Are You Looking to Join RightPlace Consulting?

If you are interested in joining a world class team of experts in their field that are passionate about building great software, please send us your resume to info@rightplaceconsulting.com.

The Company

We are a data/software consulting and development firm focused on building smart enterprise, web and mobile technologies. We have an entrepreneurial and laid back team/environment and are looking for others who share our passion for technology and problem solving. We are building a team of seasoned Software Development Engineers with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Our technical experts provide strategic direction and development consulting services to ensure our partners receive the right solution to their toughest challenges. Our domain expertise encompasses the entire software development cycle — from business requirements to UI/UX design, back-end engineering to deployment and post launch support. We are headquartered in Austin, Texas and are helping our clients develop practical technology solutions. Our clients operate at all levels of enterprise, from fortune 500 to startups, in a wide range of industries. We approach each client with a firm commitment to return on investment and a long-term partnership built on integrity and trust.

The Job

We are looking for a Sr. Dev Ops Engineer passionate about scaling, monitoring and ensuring optimal performance of the various applications, servers, operating systems and other supporting infrastructure. You will be collaborating regularly with our Development and QA teams to problem solve and drive continuous improvements in the development operations using technologies such as Docker. Candidates must be self-starters who are passionate about application development as it relates to solving real world problems. There won’t be a lot of routine and no micromanaging. You will have autonomy but you are expected to deliver. We don’t believe you need to work 50+ hours at a technology company to be successful as long as the hours you do work are efficiently used.

About You

You are an industry professional in Development Operations performing high-level analysis of production issues to determine criticality and urgency of the request while working with the business owners to prioritize incoming requests. The overlapping skills sets are continuous delivery, monitoring and incident management. You have a proven track record of supporting world-class customer-facing experiences, a strong technical ability, great communication skills, and motivation and passion to help lead the direction of development support. You should be frank and forward while respectful, and work as a team without too much ego. If this sounds like a fit, please continue to read:

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of experience with Docker
  • 5+ years of professional experience maintaining and supporting, scalable enterprise-class applications in public or private cloud
  • Experience with Git, Jira and related Atlassian stack (confluence, stash, hipchat)
  • Strong experience with Ruby and/or Python scripting
  • Manage and maintain QA, Staging and Production cloud-based environments: IBM Softlayer, AWS, Microsoft Azure
  • Automate monitoring and test disaster recovery and backup functions
  • Support highly available 24×7 production environments
  • Hands on experience with monitoring/data collection tools
  • Knowledge of IP networking, VPN’s, DNS, load balancing and firewalling
  • Experience in configuring, building and maintaining Linux based virtual machines
  • Experience with container management technology (Docker is a plus)
  • Experience with configuration management and automation tools (Chef and Puppet a plus)
The Company
We are a data/software consulting and development firm focused on building smart enterprise, web and mobile technologies. We have an entrepreneurial and laid back team/environment and are looking for others who share our passion for technology and problem solving. We are building a team of seasoned Software Development Engineers with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Our technical experts provide strategic direction and development consulting services to ensure our partners receive the right solution to their toughest challenges. Our domain expertise encompasses the entire software development cycle — from business requirements to UI/UX design, back-end engineering to deployment and post launch support. We are headquartered in Austin, Texas and are helping our clients develop practical technology solutions. Our clients operate at all levels of enterprise, from fortune 500 to startups, in a wide range of industries. We approach each client with a firm commitment to return on investment and a long-term partnership built on integrity and trust.

The Job
After partnering with Mercedes over the last 2 years on several successful projects, we were recently awarded another. We will be collaborating with the teams that are developing the Autonomous Vehicles out of California and Germany to research, design and build better software around the vehicles for a variety of support systems. We are building a think tank around this project to research/design new prototypes using statistics, machine learning and programming. This is a full time, remote opportunity (with a few meetings a week at the client site with the development team), working with a very talented team of Engineers and Data Scientists. We are hiring a Sr. Software Engineer to join our growing team to support this project.

