March 27, 2024
US & Canada Only
$225K - $275K USD

Head of Engineering

About the job:


About Usย ๐ŸŒŽ

EcoCart is a leading climate technology application for online retailers. We partner with brands to meet their sustainability goals by identifying opportunities to reduce their carbon footprint throughout their supply chain and business operations. Where greenhouse gas emissions are unavoidable we partner with certified carbon offset projects. By helping ecommerce businesses tell their sustainability story we boost trust, prevent greenwashing, and offset unavoidable greenhouse gas emissions.ย 

We are a 30-person, remote-first company looking for people who are motivated by being part of a team building products that will help change the world. We're growing quickly, and want you to grow with us - Join us in our mission to make the fight against climate change easy, accessible, & affordable for everyone!

Check out who you'd be working with by viewing our public org chart here.

EcoCart is currently only hiring folks eligible to work in and physically based in the United States or Canada.

Salary Range: 225,000-275,000 base

The Opportunity ๐Ÿ’ปย 

EcoCart is on the hunt for a high-EQ engineering leader to take our product and team to the next level. In the next few months, you will have a brand-new product to build from 0-1. We are looking for a leader who can be both an incredible executor and thoughtful manager. While you wonโ€™t be directly coding most of the time, you might need to jump in and take on a project when your team is maxed out. As a product-led business, this role will also sit on our leadership team to help us make critical business decisions.ย 

A day in the life โ˜€๏ธ

  • Work directly with the CEO to build and inspire a world-class engineering team.ย 
  • Provide hands-on leadership & guidance to our team of 5 - About 70% of your time will be spent managing, 30% on high-leverage coding activities
  • Champion architectural best practices, ensuring the reliability, security, and scalability of EcoCartโ€™s technology stack
  • Lead by example in conducting thorough and constructive code reviews, providing feedback that promotes learning and improvement
  • Partner with the Product Lead to drive the roadmap forward and optimize processes to ship quality product at scale; foster healthy friction to meet core business objectives
  • Advocate for the needs of the engineering team. This includes prioritizing a joyful developer experience.
  • Report on standard KPIs on a monthly basis to ensure the engineering organization is meeting business objectives
  • Manage all engineering schedules, budget and resource allocations
  • Collaborate with your engineering leads to make sure we are navigating technical tradeoffs and building the proper technical architecture to scale the business.ย 

Minimum Requirements ๐Ÿ”

  • Experience building product and architecting systems from 0-1 in a startup environment.ย 
  • 5+ years of full stack development experience
  • 1+ years of direct people management experience
  • Broad knowledge of programming languages, software architecture, design and database systems. A strong philosophy on how certain technologies help achieve various business goals.ย 
  • Ability to effectively oscillate between high-level business strategy and in-the-weeds execution
  • Maniacal bias-for-action with the ability to instill that spirit and urgency into your team at all times
  • Desire to contribute meaningfully to the fight against climate change

Preferred Qualifications ๐Ÿš€

  • Experience working with Shopify / other e-commerce applications
  • Experience with AWS tooling and infrastructure
  • Professional programming experience in Python and/or Typescript
  • Experience in climate tech and/or sustainability
  • Experience as a former or current startup founder

Benefitsย ๐ŸŽ‰

-Series A Equity

-Unlimited PTO

-Paid parental leave

-Flexible hours

-Remote-first environmentย 

-Best-of-the-best options for medical, dental, & vision insurance


-Mental health benefits

-Proactive, collaborative company culture with a shared vision for climate impact!



US & Canada Only
$225K - $275K USD/Year

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