Best Buy is seeking a Sr. Director, Engineering - Online Experiences where you will play a key role in shaping the future of Best Buy's customer facing digital experience. You will be responsible for leading a large team delivering best in class digital experiences to our customers on our website. Accountabilities for this position span across software delivery, engineering practices, development frameworks, inclusive leadership, team and organizational design, and pioneering of new ways of working. We embrace a culture of rapid experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You’ll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking agile environment—one that encourages diversity of thought and passion for empowering teams by leading and mentoring others. You will leverage your rich industry experience to improve the way we develop and deliver software at scale, and partner with your stakeholders to deliver customer and business outcomes. Every day you will play a key role in shaping the future of how Best Buy is disrupting retail, empowering your teams to deliver innovative and human-centered customer experiences. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to build and lead your teams through empowerment, engagement, and continuous improvement as we partner with our many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay aligned and focused on common goals. We Are Excited About You Because...
You are enthusiastic about outcomes. You will collaborate and enable your teams to create the best possible outcomes along with their stakeholders. As a Senior Director you will lead through others, and create an environment where success is easy. You embrace a culture of experimentation and help us to adopt new technologies and practices. You'll learn from us, and we'll learn from you. You care deeply about the experience you are delivering.
You have deep respect for your craft. We are dedicated to building software sustainably, using modern techniques. You're always looking for ways to raise the bar for engineering culture on your teams.
You are respectful, empathetic, and humble. We want you to take your work seriously and be open to personal and professional growth. You communicate technical concepts well, and care about how others perceive your ideas. You create an environment on your team that is inclusive and open by default, and you know that this leads to an engaged team, which leads to better outcomes. Successful leaders show everyone respect and consideration.
You care about your community. You are active in, give back, and receive from your engineering community. You understand that mentoring and learning from others makes us all better. You are committed to inclusive ways of working and honoring your team members and stakeholders as people.
Your Experience will complement us if it Includes Or Demonstrates...
Leading, coaching, and inspiring a team of engineers, while creating an inclusive team culture that enables all members of the product teams to succeed
Identifying needed skills and capabilities needed on the team, and work to fill those roles by hiring and training an inclusive, diverse team
Deeply understanding the value of, and the ability to, enable collaboration between designers, researchers, engineers, product managers, business owners, and executives
Understanding funding mechanisms and managing budgets
Excellent communication skills, especially when working with a distributed team
Showing humility when others are right and having the confidence to admit mistakes
Mentoring and delegating work to encourage growth of those around you. Reviewing code and provide thoughtful, constructive feedback
Bringing a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experimenting with and learning new technologies, participating in internal & external technology communities, and mentoring other members of the engineering community
About The TechnologyOur systems are built on, and we look for experience with these technologies:
Java, ReactJS, Python, REST, JSON
Familiarity with Cloud Infrastructure like AWS / GCP / Azure
Jenkins / ArgoCD / GitOps tooling
OpenShift / Kubernetes
12+ years of experience in the software engineering field and an engineering degree or 14 years of equivalent experience
10+ years of experience in agile software delivery
8+ years of increasing responsibility leading teams
10+ years of experience with highly scalable and performant web based software systems
5+ years of experience with front-end frameworks (AngularJS, VueJS, React)