Growth Engineer


Anywhere Remote only

Full time

$70-150k (annually)

Nov 17

Medusa is the leading open source ecommerce platform for Javascript developers. It provides the foundational building blocks for tomorrow’s ecommerce infrastructure by combining an open and headless architecture with a strong developer experience.

The Role

As a Growth Lead, you will be responsible for driving developer interest in Medusa. Your key objectives will be focused on demand generation with metrics such as #new-projects-started.

What you’ll work on

  • Recurrently identify, discuss and validate growth initiative pipeline together with the Medusa founders
  • Execute ideas through small MVPs and scale successful ones for further adoption
  • Lead end-to-end execution of initiatives, sometimes with support from other Medusa teams (e.g. Engineering, Design or Docs)
  • Work data-driven to measure the success of growth initiatives and draw learnings from each
  • Lead collaborations with content writers, ecosystem partners and other devs
  • Work closely with the founding team to promote new product features and releases

Who you are

Minimum requirements

  • Previous Growth experience. Minimum 3 years of experience in previous Growth (Engineering) role or fields related to Growth experimenting
  • Experience with Growth tools. Experience aggregating growth-related data using growth tools (e.g. MixPanel, GA etc.).
  • Engineering experience. Fully capable of independently executing growth experiments that require technical implementation (both frontend and backend)
  • Excellent communication skills. Capable of communicating well to a developer audience both verbally and in writing.
  • Proactive by nature. You are confident in taking own initiative and thrive when given strong ownership.
  • From a start-up environment. You have worked in (or have a strong appetite for) a fast-growing startup environment.

Preferred skills

  • Founder experience. Previously founded own company or worked on a larger individual project.
  • Remote experience. Well accustomed to working in a remote-first environment with async communication being a priority.
  • Advanced data understanding. Capable of setting up a larger data aggregation setup and experience working with advanced SQL querying.
  • Experience with dev-growth. You have worked with growth-related tasks at similar dev-first companies.

What you get

  • A competitive salary and ownership in one of the fastest-growing ecommerce startups around.
  • Remote first and flexible working hours. As long as you get your work done, you can work from almost anywhere.
  • Full WFH setup and $500 per annum to spend on your remote workspace. New plant?
  • Company retreats, virtual Friday bars, community events and many other activities.
  • Unlimited PTO and flexible working space.
  • Discovery Days every Friday promoting explorative projects.

For more details on our benefits go here.

Why Medusa?

So far, Medusa has managed to become one of the fastest-growing projects on GitHub. It is now the leading open source commerce platform for JS developers. In less than a year, the project soared to +10,000 GitHub stars, +3,000 community members and +10,000 project starts.

Companies - from fast-growing start-ups to publicly listed ones - have adopted Medusa, with many already using it in production. In the Summer of 2022, Medusa closed an $8M seed round and is now looking to invest heavily in growing the team.

The team

We work remote-first with a diverse and young team from different parts of the world. We appreciate hard-working people with a can-do attitude and in return give great flexibility in terms of working style and extensive responsibility early on. We are a small and caring bunch that treats our team as a community on its own.

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