Sr Engineering Manager - Guest Experience Management

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Jun 10, 2018
Aug 24, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: Join an exciting and dynamic team that is driving innovation and guest experiences at Target Digital.  We are creating product development teams to drive the use of modern engineering practices through coaching, while also applying those same skills to our own infrastructure services.  We are looking for a creative and motivated individual who can both lead and implement, is eager to learn, and wants to help build the culture, practice, and the next generation of site management tools for  The key to the success of this position is ability to work well with others regardless of their level or background, solid engineering expertise, collaboration, and a self-motivated working style with attention to detail.  We believe that if you build it, you ship it.

What You Will Be Doing

  • A leader of engineers on the Guest Experience Management team building cloud based services and tools used by site planners and merchandisers.
  • You'll work on an agile team that drives frequent deployments by leveraging test-driven practices in a continuous integration and continuous deployment environment
  • You'll be hands on with tools used all over the industry: Git/Github, Artifactory, Slack, Drone, Kafka, Docker, and Open Source software
  • You'll be driving the work of teams creating systems with microservice architectures and modern user interfaces
  • You will assess talent and coach your team to maximize their potential and impact
  • Communicate and coordinate with other partner teams
  • Work with leadership to prioritize and schedule work performed by your team


  • 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
  • 1+ 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

Preferred Experience

  • Experience deploying services to public cloud providers
  • Experience with many programming languages (JavaScript, Python, Shell Scripting)
  • Experience with coding languages to drive system integration and automation
  • Experience with Agile, Lean, DevOps practices
  • Possess good organization and communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Experience with ReactJS
  • Experience with Groovy or Java
  • Experience in Site Merchandising 
  • Experience with functional programming

What's In It for You

  • Work in an amazing, innovative environment
  • Work alongside and learn from experts at Target that are well respected in both internal and external communities
  • Join an intelligent and fun team positioned to help drive Target's future success
  • Opportunity to develop in a very supportive environment where experimental learning happens every day
  • #Make_Awesome_Happen!


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