Engineering Manager, eCommerce

The Engineering Team at edX is seeking a highly qualified individual to further enhance our capabilities to transform the  www.edx.org destination site into a an effective eCommerce engine for the company. The ideal candidate has built eCommerce solutions serving millions of customers, is skilled at leading and developing  in small agile teams of 5-7 people, and is heavily metrics driven. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with edX executives and business stakeholders to evaluate business opportunities with respect to Team’s capabilities, capacity, and availability
  • Participate in project scoping, requirements reviews, and technical discovery efforts
  • Discuss project opportunities with Product Management to map project requirements to roadmap plans 
  • Work closely with edX Project Management and Program Management teams during project lifecycle to fully communicate project status, inter-team dependencies, and any impediments
  • Act as project ScrumMaster using standard Agile tools
  • During project lifecycle, act as point-of-contact to external vendors and offshore teams.
  • Continue to grow the personnel through a combination of in-office permanent staff as well as PT/FT offshore resources
  • Perform team budgeting and forecasting
  • Participate on development

Requirements:

  • Proven track-record in delivering customer-facing projects on-time and on-budget
  • Ability to work in a fast-faced startup-like environment
  • Proven lean development experience.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Comfortable working with off-shore and distributed teams.
  • Experience with commercial CMS and eCommerce systems
  • Experience with Google Analytics
  • Full stack developer: Python, Django, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL Backbone strongly preferred
  • BA/BS Computer Science

If you are interested in this position, please send an email to jobs@edx.org.

Due to the high level of interest in working at edX, we are unable to contact all applicants personally. If your background matches our hiring needs a recruiter or hiring manager will contact you directly.

Applicants must be able to work out of our Cambridge, MA office.    Sorry, Visa sponsorship is not available.