About Astound Commerce
Astound Commerce is a global ecommerce agency headquartered in the USA. With over 1300 professionals in 12 countries, we are one of the largest teams of ecommerce experts around the globe.
World-renowned brands like Adidas, Puma, Versace, Jimmy Choo, Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss and Crocs are among our clients.
The company is focused on the development of ecommerce solutions on Salesforce Commerce Cloud (Demandware), Hybris, IBM WebSphere Commerce, Intershop, Kibo, Magento, NetSuite.
What will you be doing :
People management :
Manage and mentor team members of all the engineering teams across the company (not only in Colombia) to build and maintain a highly professional and dedicated group.
Ensure that the engineering group adheres to the company goals and core values;
Initiate new vacancy openings of the engineers and make final decisions on the hiring of all levels (from Juniors to Leads);
Conduct semi-annual performance assessments, including SMART goals setting, promotions, and compensation reviews;
Create a solution-oriented and critical thinking culture in the engineering teams;
Contribute to knowledge-sharing and other internal communication forums;
Make decisions on engineers’ termination.
Department growth and development :
Show initiatives and conduct activities in the location, such as Boot Camps, meetups, team buildings, and more;
Participate in the development and the pre-sale activities of the department-level services;
Take part in the Lessons Learned sessions;
Collaborate and work within the department managers’ team;
Define, implement, manage and refine company-wide software development life cycle processes.
Process management :
Take part in the company’s strategic initiatives, e.g. contributions in the setup of the new locations, internal processes’ creation and improvements, adoption of the best practices on the company’s level;
Define, implement, manage and refine software development life cycle processes for the delivery of multiple and concurrent customer projects;
Ensure the adherence to organizationally defined technical practices and procedures by conducting regular engineering audits (planned and urgent);
Define and enforce standards and tools for the QA department activities;
Collaborate with other engineering managers to ensure consistency and alignment between the engineering groups.
Resource management :
Allocate engineers with the correct skill set for the client projects to ensure adequate project staffing;
Track and report resource utilization, identifying any resource imbalances and meeting the team’s billable utilization objectives;
Collaborate with the project and program / engagement managers to support the delivery of the projects on time and budget, while meeting the client’s expectations.
Good to have :
Experience in development / testing or managing / leading ecommerce solutions;
Experience with Salesforce Commerce Cloud (Demandware) or other ecommerce platforms;
Experience in working and managing within a rapidly growing environment;
PMP, CSM or ISTQB certification.
What's in it for you :
Fast-growing international company with challenges for creative and customer-oriented results;
Personalized Approach : Semi-Annual Performance Review, helpful and engaging international environment with numerous opportunities for professional growth;
A networking culture with teams around the globe.
Your work and life at Astound Commerce :
Competitive compensation and benefit packages, e.g. remote work, flexible schedule and more;
Comprehensive Social Package : Support Work-Life Balance, Healthy Lifestyle;
Business trips to other offices' locations;
Comfortable Office and working environment.