Careers at Upshot Commerce

Are you passionate about providing exceptional service to clients? Excited about fast-paced work in a high-growth company? Looking for an engaging work environment without the drama, chaos, and upheaval of a start-up? Then working at Upshot might be just what you're looking for!
We believe that an engaged and inspired team produces great work. We believe in shared vision, embracing challenging projects, and working analytically and creatively. We are looking for individuals who relish a challenge, who thrive as part of a team and while working independently, and who are the definition of grace under pressure. Our team works hard, but also values the time we spend with family and friends and pursuing other interests.

We offer the opportunity to work with a dynamic team focused on providing the best in ecommerce - without compromise - and that's what we've been doing for over 20 years. If you are ready to join a fast-paced environment focused on exceptional service and developing innovative ecommerce tools, then give us a shout.

Current Openings

Senior Software Developer Project Manager General Manager

Senior Software Developer

Skills you need to have:
  • PHP 5
  • Object Oriented & Design Pattern Expertise
  • MySQL
  • CSS & HTML5
  • JavaScrip & jQuery
  • SVN or Git
  • Unix (FreeBSD)
  • ECommerce

What you need for this position:
  • PHP Expert with at least 5+ Years Complex Web Framework/Application Experience
  • Experience working with web technologies, preferably within the ecommerce space
  • Web development experience including a deep understanding of CSS, Javascript, web standards and cross-browser compatibility
  • Strong software architecture and design sensibility with emphasis on clarity and reusability
  • Experience working with NoSQL databases and object relational mapping a plus

What you'll be doing:
  • Pragmatically solving problems quickly, efficiently and creatively
  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining both server side and client side application and infrastructure code
  • Working closely with, and incorporating feedback from, product management, interaction designers, and other teams

What's in it for you:
  • Opportunity to build something that will be talked about and used by millions
  • Work with a talented management team with a solid track record
  • Competitive compensation package
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Project Manager

What You Need for This Position
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate projects simultaneously while prioritizing time effectively
  • Motivation to get the job done well without room for errors
  • Interpersonal skills that allow you to effectively communicate with clients and team members
  • Experience building and maintaining mutually-beneficial, long-term client relationships
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills with talent for composing grammatically flawless material
  • High degree of engagement in your work and ability to motivate others to same
  • Poise and confidence even in the face of ambiguous situations
  • Proven record of identifying efficiencies and process improvements
  • Personality that thrives in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Familiarity utilizing Agile and Scurm methodologies
  • Superior emotional intelligence and mature, measured judgement in all situations
  • 3-5 years experience managing projects and teams for multi-million dollar clients
  • College degree in related field, or equivalent work experience

What You'll Be Doing
  • Maintaining project schedules and ensuring targets are met to client satisfaction
  • Providing outstanding results for clients while maintaining exceptional level of ongoing customer service
  • Facilitating knowledge transfer between team and clients
  • Utilizing analytical and creative thinking while working developers and clients to meet project deadlines
  • Collaborating with team members in a remote environment
  • Managing team and client relationships autonomously

What's In It For You
  • Competitive salary and Fortune 500 benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, flex spending account, and 401k with employer match.
  • Working with one of the most agile ecommerce platforms on the market
  • Opportunity to build something that will be used by millions
Our project managers are located across the United States, and while preference will be given to applicants based near Upshot Commerce hubs in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Madison, WI, proximity is not a requirement.
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General Manager

What You Need for This Position
  • Passion for juggling multiple priorities without losing sight of the big picture
  • Proven track record of building relationships with clients and fostering client and team engagement
  • Meticulous attention to detail that allows you to meet deadlines and commitments
  • Strong ability to multi-task while coordinating numerous high-priority projects simultaneously without missing deadlines
  • Exemplary written and oral communication skills, with ability to produce material free of grammatical errors
  • Analytical and creative problem solving skills that allow you to identify, diagnose and delegate problems for speedy resolution
  • Confidence and poise both when meeting with clients and in ambiguous situations, and a high degree of emotional intelligence
  • Ability to effectively present facts, persuade skeptics and create a call to action
  • High level of personal engagement with your work, and a record of fostering engagement in others
  • Enthusiasm for a fast-paced environment and marshalling order from chaos
  • Passion for working on projects that require strategic thinking
  • Remain accountable to your work
  • Possess mature judgement in all situations
  • Background in programming and enthusiasm for both serving as a senior leader and pitching in to resolve coding/technical issues when they arise
  • Disposition that thrives in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with ecommerce space and technologies essential
  • 5-7 years experience managing project teams
  • MBA or related advanced degree preferred

What You'll Be Doing
  • Managing teams to ensure project targets are hit consistently while providing unsurpassed customer service
  • Cultivating mutually-beneficial long-term client relationships
  • Working with the company President to direct and manage business operations
  • Helping drive marketing initiatives and brainstorm ideas for company growth
  • Serving as a thought leader and bringing new or innovative ideas to the table
  • Traveling to represent Upshot at industry events and meet with potential clients
  • Collaborating with team and project managers in a remote environment

What's In It For You
  • Competitive salary and Fortune 500 benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, flex spending account, and 401k with employer match.
  • Opportunity to work with the most agile ecommerce platform on the market
  • Driving growth and new initiatives for an established ecommerce company
Our team is located across the United States, and while proximity to one of the Upshot Commerce hubs (in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Madison, WI) is preferred, it is not a requirement.
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