2 days old
2018-02-152018-03-17

Sr. Engineering Manager - Merchandising Technology

Target
Minneapolis, MN
  • Job Code
    1034060

Job Description


Sr. Engineering Manager - Merchandising Technology(Job Number:INF000BWV)

About This Opportunity
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 creates the technical solutions that fuel the merchandising organization, helping analyze and determine what products we should sell, manage the design of our owned brand products across a diverse set of categories from apparel to food to toys, determine how to merchandise the products in the store, collect/validate and disseminate item and vendor information as well as manage access vendors have to Target systems and information. Working within our product teams we create the strategies and technical solutions that support a growing $73 billion, Fortune 20 retailer. Our engineers are responsible for keeping this large scale operation running as well as building the next generation of tools for our business. We use the latest open source and open stack tools while leveraging cutting edge software to define and construct both custom developed and packaged 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.
 
The team you would lead is the unit and financial planning team. They aid merchants by providing an application that allows for accurate unit and financial forecast & plan information. Merchants utilize this information to drive informed, effective and efficient business decisions that lead to improved financial outcomes.
 
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 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:
  • Software Development experience.  Experience with at least one full cycle implementation from requirement to production.  Experience in building/implementing high performance & scalable applications
  • Experience managing software development teams with a strong track record of project 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
  • 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
  • Experience with AngularJS, Java, Spring, PostgreSQL, Docker, Kubernetes and Drone
  • Contribute back to the Open Source community is desirable
  • Extensive experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)
 

Primary Location: United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis

Categories

  • Engineering

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