Sr Engineering Manager, IT Service Enablement

Target   •  

Brooklyn Park, MN

5 - 7 years

Posted 213 days ago

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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.

Information Technology Service Enablement (ITSE) Product Team:

ITSE provides the technologies that enable teams within Target Technology Services (TTS) the ability to manage the operations of technology.  The ITSE team’s goal is to provide ubiquitous solutions that meet our customers where they are.  To do this the Senior Engineering Manager will lead a team of engineers and Service Managers that can simplify outdated ITIL processes to meet the needs CI/CD, rapid technology changes and delivering open source solutions to Target that enable TTS to operate as efficiently and effectively as possible.  Scope of solutions includes event streaming strategy for IT Operations, enabling core functions via APIs, and serving up core features in concert with the Target Application Platform (TAP).  

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 technology modernization of core IT Operations capabilities 
  • Manage overall software development cycle, driving best practices and ensuring development of high quality, secure code for common assets and framework components.
  • Build and lead a team of high caliber infrastructure as code and application development engineers
  • Architect and develop the best technical design and approach
  • 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 and systems config adheres to all development & security standards 


  • 8+ years of infrastructure engineering experience or software development
  • 3+ years of managing infrastructure teams with a strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional projects and delivering infrastructure as code
  • 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
  • Agile Mindset (ability to adapt/change direction vs. 2yr plan)
  • Experience operating within a complex environment
  • Ability influence and partner
  • Knowledge of modern enterprise infrastructure concepts including automation, security,  cloud, containers

Desired Qualifications:

  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Experience with GoLang, Java, Groovy, Spring, Grails- JVM language and framework
  • eCommerce experience with a track record of innovation
  • Contribute back to the Open Source community is desirable
  • Extensive experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)