Sr. Engineering Manager (Cloud Security Engineering)

Description:

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. The Target Technology Team is driving a transformation in retail, one that will move us from “brick-and-mortar and online” to “bricks-and-mortar and everywhere else.” Our goal is to deliver Target’s unique “Expect More. Pay Less.” promise to guests wherever and whenever they shop, today and tomorrow: in-store, online, on tablets and mobile phones, and in the retail channels of the future.

You can be a part of developing and launching new services that power all the channels where Target does and will do business – in-store, web, tablet, mobile, and future channels. You’ll have the opportunity to design, develop and support innovative solutions across a variety of applications, platforms and environments, building tomorrow’s technologies in Search, Browse, Product Info, Promotions, Content and Checkout. You’ll put your skills, experience and passion to work in an entrepreneurial environment where success is rewarded.

We are looking for highly motivated engineering professionals who can connect the in-store experience to the digital environment by creating scalable and seamless multi-channel experiences without losing the brand we are known for. Individuals in this role will have opportunities to gain a large breadth of knowledge by working with experts in the eCommerce, multichannel retail, product management and software engineering fields.

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.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking security + DevOps organization! As a Sr. Engineering manager, you’ll take the lead as you…

  • Manage overall software development cycle, driving best practices and ensuring development of high quality code for common assets and framework components.
  • Build and manage a team of high caliber Cloud Security and DevOps engineers, including coaching and maturing junior engineers to higher levels of tech competency.
  • Develop and execute on long range technology strategy roadmaps.
  • Develop and execute on long range technology strategy roadmaps.
  • Manage and execute against project/agile plans and set deadlines
  • Drive resolution of technology roadblocks including code, infrastructure, build and deployment
  • Manage cross-product technical dependencies and drive resolutions to conflicts
  • Advocate for technologies, frameworks, design patterns, processes and guiding values of the domain architecture
  • Ensure all code adheres to all development & security standards

Requirements

  • 8+ years of e-commerce engineering (software development) experience
  • 3+ years of managing software development teams with a strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional projects
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration
  • 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
  • 5+ years of security architecture or engineering experience
  • Experience with configuration management and automation tools such as Chef, Ansible, or similar.
  • Experience with CI technologies such as Jenkins, e.g.
  • Experience with programming and scripting languages: Ruby, Python, Groovy, Java, Bash
  • Experience with orchestration template technologies such as: Spinnaker, OpenStack Heat, AWS Cloud Formation Templates, Google Cloud Deployment Manager, and Hashicorp Terraform
  • Experience with cloud-based IaaS platforms: AWS, Google Compute Engine, Azure, OpenStack, etc…
  • Demonstrated strong desire to stay current on emerging technology, innovation and building upon open source projects
  • Contribute back to the Open Source community is desirable
  • Experience in utilizing DevOps skillset to deliver Security services
  • Extensive experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)

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