Sr. Engineering Manager - Product Security

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Mar 14, 2019
May 01, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: 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.

As the Sr. Engineering Manager of the Product Security engineering team, you will be responsible for the tools that Target developers use to build secure applications.  You'll contribute to the roadmap for these tools and use the latest open source and CI/CD pipeline tools.  You will own both vendor applications and custom code and will partner with the Product Owner and team to make build vs. buy decisions.  You will work closely with the product owner to set the product's direction and maintain the team's backlog. You will have the opportunity to coach and develop your engineering team while influencing your peers and leaders across Target Technology Services.

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, secure code for common assets and framework components.
  • Build and lead a team of high caliber software development-focused security engineers
  • Ensure the design and architecture of your team's technical solutions conforms to security best practices
  • 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 and systems config adheres to all development & security standards 

Requirements for Security Org:
  • 8+ years of information security experience
  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years of managing software development teams with a strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional projects
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration
  • 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
  • Can draw on examples in their past of how they inspired individuals and teams to accomplish goals greater than was known to be possible at the time
Desired Qualifications:
  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Experience leading DevSecOps or application security teams
  • Experience with Java, Groovy, Spring, Grails- JVM language and framework
  • Distributed system architecture and design experience 
  • Contributions back to the Open Source community 
  • Extensive experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)


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