Engineering Team Lead

New York, NY, United States

Position Summary

Shapeways is looking to hire an Engineering Team Lead to take ownership of several key systems in our online 3D printing marketplace. If you can manage a team of 5+, and have the hands-on coding skills to architect and mentor our full-stack engineers we are looking for you!


  • Build and lead a team of engineers to build new features and fix bugs on Shapeways web properties
  • Hands-on Development
  • App Performance
  • App Uptime
  • Code Quality
  • Eventual Consistency
  • Unit and Functional Tests
  • Graceful Degradation
  • Itemization / Estimation / Execution

Key Goals

  • Define goals for software architecture to ensure forward progress for business units at Shapeways
  • Lead the on-going definition and execution of application development
  • Hire and mentor full-stack software engineers
  • Work with technical and product leaders across multiple divisions

Minimum Qualifications

  • 6+ years as a software engineer in a consumer facing e-commerce website with large-scale inventory and fulfillment systems
  • Intimate knowledge of software development methodologies and processes
  • Expert in Full Stack Application Development (PHP or Java preferred), MySQL, VCS, caching, Javascript, HTML, CSS
  • Proven track record in agile/lean software delivery

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing a team of 5+ full-stack engineers
  • Ability to read code in any language
  • Ability to clearly define and communicate deliverables and timelines
  • Familiarity with ERP and MES component and system architecture

How to apply

We are looking forward to your application!

Please send your resume and motivation letter to:

Be sure to include the job title in the email subject field. We are only accepting applications in English.

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