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In office: Paris, Île-de-France

  • 🇫🇷 France

Engineering Manager, Core

Meet Gorgias, the customer service platform that’s designed for ecommerce merchants, and built to provide amazing experience to shoppers. Our product empowers merchants to manage all their customer service at one place support over email, live chat, voice, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and SMS in one feed to help our merchants provide exceptional customer experiences at scale on Shopify, BigCommerce, and Magento.

Everything we do is for our customers, and we’re currently serving over 10,000+ e-commerce merchants, including : Steve Madden (linked case study), Timbuk2, Decathlon, and Sports Illustrated. They love us for our innovative product, our focus on their ecommerce needs, and, of course, our lightning-fast customer service response times. We raised$25 million in our Series B round in December 2020 and $30 million in our Series C round this year. We more than doubled in size in every meaningful way: annual recurring revenue, the size of our customer base, and the size of our Gorgias team, for starters. We’re still growing fast and looking for new teammates who want to grow with us.

Join our team for the opportunity to:

👩🏼‍💻Work with smart, passionate people every day

💪 Get extreme ownership over your work and results

🧠 Be treated like the expert you are

About the Core Engineering Team

  • The team is responsible for maintaining the core features of the product, the web browser application, mobile application and the APIs used by the the two and our customers.

  • Your work will have a direct impact on our customers, empowering them to to deliver a better support experience to their own clients. Be that through the optimisations we do on the app by making things smoother and faster or through the constant flow of new functionalities to meet our customer needs.

  • The backend code is mostly written in Python3 and runs using Flask (REST API) and Celery for all background work. The state is stored in PostgreSQL and RabbitMQ for async tasks with Redis for ephemeral storage, and finally, everything runs on top of Kubernetes.

  • The team is currently composed of 4 Front-End Engineers, 2 Full-Stack Engineers, 1 Back-End Engineer and one tech lead.

What You'll Do

  • Work closely with senior management and product team on setting team goals and delivering them on time

  • Partner with senior engineers to drive good practices around code quality, reliability, monitoring, and security

  • Grow your team by hiring new team members, depending on the need and the development strategy

  • You're expected to manage a team of up to 10 engineers, so there not a lot of time to do IC work involved, but having the ability to dive into details from time to time is a great skill to have

Who You Are

  • 3+ years of experience managing a back-end team of engineers working on high-traffic web apps with a dynamic language such as Python or JS.

  • 3+ years of experience working with large RDMS or document databases.

  • You are passionate about learning, and want to help us learn too.

  • You care about working on applications that are putting the customer needs first.

  • You are comfortable communicating with other technical teams and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, demo work in progress and provide project updates.

  • You have the drive and focus to get challenging projects over the finish line, and you are comfortable advocating for what you need to do your best work.

  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Company Perks and Benefits

  • 💰Competitive salary & equity (90th percentile of the market worldwide)

  • 🏖 5 weeks of vacation (We follow each country's appropriate PTO Laws)

  • 🍼Paid parental leave

  • 💻Latest MacBook Pro or equivalent

  • 🩺Complimentary private health insurance (we use Alan)

  • 🚊50% of public transportation reimbursed (Vélib, Navigo, etc.)

  • 🍴Personal credit card to buy lunches during the week (we use Swile)

  • 💆Get up to €700 to set up your workstation at home (working from home should feel breezy)

  • 📚Get up to €2000 of learning material (includes books, courses, training sessions, etc.)

  • 🥰 Every quarter, we organize an online company-wide summit to discuss where we’re going and strengthen social bonds. Once per year we organize offsite team retreats and company retreats! (Here is the photo album from our last company retreat in Mexico in 2022, when we were a total of 200 people!)

Engineering Team Culture

  • Getting Stuff Done, Ownership, Team Work, Excellence, and Agility.

  • You should join us if you want to ship stuff fast without scarifying quality. We've put great importance on testing our code, cleaning it, treating errors first, and features later.

  • We also value growth and ownership. People make mistakes. We learn from them to avoid them in the future. We cannot achieve excellence if there are no bumps in the road.

Why join us?

🚀 We're among the fastest-growing startups in the eCommerce ecosystem

🦄 We've built an extremely efficient go-to-market engine

🥇 Work with a talented team you'll learn a lot from

🙏 Join a company where automation and good & clean data are core beliefs shared by all

🎥 Here is an interview with one of our team member’s experiences from our most recent company retreat to Cancun!

More cool things to know about Gorgias... 😁

  • Raised our Series C for $30M in 2022: TechCrunch Article ⬅️

  • We went from 0 to 10,000+ merchants using our platform since 2016

  • We have a 4.7 rating on Glassdoor & 4.7 Comparably culture score

  • What our customers are saying:

  • Other positions:

  • Discover the Gorgias Platform: HERE

  • Learn about our Compensation Policy: HERE

Gorgias ensures equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Gorgias is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals and will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact [email protected]