Senior Engineering Manager - Item

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Oct 25, 2018
Closes
Nov 15, 2018
Category
Engineering
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:

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 thinking and visionary goals.  As a Sr. Engineering manager of the core Item systems you will leverage your development and leadership skills to guide a team of software engineers to build a new Item master set of capabilities.  This new application will need to exist within an incredibly complicated ecosystem with hundreds of upstream and downstream consumers.  The core of our retail, digital, and merchandising capabilities rely on Item, so this area is full of opportunities to use creative problem solving and exceptional engineering to advance these systems.   


  • 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 full stack (server + client-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

Desired Qualifications:

  •  BS degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Java, Groovy, Spring, Grails- JVM language and framework
  • Strong knowledge of HTML technologies and web frameworks (Angular,React) is desirable. 
  • 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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