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Head of Engineering

Spreetail is a profitable and growing ecommerce company that builds technology, markets products and manages warehouses to offer the best prices on tens of thousands of items. Our purpose is to make a dent in the universe by delighting millions of customers, creating opportunity and wealth for our team, and revolutionizing the communities we touch. 

Spreetail is growing rapidly; our team is challenged every single day to outwork and outthink the competition. We move fast, and no one has the luxury to wait around for someone else to make the first move. We dive in, we learn, we adapt, sometimes we fail, but we never remain stagnant. 

We look for team members who embody our mantra: 

Be relentless. Pursue challenges. Act like an owner. Raise your bar. Practice humility. Make Spreetail better. 

As a Head of Engineering, you will:  

  • Help lead Spreetail’s Technical vision as we enter the direct to consumer industry. 
  • Ensure Spreetail, and our customers, are safe and secure from all threats at all times. 
  • Design and build massively scalable systems capable of eclipsing 10,000+ requests per second. 
  • Mentor a diverse set of experience levels and drive Spreetail as a top-notch technology destination. 
  • Recruit and grow large engineering teams of various disciplines and focuses to innovate, invent, implement, and deploy complex technology solutions. 
  • Partner with Product and Design Leadership to ensure we have the technical capabilities necessary to deliver the desired experience for our customers. 
  • Manage technology financials for the direct to consumer segment. 
  • Drive results by taking a quantitative approach to value creation and push through completion. 

You should have the following:

  • 8+ years of experience building and leading teams of software engineers
  • Firm grasp of cloud-based infrastructure and technologies. 
  • Experience building, deploying, and rapidly scaling, distributed systems. 
  • Firsthand knowledge designing high throughput APIs. 

Spreetail isn’t just a job or career, it’s a lifestyle that isn’t for the faint of heart. Expect to put in the necessary hours each week to get the job done and break out of your comfort zone to tackle problems and pursue innovative solutions. If you’re looking for a challenge and a career you can grow with, Spreetail is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. 

We’ll reward you with: 

  • Stock appreciation rights 
  • Leadership development opportunities 
  • Untracked time off 
  • Group health insurance 
  • Yearly company trip 
  • Regular company-funded events and activities 
  • Dollar-for-dollar donation match 
  • Home purchase bonus after 2 years of employment 
  • Beach getaway after 3 years of employment 
  • 10-day sabbatical after 5 years of employment 
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