Sr. Engineering Manager - Engineering Enablement Practice

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Employer
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Mar 18, 2017
Closes
Mar 30, 2017
Category
Engineering
Employment Status
Full Time
About This Opportunity

As a Sr. Engineering Manager, you will lead an engineering team in an agile environment building solutions.  The key to the success of this position is having strong & innovative approach to problem solving, great technical leadership, excellent communication (written and verbal, formal and informal), flexibility, and a self-motivated working style with attention to detail.

The Engineering Enablement team is responsible for building and running tools and technologies that engineers at Target use to do their job including source code control, artifacts, continuous integration, continuous delivery tools, orchestration and deployment tools.  Our goal is to provide a friction free environment from start to finish in the software development process.  From engineer on-boarding to deploying their first features to production, our team needs to understand and improve the process and toolchain.  We support the recommended technologies in partnership with Enterprise Architecture and we are organized under the Chief Architect for Target.  The team is approximately 14 engineers who operate the tools and technologies that support teams in the US and Bangalore.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Sr. Engineering manager, you'll take the lead as you…

  • Manage overall software development cycle, driving best practices and ensuring development of high quality code for common assets and framework components.
  • Build and lead a team of high caliber software development engineers
  • Architect and develop the best technical design and approach
  • Manage and execute against project/agile plans and set deadlines
  • Drive resolution of technology roadblocks including code, infrastructure, build and deployment
  • Manage cross-product technical dependencies and drive resolutions to conflicts
  • Advocate for technologies, frameworks, design patterns, processes and guiding values of the domain architecture
  • Ensure all code adheres to all development & security standards

Requirements:

  • 8+ years of engineering (software development) experience.  Experience with at least one full cycle implementation from requirement to production.  Experience in building/implementing high performance & scalable server-side applications
  • 3+ years of managing software development teams with a strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional projects
  • Experience operating medium to large scale systems
  • Experience with test-driven development and software test automation
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to variety of audiences


Desired Qualifications:

  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Experience with Java, Groovy, Spring, Grails- JVM language and framework
  • eCommerce experience with a track record of innovation
  • Contribute back to the Open Source community is desirable
  • Extensive experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)

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