Who We Are

Nacelle was built for eCommerce brands who are dissatisfied with slow page load speeds and low mobile conversion rates. Our product is a headless commerce solution that converts traditional eCommerce stores into lightning-fast progressive web apps. The result is an increase in conversion rates of 25%+, larger average cart sizes, and improved infrastructure, which can handle large spikes in traffic. We integrate into existing platforms like Shopify within 15 minutes.

We are an early stage, venture-backed, fully remote company. Our institutional investors include Index Ventures and Accomplice Ventures. We also have raised from notable angels, including leaders from Shopify Plus, Attentive, and Klaviyo. 

 

The Role

We are seeking an experienced VP of Engineering who is an expert in scaling. The ideal candidate has venture-backed startup experience and has successfully scaled a team quickly and efficiently, has a knack for creative problem-solving, has a propensity to learn, and is a low-ego team player.
 
This role reports to and works in close collaboration with the CEO.
 

Candidates must be experts in the following:

  • Building and designing processes and systems for engineering teams
  • Scaling engineering teams
  • Defining and executing OKRs
  • Agile development and SCRUM
  • AWS
  • Microservice architecture
  • SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Event-driven systems and design
  • Node.js
  • Security best practices
  • Infrastructure as code best practices
  • Cross-functional collaboration with Product Management and Product Design

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 8 years scaling engineering teams
  • Startup experience which began with less than 15 full-time engineers to over 75+
  • Minimum of 8 years writing and deploying code and infrastructure
  • Minimum of 4 years working Agile
  • Minimum of 4 years writing OKRs
  • Minimum of 4 years with AWS

Nice to Have:

  • Node.js and TypeScript experience
  • Jira experience
  • GraphQL experience
  • Terraform or similar experience
  • Remote work history

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