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Manager of Web Development, Blue NIle

Who: Blue NIle
Positon: Manager of Web Development,
Where:  Seattle
What: Blue Nile is the largest online retailer of certified diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry. Our standards are amongst the highest of all jewelers. We provide a superior customer experience, extraordinary value and industry leading product quality and style. We obsess about our customers and are passionate about providing each customer with an amazing experience. We embrace a culture of adaptability. Our team is nimble, innovative and resourceful and makes an impact on both the business and each individual customer’s personal experience. We value hard-work, flexibility and curiosity and collaborate to creatively solve problems, constantly improve and implement meaningful changes. Our team celebrates achievements and is inspired by success.

Blue Nile is looking for a passionate and talented Manager of Web Development who will lead a team of front end web development engineers in the development and support of solutions that meet Blue Nile’s business needs. This role’s technical responsibilities include providing software architecture and design guidance to the team and to other groups in the technology department, ensuring quality, reliability, and scalability in Blue Nile’s code base, and engineering solutions that meet business needs as well as cost and time objectives. This role also oversees the management of a group of front end web developers, and is responsible for project communications concerning project goals, specifications, status, and results.


•Provide technical leadership for design and implementation of new features and software system enhancements
•Help define long-term organizational software strategy
•Lead the development of software primarily in HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Java
•Collaborate with business sponsors to create solutions that satisfy business needs
•Plan, implement, deploy, and support software projects
•Perform code and test plan reviews; take responsibility for the quality of released software
•Share on call responsibilities
•Manage and mentor developers
•Manage technical relationships and integrations with partners and vendors


•Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent
•Two or more years experience leading software teams
•A minimum of seven years of active software development
•Three or more years experience developing web based applications
•Strong analysis, design and development skills
•Understanding of web protocols and standards
•Strong communication skills; must be able to work effectively across teams
•Strong leadership skills

Contact: Click here to apply.

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