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Sr. Data Scientist (Downtown Austin)

About The Role:
The primary role of this position is to provide leadership in developing data science
solutions to optimize operations and revenue in retailing business, and to ensure that
the techniques and methods are appropriate, effective and leading-edge. Specific
responsibilities of the position include:
▪ Optimizing products matching, classification, and assortment
▪ Developing price/demand models and optimizing business revenue
▪ Building pricing solutions and local pricing strategies
▪ Working closely with engineering team and building competitive advantage with
innovative technology/methodology
▪ Developing research agendas and implementation plans
▪ Conducting research into new or alternative methods and techniques
The primary requirement for this role is demonstrated expertise in operations research
and statistics. In addition, incumbents in this position will possess the ability to solve
analytic and software problems, think creatively and work effectively with teams of
professionals engaged in tackling real-world business problems.
• Ph.D., or master degree with 5 years industrial experience in Operations
Research, Industrial Engineering, Statistics, Machine Learning, Data Mining, or
related discipline.
• At least 3 years performing substantive design and analysis work in demand
modeling, revenue management, or pricing optimization.
• Solid understanding in Big Data technologies and applications (Hadoop,
MapReduce, Hive, Hbase, etc.)
• Solid experience in database management (MS SQL, MySQL, Postgres, etc) and
developing analytic solutions using statistical tools (e.g. R, SAS, or similar)
• Strong programming skills with a solid understanding of object oriented
languages and principles
• Solid hands on coding data science solutions in Python, Java, C++, or similar
• Sound presentation skills and visualizing complicated data science results in
Tableau, Microstrategy, or similar
• Strong team player
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Curious and interested in learning about the core challenges facing The Home
Depot, then crafting hypotheses to test.
Our Benefits
Competitive base and bonus package.
Restricted Stock awards and Employee Stock Purchase Program
Very competitive Benefit Package that covers you and your family on day one.
Open and Flexible PTO
401 (k) and after one year, eligible for matching company contribution
Stocked Kitchen with frequent breakfast taco’s and a catered weekly lunch.
Work Life Balance
Located in the heart of downtown Austin.
Start Up Culture. Big Company Benefits.
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Sr. Manager of Software Development in West Austin, Texas

Sr. Manager of Software Development in West Austin, Texas

We have a client in West Austin who is looking for a Sr. Manager of Software Development. This is a high profile position with an elite company and this person would be managing some of the best developers in town.

If you are interested, please send your resume to shea.biddingnetwork@gmail.com.

Key Responsibilities:

Overall management and mentorship of a team of 6-10 software developers
Translation of complex functional and technical requirements into individual release assignments
Work closely with the product management team to determine the optimum feature sets for products
Definition and continued refinement of the software development and delivery processes
Maintain current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology, always on a look out for new technologies and work with management and development team in bringing new technologies.
Effectively coach developers on new technologies and programming techniques.

Skills and Experience Necessary for the Role:

Bachelors degree – preferably in computer science – or similar experience
Demonstrated ability to inspire and mentor a technical team
Proven results-oriented person with a track record of delivery
Ability to adapt to new development environments and changing business requirements
Core competencies in Java, XML, SQL, HTML
Experience with other web technologies such as DHTML, Javascript, iBatis, Freemarker, Hibernate, Spring, or Tapestry is a plus
Experience with large distributed applications is a plus as is building/operating highly available systems
6+ years of overall development experience and 3+ years of software management experience.
Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithm, enterprise systems, and asynchronous architectures.
Works well in a team environment and be able to effectively drive cross-team solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements
Strong strategic vision, presentation and technology leadership skills.
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

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Senior DevOps Engineer – Downtown Austin

We are looking for experienced DevOps Engineers with AWS/EC2 experience skills to join our development team. As part of the core engineering team, you will work closely with a group of hard-working, super smart engineers in a fast-paced, challenging environment. As our DevOps Engineer, you will be helping to design and implement scalable systems that keep backend infrastructure running smoothly.

Responsibilities & Project Work:

  • Working with the team to design and build scalable systems that support high traffic web services and back-end tools and applications
  • Planning and executing projects to improve production infrastructure
  • Performing and automating production deployments
  • Monitoring, maintaining and optimizing production systems
  • Working closely with developers and other staff to solve operational issues with our services, tools and apps
  • Scheduling, coordinating and communicating maintenance windows
  • Ensuring the security of our critical systems
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other technical discipline
  • Experience administering large-scale web applications on modern platforms (Apache, PHP, Rails, Django, etc)
  • Experience automating large scale deployments with moder
  • configuration and deployment management systems (Puppet, cfengine, Chef, Capistrano, Fabric, etc)
  • Experience administering mission-critical Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Red Hat, etc) and Windows production servers
  • Production experience build scalable systems (load balancers, memcached, master/slave architectures, sharding, Nginx, RabbitMQ)
  • Ability to maintain, monitor and optimize production database servers (MySQL, Hadoop, Hive, H-Base)
  • Ability to carry out monitoring and performance metrics analysis using common monitoring tools (Nagios, Cacti, Munin, Ganglia, Hyperic, etc)
  • Knowledge of best practices relating to security, performance, monitoring
  • Proficiency in Python, Ruby and shell scripting preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Senior DevOps Engineer

