Web Development Manager, Shopify Plus

Waterloo, Canada
R&D – Engineering
Shopify is on a fast-moving mission to make the best products for merchants, buyers, and partners around the globe. At Shopify Plus, our merchants are some of the biggest and fastest growing businesses in history. The problems we solve are as complex as the stakes are high. Unilever, General Mills, Rebecca Minkoff, Jones New York, and Nestle are some merchants that have seen the value Shopify Plus brings to their businesses through our understanding of commerce at scale.

Web Development Managers at Shopify help our web development team members realize their true potential. As one of these Web Development Managers, you will leverage your established technical know-how and commitment to individual growth to build high performance teams that will be successful in delivering world-class products. You will set and hold high standards on your teams and create conditions for each individual to be successful in the short term and long term goals. You will strengthen relationships across the entire company and leverage these relationships as needed to unblock teams and deliver amazing products to our merchants.

Requirements for the role:

    • A strong technical foundation that is as good, or better, than our Senior Web Developers
    • A proven track record of success in leading software development teams through your people leadership
    • A commitment and drive for quality, technical excellence and results
    • A passion for growing development teams and improving others
    • Experience setting and delivering on objectives through measurable metrics and results
    • A past history of building and shipping innovative products and features as a software developer
    • Past experience working with: React, Angular, Vue or other front-end view libraries; JavaScript or TypeScript; Ruby on Rails is a plus; modern CSS (Flexbox, Grid, etc.); Apollo, Redux or Relay and GraphQL or REST API

What you'll work on:

    • Work through problems with your team, roll up your sleeves, form an opinion and advocate for web engineering-specific roadmap items
    • Be a technical influencer across the company
    • Design and build innovative features that are driven by web scale data
    • Collaborate with other Shopify leaders, executives and external partners to provide the best commerce experience for our merchants
    • Grow the Plus organization both through internal development and external hiring
    • Learn and grow constantly to feed your passion for self-improvement and make those around you better