Senior Manager, Software Engineering


Position Purpose

The Senior Manager of Software Engineering is a highly capable technology leader who is responsible for leading the software engineering of products and platforms to drive the digitization of business capabilities, with an outcome of delivering on our brand promise objectives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Build, lead, and coach a high performing team of software engineers responsible for Sleep Number’s technology products and platforms
  • Deliver technology capabilities with a mindset of experience, always-on and access-anywhere
  • Responsible for leading the technical integration across teams, development planning, execution, and continuous improvements
  • Provide deep technical and engineering leadership to the organization
  • Be an expert at understanding the leading-edge technologies, drive awareness of how those connect to our business, and ability to design for the future
  • Establish robust software engineering practices to build cloud-native, mobile, data-driven, innovative, and secure capabilities
  • Manage the design/build/test/release processes end-to-end. Establish, refine, and continuously improve formal engineering development processes, procedures, and metrics
  • Manage prioritization and trade-offs among new business capabilities, operational excellence, and innovation

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields required. Master’s Degree preferred
  • Progressive experience leading Software Engineering teams
  • Experience with Cloud application engineering and service development
  • Expertise with leading Mobile, UI/UX, Web, and API technologies and platforms, with a focus on building systems of engagement, leveraging common data and reusable services to deliver competitive advantages
  • Forward-thinking strategic leader with deep engineering mindset, passionate about talent development, who will lead the introduction and adoption of technologies and constantly changing customer expectations
  • Demonstrated depth in software engineering practices with the ability to influence and drive solution designs, architecture, and engineering decisions
  • Experience in Retail, Commerce, or Supply Chain business domains
  • Creative problem solver, with strong analytical skills
  • Collaborative aptitude and experience working in a fast paced, ever-evolving environment
  • Technical leadership experience on medium and large-scale initiatives is desired
  • Experience working with agile/scrum methodology required
  • Ability to organize, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and work independently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills across a variety of audiences, both technical and nontechnical

Job ID R6897
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