Sr Engineering Manager - Enterprise Tax and Finance Cloud Applications

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jun 29, 2017
Closes
Jul 21, 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.

(Finance - Enterprise Tax and Finance Cloud Applications)

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

Finance Area of Responsibility

  • Enterprise Tax solution (tax API for .com/stores, tax core data, calculations/reporting, and custom developed app)
  • Additional cloud and on premise package solutions that handle high volume transactions and critical for Target external reporting (think what we tell shareholders and report to external community)
  • Must be deep in understanding technology solutions to lead a team through delivering on APIs, exposing data, running applications in the cloud, etc.   (Target Platform Architecture)
  • Technical experience designing, delivering, and supporting solutions.   
  • Define future roadmaps of solutions within the Product Group
  • Technologies being utilized include;  OpenStack and other cloud environments, RESTful APIs, java, CI/CD pipeline, Cassandra, Oracle, and caching solutions

Requirements for Software Development:

  • 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
  • Strong leadership qualities including developing and coaching people, conflict management, inspiring and growing talent


Desired Qualifications:

·BS degree in computer science or equivalent

·Experience with RESTful APIs, cloud application management, cloud computing, Java, Spring, CI/CD pipelines

·Contribute back to the Open Source community is desirable

·Extensive experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)