Sr Engineering Manager - Register Applications

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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Jul 15, 2022
Aug 18, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.‚Äč

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

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.

As a Sr. Engineering Manager, you will lead an engineering team in an agile environment building solutions. The key to the success of this position is having strong & innovative approach to problem solving, great technical leadership, excellent communication (written and verbal, formal and informal), flexibility, and a self-motivated working style with attention to detail.

Our portfolio is responsible for ensuring a fast, reliable and secure guest checkout, payment and returns experience at 1930+ stores across the US. We enable nearly 80,000 team members to give the guest a great Target shopping experience on 50,000+ registers, 5,000+ self-checkout stations and 7000+ mobile checkout devices every day. Our engineers are responsible for keeping this large-scale operation running as well as building the next generation of checkout experiences. We use the latest open source and open stack tools to define and construct custom developed solutions. We work on autonomous teams, incorporating the latest technical practices, write code to handle massive scale, and take on full accountability for a product's technical performance.

There are two POS Engineering Manager Positions open:
  • The Register platform team create and maintain developer tooling to enable engineering teams building register applications to build solutions faster, with user consistency and reduce cognitive load on the app engineers.
  • The Guest and Team Member Service Application team builds and operates the applications that store team members use to process returns, look up receipts, assist guests in apply for tax exempt status among many other things.

As a Sr. Engineering manager, you'll take the lead as you:
  • Drive best practices and ensure development of high quality solutions/technologies through advocating for and ensuring standards for common assets and framework components
  • Determine the right technology choices (tech stack, development frameworks, upgrade decisions, hosting decision) to best deliver business value keeping in mind availability, scalability and reliability of solution at massive scale.
  • Drive resolution of technology roadblocks including code, infrastructure, build and deployment and be accountable for fully realizing business value by working with Product Management to deliver to customer expectations
  • Manage cross-product technical dependencies, alignment of key objectives and drive resolutions to conflicts to speed team delivery
  • Advocate for and ensure standards around technologies, frameworks, design patterns, processes and guiding values of the domain architecture, following and contributing to enterprise standards and architecture
  • Ensure all solutions/technologies adheres to all development & security standards for internal and external accessible applications

Requirements for Software Development:
  • 7+ years of engineering (software development) experience.
  • For the Register Platform team 2+ years of experience leading teams.
  • Experience with at least one full cycle implementation from requirement to production. Experience in building/implementing high performance & scalable server-side applications
  • 2+ years performing the lead engineer role for software development teams with a strong track record of product delivery for large, cross-functional projects
  • Experience operating medium to large scale systems
  • Experience with test-driven development and software test automation
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to variety of audiences

Desired Qualifications:
  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Contribute back to the Open Source community is desirable
  • Extensive experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)
  • Register Experience:
    • Design Skills: Micro front end design, adaptive UI toolkit, Reusable React Functional Components
      Framework/Middleware Skills: ReactJS Framework, Redux, React Context API, Node.js, Electron Inter Process Communication API (Desirable)
    • Language Proficiency: JavaScript and TypeScript
  • Guest and TM Service Applications:
    • Design Skills: Micro front end design, adaptive UI toolkit, Reusable React Functional Components
      Framework/Middleware Skills: ReactJS Framework, Redux, React Context API
    • Language Proficiency: JavaScript and TypeScript
  • Prior experience of commerce (cart,calculations,checkout, payments etc.).

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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