Engineering Manager, eCommerce

The Engineering Team at edX is seeking a highly qualified individual to further enhance our capabilities to transform the 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. 


  • 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


  • 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

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.