Development Team Manager

Deadline: 31 July 2024

Employment term: Permanent

Category: Software development

Job type: Full time

Location: Yerevan

Job description:

We are a parent company that represents four DTC brands, each catering to different niches within the e-commerce industry. At emater, we specialize in providing end-to-end solutions, covering every aspect of e-commerce from A to Z. Our dedicated team is committed to delivering excellence in all areas, including product development, customer satisfaction, and upholding the highest standards that meet and even surpass the bars set by industry giants.


We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Development Team Manager to oversee our eCommerce development team. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background, excellent leadership skills, and a deep understanding of eCommerce platforms and technologies. As the Development Team Manager, the candidate will be responsible for guiding the team, managing projects, and ensuring the successful delivery of high-quality eCommerce solutions.

Job responsibilities

Technical Expertise:

  • Proficiency in web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and experience with Shopify’s platform and Liquid template language.
  • Understanding of web architecture and experience integrating third-party APIs with Shopify.
  • Oversee the design, development, and implementation of eCommerce solutions, ensuring scalability, performance, and security.
  • Familiarity with database management, server technology, and site scalability.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity best practices to ensure data privacy and security on e-commerce platforms.
  • Take initiative and manage the implementation of AI solutions in all functional areas.
  • Identify and resolve technical challenges, troubleshoot issues, and provide innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Ensure the eCommerce platform's stability, performance, and availability, implementing monitoring and maintenance strategies.


Development & Management:

  • Experience leading a development team, managing tech projects, and overseeing product development from conception to deployment.
  • Manage project timelines, deliverables, and resources, ensuring projects are completed on time.
  • Conduct regular code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and facilitate knowledge sharing within the team.
  • Ability to formulate technology strategies that align with the overall business goals.
  • Strong project management skills, including familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodologies.
  • Capacity to manage tech budgets and negotiate with vendors for software purchases and services.


Innovation and Growth:

  • Track record of implementing innovative tech solutions that drive business growth and customer engagement.
  • Experience with A/B testing, user feedback, and analytics to guide product improvements.
  • Ability to stay updated with emerging tech trends that can benefit the e-commerce platform and enhance user experience.
  • Stay updated with the latest industry trends, technologies, and best practices, and integrate them into the development process.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize development processes, enhance team productivity, and improve overall system performance.

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Development Team Lead or in a similar leadership role within the eCommerce industry.
  • Strong proficiency in eCommerce platforms (e.g., Shopify, WooCommerce) and related technologies.
  • Expertise in front-end and back-end development technologies (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Liquid, PHP).
  • Knowledge of SQL, Power BI.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically and provide innovative solutions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with team members and stakeholders.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to inspire and mentor a tech team.
  • Experience in setting up and leading a tech team, including hiring, training, and performance management.
  • Experience with rapid scaling and the ability to adapt technology strategies in a fast-paced environment.
  • Problem-solving skills and the capacity to provide technical solutions under tight deadlines.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Required candidate level: Senior

Additional information

  • Medical Insurance;
  •  6 day offs;
  • Gym benefit;
  • Learning and development opportunities;
  • Yearly bonus;
  • 50% off for our products;
  • Referral bonus;
  • Free English lessons.

 

All interested candidates are more than welcome to apply via the link
​​​​We thank you for your interest, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Benefits

Annual bonus
Free language courses
Medical insurance
Teambuilding and corporate events
Flexible working schedule
Reward System
Knowledge sharing culture
Regular salary review
Special day-offs
13th salary
Sport package
Business trips
No dress code
Staff referral program
Gifts for different occasions
Free meals
Discounts on company products and services; housing
Free English classes