Big Commerce Technical Lead

  • 4134 Del Rey Ave, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Guidance, a global ecommerce service provider, lauded by retailers and employees for more than 20 years as one of the best places to work in the United States, continues to add exceptional talent.

Job Description

As a Big Commerce Technical Lead, you will design and develop award winning web applications and mobile solutions for global brands and branded manufacturers.  Reporting to the VP of Technology, you will work with project managers, graphic designers, developers, QA professionals and client teams to deliver the very best in ecommerce. Responsibilities include:

  • Leading multiple, concurrent ecommerce development teams
  • Facilitating requirement-gathering sessions with client teams, including C-levels and VP-levels
  • Ensuring quality control processes are successfully employed
  • Setting up and managing sandbox and production stores to release quality solutions 
  • Estimating new project timelines, cost and resource needs
  • Communicating progress, timelines and deliverables to client stakeholders
  • Writing System Requirement Specifications (SRS) documents
  • Leading on- and off-shore teams
  • Working with project managers and developer teams to ensure solutions are delivered timely and on budget
  • Integrating highly customized third-party solutions using a range of commerce technologies



  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent; MS CS or Engineering preferred
  • 5+ years developing web applications
  • 2+ years deploying sophisticated applications using Big Commerce
  • Demonstrated experience in leading development teams
  • Success in leading hybrid on- and off-shore teams
  • Experience using stencil framework, Big Commerce API
  • Proficient in HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery and other JS frameworks
  • Responsive web development techniques
  • Exceptional problem solving
  • Exceptional, client-facing communication skills, including telephone and in-person presentations 
  • Ability to adapt and pick up new technologies
  • Consulting background is a plus



Additional Information

All applicants must be a strong fit with Guidance's core values:

  • Honesty, integrity and fairness
  • Respect for individual ability, creativity and diversity
  • Teamwork and open communication
  • Passion and commitment
  • Enjoyment of work and life

About Guidance

Guidance is a customer centric commerce service provider dedicated to growth oriented mid-market and enterprise branded manufacturers and merchants in both B2C and B2B with industry leading practices in multichannel retail strategies, mobile, customer experience, innovative design, and complex system integration. Guidance delivers award winning ecommerce solutions using Magento, Shopify Plus, Big Commerce, and EPiSERVER.


Since 1993, national flagship retailers and consumer branded manufacturers have relied on Guidance’s expertise to facilitate more than $5 billion in web, mobile and social commerce. Brands such as Foot Locker, Burlington, TravisMathew, James Perse, and others have engaged Guidance to build more than 300 world-class, omni-channel websites and apps that captivate, engage and encourage loyalty. 


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Guidance is an equal opportunity employer.