As an Engineering Manager, you will be given a chance to contribute to the products we create, help grow the next generation of engineering talent, and help shape the technology strategy of the enterprise. In addition, you will be given the chance to work with our most strategic vendors to ensure that 3rd party tools and applications are readily available to all product teams that are interested in using them. The engineering manager in this space will lead the implementation and future iterations of our content management, digitial asset management, customer data platform.
This is a full time remote opportunity.
Delivery & Execution:
Collaborates and pairs with product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions
Ensures the solutions delivered improve the overall economics of the organization while taking into account the long term costs associated with solutions implemented.
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met
Writes custom code or scripts to automate test cases, monitoring services, or other areas of automation.
Works with vendors and partners for the successful implementation of critical tooling and platforms
Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively
Contributes to enterprise-wide tools to drive destructive testing, automation, and engineering empowerment
Participates in and leads review board sessions to drive consistency across the enterprise
Makes suggestions that help drive operational excellence to create internal customer satisfaction and meet operational metrics
Identifies and enables ways to improve team productivity and efficiency
Identifies areas of duplicative work and redundant solutions that could be consolidated into enterprise services
Fills in on product teams for engineers who are out of the office
Support & Enablement:
Fields questions from engineers, product teams, or support teams
Monitors tools and participates in conversations to encourage collaboration across product teams
Provides application support for software running in production
Acts as a technical escalation point for the engineers on the team
Provides leadership, mentoring, and coaching to Software Engineers
Attracts, retains, and develops top talent to build a world class Software Engineering Team
Conducts annual and mid-year reviews by reviewing individual development plans and team feedback
Fosters collaboration with team members to drive consistency across product teams, and finds opportunities to expose engineers to career interests
Acts as a proponent of modern software development practices
Guides team members in strategy, alignment, analysis, and execution tasks within and across product teams
Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)
Learns, through reading, tutorials, and videos, new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations
Builds relationships with technology leaders at other companies to learn best practices and elegant solutions to common problems
Our teammates know that there is an athlete behind every in-store and eCommerce transaction. We go beyond the expected to build technology that makes the DICK’S Sporting Goods’ experience innovative and hassle-free.
COMMITTED TO INCLUSION & DIVERSITY.
We actively seek to create an inclusive and diverse workforce, reflecting the communities we serve. Doing so strengthens our ability to serve all our athletes and drive innovation and growth.
HAVE A PASSION FOR SPORTS.
We believe that sports make people better and we’re determined to be the best sports company in the world. Whether you’re an athlete or sports enthusiast, we bring our passion for the game into everything we do.
GET BETTER EVERY DAY.
The journey is never over. We know that to be the best, we must get a little better each day. We focus on delivering 1% more in everything we do.
What we’re looking for
5-7 years of relevant experience
Mastery of modern product development processes and pipelines
Proficient in effective troubleshooting and issue resolution techniques
Proficient in effective system monitoring and log analysis techniques
Capable of understanding complicated systems quickly
Proficiency in guiding more junior team members through Software Engineering fundamentals in a professional setting
Proficient managing and growing team members in a professional setting
Proficient balancing workloads across teams
Experience managing vendor relationships
Experience with translating high level strategy to tactical execution
Exposure to a CI/CD toolchain
Understanding of modern microservice-based architectures and methodologies
Exposure to a cloud computing platform and the associated automation patterns they provide
Exposure to REST and effective web service design
Exposure to production systems design including High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Performance, Efficiency, and Security
Experience with Agile Development and knowledge on Agile Deployment tools and versioning using Git or similar tools
Mastery of a modern object oriented design and programming language (Java)
Working experience in SQL and NoSQL databases
Mastery of a modern web application framework such as Spring Boot
Exposure to 12-factor methodology and its benefits, and able to demonstrate appropriate patterns to more junior team members
Exposure to defensive coding practices and patterns for high-availability