Sr. Engineering Manager

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Feb 07, 2018
Closes
Mar 07, 2018
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.

Our portfolio is responsible for ensuring a fast, reliable and secure guest checkout, payment and returns experience at 1800+ stores across the US.   We enable nearly 80,000 team members to give the guest a great Target shopping experience on 55,000+ registers, including 5,000+ self-checkout devices every day. The team you would lead is responsible for development and support of our new mobile POS device, self-checkout and classic POS registers.

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…

  • Drive best practices and ensure development of high quality solutions/technologies through advocating for and ensuring standards for common assets and framework components
  • Determine the right technology choices (tech stack, development frameworks, upgrade decisions, hosting decision) to best deliver business value keeping in mind availability, scalability and reliability of solution at massive scale.
  • Drive resolution of technology roadblocks including code, infrastructure, build and deployment and be accountable for fully realizing business value by working with Product Management to deliver to customer expectations
  • Manage cross-product technical dependencies, alignment of key objectives and drive resolutions to conflicts to speed team delivery
  • Advocate for and ensure standards around technologies, frameworks, design patterns, processes and guiding values of the domain architecture, following and contributing to enterprise standards and architecture
  • Ensure all solutions/technologies adheres to all development & security standards for internal and external accessible applications

Requirements:

  • Software engineering experience
  • Experience with at least one full cycle implementation from requirement to production. 
  • Experience in building/implementing high performance & scalable applications
  • Experience managing software development teams with a strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional projects.
  • Experience operating large scale systems running on many endpoints
  • Experience with test-driven development and software test automation
  • Experience with customer facing application
  • 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

·Data and payment security knowledge/expertise.

·Experience with JavaScript and JavaScript Frameworks (React/Angular), Java, Spring, PostgreSQL, Docker, Kubernetes and Drone

·Experience with C++, C#, .NET Framework, SQL Express/Server, WIX (Installer) and NCR-RCS Foundation Library

·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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