Director of Engineering, E-commerce

Full Time
Information Technology
Senior Manager/Supervisor


Director of Engineering, E-commerce

Who we are - what we do


Here at the Healthy Back Institute we are on a mission to transform the way people think about and treat pain. Since 2003, we have helped millions of people all over the world to claim their freedom from pain and start loving life again. 


Everything that happens at the Healthy Back Institute is rooted in our core values:

Freedom, Love, Team, Growth, Excellence, and Courage


These values are the foundation of how we serve our customers and how we treat each other. We are seeking a dynamic and driven Director of Engineering, E-commerce to join our team!

The Opportunity: 

As our Director of Engineering, you will lead the Engineering team for our innovative nutraceuticals company, to develop proprietary software using open source technologies to support the company’s direct response e-commerce business. 

Leading all of HBI’s technology needs, from maintaining and enhancing our custom order management system, to supporting internal tech and systems needs, all while implementing & improving systems security, building on open source solutions, mitigating tech debt, and leading a high performing team of engineers and developers. 

This is a Full-Time Employment Opportunity reporting to the Founder & CEO, Jesse Cannone.

Who We Are Looking For:

  • Business Oriented Tech Leader:
    • Drive technological improvements to support business needs of the company
  • Team Collaborator:
    • Foster teamwork to improve cross-functional coordination and collaboration.
  • ROI Outcomes Advocate:
    • Align tech initiatives with business goals, striving for high ROI while delivering excellence to achieve company’s objectives.
  • Resilient Problem-Solver:
    • Overcome challenges with adaptability, embodying courage and driving continuous improvement for impactful outcomes.

Must Have Requirements:

  • Ability to seamlessly partner with multiple C-Suite stakeholders
  • A proven track record of managing a 15+ persons development team, including QA & DevOps
  • PHP (5.4-> 8.3)/Laravel (4.2-> 11.0) expertise
  • Strong experience with Javascript & HTML/CSS
  • Working knowledge of QA automation & testing
  • Success managing corporate IT Infrastructure
  • Track record of managing complex software projects to high quality standards, within budget and scope.
  • Track record of personnel recruiting, management, and accountability

What You’ll Get To Do:

  • Strategic Technology Enhancement: 
    • Drive optimization of internal marketing automation and customer order management systems, ensuring alignment with business objectives and reducing tech debt by refactoring legacy codebases, leading to a 20% increase in operational efficiency within the first year.
  • Operational Streamlining: 
    • Lead initiatives to automate and refine internal processes, reducing manual workload by X% and improving accuracy in order management by Y%, while concurrently addressing accumulated tech debt.
  • Security and Compliance Assurance: 
    • Establish and maintain robust cybersecurity protocols, ensuring compliance with data privacy regulations and achieving a 99.9% uptime for internal systems, while also mitigating risks associated with tech debt.
  • Team Development and Empowerment: 
    • Foster a culture of continuous learning and growth within the technology team, leading to a 15% improvement in team productivity and a 20% increase in employee satisfaction within the first year, while also addressing and reducing tech debt through skill enhancement and strategic planning.
  • Opportunities and challenges you’ll be excited to help us with:
    • Utilize open source technologies to support company’s business objectives
    • Opportunity to scale an established company through technological development
    • Develop novel, innovative business strategies for revenue generation

Why You’ll Love It Here:

  • The People. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, smart, and kind people, leaders and teams – people you can be proud to work with.
  • The Mission. At HBI, we are relentlessly focused on helping people live pain free lives. It feels good to serve others – and HBI is the leader in helping people live their life pain free.
  • The Values. The opportunity to make a difference with teammates who believe in our core values of Freedom, Love, Team, Growth, Excellence, and Courage

While many companies speak about how great their culture supposedly is yet their reality is different… not here… our culture is one of greatest strengths and that is why we have such a hard-working and loyal team, not to mention stellar reviews.

The Benefits:

  • A healthy work/life balance and flexible schedule
  • Remote / virtual work from home position
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance (full time only)
  • 401K Retirement Plan (full time only)
  • Life and disability insurance (full time only)
  • Flexible PTO (full time only)
  • Paid travel
  • Paid continuing education
  • Performance based bonuses
  • Discount on HBI products
  • An amazing team-centered culture felt at all levels of the company!

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Before applying for the role, know that we take hiring very seriously. Interviewing with us may include video and phone interviews, assessments, projects, and scenario-based situations. Although we are unable to follow up with each and every candidate, we do our best to run a thorough process for candidates with whom we identify a potential fit.

The above job posting is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

HBI is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.


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