Bellevue, WA
Posted a month ago

About OfferUp:

OfferUp is dedicated to changing the way people buy and sell in their communities. As the largest mobile marketplace for local buyers and sellers in the U.S., the company offers iOS and Android apps that make selling an item as easy as snapping a picture from your mobile device. Founded in April 2011, OfferUp is reinventing local commerce by helping consumers uncover value through simplicity and trust. In 2020, OfferUp combined with letgo to reach more than 20M monthly users.

About the Role:

OfferUp is looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to help lead our Communications team. The OfferUp Communications team is responsible for two critical infrastructure pieces at OfferUp: Chat and Notifications. These are critical systems that allow OfferUp to communicate with our users, as well as for Buyers and Sellers to connect. In this role, you will lead a high functioning team of backend/frontend engineers. You will foster an engineering culture focussed on learning and rapid validation of ideas through experimentation. As an engineering leader you will support the career growth and development of our engineers. You will also collaborate cross-functionally with our product, design, SRE, data science teams to design and improve our customer experience.

Responsibilities

  • Build and lead engineering team in achieving a high level of technical quality, reliability, and ease-of-use
  • Own, oversee, and delegate the design, architecture, development, testing, deployment, and delivery of large-scale software applications, systems, platforms, services or technologies.
  • Recruit great engineers, in collaboration with OfferUp’s recruiting team
  • Develop engineers on the team, helping them advance in their careers
  • Champion operational excellence, establishing metrics and process for regular assessment and improvement
  • Operate strategically and tactically
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication

Requirements

  • 7+ years of relevant engineering work experience and 2+ hands-on management experience
  • Exceptional coding abilities and experience with architectural patterns of large, high-scale applications
  • Track record in partnering with recruiting to build incredible engineering teams
  • Actively coached and mentored team members in their careers
  • Been actively involved in setting product strategy
  • Shipped several large scale projects with multiple dependencies across teams
  • All OfferUp employees are required to receive Covid-19 vaccinations unless an employee requires an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief.

OfferUp is changing the way people buy and sell locally...Come do work that matters. join the team and take the ride of your life!

More About OfferUp At a Glance

  • #2 U.S. shopping app in Q1 of ‘21, Top 5 in App Store and Google Play Store for three years.
  • 100M+ Downloads, 20M+ monthly users
  • 56M People used OfferUp last year (1 in 4 people over the age of 14)
  • OfferUp works directly with nearly 2,000 US law enforcement agencies to build trust in local communities by creating safe in-person locations for OfferUp transactions.
  • Billions of dollars worth of transactions are facilitated via the OfferUp marketplace every month

OfferUp is changing the way people buy and sell locally, and we’ve built a dynamic team to do it. To learn more about what it’s like to work at OfferUp, check out our blog: https://blog.offerup.com

OfferUp provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, OfferUp complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

OfferUp expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of OfferUp’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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