Austin, TX

Sr. Systems Administrators are also needed for a variety of roles currently open.  We are also looking for candidates to place with a client that is building their very own Data Center, in the near future.  These companies are among the most reputable and well-funded startups in Austin.

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Senior User Experience Architect

Sr. User Experience Architect

We’re a growing company with a dynamic environment. One of the only constants around here is that things change (and change often).


From a practical point of view, you have to be comfortable with:


  • Creating layouts, color palettes, user interface elements, icons, prototypes and project documentation


  • Illustrating user flows through the experience (tree level view), which collectively provide a map of the experience (forest for the trees view)


  • Generating prototypes (lo fidelity wireframes, hi fidelity comps, html, flash, paper) that communicate the total (or discrete parts) of the experience


  • Communicating the intention of your design recommendations in ways other than written use cases


  • Demonstrating expert proficiency in the tools of your trade.


We’ll take it for granted that as a seasoned visual designer, you’re familiar with stuff like Photoshop and Illustrator and Fireworks and Visio or Omnigraffle.


In an ideal world, your humble beginnings are rooted in art school or graphic design or architecture. Then somewhere along the line you discovered fields like 

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Software Engineer (iOS) – Downtown Austin

Software Engineer (iOS) – Downtown Austin

This is an established and very successful startup in Downtown Austin looking for an iOS Developer.


Works closely with product and UI/UX to design both practical and innovative native iOS applications
Works on development of native large-scale iOS applications with a keen attention to detail and bug-free code
Utilizes technical knowledge to write and complete software tasks and projects
Researches new technologies and incorporates them into new systems and products
Takes initiative in leading projects and collaborating with others
Tests, integrates, writes, troubleshoots, and debugs software applications
Responsible for the architecture and implementation of critical software components
Work to improve the efficiency and functionality of current systems and products
Update current products and develop new ones to product specifications
Other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, math, physics or engineering
3+ years of professional software development
1+ years of experience developing native iOS applications in Objective-C with experience in: Memory management/ARC, Core data, Synchronous and asynchronous constructs such as Blocks, NSOperationQueues, etc, Networking, Categories, Delegates Local and Push notifications
Experience with automation, continuous integration, unit test, change management and configuration management
Contributed to the release of at least one medium to large-size application in the app store

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Java Technical Lead – Austin Startup

Java Technical Lead – Austin Startup

We have an established startup in Austin looking for a Technical Lead.

The core requirement is a strong background in Java development. This company is offering strong pay package and great benefits.

If this interests you, please email your resume to shea.biddingnetwork@gmail.com

To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone with:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field of study
  • 8+ years of experience with Java based RESTful Web Services
  • In-depth knowledge of UNIX, Windows, JVM, web and application servers.
  • Strong knowledge of J2EE (EJB, Servlets, JSP, XML, JDBC, JMS).
  • Strong knowledge of Design Patterns.
  • Strong knowledge of database systems, and proficiency in SQL.
  • Strong knowledge of SOA architectures and deploying production enterprise level software
  • Experience with web-based Social Media applications is a plus.
  • Lead software engineering projects providing clarity, direction, and code to drive new initiatives to successful launch
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iOS UI Developer Role

Brand new Start-up here in Austin.  Well funded, and this would be a leadership role.

Submit your resume and portfolio to Shea.BiddingNetwork@gmail.com or Bidding.Network@gmail. Thanks!

What were looking for:

Were looking for a motivated iOS developer to be a part of a small development team
out of our design office in Austin TX. While the request is straightforward, the work will
be challenging as you work along side our Design team to:

Design, implement, and maintain our SDK’s that allow developers to integrate their
apps with our physical products.
• Create a suite of consumer facing software products that re-think the iPad as a design

You are:
• Obsessive about implementing the best possible design and experience. While you’re
not a designer, you love collaborating with them and understand the value of design.
• Giddy when talking about gestures, cross device interactions and custom UI
components. While you’re a pro at building these, you know when its best to use
standard components.

Willing to push the envelope and get your hands dirty through iterative prototyping.
We don’t always work on things that are straight forward and expect you to dive into
things outside your comfort zone to figure out what’s possible.
• Confident but not cocky. We don’t expect you to know everything, but we do expect
you to be honest about it when you don’t.
• In the Austin TX area or are willing to relocate.

