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Software Engineer Manager - OrangeMethod

Home Depot


Location:
Austin, TX
Date:
11/20/2017
2017-11-202017-12-19
Job Code:
111726
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Software Engineer Manager - OrangeMethod (111726)

TX - Austin

  • Date Posted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Information Technology
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE

Living by our core values, Home Depot Technology strives to provide opportunities and an education in technology, design, and business for our associates, enabling them to improve their skillsets and pursue work that is meaningful to them within our company. To continue to achieve this goal, we are expanding our technology learning initiative, OrangeMethod, offering classes, workshops, and events in Austin.

This learning center works with the various Tech portfolios to help accelerate the software development transformation through their associates with an approach of learning by doing. These initiatives are taught and led by inspiring experienced software engineers and designers who have first-hand exposure to the technologies and roles their students strive to obtain. We need an energetic, empathetic, intelligent, hardworking and motivated individual who can lead this team of instructors and establish this new approach to technical learning at The Home Depot.

In addition to the learning initiatives, this role with be responsible for the expansion of university relations, our Austin internship program, the apprenticeship program for bootcamp graduates, and the establishment of an Austin specific rotational program.


As this team's Manager, you will:

Oversee the research, design and development of training programs
Conduct thorough need analysis to uncover training objectives relative to Tech portfolio needs and technical trends, course time frames, student eligibility, required learning resources and potential constraints
Lead a team of training specialists and external technology bootcamps to design and adapt training curriculum to align with current technical trends
Represent The Home Depot while establishing new relationships on college and bootcamp campuses
Provide oversight to a team of volunteer associates through the execution of intern recruiting, assessment, program execution, and retaining talent


MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

30% - Delivery & Execution:

Collaborates and pairs with product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions
Writes custom code or scripts to automate infrastructure, monitoring services, and test cases
Works with vendors and partners for the successful implementation of critical tooling and platforms
Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively
Contributes to enterprise-wide tools to drive destructive testing, automation, and engineering empowerment
Evaluates new technologies for adoption across the enterprise
Participates in and leads review board sessions to drive consistency across the enterprise
Fills in on product teams for engineers who are out of the office

10% - Support & Enablement:

Fields questions from engineers, product teams, or support teams
Monitors tools and participates in conversations to encourage collaboration across product teams
Provides application support for software running in production
Acts as a technical escalation point for the engineers on the team

50% - People:

Provides leadership, mentoring, and coaching to Software Engineers
Attracts, retains, and develops top talent to build a world class Software Engineering Team
Conducts annual and mid-year reviews by reviewing individual development plans and team feedback
Fosters collaboration with team members to drive consistency across product teams, and finds opportunities to expose engineers to career interests
Acts as a proponent of modern software development practices
Guides team members in strategy, alignment, analysis, and execution tasks within and across product teams
Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)

10% - Learning:

Learns, through reading, tutorials, and videos, new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations
Builds relationships with technology leaders at other companies to learn best practices and elegant solutions to common problems


NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the Software Engineer Sr. Manager, Technology Director or Sr. Director.


ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:



ESSENTIAL SKILLS:


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Mastery of an object oriented programming language (preferably Java)
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 6 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

5-7 years of relevant work experience
Mastery of a modern scripting language
Mastery of a modern web application framework such as Ruby on Rails, Spring MVC, and Node.js
Mastery of writing SQL queries against a relational database
Mastery of modern product development processes and pipelines
Proficient in effective troubleshooting and issue resolution techniques
Proficient in effective system monitoring and log analysis techniques
Capable of understanding complicated systems quickly
Experience in guiding more junior team members through Software Engineering fundamentals in a professional setting
Experience managing and growing team members in a professional setting
Experience balancing workloads across teams
Experience managing vendor relationships
Experience with translating high level strategy to tactical execution


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Attracts Top Talent: Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs

Balances Stakeholders: Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders
Builds Effective Teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals
Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization s goals
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization s goals
Drives Engagement: Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives
Drives Vision and Purpose: Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action
Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
Organizational Savvy: Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics
Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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