Manager Enterprise Engineering

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Location
PA - Conshohocken
Area
Corporate Careers
Category
Information Technology - Engineering

At David’s Bridal, we empower our customers and our employees to stay true to their dreams and find the one, whether that means the wedding dress that matches her personal style—or the career that’s a perfect fit.   We’re looking for leaders with diverse backgrounds and fresh ideas to help create a uniquely personal retail experience.


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a company that dominates the products in their category – 1 out of 3 being sold by them and taking care of them with one of the highest customer service scores in retail!


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Purpose:

The Manager, Enterprise Engineering is responsible for managing the work product of our Enterprise agile development. They will be responsible for solving challenging technical problems as well as driving the overall design, build, implementation, and ongoing support of corporate, non-consumer facing solutions including ERP and supply chain systems. As the development lead, the Manager, Enterprise Engineering will ensure that the work product is of high quality and adheres to the defined architecture best practices of the company. They will take direction from the Director Digital Engineering for the projects and partner closely with enterprise and technical architects, the business, other development leads, and other team members to ensure quality and best practices for any proposed solution is met. The Manager, Enterprise Engineering will assist in developing the proposed implementation into streams of work that can be executed by the team using agile methodology and will work closely with the team to timely resolve complex issues to help maximize productivity. They will partner with our software architects, product owners, and business owners to help to ensure that the deliverables meet the customer and business objectives of a given project.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage team members and partner with enterprise architects to develop feature and system designs, epics, and user stories, translating them into actionable items for yourself and other members. Work closely with the product owner and business liaison to understand all functional requirements and to ensure that the work product of the team meets the customer and business objectives of the project.
  • Manage the work product of the software engineers on the agile team to ensure quality, velocity, and adherence to architectural designs and the software engineering standards of the company. Resolve technical issues on a timely basis to help ensure the continuous productivity of the team; in some cases, this will require you to lead design spikes in a project to investigate technically complex issues, identify optimal solutions, and then break these solutions into tasks that can be executed upon by the engineers.
  • Oversee the day-to-day agile process, including running stand ups, grooming sessions, demos, and retrospectives, as well as managing resource allocations within the team and across projects and measuring velocity and quality of the work deliverable.
  • Contribute valuable work-product as a software engineer on the agile development team, solving complex and challenging technical problems with little guidance or supervision. Serve as an engineering resource for software engineers on the team.
  • Manages financial budgets and organizes and drives large, complex projects from definition through delivery.
  • Able to collect complex information about systems and/or tasks and communicate clearly to align the team to efficiently execute.
  • Evaluates technology options, works with architects to document clear options, and makes recommendations on paths forward. Is able to present these options to leaders and contributors and effectively communicates both written and verbally to gain alignment.
  • Able to manage and negotiate with vendors of 3rd party solutions to drive effective execution.
  • Surface any other issues on the project that impede the progress of the team – solving those issues that are within your control and driving other team members (such as the program manager, product owner, enterprise architect or QA lead) to solve issues before they impede the progress of the software engineers.
  • Coordinate with other David’s Bridal agile development teams and/or external technology providers to ensure the delivery of their work product meets the functional and quality requirements we have defined; if this work product is a dependency for the success of your project, you will ensure its quality and timeliness so that it helps the progress of your team’s work. Help ensure adherence to the best software engineering practices, such as code reviews and the development of unit tests for the work product of the team.
  • Serve as an advocate of the agile development team helping to ensure a high functioning and cohesive team. Help foster an environment of mutual respect, accountability and excellence, and work with other team members to resolve conflicts within the team in a speedy, productive and professional manner.
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to help each software engineer contribute to the best of their abilities.

Education:

  • BA/BS/Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related degree

Years of Related Experience:

  • 5-7 years in software development and design of highly scalable enterprise systems, including supply-chain management, HRIS, ERP, and corporate systems domain.

Required Skills & Abilities

  • The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge in one or more of the following: supply-chain management software, ETL processes, Java/J2EE, AWS technologies (i.e., Lambda, SQS, SNS), as well as experience managing BizTalk and Microsoft NAV services.
  • Collaborate with other developers using a Git-based team workflow to branch, merge, and deploy changes as well as previous use of continuous integration and build tools such as Ansible, Docker, QuickBuild, or Jenkins, etc.
  • An understanding of modern software engineering practices, design patterns and object-oriented technologies.
  • Experience working in a DevOps model and with a variety of agile development methodologies like Scrum or Lean.

Other Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with attention to detail
  • Strong time management, organization and meeting management skills
  • Ability to work on an agile team with both internal and 3rd party resources (onshore / offshore)

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to communicate promptly and accurately via computer, telephone, or similar devise with or without assistive technology
  • Ability to perform sedentary work


Now that we’ve popped the question, please say “I do”.

 Full Time Opportunity – A comprehensive benefits package is available.

  • Rewarding Environment and Competitive Pay
  • Generous Team Member Discount After First Pay Period
  • Dayforce Wallet – Get Paid Early!
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 401K Program
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Days & Holidays
  • Pet Benefits

Love wins when love is for Everyone!

Our mission at David’s Bridal is to embrace the ideas of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. It is our goal to build a workforce that is as representative as the customers we serve. We vow to create a culture where all forms of diversity are celebrated and seen as valuable.  

Disclaimer The preceding job description has been designed to highlight the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive description of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Actual duties and responsibilities will vary.