Tel Aviv, Israel
Tech

Software Team Lead

About the position

Fabric enables retailers and brands to profitably scale their online business with fast fulfillment and a new kind of delivery experience. By leveraging innovative software and robotics and placing flexible micro-fulfillment centers close to where customers are, Fabric helps businesses meet even 1-hour delivery standards. Better yet, with Fabric’s powerful technology, businesses can deliver an engaging, branded experience that helps strengthen their customer relationships.


Founded in 2015, Fabric has raised $138 million to date and is backed by Aleph, Corner Ventures, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), Evolv (Kraft Heinz), Innovation Endeavors, La Maison, Playground Ventures, and Temasek. With offices in New York City, Atlanta and Tel Aviv, Fabric is constantly growing with over 200 team members globally and 20 sites under development/contract, including four live micro-fulfillment centers. 


Fabric continues its rapid expansion and plans to continue rolling out its operations in key urban locations, as it realizes its mission, to bring brands and online shoppers closer.


SW Team Lead (Motion Team)

We are looking for a dedicated and experienced technology leader to join our Software Engineering team in Tel Aviv. The right person enjoys rolling up their sleeves and writing code as well as leading and growing a team.


Team

Fabric Software Engineering is a team of brilliant and talented software engineers, algorithms developers, data scientists and researchers, all dedicated to building a robust, performant, and highly scalable robotic fulfillment network. 

We're responsible for everything from orchestrating the robots' movement to handling orders and managing stock across multiple fulfillment centers. We solve challenging problems through collaboration across different roles and paradigms using cutting edge technology. We have a diverse tech stack, with a backend organized in a microservices architecture that helps keep it flexible. We're investing in a DevOps culture, which means end-to-end ownership from supporting the feature design to monitoring the production deployment.

As our business grows, the team is rapidly growing as well, opening new opportunities for both professional and personal growth.


Job Overview

As Motion Team Lead, you will design and implement capabilities for the company’s robotic solution control plane (WCS), which includes everything from task allocation (deciding which robot does what and when) to pathfinding and location tracking.


Responsibilities

  • Lead the growth and development of a talented engineering team, through coaching, mentoring, and providing feedback to team members
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team (Product Managers, Robotics Engineers, Software Engineers, Data Scientists, and more)
  • Design solutions that control robot motion, task allocation, and totes distribution 
  • Build a robust system that will gracefully handle unexpected situations. Those robots can be unpredictable 😉 
  • Maintain high software engineering standards for scale and quality
  • Continuously work to improve the software engineering skills of your team, with a focus on quality, scalability, performance, and robustness
Requirements
  • At least 3 years of experience leading and growing engineering teams
  • Experience leading engineering teams in a fast-paced environment while shaping the product
  • Solid technical background in software engineering, architecture and design
  • Proven ability to coach and mentor engineers
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and staying out of the comfort zone 
  • Experience with microservices architecture and running cloud-based production environments
  • Demonstrated success in building a strong and open culture
  • An excellent collaborator with great communication skills, who can lead others both formally and informally