Director of Engineering - Madrid

JOOR, Madrid, Spain

Wholesale’s leading digital marketplace and data exchange

Who We Are:

Backed by Macquarie Group, Battery Ventures, Canaan Partners & ITOCHU, JOOR is a Series D start-up that provides the world's most recognized brands and retailers with a digital wholesale management platform that transforms the way these businesses work.  

With a CEO recently named a Glossy 50 “Changemaker in the Fashion Industry” and a CTO from Google, JOOR is attracting top talent to drive market dominance.  We have 180 employees in 11 global offices, including NYC, Philadelphia, LA, Milan, London, Paris, Madrid, Berlin, Melbourne, Tokyo and Shanghai. And, we are continuing to grow in a smart, sound way.

Founded in 2010, JOOR now services more than 12,500 brands and over 325,000 retailers in 144 countries, processing an incredible $1.5B in wholesale transaction volume each and every month. JOOR’s exclusive partners range from established luxury conglomerates such as LVMH, Kering, Richemont and Capri, to leading brands such as Stella McCartney, Valentino, Kate Spade, Tory Burch and Dr. Martens.  Premier department stores including Neiman Marcus, Printemps and Harrods, as well as global digital retailers such Shopbop and Revolve, conduct their buying exclusively through JOOR.

We are one of the few tech companies with a female CEO and 1/3 of our engineering team is made up of women — well above the industry norm. Walking our floors, you’ll find people of every shape, color, ethnicity and creed. If you are looking to join a team of innovators and trail blazers who value diversity of thought and experience, then JOOR is a great choice for you.

JOOR Engineering:

We’re growing our engineering team and seeking members who want to set the tone for what technology in the wholesale industry looks like. You’ll tackle complex problems and build the systems that support emerging, independent businesses all the way up to global brands and retailers. Our clients rely on our products to grow their business and we are committed to building a fast and scalable product that they love, all while using best practices and the latest technologies. We have a positive and collaborative culture, and our engineers are given a greenfield of opportunity to advance their skills and see their solutions make an immediate impact for some of the world’s best known brands and retailers. Read the JOOR Engineering Blog to learn more.


What You’ll Do:

  • Lead our Madrid engineering site, including local staff, remote staff, & contracts that report into the site
  • Ensure alignment with the Engineering Mission, Vision & Values
  • Develop existing teams, fostering and building on a high growth mindset that ensures rapid delivery along with high quality code, features & value streams. 
  • Own open headcount to continue to grow the site and layer staff appropriately
  • Work collaboratively with leads and steering groups from across the engineering team to plan and execute the product & technical roadmaps
  • Follow industry best practices and help define future patterns at JOOR as a key engineering leader

What We’re Looking For:

  • Located in EMEA
  • 3+ years experience as Manager or Director, with experience managing managers and leads through delegation and effective lean processes
  • 3+ years experience directly managing groups of 15 or more engineers
  • 8+ years of experience in the software engineering field
  • Someone who is passionate about the success of the Business and does so by playing a counterpart to Product, driving engineering teams towards delivery, and ensuring engineering best practices advocating for debt and tooling where necessary to product effective throughput & morale
  • Someone who is passionate about building a collaborative and energizing team culture that allows room for employee growth and engagement 
  • Experience in our stack is a strong plus! We use:
    • Docker and Kubernetes from development to production
    • Jenkins used for CI/CD
    • Postgres database
    • Helm, Terraform, and Ansible
    • Applications leverage Django, GraphQL, Node, React, gRPC
    • Streaming infrastructure using Apache Kafka
    • Multi-cloud services across AWS and Google Cloud

What We Offer:

  • Access to Market Weeks to see the product in action
  • Collaborate with our teams in NY, LA, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Paris, Philadelphia and Tokyo
  • Access to Market Weeks to see the product in action
  • Regular social events, including happy hours, lunch & learns, company offsites, meetups and speaker series
  • Transparency into the state of our business via monthly all-hands meetings, showcasing the company’s performance in relation to revenue and growth

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About JOOR

JOOR is wholesale’s leading digital marketplace and data exchange, connecting the world’s best brands and top retailers for faster, easier, and smarter business. The only platform serving the needs of both buyers and sellers, there are more than 8,600 brands and 190,000 retail locations on JOOR. Brands and retailers with a Full Access subscription to JOOR rid themselves of manual processes and grow their businesses through more efficient and impactful exchange of product data, order processing, assortment planning, and real-time analytics. JOOR is headquartered in New York City and has offices in London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Paris and Philadelphia.

We are a team of wholesale industry experts and technologists passionate about transforming the wholesale industry through disruptive products and services. Join us!


Want to learn more about JOOR? Visit JOOR's website.