Lead Engineer (ECommerce) at Fandom
Poznan, PL

About the role

Join the Tabletop RPG team at Fandom and work on digital companions for the world’s greatest role playing games. We are excited to take the next steps in realizing our extensive vision for Tabletop gaming—continuing to bring the most convenience, customization, and captivation to the TRPG community we can.

As the Lead E-Commerce Engineer, you will own driving the technical design and solutions for e-commerce on our Tabletop RPG platform. You will work closely with and provide technical mentorship and guidance to other engineers on your cross-functional product development team.You will work closely with the development team manager on breaking down and estimating team workloads. 

You will...

  • Have the opportunity to directly impact and drive subscriber growth, commerce, and revenue for our TRPG platform
  • Work in an environment where you have direct influence on product and technical decisions
  • Develop resilient, scalable systems with the latest technology
  • Learn from and mentor other passionate engineers with diverse skill sets in a collaborative team environment
  • Delight millions of D&D players who are eager to use our products

 

You will be successful here because...

  • You will solicit, accept, and give respectful and appropriate feedback
  • You advance team initiatives through action
  • You do not fear failure
  • You design and develop maintainable software through proper design, testing, and documentation

 

We are excited about you because you have experience with...

  • Building reliable and secure ECommerce services in a distributed architecture
  • Scaling a website for heavy user load, e.g. 1,000,000+ monthly active users
  • Using AWS services to manage globally distributed infrastructure
  • Implementing relational or NoSQL databases in a production environment
  • Breaking down monolithic framework architectures into smaller distributed services
  • You have run or played in your own Dungeons and Dragon games.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads technical design and direction of ECommerce system implementation
  • Direct mentorship of junior engineers
  • Writes maintainable, high-quality features in a team-based development environment
  • Uses a shared code base with peer reviews and pull requests
  • Writes and maintains unit and integration tests
  • Assists with improving code integration and deployment processes
  • Participates and occasionally lead planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives
  • Adheres to and improves processes and coding standards
  • Creates and maintains project documentation
  • Consult for other teams and share knowledge across the organization
  • Proactively identify risks and opportunities to improve the team’s technical approach
  • Proactively identify and propose engineering improvements in their area(s) of expertise
  • Understand and contribute to the broader platform architecture

 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years web development experience
  • 2+ years ECommerce-focused engineering experience
  • Strong software design patterns and practices
  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills
  • Strong troubleshooting/debugging skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient in object-oriented development
  • Proficient in web development technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, Ajax, etc.)
  • Database experience (SQL and NoSQL)

 

Preferred Skills

  • Jira
  • Git
  • Linux
  • MySQL
  • C#
  • Python
  • AWS / cloud infrastructure experience
  • React / JS SPA framework experience
  • Docker
  • D&D/Tabletop gaming Interest/Passion

About FANDOM

FANDOM is a global entertainment media brand powered by fan passion. The fan-trusted source in entertainment, FANDOM provides a home to explore, contribute to, and celebrate the world of pop culture. Whether looking for in-depth information on favorite fandoms or what’s buzzing in entertainment, FANDOM has your pop culture curiosities covered through fan-expert knowledge and carefully curated and fun, original multi-platform content.

FANDOM has a global audience of almost 200 million monthly uniques and encompasses over 400,000 fan communities. We currently feature more than 55 million pages of content, inclusive of video.