Job Description

We’re looking for a Lead Engineer to be an early member of the Sneaker Con Digital team.

In this role, you will be responsible for architecting and building core services to be used by both our iOS and web platforms. You will be considered the engineering owner of all digital projects and will be given autonomy to design features and implement as you see fit.

As the first full-time member of our engineering team, you will also be given the opportunity to establish key engineering processes and build the foundation for a strong engineering culture.



  • 5+ years professional programming experience
  • Expertise with Java / Spring frameworks
  • Familiarity with iOS development / SWIFT
  • Expertise in database management and MySQL
  • Experience building or operating large-scale AWS services and managing multiple development environments
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Ability to build automated testing frameworks
  • Ability to work closely with non-technical stakeholders to create technical solutions for business problems
  • Ability to simultaneously oversee tasks that relate to different parts of our platform
  • Must be based in NYC and able to travel to HQ in Queens, NY

Nice to have:

  • An interest in sneakers and sneaker culture
  • Experience with building marketplaces
  • Experience in building customer-facing applications
  • Familiarity with NoSQL applications

About Sneaker Con Digital

Founded by New York-based sneaker enthusiasts, Sneaker Con is the premier event for sneakerheads to buy, sell, and trade their shoe collections. Since its inception, Sneaker Con has held 100+ events in 30+ cities worldwide, attended by 100,000+ sneakerheads. After years of cultivating a community through the Sneaker Con events, the team has brought their passion and expertise for sneakers to the Sneaker Con digital platform.

We are a small but scrappy team of sneakerheads that is committed to serving the sneaker community with the safest and easiest way to shop for sneakers online. One of our primary goals is to ensure authenticity and convenience to all of our customers. We are very much in touch with the sneaker community and view Sneaker Con digital as the only online destination for true sneakerheads.