Andrew - Operations Manager

Want to help us create the future of footwear?

Passionate about health/fitness/the outdoors?

Then come work with Xero Shoes!

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Xero Shoes is a pioneering footwear industry.  We are a brand dedicated to creating innovative, minimalist footwear that supports natural movement and connects people with the world around them. Our commitment to quality, sustainability, and customer satisfaction drives us to continually push the boundaries of what’s possible in footwear design and manufacturing. As we continue to grow and evolve, we’re seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our dynamic team and contribute to our mission of redefining how people think about footwear.

Position Overview:

As a Senior Software Engineer at Xero Shoes, you will be key in developing and maintaining software solutions that power our business, from e-commerce platforms to internal systems and beyond. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements, design scalable and efficient software solutions, and implement best practices to ensure our systems’ reliability, security, and performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain high-quality software solutions that align with business objectives and technical requirements.
  • Demonstrate strong time management skills and the ability to operate effectively within constraints, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality software solutions.
  • Adapt to changing priorities and navigate ambiguity with resilience and flexibility, maintaining a positive attitude and fostering a culture of adaptability and innovation within the team.
  • Champion a user-centric approach to software development, focusing on user experience and product quality to deliver solutions that exceed customer expectations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather data, iterate on designs, and implement enhancements that improve usability, functionality, and overall satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with designers and other stakeholders to define project scope, requirements, and timelines while effectively managing competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Architect scalable and robust systems that can accommodate future growth and evolution of the business.
  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code following best practices and coding standards.
  • Conduct code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and mentor junior team members to foster a culture of continuous improvement and knowledge sharing.
  • Identify and address technical debt, performance bottlenecks, and other areas for optimization within existing systems.
  • Stay current with emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices, and incorporate new ideas and methodologies to drive innovation.
  • Deploy and manage software applications in production environments, ensuring high availability, reliability, and security.
  • Participate in Agile/Scrum rituals such as sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives to track progress, identify blockers, and drive continuous improvement.
  • Support troubleshooting efforts and resolve technical issues promptly, ensuring minimal disruption to business operations.
  • Proactively identify and address potential roadblocks or bottlenecks, leveraging resources efficiently to optimize productivity and maximize project success.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 3+ years of professional experience in software development.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as PHP, Python, or Java, and experience with frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue.js.
  • Strong understanding of database systems (SQL and NoSQL), RESTful APIs, and microservices architecture.
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Solid understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, Agile/Scrum practices, and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Continuous learner committed to staying current with emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor junior engineers, providing guidance, support, and constructive feedback to foster their professional growth and development.
  • Fully developed core skills that require minimal direction.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail..
  • Strong communication skills and ability to effectively articulate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Passion for learning and professional growth, with a proactive mindset towards exploring new technologies and expanding your skill sets.

Experience in one or more of the following is a plus:

  • Infrastructure design and implementation
  • Cloud administration
  • Database design and administration
  • Instrumentation and monitoring
  • Service design and development
  • Data engineering architecture

Job Type: Full-time, 40 hours per week

Pay: The annual salary for this position ranges between $125,000 – $160,000 DOE. This range is an estimate based on potential employee qualifications, operational needs, and other considerations as permitted by Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rule 4.1.2. Other rewards may include bonuses, short-and long-term incentives.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance plans.
  • Additional employee funded ancillary benefits.
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan.
  • Xero Shoes provided life insurance
  • Employee bonus and incentive plans
  • Flexible work schedule and remote work options.
  • Generous paid time off and company holidays.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Casual dress code and relaxed work environment.
  • Complementary pair of shoes each month of employment (up to one pair per style)

We’d love to hear from you if you’re passionate about leveraging technology to drive innovation, create meaningful impact, and thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced environment! Join us on our journey to revolutionize the footwear industry and empower people to move naturally, comfortably, and sustainably. Apply now to join the Xero Shoes team!

Xero Shoes is handling our own recruitment. We will not respond to solicitations from recruiters.

DISCLAIMER: Xero Shoes cannot accept models who are under contract and represented by a modeling agency.

Xero Shoes is looking for independent models for both studio and lifestyle photos and videos.

Xero Shoes is an inclusive brand and we believe in representing people of all genders, shapes, sizes, and colors. Our models are real people that show real-world wearing occasions for our footwear. We’ll often ask you to run, walk, lift, smile, laugh, and more.

Models are needed for:

  • In-studio video wearing product
  • Lifestyle photos out in the world
  • Lifestyle videos out in the world
  • Speaking/acting roles in Xero Shoes marketing videos

As we often do shoots in locations in and around the Denver area, models must have reliable transportation to and from shoots and may be asked to travel to our Broomfield headquarters.

Requirements

AN IDEAL CANDIDATE CAN:

  • Pose for photos or videos showing their face, body, and feet
  • Pose for different activities, including running, hiking, and fitness
  • Pose with other models and pets both in-studio and in public spaces
  • Follow directions from photographers and stylists
  • Communicate with the Photographer and Creative and Content Manager efficiently and effectively throughout the scheduling and shoot process
  • Maintain clean feet and trimmed nails (for our sandal styles)
  • Work closely with us to produce a desired look
  • Maintain a positive and optimistic attitude and represent Xero Shoes professionally
  • Availability for shoots from 2 to 4 hours

Pay for all modeling opportunities is $50/hr and includes a free pair of Xero Shoes

To apply, please go to our application and fill out our questionnaire.

Models without portfolios or work samples will not be considered.

All models must sign a photo/video release form that gives Xero Shoes unlimited usage of their likeness in perpetuity. Models may be required to sign an NDA depending on the shoot.

There are no guaranteed hours at this time. Joining the network is a freelance hourly position with no fixed contract. We often schedule with 1 week or less advance notice.

Want to be a part of a fast-growing company making a real difference in people’s lives? Come work with Xero Shoes!

The job is first shift plus and occasional weekend. Our warehouse is located in east Denver near I-70 and Havana. Some of the duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Picking/packing direct-to-consumer orders
  • Fulfilling wholesale and Amazon orders
  • Processing returns and exchanges
  • Unloading shipping container and trailers
  • Sorting and restoring returned product
  • Organizing stock and maintaining inventory
  • Inspecting products for defects and damages
  • Initiating quality control checks on incoming products and outbound shipments

The successful candidate will have at least two (2) years of warehouse experience including warehouse management systems using scanners in a warehouse or shipping environment. Experience with Ship Hero is a plus.

Whether you are experienced or not, please be sure that you meet the following minimum requirements prior to applying:

  • You are 18 years of age or older
  • Able to work some overtime hours if needed
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds
  • You are able to stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • You are able to repeatedly lift, carry, push, pull, and handle products
  • Outstanding attendance record is required
  • Able to safely operate a scissor lift or willing to learn
  • Good communication skills and ability to communicate with management
  • Strong attention to detail is a must
  • Able to work while wearing a mask

It’s a physical job! If you have never worked in a warehouse environment before, you should understand that you will be on your feet for 90% – 95% of your shift. While we want everyone to feel comfortable, our ability to control the temperature in our warehouses is limited. Indoor warehouse working conditions are impacted by seasons and the weather.

Given the speed at which our company is growing, you also must be able to think fast, wear a lot of hats and adapt to a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment. We’re a small team so everyone must be willing to pitch in where needed and work together to get things done. Some overtime may be required.

If you think you can take excellent care of our customers and contribute to our casual but VERY hard-working team culture, email your resume to [email protected].

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.50 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount
  • Health Insurance