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Employee Type - Full-Time EmployeeExperience - Not SpecifiedIndustries - Engineering


The Structured Data team at Etsy is dedicated to connecting buyers and sellers through meaningful descriptions of listings aiding in discovery and decisions. The work we do directly impacts our buyers and sellers. For example, the metadata we create powers the site navigation, categories, search results, search filters, and attributes on listing pages. For many sellers, Etsy is their primary source of income, and we work hard to support them.
This is a full-time role located in our Toronto, Ontario offices with occasional travel to both Brooklyn, NY and San Francisco, CA. (USA)
About the Role
  • You will be the technical lead for the team.
  • You will be responsible for setting technical direction and architecting major components of our codebase.
  • You will work closely with our search and taxonomy teams and have a big impact on the quality of our search results.

About You

  • You have a history of successfully leading work of significant complexity. You can complete engineering tasks with a high degree of autonomy, and you can set the engineering direction for others on your team. You enjoy working on every part of the stack, and have an interest in hard technical challenges.
  • Proficient in one scripting language
  • Able to learn new things quickly
  • Able to organize your own work, and the work of others
  • Able to communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people: engineers, product managers, taxonomists, designers, analysts, legal, etc
  • Experience architecting and owning big projects with a lot of stakeholders
  • Interested in balancing data theory and practical user friendly solutions.
  • Interest and experience with controlled data or metadata
  • Nice to have: Previous experience with taxonomy or search
  • Nice to have: Experience working in the e-commerce space
At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
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