You Have:
• 2+ years implementing with Objective-C as a primary language
• Basic understanding of application performance, tuning, and debugging
• Understanding of XCode, Interface Builder, Instruments, and other tools
• Experience and consistency with unit testing mobile applications
• At least one application or game title in the App Store
• Experience with iOS and Cocoa Frameworks and related design patterns
• Working knowledge of agile development processes
• Eye for detail and great communication skills.
• Understanding of user interaction differences between iPad and iPhone.

Bonus Points:
• Experience working with bluetooth connectivity and device to device applications.
• Experience working in OpenGL ES and/or Core Graphics
• Basic understanding ARC memory management and GCD.

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Frontend .NET/WCF/C#/Windows Programmer/Analyst (NW Austin, TX)

Frontend .NET/WCF/C#/Windows Programmer/Analyst
NW Austin, TX

Do patterns in design and object oriented concepts strike your curiosity?  Do you have the drive to improve in your profession by working in a challenging environment?  Our client is a leading software startup, interested in a strong mid-level Frontend .Net Programmer/Analyst with the confidence to develop and improve software applications.  This position entails 20% design and 80% development.  If you believe yourself to be an exceptional contributing team player that can improve the quality of software products, then this may be the ideal position for you.


  • WCF C# Window Services Software Application Development:
    • translate business requirements or external customers  into product designs
    • adhere to coding standards
    • fix bugs in code
  • Provide application software development services (or technical support)
    • develop program logic for new applications
    • analyze/modify logic in existing applications
    • code, test, debug documents and implements
    • maintain software applications
    • create stored procedures, queries, and functions
    • analyze requirements
  • Work in a team environment with shared goals and deliverables:
    • coordinate with DBA
    • suggest technical alternatives
    • streamline processes and systems
    • lead/guide other technical professionals
    • actively play part of on-call rotation for production issue escalations
  • Write technical specifications and other forms of documentation
  • Create unit test coverage for new and existing service features
  • Completes project assignments and special projects


  • Software Development (3-5 years)
  • BA in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • C# .NET (3+ years)
  • Object Oriented Programming (3+ years)
  • WCF windows (1+ years)
  • Relational Database Development (Oracle or MS SQL)
  • .NET technologies and frameworks (WCF, NHibernate, Log4Net)
  • Agile Development /Test Driven Development
  • Unit Test Coverage (MSTest or NUnit)
  • Code Debugging/troubleshooting
  • Multithreading Concepts and Asynchronous communications
  • Design Patterns
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Senior .Net Programmer/Analyst (NW Austin, TX)

Senior .Net Programmer/Analyst
NW Austin, TX

Want to get creative?  Do you consider yourself to be a strong leader in a collaborative technical environment?  Do you have reliable experience and good  judgment to plan and accomplish goals?  This position is for a Sr. .Net Programmer/Analyst with a working background in relational databases and client-server concepts that can develop/code software applications and oversee testing to help solve fixes for a successful startup company.


  • Development activities:
    • Coordinate/Report status:  design, unit test, code, source control
  • Review/Analyze/Modify programming systems:
    • encode, test, debug, and install
  • Write/Review manuals for users
    • describe installation and operating procedures


  • Develop Web/Windows Applications:
    • .NET 3.5 or .NET 4.0 C#
    • Oracle databases
    • adhering to Security Guidelines


  • Software Development (5+ years)
  • Application Architecture Design/Development
  • Systems Architecture/Infrastructure
  • Lead software projects Agile/Scrum
  • Proven track record for applying iterative development approaches
  • Relational database development (Oracle or MS SQL)
  • Design Patterns
  • WCF, LINQ, & XML
  • Multithreading concepts and Asynchronous communications

DevOps Engineer (NW Austin)

DevOps Engineer
NW Austin, TX

Do you have a keen eye to identify and satisfy operational requirements and make appropriate improvements?  If you’re a motivated Developer that is constantly looking for innovative ways to maintain and improve existing operations tools and procedures, this DevOps position is an opportunity for you to push your career in the right direction.  In this role, you will be provisioning tasks in a cloud-hosted deployment environment in order to maintain and extend product operations and development tools infrastructures.


  • Plan/Implement operations development
  • Improve hosted services and development tools
  • Develop/Maintain server and infrastructure automation (Puppet and Chef)
  • Collaborate with development, support, and security teams
    • 24/7 on-call rotation schedule with the other members


  • Commercial product development (3+ years)
  • Groovy, Ruby, and Bash
  • Deployment automation tools:  Puppet and Chef
  • Linux administration
  • Git, Maven, SBT
  • Amazon EC2 and other AWS tools and technologies
  • MySQL deployment and configuration.
  • SQL queries
  • Data Analysis of tools (Graphite and Carbon)