Sr. Engineering Manager, Network Security

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Jun 16, 2017
Jul 26, 2017
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.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking Network Security organization! As a Sr. Engineering manager, you'll take the lead as you…

  • Enable Target's network infrastructure teams by providing security guidance in designing, building, and maintaining a secure perimeter.
  • Work with risk management to support network security maturity for business critical products, stay on top of agile development teams' needs, and continue to mature network services and expanding capabilities.
  • Manage network security services such as secure web gateway (web proxy), advance threat protection (sandboxing), and anti-automation and CDN Web Application Firewalls.
  • Be accountable for all aspects of solution - design, implementation, lifecycle, scale/expansion, etc.
  • Build and manage a team of high caliber Network Security and DevOps engineers, including coaching and maturing junior engineers to higher levels of tech competency.
  • Develop and execute on long range technology strategy roadmaps.
  • Stay current with latest network security trends and perimeter attack vectors and techniques.
  • Continuously assess current technology footprint and market offerings, drive technology decisions, lead PoCs of new solutions/capabilities
  • 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 network designs adheres to security standards


  • 10+ years of network engineering/architecture experience.  Experience with design/implementing enterprise wide network security platforms and services protecting ecommerce website, data centers, and end users.
  • 3+ years of managing network security teams with a strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional projects
  • Experience operating enterprise wide, critical systems
  • Experience with Content Delivery Network (CDN) and associated security services
  • 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
  • 10+ years of network engineering or architecture
  • 3+ years of direct management of security focused team
  • Demonstrated strong desire to stay current on emerging technology
  • Experience in utilizing DevOps skillset to deliver Security services
  • Expert level with network security products and platforms.  e.g. Firewalls, IPS/IDS, Proxy, Web Application Firewalls (WAF), Advance Threat Protection (Sandboxing), Network Access Control (NAC), Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) 

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