About Us:

Rent the Runway (RTR)  is transforming the way we get dressed by pioneering the world’s first Closet in the Cloud. Founded in 2009, RTR has disrupted the $2.4 trillion fashion industry by inspiring women with a more joyful, sustainable and financially-savvy way to feel their best every day. As the ultimate destination for circular fashion, the brand now offers infinite points of access to its shared closet via a fully customizable subscription to fashion, one-time rental or ownership. RTR offers designer apparel, accessories and home decor from 700+ brand partners and has built in-house proprietary technology and a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation. Under CEO and Co-Founder Jennifer Hyman’s leadership, RTR has been named to CNBC’s “Disruptor 50” five times in ten years, and has been placed on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list multiple times, while Hyman herself has been named to the “TIME 100" most influential people in the world and as one of People magazine’s “Women Changing the World.” 

About the Team:

Recognising Ireland’s significant technology talent, Rent the Runway aims to hire 150 Software Engineers, Data Scientists, and Quality Engineers over the next three years. Our team, based in the historic Claddagh area of Galway city centre, will tackle core technology challenges that are critical to Rent the Runway’s overall success and will influence the future of the next generation of services.  

The centre in Galway is the first operation for Rent the Runway outside of the US and our team has the opportunity to launch or grow their careers across a number of roles in Technology. Our engineering team is smart, pragmatic, and entrepreneurial.  We practice continuous integration & test-driven development, engage in constant peer code reviews & pair programming, and work hard to give back to the software community through open-source contributions.  

The Warehouse Management Systems team is responsible for creating, enhancing, and supporting our proprietary solutions to unique business problems. The team consists of multiple groups of highly motivated, creative, and technically savvy engineers, testers, and product owners.  These groups are responsible for end to end ownership of the products that fuel our round-the-clock warehouse operations with an exact focus on reliability, resilience, and scalability.    

About the Role:

Our Warehouse Management Systems engineering team uses a service-oriented architecture to power our internal mobile app, our website, and our warehouse operations technologies. In this role, you will work on both new product features and technical enhancements as we believe in building for the future to enable performance and scaling.

What You’ll Do:

  • Participate in all aspects of agile software development including design, implementation, testing and deployment of fulfilment microservices and warehouse management systems.
  • Find architectural and internal design improvements to enable rapid growth in traffic and order volumes. 
  • Develop clean, testable, scalable systems using React, Java, Javascript, Kotlin Dropwizard, RabbitMQ, MySQL, MongoDb, SpringBoot, Splunk and a variety of other open-source technologies.
  • Deliver software on a sustainable schedule that keeps work-life balance in mind.
  • Work with business stakeholders to identify software solutions to business challenges.
  • Experience working as part of a cross-functional development team.

About You:

  • Degree in computer science, software engineering or 4+ years of programming experience with OOP concepts and design patterns using Java and Javascript (React) 
  • Learned from the experience of shipping multiple large, complex software projects 
  • Able to learn new tools and technologies quickly
  • Experience working as part of a team software development effort
  • Ability to manage your time and juggle competing priorities
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Extensive Java and React chops with any prior Dropwizard, RabbitMQ, MySQL, MongoDb, Kotlin are a plus
  • Approach collaboration with curiosity and a learning mindset demonstrating willingness to mentor and learn from teammates and foster an inclusive, empowering team dynamic

Benefits:

At Rent the Runway, we’re committed to the happiness and wellbeing of our employees, and aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal and professional growth. Our inclusive benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Generous Paid Time Off including annual leave, paid bereavement, and family sick leave - every employee needs time to take care of themselves and their family.
  • Universal Paid Parental Leave for both parents + flexible return to work program  - because we know your newest family member(s) deserve your undivided attention.
  • Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of continuous service - Unplug, recharge, and have some fun!  
  • Competitive Stakeholder Pension - taking care of your future. 
  • Comprehensive health, dental care and dependents care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first and we’ve got you covered. 
  • Company wide events and outings - our team spirit is no joke - we know how to have fun!
  • Flexibility Policy - when our corporate employees return to the office post COVID they will have the option to work remotely 2-3 days a week

Rent the Runway is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee on any legally-recognised basis, including, but not limited to: gender, marital status, family status, age disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, and membership of the Traveller community.

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