Etsy

Engineering Manager, Help Me Grow

Etsy

February 24, 2021

Brooklyn, NY 11201, US

Company Description
Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurs with buyers around the world. As an Etsy employee, you’ll tackle unique problems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human. We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, but small enough that you can make a rewarding impact.
Job Description
Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurs with buyers around the world. As an Etsy employee, you’ll tackle unique problems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human. We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, but small enough that you can make a rewarding impact.
We are looking for an experienced people manager for Help Me Grow.
The Help Me Grow product group is looking for Software Engineers to collaborate and lead in building trustworthy software and outstanding user experiences.
Here’s a taste of the problems we’re solving:

  • How can we make it easier for sellers to manage their shops?

  • Continually improving our ad platform to offer more accurate bidding and to display the most compelling ads we can

  • Building an ever larger audience of buyers by building new capabilities for our marketing team

  • Providing sellers with the data and reports they need to understand how their shop is performing

  • Offering sellers new ways to connect with buyers, whether it’s by enabling buyers to create collections of items, offering sellers the opportunity to create listing videos, or coming up with new ad formats

We are looking for an Engineering Manager who can lead a fast paced, data-driven, and agile team. You will need to work with partners in product management, design, user-research and analytics to build experiences that create value for the buyers and sellers on our platform. You will have the opportunity to work at the scale of a major e-commerce website and solve problems using big-data and experimentation.
This is a full-time position, reporting to senior engineering leaders within Help Me Grow. [We offer flexible workplace policies that can accommodate work from home candidates who are comfortable traveling to an office location 2-3 times per week.
We’re also open to remote hires within all U.S. states except Hawaii and Alaska.
For candidates who will work remotely from Colorado, visit this link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
Qualifications
In this role you will:

  • You will be responsible for building and managing a team of hard-working engineers.

  • You will serve as a coach, mentor, and advocate for the engineers on your team.

  • This role will work with other leaders within the Help Me Grow org and throughout engineering.

  • You will work alongside product management, and marketing partners to prioritize and develop new capabilities and develop Etsy’s product development strategy.

  • You will collaborate with other engineering teams and our analytics team to make a measured impact on organic inbound traffic

Ideally you'll bring:

  • Deep experience in software engineering management with a track record of successfully balancing short-term needs with long-term strategic investment.

  • Strong technical background building scalable high-availability systems and integrations.

  • Experience managing multiple stakeholders and external vendors and can clearly articulate risks and dependencies on projects.

  • Hands-on engineering experience working in product development.

  • Experience working in a two-sided marketplace and/or e-commerce.

  • We value people who are curious, enthusiastic, generous, and responsible.

Additional Information

What's Next

If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a cover letter and resume telling us why you'd be right for the position. As you’ve hopefully seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don’t want you to be like everyone else — we want you to be like you! So write to us and tell us what you’re all about.
Our Promise
At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.