VP of Engineering

Stitch Fix - San Francisco, CA (30+ days ago)3.3


MultiThreaded Engineering, UX and Design at Stitch Fix ( http://multithreaded.stitchfix.com/engineering/ )
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About the Team
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Stitch Fix is an online personal style service for men and women combining art and science to disrupt and redefine the retail industry. We're the first fashion retailer to blend expert styling, proprietary technology and unique product to deliver a refined and deeply personalized shopping experience. We leverage vast amounts of client data to make decisions throughout the company. All of this results in a simple, powerful offering to our customers and a successful, growing business. We believe we are only scratching the surface of our opportunity; and we're looking for incredible people to contribute! We'd love for you to help us carry on the trend.

About the Role
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Stitch Fix is hiring a VP of Engineering. In this role, you'll be responsible for recruiting, hiring, growing, and retaining amazing talent into the organization. You'll build a technology brand that is a talent magnet and ensure we hit our engineering hiring plans. You'll build and inspire a world-class team of client-focused engineers who use technology to enable our growing business. You'll grow the next set of engineering leaders to continue scaling our org.

As VP of Engineering, you'll also be responsible for the technology - building a reliable, scalable, secure and highly performant technology stack using industry best practices. You'll ensure our architecture is flexible and scalable to allow for our rapid growth into new business lines. You'll be responsible for consistently delivering meaningful features, applications and technology solutions that solve business problems. You'll consistently communicate and deliver to commitments and increase the velocity of our teams by removing roadblocks. You'll be responsible for driving new business and growth through engineering solutions.

Finally, this is a strategic role that requires strong partnership with other functions across the company. You'll partner with other senior leaders across the company to translate technology capabilities into strategic business decisions. You'll build a strong long-term technology strategy that aligns with company strategic plan and influences the overall company direction. You'll drive accountability and metrics ownership to translate strategy into results. And you'll align and inspire your organization by effectively communicating and engaging the team in the strategy.

We're excited about you because…
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  • You have 8+ years engineering management experience in high-growth engineering organizations. You've led organizations of 70+ engineers.
  • You've worked in the consumer or e-commerce space and understand building applications and technology that delight and engage consumers and foster growth
  • You have experience working at a large-scale technology company with more than 300 engineers
  • You have proven experience building, growing, retaining and inspiring a world-class team of client-focused technologists.
  • You have extensive experience building large-scale technology and applications that are reliable, scalable, secure, and highly performant using industry best practices
  • You have a track record for delivery in high-growth, fast-paced environment.
  • You champion and drive a culture of continuous learning to improve execution and remove roadblocks that are holding the team back.
  • You are a strategic partner who can translate business problems to technology solutions.
  • You work effectively across the business to influence and create client value.
  • You empower self-organization and responsibility within your teams
Why You'll Love Working at Stitch Fix
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  • We are a group of bright, kind and goal oriented people. You can be your authentic self here, and are empowered to encourage others to do the same!
  • We are a successful, fast-growing company at the forefront of tech and fashion, redefining retail for the next generation
  • We are a technologically and data-driven business
  • We are committed to our clients and connected through our vision of "Transforming the way people find what they love"
  • We love solving problems, thinking creatively and trying new things
  • We believe in autonomy & taking initiative
  • We are challenged, developed and have meaningful impact
  • We take what we do seriously. We don't take ourselves seriously
  • We have a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right & is open to new ideas
  • We offer competitive compensation packages and comprehensive health benefits
  • You will be proud to say that you work for Stitch Fix and will know that the work you do brings joy to our clients every day
About Stitch Fix

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Stitch Fix is an online personal style service for men and women combining art and science to disrupt and redefine the retail industry. We're the first fashion retailer to blend expert styling, proprietary technology and unique product to deliver a refined and deeply personalized shopping experience. We leverage vast amounts of client data to make decisions throughout the company. All of this results in a simple, powerful offering to our customers and a successful, growing business. We believe we are only scratching the surface of our opportunity; and we're looking for incredible people to contribute! We'd love for you to help us carry on the trend.