Overview

6 River Systems (6RS) is a Shopify (SHOP) company leading the way to faster fulfillment. E-commerce changed the world and our solutions power winning warehouses of the future. We’re revolutionizing warehouse automation with collaborative mobile robots driven by our cloud-based software.

As a Software Development Manager at 6RS you will help revolutionize the fulfillment through automation tools and build a flexible solution that uses automation to optimize and fulfill products across a wide range of markets. You will build flexible, scalable software solutions to support customers with moving merchandise as quickly as possible. This is an opportunity to join 6RS and help our customers meet the growing demands of fulfillment using autonomous robots and state of the art algorithms.

As an Engineering Manager focused on Performance you will:

  • Lead a squad of 4-6 awesome Software Engineers, embedded QA, and a Product Manager to build new features across multiple domains (browser, cloud, and bots) including:
    • Design and write algorithms that improve the efficiency our warehouses.
    • Optimize and expand new and existing designs in order to improve the scalability, performance, efficiency, and resiliency of our robot allocation stack.
    • Solve customer problems by coming up with innovative solutions for warehouse allocation.
  • Partner with squad leads, engineering directors, the head of software, and people across 6RS to execute our technical architecture, technical vision and roadmap
  • Collaborate with the product team and understand customer needs to refine requirements and build innovative solutions
  • Refine designs, review code, share knowledge to keep the team aligned and effective
  • Grow the team through hiring and develop team members into future leaders of the organization

Here is what you will need day one:

  • Proven track record in solving complex problems using optimized algorithms.
  • Practical experience with scalable and large cloud based systems.
  • Experience with working on multiple languages. Currently developing in C++ and Typescript.
  • Comfort with a variety of technologies including Typescript, NodeJS, PostgreSQL Databases, Microservices Architecture, and Networking.
  • Commitment to rigorous testing & validation practices
  • (we write lots of unit tests)

Why 6RS? Recognized by the Boston Globe as a Top Place to Work

  • Entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up combined with the stability of a global commerce company
  • Competitive compensation packages and Shopify RSUs
  • Company-paid health, dental, and vision coverage for all employees
  • Paid holidays, vacation/sick time, and parental leave
  • Annual 401k contribution from the company
  • Lifestyle spending account

About 6 River Systems
Founded in Waltham, Massachusetts in 2015, 6 River Systems is a leading collaborative mobile robotics fulfilment solution and part of global commerce company Shopify. Founders Jerome Dubois and Rylan Hamilton were previously executives at Kiva Systems (now Amazon Robotics). The 6 River Systems solution is operating in more than 20 facilities in the U.S., Canada and Europe, fulfilling millions of units each week for companies including Lockheed Martin, CSAT Solutions, ACT Fulfillment, DHL, XPO Logistics, and Office Depot. To learn more, visit www.6river.com.

About Shopify
Shopify is a leading global commerce company, providing trusted tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business of any size. Shopify makes commerce better for everyone with a platform and services that are engineered for reliability, while delivering a better shopping experience for consumers everywhere. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify powers over one million businesses in more than 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Allbirds, Gymshark, PepsiCo, Staples, and many more. For more information, visit www.shopify.com.