About You
We are looking for a Sr. Software Engineer passionate about creating clean, elegant software solutions using iterative and incremental development techniques, from feature inception through deployment. The major, long term project you will be focused on will entail technologies such as Node.js/AngularJS/Bootstrap/Javascript/HTML/Python. You will participate in the day-to-day operations of a team of highly skilled Software Engineer and Data Scientists. Candidates must be self-starters who are passionate about application development as it relates to solving real world problems. There won’t be a lot of routine and no micromanaging. You will have autonomy but you are expected to deliver. We don’t believe you need to work 50+ hours at a technology company to be successful as long as the hours you do work are efficiently used.
Desired Skills and Experience
You are an industry professional in software development with experience in building high performance applications. You have a proven track record of developing world-class customer-facing experiences, a strong technical ability, great communication skills, and motivation and passion to help lead the direction of development. You are passionate for quality and continuous improvement of processes and software, well versed with software engineering practices. You should be frank and forward while respectful, and work as a team without too much ego.
If this sounds like a fit, please continue to read:
Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of professional experience with Node.js and AngularJS and a firm understanding of OOP and TDD with direct experience delivering consumer-facing web applications
  • 1+ years of professional experience with Python
  • A technology generalist – we need someone who looks outside of the Microsoft/Java stack for ideas and inspiration, but is still fluent in the ecosystems
  • Results oriented, self-managed individual – proven track record of delivering on your project estimates with minimal oversight
  • 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
  • Strong skills in configuration management, issue tracking, estimation, Agile/Scrum
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
The Company

RightPlace Consulting, LLC is a data/software consulting and development firm here in Austin that is focused on building business applications for the transportation industry. After partnering with Mercedes over the last 2 years on several successful projects, we were recently awarded another. We will be collaborating with the teams that are developing the Autonomous Vehicles out of California and Germany to research, design and build better software around the vehicles for a variety of support systems. We are building a think tank around this project to research/design new prototypes using statistics, machine learning and programming. This is an opportunity to work remote with a very talented team of Engineers and Data Scientists. It is a very exciting undertaking, as it will directly affect the way we all drive on our roads in the near future.

The Job

We are looking for Sr. Software Engineers and Data Scientists passionate about the idea of working with cutting edge technologies to help progress the world we live in. This is a research and development team that will get to work with any technologies the team determines are the best fit for the solutions. The current teams are using MEAN stack for the web development so a natural progression using these technologies for web development is great, but experimenting with the latest technologies is encouraged. The team will be supporting Autonomous Vehicles so any experience working with algorithms, advanced math, web technologies, mobile technologies, machine learning and statistics are all great.

Required Qualifications:

Bottom Line: This is a think tank that will comprise of the best of the best. If you are a technologist and want to join a world-class team of Engineers, this could be for you. The more experience you have with any of the listed skills below, the better. We are looking for smart, talented, driven Engineers so any combination of skills is acceptable.

  • Strong algorithms development in Python OR Java
  • Mathematics/Statistics/Algorithms
  • Machine Learning
  • Experience with MongoDB/Express/Node.js/AngularJS is a plus
  • Javascript/HTML/CSS is a plus
  • Large Data Bases and data sets
  • Firm understanding of OOP and TDD
  • A technology generalist – we need someone who knows web and/or mobile development but is excited to work with other technologies
  • Results oriented, self-managed individual – proven track record of delivering on your project estimates with minimal oversight
  • Researches new technologies and incorporates them into new systems and products
  • Takes initiative in helping lead projects and collaborating with others
  • Tests, integrates, writes, troubleshoots, and debugs software applications
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
Software Engineer in Test (QA)

The Client

We will be collaborating with the teams that are developing the Autonomous Vehicles out of California and Germany to research, design and build better software around the vehicles for a variety of support systems. We are building a think tank around this project to research/design new prototypes using statistics, machine learning and programming. We are looking for a Sr. QA Engineer to help strengthen our overall quality efforts while being hands on with both manual and automation testing of the software. This is an opportunity to work remote with a very talented engineering team here in Austin.

The Company

We are a boutique application/software consulting and development firm focused on building smart enterprise, web and mobile technologies. We have an entrepreneurial and laid back team/environment and are looking for others who share our passion for technology and problem solving. We are building a team of seasoned Software Development Engineers with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Our technical experts provide strategic direction and development consulting services to ensure our partners receive the right solution to their toughest challenges. Our domain expertise encompasses the entire software development cycle — from business requirements to UI/UX design, back-end engineering to deployment and post launch support. We are headquartered in Austin, Texas and are helping our clients develop practical technology solutions. Our clients operate at all levels of enterprise, from fortune 500 to startups, in a wide range of industries. We approach each client with a firm commitment to return on investment and a long-term partnership built on integrity and trust.

