Overview

About our Engineering Team:

Our engineering team works on challenging product-oriented problems across the boundaries of e-commerce, mobile, analytics and shipping/fulfillment, and the backbone of our business is served by our custom logistics management system which is core to our capacity to deliver the right product to the right user at the right time. We utilize data, engineering and algorithms to create a personalized website and an adaptive supply chain to fulfill our commitment to an amazing customer experience.

Engineers at Rent the Runway focus on solving business problems first, and receive the satisfaction that they have true impact on the success of the company. We are an innovation-focused team, and want engineers that are interested in seeing opportunities and going after them. Many of our engineers are entrepreneurs themselves, and we strongly encourage a transparent, collaborative, product-driven culture across our organization. We are a diverse team and welcome applicants with both CS supernerd and non-traditional backgrounds. 

 

About the Role:

Rent the Runway is looking for a Director of Technology Operations to help build out our growing Operations team. The Tech Operations team currently covers a wide area of responsibilities including infrastructure, monitoring, integrating a DevOps culture, network/NOC management, database management, automation, process building and vendor relations.

The ideal candidate for this role should have experience working with large infrastructures and understand continuous development practices. Experience team building and juggling multiple tasks concurrently are a must. The candidate should be comfortable in a mixed stack environment encompassing Ruby, Java, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis and RabbitMQ

 

Responsibilities: 

 Strong understanding of network and application routing

 Familiar with CentOS/RHEL

 Experience with automation (Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack etc)

 Comfortable managing large budgets and forecasting future spend

 Team building and management including recruiting, mentoring and training

 Maintain and evolve processes involving on call, incident management, PCI Compliance and more

 Build a DevOps culture and practice integrating operations with engineering

 Understand and implement monitoring best practices

 Provide technical leadership and vision

 Able to scale up a rapidly growing infrastructure in a cost-sustainable way

 

What’s in it for you?

 Competitive salary and benefits package + performance bonus +(equity) 

 Ability to lead and build a team of top tier technical professionals

 Ability to define the technical direction of IT and Technical Operations for a company that is revolutionizing an entire industry

About Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway is a disruptive eCommerce business that's making rental culture a significant part of the retail industry. Millions of women now have access to designer dresses and accessories, allowing them to look and feel remarkable. We believe that retail shouldn't just be about selling products... it should be about delivering an incredible experience, too. Our platform is a much-needed customer acquisition channel for the designer partners we work with, giving them access to a broad customer base and critical data. Launched in November 2009, Rent the Runway has grown to be the leader in the global fashion rental space. In 2014, Forbes recognized us as "tech's next billion dollar star." We are backed by some of the world's top investors including Kleiner Perkins, Highland Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, American Express, Advance Publications (parent company of Conde Nast) and Novel TMT Ventures. Our team is filled with passionate go-getters who are always dreaming big, implementing their ideas, delivering an incredible experience to our customers and creating a fun, dynamic culture.

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