Sr Engineering Manager - Stores Pricing & Grocery

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Posted
Sep 17, 2021
Closes
Sep 19, 2021
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.

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 lead 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.
  • Assist in defining infrastructure needs, the use of Target enterprise solutions and 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 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.


This specific role will lead 2 teams responsible for building products that enable Target store team members to manage and execute the work of price changes, setting planograms, ordering fresh grocery inventory, and operations in our deli and bakeries. We are taking a user-centric approach, optimizing the delivery of a seamless user experience that enables our TMs to work more efficiently and spend more time providing great service to our guests. This team is part of a bigger org that sits across Stores and Supply Chain, where we can share learnings and best practices across our multiple engineering teams.

Target Tech values engineers and leaders that care about:

  • A diverse, inclusive and collaborative culture
  • Robust and distributed microservices and event-based architectures with mature CI/CD pipelines
  • Code as craft with a desire to solve complex engineering problems
  • Automating everything
  • Operational excellence with an approach to engineering that makes our guests and team members their top priority
  • Triaging large scale issues with a bias to prevent them from happening in the first place
  • Learning and experimenting with technologies
  • High observability with robust logs and metrics
  • Leveraging edge computing and elastic infrastructure
  • Agile teams and team ceremonies


About you:
• 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
• Experience with application development, ideally across a variety of languages and frameworks

• Proficient in building high performing APIs and writing specs
• 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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