The Job

We are looking for a Sr. Software Engineer in Test (QA), passionate about creating test plans for testing clean, elegant software solutions using iterative and incremental development techniques, from feature inception through deployment. The major, long term project you will be focused on will entail technologies such as Node.js/AngularJS/Bootstrap/Javascript/HTML. You will participate in the day-to-day operations of a team of highly skilled software engineers. Candidates must be self-starters who are passionate about application testing as it relates to solving real world problems. There won’t be a lot of routine and no micromanaging. You will have autonomy but you are expected to deliver.

About You

You are an industry professional in software testing with experience in testing high performance applications. You have a proven track record of testing world-class customer-facing experiences, a strong technical ability, great communication skills, and motivation and passion to help lead the direction of testing. You are passionate for quality and continuous improvement of processes and software, well versed with software testing practices. You should be frank and forward while respectful, and work as a team without too much ego. If this sounds like a fit, please continue to read:

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional experience in manual testing of mobile, web applications and APIs on multiple devices and screens resolutions.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in automation testing of web applications and APIs.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in using software automation testing tools.
  • A technology generalist – we need someone who looks outside of the box for ideas and inspiration, but is still fluent in the ecosystems of software testing.
  • Results oriented, self-managed individual – proven track record of delivering on your project estimates with minimal oversight.
  • Researches new technologies and incorporates them into new testing systems and products.
  • Takes initiative in leading software testing and collaborating with others.
  • Write test plans and execute them.
  • Strong skills in configuration management, issue tracking, estimation, Agile/Scrum.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (Preferred)
The Company

RightPlace Consulting is a software development and data science consulting firm here in Austin that is focused on building business applications for the transportation industry. After partnering with Mercedes over the last 2.5 years on several successful projects, we were recently awarded another. We will be collaborating with the teams that are developing the Autonomous Vehicles out of California and Germany to research, design and build better software around the vehicles for a variety of support systems. This is an opportunity to work with a very talented team of Engineers and Data Scientists. It is a very exciting undertaking, as it will directly affect the way we all drive on our roads in the near future.

The Job

We are looking for a Sr. Python Developer passionate about creating clean, elegant software solutions using iterative and incremental development techniques, from feature inception through deployment. You will participate in the day-to-day operations of a team of highly skilled Software Engineer and Data Scientists. Candidates must be self-starters who are passionate about application development as it relates to solving real world problems. There won’t be a lot of routine and no micromanaging. You will have autonomy but you are expected to deliver. The team will be supporting Autonomous Vehicles so any experience working with algorithms, advanced math, web technologies, mobile technologies, machine learning and statistics are all great as well.

Desired Skills and Experience

You are an industry professional in software development with experience in building high performance applications. You have a proven track record of developing world-class customer-facing experiences, a strong technical ability, great communication skills, and motivation and passion to help lead the direction of development. You are passionate for quality and continuous improvement of processes and software, well versed with software engineering practices. You should be frank and forward while respectful, and work as a team without too much ego.

If this sounds like a fit, please continue to read:

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional experience with Python
  • A firm understanding of OOP and TDD with direct experience delivering enterprise web applications
  • A technology generalist – we need someone who looks outside of the Microsoft/Java stack for ideas and inspiration, but is still fluent in the ecosystems
  • Results oriented, self-managed individual – proven track record of delivering on your project estimates with minimal oversight
  • 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
  • Strong skills in configuration management, issue tracking, estimation, Agile/Scrum
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
The Company

RightPlace Consulting is a data/software consulting and development firm here in Austin that is focused on building business applications for the transportation industry. After partnering with Mercedes over the last 2.5 years on several successful projects, we were recently awarded another. We will be collaborating with the teams that are developing the Autonomous Vehicles out of California and Germany to research, design and build better software around the vehicles for a variety of support systems. We are building a think tank around this project to research/design new prototypes using statistics, machine learning and programming. This is an opportunity to work remote with a very talented Software Engineering team. It is a very exciting undertaking, as it will directly affect the way we all drive on our roads in the near future.

