Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA

Remote candidates may apply, but must be willing to travel to San Francisco for team collaboration events.

Bid Ops is scaling the first procurement software that automates the process of negotiating prices with vendors. Our system delivers value by performing cognitive tasks which traditionally required human intuition and by simplifying data collection and processing. This is an exciting opportunity to apply the principles of machine learning to signals conveyed by vendors during a live negotiation and to deliver a delightful software experience to enterprise clients.

What You’ll Do

  • Continuously ship new features and enhancements in an agile team as we rapidly scale to meet new client demands.

  • Solve large-scale predictive analytics problems, turning new ideas and the latest research into industry-leading enterprise solutions.

  • Work closely with the founders in specification and architecture discussions as we define new features and react to market needs.

  • Define, document, and follow development processes, code quality standards, and design best practices.

What You’ll Need

  • 2+ years experience developing software applications with demonstrable capacity to handle significant code ownership.

  • Substantial experience with Ruby, Javascript, and Python and experience with Rails or other MVC frameworks preferred.

  • Data science and data visualization skills are a plus. 

  • Knowledge of at least one deep learning library such as TensorFlow, Caffe, Torch, Theano, Keanos preferred. 

How You’ll Apply

Send your resume to jobs@bidops.com and in three sentences or fewer, answer this question: What is the hardest technical problem you have solved in an unexpected or creative way? Explain what you found to be the most interesting about both the problem and your solution. 

Please also include salary and location requirements in your email.


Product

Manager

San Francisco, CA

Remote candidates may apply, but must be willing to travel to San Francisco for team collaboration events.

Bid Ops is scaling the first procurement software that automates the process of negotiating prices with vendors. Our system delivers value by performing cognitive tasks which traditionally required human intuition and by simplifying data collection and processing. This is an exciting opportunity to apply the principles of machine learning to signals conveyed by vendors during a live negotiation and to deliver a delightful software experience to enterprise clients.

What You’ll Do

  • Execute on Bid Ops product strategy of delivering consumer-grade delightful experiences to an enterprise software user group

  • Identify opportunities to have more people gain value from using our product, and report out on how you’ve executed on these opportunities in well-defined metrics

  • Create alignments between affective delight for the user and desired outcomes for the business customer

  • Work closely with engineering team to ship features in an agile workflow

What You’ll Need

  • 2+ years experience as a Product Manager

  • Deep technical competence

  • Crystal clear stakeholder management and communication skills

  • Some prior experience in scaling delightful consumer software experiences

  • Hands on software engineering experience and willingness to contribute code strongly preferred

How You’ll Apply

Send your resume to jobs@bidops.com and in three sentences or fewer, answer this question: What is the hardest technical problem you have solved in an unexpected or creative way? Explain what you found to be the most interesting about both the problem and your solution. 

Please also include salary and location requirements in your email.