1+ months

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Austin, TX 78721
JobTitle: DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Job ID: 344426_en-us
Salary Range: 0.0- 0.0
Job Category: Information Technology
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE
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.

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.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
40%- People: Recruit, manage, mentor, and develop a high performing engineering team; Ability to coach developers, help them improve their skills and grow their careers
30%- Delivery & Execution: Foster collaboration between engineering teams to solve tough business problems; Experience managing sprint cycles to ensure product ships on time and with quality
30%- Strategy & Planning: Work closely with product management and data science to shape our product vision

NATURE AND SCOPE
Reports to the Director of Engineering.
This position has 5+ direct reports.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

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Posted: 2020-01-09 Expires: 2020-03-08

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