Shopify Capital helps merchants grow by easily providing access to money at the right moment using Shopify's unique view and insights into a business. It's a big dream that's only just starting. After launching the first step in April 2016, we're looking for a leader to make the dream into reality in the coming years.As Head of Engineering for Shopify Capital, you'll shape long-term product vision and own its implementation. You and your team will design and build data-driven technology to bring Shopify Capital to more merchants both large and small. The robust systems you build will control and oversee the flow of Capital funds. You'll work with partners throughout the industry to radically improve how merchants can access funding. You'll be responsible for growing the development team to enable Shopify Capital to reach its full potential.
Skills: Web Developer,Management,Leadership,Technology,Tech,SQL,Engineering,Ruby on Rails,Growth,Head of Engineering
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Technical leadership and/or management experienceA commitment and drive for quality, excellence and resultsA passion for helping growing development teams and making others betterExperience with Ruby on Rails and SQL or the desire to learn them quicklyExperience building backend web services and familiarity with frontend web development
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Any of: financial, lending or underwriting systems and/or risk or customer value/loyalty; ranking or matching; ecommerce.Scaling web services, particularly those using and analyzing large amounts of dataBuilding innovative products and features integrated with existing systemsRecruiting outstanding engineers and building a world-class technical team
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Shaping the long-term vision of Shopify Capital and making it a realityDesigning and building innovative features that are driven by web scale dataCollaborating with other Shopify leaders, executives and external partners to provide more money to merchants more efficientlyGrowing the Shopify Capital organization both through internal development and external hiringLearning and growing constantly to feed your passion for self-improvement and make those around you better