1+ months

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Austin, TX 78701
Apply Now
Apply on the Company Site
\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Position_Description\u0022 class=\u0022Summary\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPOSITION PURPOSE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E BlackLocus is building cloud-based analytic tools to optimize and automate retail merchandising decisions such as pricing, assortment, space and fulfillment. By applying machine learning and revenue management techniques, the BlackLocus platform enables intelligent retail software to identify opportunities for competitive advantage. The company was a venture-funded startup, founded by Carnegie Mellon alumni and entrepreneurs with a passion for creative deployment of new technology. Acquired by The Home Depot in December of 2012, we operate with autonomy as a product lab from an office located in downtown Austin, TX. \u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E We are looking for a Development Manager to lead a team of engineers in delivering high-quality technology solutions for BlackLocus. As manager, you will lead this engineering team to balance short-term and long-term commitments and goals. You will be involved in a wide range of activities including coaching and mentoring engineers, scoping project work for both business and technical aspects, collaborating with product and data science, and managing post-deployment analysis. Our data mining and machine learning pipeline, as well as our user-facing applications, are built primarily in Java, Python, Go, and JavaScript. Our services and tools are entirely cloud-deployed.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E40%- People: Recruit, manage, mentor, and develop a high performing engineering team; Ability to coach developers, help them improve their skills and grow their careers \u003Cbr /\u003E 30%- Delivery \u0026 Execution: Foster collaboration between engineering teams to solve tough business problems; Experience managing sprint cycles to ensure product ships on time and with quality \u003Cbr /\u003E 30%- Strategy \u0026 Planning: Work closely with product management and data science to shape our product vision\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003ENATURE AND SCOPE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EReports to the Director of Engineering. \u003Cbr /\u003EThis position has 5\u002B direct reports.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EEnvironment: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003ELocated in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003ETravel: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003ETypically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Postion_Requirement\u0022 class=\u0022Requirement\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EMust be eighteen years of age or older.\u003Cbr /\u003EMust be legally permitted to work in the United States.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAdditional Minimum Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EBachelor\u0027s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience \u003Cbr /\u003E5 Years professional software development experience \u003Cbr /\u003E3 Years management experience \u003Cbr /\u003EExperience communicating across multiple departments \u003Cbr /\u003EExperience with agile software development\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EEducation Required:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EThe knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor\u0027s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EYears of Relevant Work Experience: \u003C/strong\u003E5 years\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E-Master\u0027s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EKnowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:\u003C/strong\u003E-Excellent organizational skills \u003Cbr /\u003E-Problem-solving and analytical skills \u003Cbr /\u003E-Strong communication skills \u003Cbr /\u003E-Proficient in Java, Python, Go, and JavaScript \u003Cbr /\u003E-Ability to manage multiple projects within tight timelines\u003C/div\u003E
Posted: 2019-11-14 Expires: 2020-04-08

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Home Depot
Austin, TX 78701

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast