Sr Engineering Manager - iOS Platform (Remote)

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Nov 16, 2021
Dec 12, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

As a Senior Engineering Manager on the Mobile Apps - iOS Platform team, you will lead a team of talented iOS engineers who enjoy tackling big problems in a large and complex iOS
codebase. This team is continually assessing new iOS technologies and building on our vision for keeping Target's flagship iOS app stable, fast, and a joy for others to code in, and gets joy in knowing other iOS engineers can do their job more effectively due to their contributions. The key success factors of this position are 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. If any of this excites you, we would love to have you join us!

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 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. As Target's flagship app, it operates at tremendous scale in driving business value, with average daily users in the 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. 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 Tech 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.

  • Lead the team to drive initiatives from idea formulation to design and implementation by following best practices in developing iOS apps at scale on large, distributed teams, including modular app architecture, frameworks, build pipeline, on-prem and cloud
  • CI/CD, testing, observability, etc.
  • Provide vision, set technical direction, and lead the team to achieve it.
  • Use both qualitative and quantitative metrics to set priorities and measure effectiveness.
  • 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 patterns, practices, and processes.
  • Build and maintain 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 apps, with in-depth knowledge of native tools and frameworks (e.g., Swift, UIKit, Xcode, Instruments, etc.).
  • 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

This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $97,600 to $175,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond.

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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