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Development Manager

| Austin
About BlackLocus 
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. 
Job Summary
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. 
Requirements
  • BS in CS, or equivalent experience including self-education 
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience 
  • 3+ years of management experience 
  • Agile software development experience 
Responsibilities 
  • Recruiting, managing, mentoring, and developing a high performing engineering team
  • Ability to coach developers, helping them improve their skills and grow their careers
  • Foster collaboration between engineering teams to solve tough business problems
  • Experience managing sprint cycles to ensure product ships on time and with quality
  • Work closely with product management and data science to shape our product vision 
Benefits  
  • Excellent work-life balance 
  • Comprehensive benefit package 
  • Competitive base and bonus package 
  • Generous PTO policy 
  • 401(k) eligible for matching company contribution after one year 
  • Restricted stock grants and Employee Stock Purchase Program 
  • Stocked kitchen with healthy snacks, tons of drinks, and an espresso maker 
  • Lots of team events including weekly catered lunches, happy hours, and other fun outings 
  • Located in the heart of downtown Austin with garage parking provided 
  • The Home Depot is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
LEGAL DISCLAIMER: BlackLocus and The Home Depot are Equal Opportunity/M/F/Vet/Disabled Employers. Available positions may vary by location. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. ©2005-2018 Home Depot Product Authority, LLC. All rights reserved. Know your rights. Click here to view Federal labor law posters. 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages

Location

We're right in the center of downtown in the beautiful Scarbrough building at 6th and Congress.

What are BlackLocus Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking

Additional Perks + Benefits

Awesome Office Space on 6th and Congress. Breakfast Taco Mondays and Team Lunch Thursdays. Well-stocked kitchen. Work Life Balance with open and flexible PTO. 401(k) and after one year eligible for company matching. Restricted stock awards and employee stock purchase program. Internal referral bonus. Monthly Happy Hours at all the favorite places
Quarterly events include our Annual Lake House Day....and we get to work with super smart energetic awesome people.

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