The Job

We are looking for an Project Manager/Scrum Master passionate about leading world-class teams working with cutting edge technologies. What makes you great is that you are a servant leader and you serve your teams by removing roadblocks and giving your team autonomy and ownership. You can earn the respect and provide leadership for software development and data science teams delivering challenging technical solutions on a global scale. You are just as happy talking about technology as you are agile development processes and project planning. Using both your hands-on scrum master chops as well as providing leadership to your teams is what drives you every day.

Key Responsibilities

• Ensures Agile/Scrum processes are implemented effectively; practicing continuous improvement

• Brings clarity, cohesiveness, transparency, organization, and accountability to all development projects

• Improves and facilitates all project and software development processes to create agreement and alignment with departmental objectives of productivity, timeliness, and quality

• Tracking and evaluating team/sprint metrics to make sure teams are setup for success

• Assists teams in making commitments through story creation, task definition, and sizing

• Facilitates sprint demos, planning, and retrospectives

• Identifies and removes impediments that interfere with the team’s delivery of sprint goals

• Tracks and communicates team velocity and sprint/release progress

• Conducts retrospectives to continuously improve project results

• Creates and maintains process documentation

• Ensures teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, accountability, and visibility

• Identifying and managing risks associated with projects to ensure realistic expectations are set

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

• Strong working knowledge of Agile processes, concepts, and principles

• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills

• Excellent analytical and organizational skills, with strong attention to detail

• Ability to work well independently or in a team environment

• Self-motivated and able to work under pressure to deliver high-quality solutions

• Excellent facilitation skills with demonstrated ability to influence change at all levels

• Customer focused, sensitive to customer needs, their critical business cycles and schedules

Experience

• 2+ years with Agile/Scrum development process as a Scrum Master

• Scrum Master Certification – CSM required, CSP desired

• Experience with web-based applications and online industry

• Experience with structured SDLC methodologies (Waterfall and Agile)

• Product Management, product lifecycle management and/or Lean Development experience a plus

• Hands-on experience with JIRA or Confluence

The Company

RightPlace Consulting is a software development and data science consulting firm here in Austin that is focused on building business applications for the transportation industry. After partnering with Mercedes over the last 2.5 years on several successful projects, we were recently awarded another. We will be collaborating with the teams that are developing the Autonomous Vehicles out of California and Germany to research, design and build better software around the vehicles for a variety of support systems. We are building a think tank around this project to research/design new prototypes using statistics, machine learning and programming. This is an opportunity to work with a very talented team of Engineers and Data Scientists. It is a very exciting undertaking, as it will directly affect the way we all drive on our roads in the near future.

The Job

We are looking for an Engineering Manager/Project Manager passionate about leading world-class teams working with cutting edge technologies. What makes you great is that you are a servant leader and you serve your teams by removing roadblocks and giving your team autonomy and ownership. You can earn the respect and provide leadership for software development and data science teams delivering challenging technical solutions on a global scale. You are just as happy talking about architecture and algorithms as you are agile development processes and project planning. Using both your hands-on technical chops as well as providing leadership to your teams is what drives you every day.

Beyond supporting the Mercedes projects, you will have multiple other teams supporting many great clients building business applications. This role will lead the overall development effort of the teams helping them plan and execute their sprints. You will report to and work with the CTO to enhance our development processes and best practices.

Required Qualifications:

Bottom Line: If you are a technologist and want to join a world-class team of Engineers, this could be for you. The more experience you have with any of the listed skills below, the better. We are looking for smart, talented, driven individuals so any combination of skills is acceptable.

• 3+ years of Engineering Management experience leading multiple teams

• Significant prior success as a Software Engineer with excellent programming skills

• Ability and desire to lead a team solving challenging technical problems

• Creating and managing development processes

• Strong knowledge of data structures, distributed computing, and algorithms

• Project Management/Scrum Master experience

• Ability to coach developers, helping them improve their skills and grow their careers

• Experience working with large data bases and data sets

• Firm understanding of OOP and TDD

• A technology generalist – we need someone who knows enterprise, web and/or mobile development and is excited to work with other technologies

• Results oriented, self-managed individual – proven track record of delivering on your project estimates with minimal oversight

• Researches new technologies and incorporates them into new systems and products

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal