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6River / 6 River Systems (201-500 Employees, 108% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

57% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 108% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $46M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

6 River Systems (6RS) is a Shopify (SHOP) company leading the way to faster fulfillment. E-commerce has changed the world and our solutions power winning warehouses of the future. We’re revolutionizing warehouse automation with collaborative mobile robots driven by on-board artificial intelligence and advanced cloud-based software.

As a Infrastructure Development Manager at 6RS, you will help revolutionize the fulfillment through automation tools and build a flexible solution that uses automation to optimize and fulfill products across a wide range of markets.  You will build flexible, scalable software solutions to support customers with moving merchandise as quickly as possible. This is an opportunity to join 6RS and help our customers meet the growing demands of fulfillment using autonomous robots and state of the art algorithms.

  • Lead a squad of 4-6 awesome Infrastructure Engineers to scale and extend the 6RS cloud architecture:
    • Scalable / redundant cloud infrastructure
    • Secure and fast CI/CD pipelines
    • Advance infrastructure as code best practices
  • Partner with squad leads, engineering directors, and people across 6RS to execute our technical architecture, technical vision and roadmap
  • Collaborate with the product team and understand customer needs to refine requirements and build innovative solutions
  • Refine designs, review code, share knowledge to keep the team aligned and effective
  • Grow the team through hiring and develop team members into future leaders of the organization

To succeed in this leadership position, you’ll need:

  • Strong organizational, communication, and planning skills
  • Commitment to rigorous testing (we write lots of unit tests)
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Scrappy, yet thoughtful approach to problem solving
  • Practical experience designing and developing scalable software
  • Interest in working with a variety of technologies, including:
    • Object Oriented Programming
    • Terraform
    • PostgreSQL Databases
    • Linux / Google Gcloud / Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of:
    • Relational databases and data modeling
    • Networking (HTTP)
    • Microservices Architecture
    • Cloud security best practices
  • Interest in IOT infrastructure and challenges
  • Experience growing and leading a team of infrastructure engineers to build scalable distributed cloud applications (GCP, AWS, etc.)

About 6 River Systems

Founded in Waltham, Massachusetts in 2015, 6 River Systems is a leading collaborative mobile robotics fulfilment solution and part of global commerce company Shopify. Founders Jerome Dubois and Rylan Hamilton were previously executives at Kiva Systems (now Amazon Robotics). The 6 River Systems solution is operating in more than 20 facilities in the U.S., Canada and Europe, fulfilling millions of units each week for companies including Lockheed Martin, CSAT Solutions, ACT Fulfillment, DHL, XPO Logistics, and Office Depot. To learn more, visit

About Shopify

Shopify is a leading global commerce company, providing trusted tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business of any size. Shopify makes commerce better for everyone with a platform and services that are engineered for reliability, while delivering a better shopping experience for consumers everywhere. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify powers over one million businesses in more than 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Allbirds, Gymshark, PepsiCo, Staples, and many more. For more information, visit

Tagged as: >100% 2 Yr Employee Growth, 201-500 Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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