary.

Preferred Experience

Who you are:

  • 8+ years of experience in software development leadership
  • 4+ years experience working directly with business stakeholders to define, prioritize, and deliver product roadmap based on ROI
  • 4+ years experience in ecommerce domain (preferably marketplace selling)
  • Understanding of data analysis and data science.
  • Excellent programming (preferably in Python) and system architecture design skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and experience working with technical management teams.
  • Ecommerce and/or start-up leadership experience
  • Enjoy working with different types of people across the world

Recruitment Process

Next steps

If you are ready to join our fast-paced new company, apply below! We will personally review your
application within the following week. If your profile and experience fit our requirements, we will
invite you for a first phone call.

*We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, age, or national origin will be considered. No qualified applicants will be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status. *

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 01 March 2021
  • Location: Paris, France (75001)
  • Possible partial remote

Sounds like something made for you?