Lead Technical Program Manager- Food & Beverages

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Dec 02, 2021
Dec 09, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
About Us:

Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers.

Every time a guest enters a Target store or browses Target.com, they experience the impact of Target's investments in technology and innovation. We're the technologists behind one of the most loved retail brands, delivering joy to millions of our guests, team members, and communities.

Join our global in-house technology team of more than 4,000 of engineers, data scientists, architects, coaches and product managers striving to make Target the most convenient, safe and joyful place to shop. We use agile practices and leverage open-source software to adapt and build best-in-class technology for our team members and guests-and we do so with a focus on diversity and inclusion, experimentation and continuous learning.

As a Lead Technical Program Manager, you serve as the technical anchor in high-impact organization wide initiatives. You provide the program management function in a large product-based organization. You create, own and are responsible for the strategic plan to deliver large organizational capabilities spanning many products. You develop keen understanding of the solution designs to deliver new business capabilities and can distil the technical scope for each product team. You align product roadmaps and priorities to ensure timely delivery of the program goals. You provide program leadership, anticipate bottlenecks, mitigate risks and quantify the impact of making tradeoffs. You create mechanisms for cross functional collaboration to ensure product teams have visibility to their dependencies and can react quickly to emergent constraints or business needs. You serve as a point of technical escalation and provide the necessary reactions. You monitor, track and report the health of the program to the stakeholders. You provide regular updates on the programs to leadership and serve as a single point of contact for any emergent changes to the scope and size of the program.

As a Lead Technical Program Manager in Merchandising Product Engineering, you will provide program management for initiatives in the Food and Beverage (F&B) division. This role will play a critical role in coordinating with various stake holders to ensure that the key priorities of F&B are incorporated into the various product roadmaps and their delivery is tracked to ensure timely delivery.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About You:
  • 4-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years' experience in software engineering industry or technical program management
  • 2+ years' experience in working in Agile Methodologies
  • Hands-on project management skills
  • Experience in delivering large projects with cross functional deliverables
  • Good understanding of microservices-based architectures

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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