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Software Development Manager 


Manager, Software Development

Chicago, IL


Who We Are

HomeGauge® provides the home inspection software and Internet tools inspectors need to best serve their clients (home buyers, home sellers, and real estate professionals). Using our software and internet tools, home and commercial inspectors provide their clients with comprehensive information on the condition of the inspected property by printing a report onsite or by our online secure report delivery and validation process through


What You’ll Do

As a Senior Software Development Manager, you will be key member of our development team. You will coordinate engineering activities relating to our platform and deliver working solutions to our customers. Serious candidates will be passionate about developing software with leading-edge technologies in a fast-paced, team-oriented, agile environment. We need innovative problem solvers who have demonstrable success using a variety of open source technologies and capable of managing multiple simultaneous projects.



  • Collaborate with multiple teams to plan and implement product solutions
  • Oversee execution and delivery of projects within an agile methodology
  • Produce high-level technical designs and proposals and review application designs and implementations by team members
  • Contribute to the product engineering planning process by providing technical requirements and scope estimates for proposed initiatives and product features
  • Drive internal initiatives within the engineering group that enhance our ability to successfully deliver quality software solutions effectively and efficiently
  • Manage a team of software engineers and foster career growth plans and continual learning for team members


What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field of engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience utilizing agile principles as part of the software development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated experience applying modern day architectural and application design patterns and practices to software solutions
  • Minimum of 10 years of web and microservice based software development experience
  • Experience preferred with REST, Git, Maven/Gradle, Spring, PostgreSQL, Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, and various cloud technologies including the AWS managed service platform


Who You Are

  • An accomplished leader with strong attention to detail and a passion for technology and innovation
  • Someone with a commendable work ethic who takes ownership and initiative to drive toward business objectives with minimal direction.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills; ability to prioritize and manage competing tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
  • High energy and drive, coupled with resourcefulness, required to succeed in a small company environment


What You’ll Get

  • Ownership and challenge in your work
  • Collaborate with intelligent and highly skilled coworkers
  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, disability, 401(k) and life insurance
  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave
  • Company Culture that is Committed to Work-Life Balance for each and every employee
  • Casual office environment with a startup feel – We have a particular fondness for Peanut M&Ms
  • Fantastic Downtown Location connected to the Merchandise Mart


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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