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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 5:22 PM

MultiThreaded Engineering, UX and Design at Stitch Fix

Stitch Fix is an online personal styling startup in San Francisco, combining art and science to disrupt and redefine the retail industry. We build the tools to run the business, from our customer-facing website and mobile app to unique and innovative tools that power our warehouse, merchandising, and styling teams.We leverage vast amounts of client data to make decisions throughout the company. All of this results in a simple, powerful offering to our customers and a successful, growing business. We believe we are only scratching the surface of our opportunity, and we're looking for incredible people to contribute!

About the Team

Our team is made up of key engineers who built and scaled organizations like Google, Netflix, eBay, and LivingSocial. We build modern software with modern techniques like TDD, continuous delivery, DevOps, and service-oriented architecture. Cross-functional partnership is deeply meaningful to us and is how we've built up immense trust with the people running the business. We focus on high-value products that solve clearly identified problems but designed in a sustainable way so that value continues to deliver in the long term. In fact, some of our proudest moments come from solving business problems without writing a line of code.

About the Role

Product is a big aspect of what we do. As a Lead Engineer, you will deliver products and solutions not just features because you can understand how Stitch Fix works and are trusted to focus your time and efforts where they are needed most. Your drive to dig into complex technology and apply it to the business in clean & innovative ways makes you the trusted advisor to your partners and their teams. You will own projects and influence roadmaps. Your drive to solve real business problems will lead to you partnering with your team and business partners to define product requirements, plans, and deliverables. You will lead and mentor junior team members providing learning and growth opportunities in tech and product through real day-to-day work. You will impact the business in tangible, visible ways that earns you constant high-fives and a seat at the table.

About the Consumer Engineering Team

We build the entire digital experience for our clients including, our 5-star rated iOS app, the systems we use to send email, and much more. We help our clients at each stage of their experience from when they sign-up, to when they fill out their style profile, to when they checkout and provide feedback on their clothes.

Our business is successful when we make our clients happy. As a Lead Engineer on the Consumer Engineering Team, you'll spend each day working with a talented team of engineers, UX practitioners, data scientists and marketers to make clients happy.

About the Technology

Technologies we use to solve problems include:

* Ruby on Rails

* Swift

* Postgres

* Redis

* Memcache

* RabbitMQ


* Heroku

We get excited about engineers who have...

* Real Technology Experience. You define how we build software. You have a deep understanding of how to evolve systems for scale. You are experienced in building a wide variety of systems and know when to evaluate and apply solutions that are new to Stitch Fix.

* Product Experience. You proactively identify and gather the proper cross-functional group together to lead projects that leverage technology to solve business problems. Your team members and business partners seek out your opinion on how the product you're building should work. You aren't afraid to dig deep and ask the tough questions of our customers, company and executive team.

* Leadership Style. Once you've got something, we don't have to worry about it. You have a bias toward action and will help members of the team at all levels be their best selves.

* Respect for the Craft. You build software sustainably, using modern techniques. You are always looking for more and better ways to write software, and can't wait to share them with your team.

* Respect, Empathy and Humility. You take your work seriously but not yourself. You show everyone respect, regardless of the circumstance.

Bonus Points

* You have experience working collaboratively as a distributed team we use GitHub, Heroku, AWS, and Slack to get stuff done online.

* You are good at prototypes and design discussion experience using pull requests, one-pagers, or screencasts to create rapid prototypes that demonstrate new features.

* You have experience with testing and CI we're working with the usual Ruby gems like Rspec, Capybara and others for unit and feature tests and use CircleCI to bring it all together.

* You have experience in distributed, service-oriented architecture we're using tools like RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch, and headless HTTP services to scale our team and software.

Why you'll love working here...

* Offer competitive salaries, equity and comprehensive health benefits.

* A business that trusts and embraces technology.

* A leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas.

* A startup with a proven business model that's growing fast.

* Use your preference of tools and hardware.

* A comprehensive health insurance plan, including full dental and vision coverage.

* Fully stocked pantry with your choice of snacks and drinks.

* Sunny offices in downtown San Francisco, CA steps from the Montgomery Street BART


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