Director of Engineering Jobs in Philadelphia, PA at goPuff

Title: Director of Engineering

Company: goPuff

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Salary: $250K – $500K*

Category: Retail & Consumer Goods

goPuff is seeking a seasoned engineering director to design, build, and operate our platform in order to provide a world delivery service. Your primary responsibility will be to continually create and improve cloud-native platforms as you add features critical to our customer experience. This role will manage and supervise multiple scrum teams in a related domain, such as ios and android native app development.

This challenging role involves both project delivery and team building. The right candidate will have the technical aptitude to drive good architectural choices through building an empowered team. Success in this role will be measured by the effectiveness of the team’s and delivery of services. We are biased towards action and a feature is considered ‘Done’ once it is shipped and confidently running in production. Your actions will matter. Good work will improve our customers lives by giving them back precious time in their day. Poor delivery wastes our customers valuable time and makes our operations team struggle.

This position reports to the Sr. Director of Engineering


Support our supportive and inclusive culture while driving excellence in execution

Build optimism and consensus around initiatives in order to improve our customer experience

Lead cross functional projects across multiple teams in an agile environment

Translate verbal requirements into written use cases and testable stories

Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code in a cloud environment

Code maintainability and clarity is desired over performance

Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to mitigate and address these issues

Operationally support the system for correctness of the business

Implement and Monitor analytics to ensure the health of the system


15 Years of production experience

Understand modern web, frontend and server, and cloud applications

Production Experience with Vue, React or similar SPA technology

Production Experience using Javascript and node

Experience building and maintaining meaningful Continuous Integration systems

Knowledge of SQL

Understanding of message based, async processing

Experience with a variety of web services including REST and HTTP cache-semantics

Production experience with Azure

Familiar with cloud data storage solutions, Azure Cosmos and Storage Accounts preferred

Familiar with Azure Function apps

Understanding of the npm ecosystem and best practices

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