Director, Business Applications

| Austin
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BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast-growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth. 

We are looking for a Director of Business Applications to optimize internal business systems and architecture to deliver our strategic objectives with maximum operational efficiency. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in leading diverse technical teams with development and operational responsibilities while championing a culture of on-time delivery and service leadership. As the highly-visible senior leader of an in-demand technical organization, concise communication skills, good judgement, focused prioritization, and cross-functional collaboration must be second-nature. By shepherding the team of highly-motivated engineers and technologists through career growth and development, this role will insure a healthy culture of innovation and experimentation while balancing the demands of the business. 

What You’ll Do

  • Manage a global team of engineers, developers, architects and other technologists with responsibility for the internal technology stack that enables business operations
  • Demonstrate effective cross-functional collaboration and customer-oriented service principles with key business stakeholders in Revenue Operations, Customer Service and Engineering
  • Establish and oversee processes and procedures to deliver cross-functional business objectives while minimizing waste - create scale within the organization.
  • Ensure visibility into critical project delivery and overall support velocity with regular, detailed reports and readouts
  • Identify delivery risks and implement controls to detect, mitigate, and/or prevent failure
  • Drive operating leverage by setting ambitious goals and managing teams to the very highest performance standards
  • Leverage current technologies and best practices to ensure high quality delivery 
  • Oversee Design to Develop to Release 

Who You Are

  • A results-oriented, cross-functional business leader with 8+ years experience in Engineering, Operations or Information Technology 
  • Experienced team leader and manager, with 5+ years of people management experience and a dedication to service-oriented leadership
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; MBA preferred
  • An ardent student of business technology with many years of experience in CRM systems (Salesforce preferred) and exposure to common technology solutions in marketing automation, subscription billing and partner relationship management 
  • Cross-functional leader with indirect influence finesse and excellent stakeholder management; inspires confidence and collaboration across departmental boundaries
  • Data-driven decision maker with a high level of business acumen
  • Exceptional management & organizational skills enabling real time prioritization, an effective intake process for the team and a strong ability for holding the team accountable to results

Diversity & Inclusion at BigCommerce

We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.

Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.


Current BigCommerce Employees: Please use the internal job board to apply for openings

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ElixirLanguages
    • ErlangLanguages
    • Objective -CLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AjaxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • jQueryFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Adobe Creative SuiteDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS

Location

Our HQ is set amongst trees and nature trails in the beautiful hills of Austin. We also have a location downtown at 211 E 7th St Suite 500, 78701.

What are BigCommerce Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We encourage our employees to give back to our local communities through volunteer work. BigCommerce provides two paid Charity/Volunteering Leave days per calendar year to all permanent employees.
Partners with Nonprofits
Each year, the BC family partners with Partnerships for Children to help kids in the Austin area who have been taken from their homes and are living in protective custody during the holidays.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We empower employees to define our culture in the areas of Wellness, Community/Volunteering and Team Building through our BigCommerce Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
National United HealthCare PPO & HDHP plan options with deductibles as low as $500, coverage up to 100% for in-network services and low monthly premiums
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Subsidized placement services for child care.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Career mentorship is available.
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams. Competitive compensation packages. Pet Insurance. Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one. Open vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrued time off policy for hourly team members. Employee-driven team building activities like hackathons, paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, movie nights, river floats, etc. Peer to peer rewards and recognition program. Paid parental leave and adoption assistance for new parents. Employer-paid life insurance and disability coverage. Educational assistance for qualified pre- and post-grad courses.

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