Sr Engineering Manager - Mobile Apps

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Feb 25, 2021
Mar 10, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

As a Sr. Engineering Manager on the Mobile Apps team, you will lead a team of talented mobile engineers (Android and iOS) to build new and meaningful experiences for our guests using the Target iOS and Android Flagship Apps. The key to the success of this position is having a strong & innovative approach to problem-solving, great technical acumen, excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, and a self-motivated working style. You will put your skills and experience to work in a fast-moving, highly-visible environment.

Target's eCommerce business is on a hyper-growth trajectory and our mobile platform is a critical driver in this growth. The Target App is the key to unlocking the best of Target. Shopping with the app puts the joy of Target in the palm of the guest, making their Target Run easy, rewarding, and fun by connecting Stores and Digital. Target Apps drives a huge scale in terms of business value, with average daily users trending in millions.

About Target:

Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers. But behind the brand our guests love, is a culture of continual innovation - and right now, we are up to big things. Our goal is to deliver Target's unique "Expect More. Pay Less." promise to guests wherever and whenever they shop, today and tomorrow: in-store or online via different fulfillment channels including Drive Up & Order Pickup, Shipt Same Day Delivery, or Ship to home.

  • Lead the team to drive initiatives from idea formulation, to design, and implementation by following the best practices. e.g. testing, observability, etc.
  • Set the technical vision & direction for the team and lead the team to achieve it.
  • Drive great partnership with Product, Design, and Analytics teams.
  • Participate in essential technical, design, and product discussions with teams across the organization.
  • Manage cross-product technical dependencies and drive resolutions to conflicts.
  • Instill a spirit of continuous improvement in the team's code, architecture, and processes.
  • Grow and build a strong, healthy, and diverse team through hiring, mentoring, and coaching.

  • 8+ years of software development experience in an Agile environment.
  • 2+ years of experience leading, coaching, and mentoring mobile development teams with a strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional projects.
  • Experience building native iOS and/or Android apps.
  • Strong hands-on skills. Can drill deep into the complex system design and implementation when needed.
  • Experience in managing customer-facing applications through reliability and resiliency fundamentals.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences.

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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