Global Web Development Lead @ Marqeta - Oakland, CA

Job Overview

12 days ago

Global Web Development Lead

Marqeta - Oakland, CA

Named one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies in the World in 2021, Marqeta powers innovative payment solutions for many of the apps and services you enjoy daily. Our open API modern card issuing platform provides unprecedented flexibility and control for industry-leading companies such as Square, Coinbase, J.P.Morgan, and Uber, to issue cards, authorize transactions and manage payment operations in real-time.

We are a team of industry experts and technology innovators who take a dynamic approach to solving challenging problems. Marqeta is certified as a 2021-2022 Fortune Great Place to Work, highlighting our company culture and open and collaborative work environment. We power possibilities for our customers and each other by bringing the brightest talent together to do the best work of our lives.

Marqeta strives to build a global team as diverse as the markets we serve, staying true to our values: Connect the Customer, Everyone Belongs, Marqeta Cares, Lead Innovation, Deliver Results, Quality First and Build One Marqeta. We are not expecting any single candidate to meet all job requirements listed below, so please apply. It's an exciting time to join Marqeta. As we grow, your career and opportunities will grow as well. Learn more about Marqeta on our Website, Twitter and LinkedIn

Position Summary

We are seeking a senior web development manager to lead all front-end & back-end global web development for our award winning company site www.marqeta.com. The right person for this role has experience managing a team of talented web developers building a rapidly growing B2B site and is comfortable diving into the details to code yourself. You will own our web tech stack infrastructure strategy to improve operational efficiencies, developer output, code quality & frontend performance. You will constantly improve site content, performance & conversion rates. You are skilled at collaborating across Marketing, Design, QA & Engineering. You can implement quality responsive designs in a fast paced environment. This is a critical core leadership role on our rapidly growing Web Squad team within Marketing.

We are looking for an intellectual super-power with a proactive attitude, learning mindset, drive for results and a strong desire to work with the incredibly smart people who are enabling our extraordinary growth. If you join the Marqeta team, you will be an integral part of this very fast growing technology company with a one-of-a-kind culture. We are devoted to providing meaningful career experiences through challenging work, collaborative partnerships, and ongoing development.

What you'll do

  • Coach, manage and enable a growing high-performing team of web developers to do their best work
  • Responsible for all web development for www.marqeta.com and global localized sites
  • Regularly advise team on rapidly shifting priorities, development approach, timeline estimates and code reviews to ensure top quality while increasing output
  • Ability to seamlessly manage the team with technical leadership while diving deep into your own code to build web improvements to deliver against core web KPI metrics
  • Develop modern cutting edge web experiences, interactions and animations that explain complex payment products in simple visual stories to inspire users while solving for efficient resource usage and performance
  • Own our web infrastructure tech stack for all global sites, including the CMS, web hosting & DNS routing, with a focus on developer output, frontend performance, global scale and creative flexibility
  • Partner closely with Marketing, Design, SEO, Analytics, QA & Engineering to review the roadmap in sprint planning, effectively prioritize new projects and execute with quality
  • Build responsive web functionality across all core browsers & devices
  • Always adopt the latest web dev best practices & technology with a learning mindset
  • Implement operational & QA process improvements to increase efficiency & quality
  • Thrives working in a culture of constant learning, testing, improvement & rapid growth

Requirements

  • 8+ years of B2B web development experience with a focus on scalable headless CMS systems using Gatsby/React or similar front-end frameworks
  • Proven success managing a rapidly growing team of web developers
  • Has thorough knowledge of front-end HTML, CSS, PHP, Gatsby/React, JavaScript (ES5/ES6) & CI/CD pipeline/deployment architecture
  • Expert at launching a high volume of pages optimized for SEO & comfortable managing frequent releases
  • Has built & maintained global sites with supporting localization infrastructure
  • Can implement world class responsive designs across all browsers/devices using Figma design files and Lottie files
  • Experience working with web infrastructure DNS routing (i.e. NGINX, Fastly) & web hosting (i.e. Pantheon)
  • Familiar working with QA devs on testing automation to ensure all pages perform flawlessly across all browsers/devices
  • Proven success optimizing web performance, load times, SEO & conversion rates
  • Works closely with designers to review designs, build pages to spec, ensure detailed QA across all breakpoints/devices and execute on schedule
  • Comfortable with Relational Databases such as MySQL or Postgres
  • Solid understanding of development life cycle and Git workflows
  • Has experience working with JSON RESTful APIs
  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery
  • Experience working with Docker/containerization
  • Has familiarity with agile software development methodologies & sprint planning project management tools such as Wrike
  • Commitment to quality, great communication skills and highly self-motivated
  • Accurately scope projects to provide timeline estimates & deliver projects on time with high quality
  • Always writes tests, documents new functionality & has excellent debugging skills
  • Once back in the office after COVID-19, ability to work in the Oakland headquarters is preferred but not required. This role can be permanently remote.

Bonus Points For:

  • Successfully executed a CMS migration from Pantheon/Wordpress/Divi to a headless CMS such as Netlify
  • Fluent in Ruby and excellent knowledge of Ruby on Rails
  • Success writing and distributing third-party javascript libraries
  • An active GitHub repository
  • Has proficiency working in a Linux environment
  • Payments or Fintech experience is a plus but not required

Benefits and Perks

  • Rich suite of benefit plans; employee premiums paid 100%
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Paid Medical, Pregnancy, Parental and Family Leaves
  • Retirement savings program with Company contribution
  • Competitive pay
  • Meaningful equity
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Free perks programs that include, financial coaching, and ID theft protection
  • Bi-annual "Hack Week" to support and reward innovation
  • Open, transparent culture that includes Town Hall meetings, Lunch-and-Learns and more!
  • Access to corporate gym membership rates, other discounts and employee perks
  • And for select regions; a monthly stipend to support our hybrid work model, and pet insurance

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Marqeta is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant, candidate, or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

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