Senior Engineering Manager - Target Application Platform

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Aug 15, 2019
Closes
Oct 26, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target as a tech company? Absolutely. We're the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that fuels Target's passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every facet of one of the world's best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that relies on the latest tools and technologies-and the brightest people-to deliver incredible value to guests online and in stores. Target Technology Services is on a mission to offer the systems, tools and support that guests and team members need and deserve. Our high-performing teams balance independence with collaboration, and we pride ourselves on being versatile, agile and creative. We drive industry-leading technologies in support of every angle of the business, and help ensure that Target operates smoothly, securely and reliably from the inside out.

The Sr. Engineering Manager (SEM) is responsible for a managing a team of software engineers. This role is accountable for leading and building a team, reviewing code, and making smart tradeoffs. Most importantly, the SEM, works with the Product owners to build the product roadmap and to deliver highly functional, exceptionally innovative and intelligent software. You will be called upon to be the technical representative for your team during cross-team collaborative efforts and planning. Success in this role will require strong and innovative approaches to problem solving, great technical leadership, excellent communication (written and verbal, formal and informal), flexibility, accountability and a self-motivated working style with attention to detail. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description.

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 product development and operations with engineers and drive technical decision making, adhering to Target platform architecture and other enterprise decisions. You'll have a strong focus on team management and development, collaborate with partner teams, coach engineers to move through roadmaps and follow engineering best practices.
  • Drive resolution of technology roadblocks including code, infrastructure, build and deployment and managing overall software development cycle by adhering to development and security standards.
  • Establish good stakeholder communication and work closely with Product teams and influence set product roadmap and help drive requirements while being a strong advocate of extreme agile and DevOps practices across engineers.
  • Build and manage a team of high performing full stack engineers and provide leadership, coaching, motivation and recommend staffing levels, operating procedures, tools and systems for the team.
  • Provide career development and performance management to a team of engineers.


Required Experience:

• 4 year degree in or equivalent experience

• 7+ years of engineering (software development) experience

• 1-3 years of managing teams with a strong track record of delivery for cross-functional product experience with Cloud hosting and managing products

• Expertise in 2 or more of the programming languages

• Experience with integration, data handling technologies and other open source frameworks

• Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to variety of audiences

• Team-orientated, passionate about developing others' skills and capabilities

• Successful track record of working in large enterprise technology ecosystems leading complex technology teams

• Deep understanding of agile development processes and methodology including continuous integration and delivery, with a mindset of building incrementally and delivering business value quickly

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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