Sr Engineering Manager - Stores Pricing & Grocery

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Jul 17, 2019
Oct 13, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time

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.

Stores are absolutely critical to our business strategy and future success. We are actively modernizing our entire tech stack in stores to enable us to move fast and deliver new capabilities to our guests and Team Members. In this role, you will oversee multiple products across a diverse set of technologies in the Stores Pricing and Grocery space. Our solutions are used by hundreds of thousands of stores Team Members. Our solutions enable millions of price changes a week, software for bakery/deli scales, the ability for stores to order/replenish grocery product, help manage operational activities across the deli and grocery, and more.

Specific skills and experience ideal for this role include:
  • Someone who subscribes to servant leadership, and works to empower their teams
  • A strong focus on operational excellence, and an experience-centric engineering approach
  • Experience with large scale APIs and data movement in the 10s of millions of calls per day
  • Knowledge and experience with enterprise architecture integration patterns like forward caches, core data services and auto-recovery
  • Experience with relational database stores holding records in the 100s of millions and data query/attribute optimizations
  • Ability to manage a diverse portfolio of applications including mainframe, Java, Android and React
  • Familiarity with hand-held device applications in a distributed environment
  • Ability to foster and develop relationships with a diverse set of business areas
  • Past history with managing teams that own business critical functions that are workforce facing
  • Exposure to federal regulatory, municipal compliance and financial SOX requirements

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

  • 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

Desired Qualifications:
  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Experience with Java, Groovy, Spring, Grails- JVM language and framework
  • 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.)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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