Engineering Manager, Search Experience



Brooklyn, NY
Full Time
2y ago

Company Description

Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurs with buyers around the world. Etsy, Inc.'s 'house of brands' portfolio has expanded to now include four individually distinct ecommerce brands – Etsy, fashion resale marketplace Depop, musical instrument marketplace Reverb, and Brazil-based handmade goods marketplace Elo7. As an Etsy employee, you’ll tackle unique problems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human. We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, but small enough that you can make a rewarding impact.

Job Description

Etsy is looking for an Engineering Manager to join our Help-Me-Find Product Engineering organization.

Etsy is looking for a tech-savvy manager who can work cross-functionally with Engineering, Product, Design and Analytics on our Search Experience. You’ll lead a team of Software Engineers who build industry leading solutions to help our buyers discover items from Etsy’s unique and diverse listings inventory for their personalized shopping missions.

Here’s a sample of some of the problems we’re solving:

  • How can we help someone find that perfect item, even when they might not know the exact words to describe it?

  • How can we understand a buyer's motives and interests to personalize their experience?

  • How can we help buyers to explore the breadth of Etsy's inventory?

Are you interested in empowering the growth of millions of small businesses? Excited about working at scale but keeping the uniqueness of our shops and inventory top of mind? Join us!

This is a full-time role based in Brooklyn, NY or remote. Etsy offers three different work modes to meet the variety of needs and preferences of our team: Flex mode for candidates who are comfortable traveling to an office location 2+ times per week, Remote mode, and Office-based mode. Learn more about our flexible work modes and vaccination policy here.


About the Role

  • You will be responsible for leading a Search Experience squad of full stack engineers focused on developing search product features and maintaining search page health. 

  • You will serve as a coach, mentor and technical advisor to your direct reports.

  • You will be responsible for defining and executing your team’s long-term technical strategy in collaboration with Product Management.

  • Foster a culture of learning, collaboration and continuous delivery on your teams.

  • Partner cross-functionally with Product, Engineering and Analytics teams to facilitate project planning and execution.

  • Build a strong peer network with other managers at Etsy to increase your organizational context and support the professional growth and projects of your team.

About You

  • You are product oriented and strive to understand your customers and keep them at the center of the solutions you build.

  • You have a passion for building data related products and understand good systems design. 

  • You are an experienced leader who brings both technical acuity and leadership skills to build a high-performing team. 

  • You promote growth and learning on the team - you put our engineers first.

  • You enjoy thinking about the implications of your work on end users. You are comfortable collaborating with Product Managers, Data Analysts, and Designers to ensure that you’re delivering impactful product features.

  • Bonus points if you’ve worked on e-commerce search experiences

  • You have experience managing teams delivering projects on large scale web applications

Additional Information

What's Next

If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a cover letter and resume telling us why you'd be right for the position. As you've hopefully seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don't want you to be like everyone else -- we want you to be like you! So write to us and tell us what you're all about.

Our Promise

At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.

For U.S. roles only:

Many Etsy roles are open to remote candidates, and you'll be able to identify which ones within the location header of each job description. We're open to remote hires from all U.S. states except Hawaii and Alaska. For candidates who will work remotely from Colorado, visit this link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
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