Engineering Director, Commerce Platforms

New York, United States | Full-time | COVID-19 remote


Barbarian is seeking an Engineering Director with a strong background in Digital Commerce. This role will focus on collaborating with Barbarian's CTO to build out a best-in-class e-commerce team. Barbarian's Engineering Director will manage a team of Software Engineers focused on building direct-to-consumer products and services, leveraging modern cloud technology and data to create next-generation customer experiences. 



The scope of the role will be inclusive of the following:

  • Technology leadership in managing project scoping, project teams, and project delivery
  • Client relationship management, including business development, presentations, client status updates, and client workshops
  • Leading solution architecture and planning activities
  • Managing engineering delivery teams
  • Contributing code to engineering projects
  • Managing code reviews
  • Mentoring junior and mid-level talent
  • Defining best practices, templated delivery processes, and frameworks


  • 10+ years of professional engineering experience
  • 5+ years of client relationship management experience 
  • 5+ years of experience delivering commerce-based solutions
    • Experience integrating with Payment Gateway, Tax Management, Product Information Management (PIM), Order Management System (OMS), and Fulfillment & Logistics platforms
  • Experience on implementing a minimum of 1-2 Storefront Reference Architecture(SFRA) projects
  • Deep understanding of Core SFCC programming concepts
    • Cartridges, Pipelines & Controllers, Forms Framework, ISML, and Custom Objects
  • Experience with Coupled, Progressively Coupled, and Fully Decoupled Architectures 
  • Experience integrating with Enterprise CMS Platforms (e.g. Adobe AEM, Acquia, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of MVC architecture and object-oriented programming
  • Experience with REST APIs and data exchange protocols like JSON and XML
  • Ability to write custom JavaScript and JS OOP is required
  • Experience in and welcoming of a collaborative, cross-functional agency environment
  • Strong organizational, communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience with any of the following strongly preferred: Magento, Hybris, Shopify, and/or BigCommerce 
  • Magento 2 certification (“nice to have”)


The Engineering Director, Commerce Platforms will report directly to Barbarian’s CTO


*Barbarian is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.