Big Commerce Technical Lead

  • 1590 Rosecrans Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Guidance, the global ecommerce leader of Magento, Episerver, Shopify Plus and BigCommerce solutions, invites you accelerate, win and evolve. Our renowned technology and creative innovators have shaped ecommerce for 25 years across thousands of mid-market and enterprise brands, manufacturers and retailers in both B2C and B2B. We deliver award-winning customer experiences that outperform the competition and define tomorrow's industry champions. 

If you would like to work with category leaders like FitBit, Popcultcha, K-Swiss, Foot Locker, James Perse, Travis Mathew, Vince Camuto, Kate Somerville, Brixton and Huf, we want to meet you.  

Voted one of LA's Best Places to Work six times in eight years, Guidance offers an exceptional culture, team environment, career growth, generous compensation, social clubs, weekly events and an unrivaled reputation. Come join us!

During Covid

  • Work remotely or at home
  • Our office has been closed since 3/13/20

Post-Covid

  • Lunches, sodas, snacks, coffee, tea, espresso, hot chocolate, desserts
  • Avoid the commute with our work from anywhere program
  • Ideal location in Silicon Beach with local access to restaurants and services
  • Lunch Lotto events to get you outside with friends at new places
  • Dodgers, Lakers, Kings games
  • Pajama Parties, Star Wars Day, Ice Cream Trucks, Oscar Parties, Valentine's Day Card Design, Murder Mysteries, Sushi Nights, Pirate Day, and other monthly themed events
  • Dog friendly office
  • Massage days
  • Award winning office design
  • Cultcha Club (the designers of fun so you can enjoy yourself)
  • Guidance Green (the caretakers of our planet who make it easy and fun for you to participate)
  • Generous PTO 
  • Outstanding compensation
  • Traditional 401k or Roth IRA
  • Exceptional health, dental, and vision insurance with Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Professional development, certificate courses and coaching programs

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 SVP 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

Qualifications

 

  • 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

Learn more at https://www.guidance.com  
Guidance is an equal opportunity employer.