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Software Engineering Manager, Mobile Apps

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Job ID 1724247BR Date posted 10/04/2019 Location Charlotte, North Carolina Location Name Lowe's Charlotte Technology Hub Address 201 S. College St Employment Type I Full time Employment Type II Regular Line of Business Corporate Department LWS_USA_IT Store Mobility Systems

Software Engineering Manager, Mobile Apps

Who We Are

At Lowe’s we build experiences via cutting edge mobile hardware and apps that change how our associates work and engage our customer. We are looking for a passionate person and technology leader to join and lead our team.

This role will require solid experience managing and/or leading software engineering teams. You will be responsible for managing the associate mobile software engineering team developing products for the Android platform. If you are seeking new professional challenges, greater involvement as a technologist, and an excellent cultural fit, we are the team you have been looking for. Our passion is to serve our associates with new and exciting mobile technologies that allow them to perform their jobs more efficiently and serve their customers more effectively.

Important Skills for This Role

• You have extensive experience in mobile technologies (iOS and/or Android, agile methodologies and reliability based modern software engineering practices).
• Are able to demonstrate a combination of a highly-technical hands-on software architecture guidance and be an effective leader. You are passionate about recruiting, inspiring and developing team members.
• You can be a mobile subject matter expert and have strategic influence with the product, business and other engineering organizations.
• You communicate cross-functionally with various teams, organizations and internal and external stakeholders to drive engineering efforts on mobile product initiatives.
• Encourage a data-driven culture to improve the efficiency, scalability, stability, and security of mobile apps to help scale the company.
• You have a proven track record of a "Can-Do" attitude and are results orientated.
• You have setup full mobile engineering CI/CD pipelines, including automated build and release processes, fully automated testing suites, and production monitoring and support.

What You Need to Succeed in This Role

• Experience in managing large multi-geography mobile teams.
• Ability to think strategically about product and business issues while managing and implementing tactical execution of technical delivery plans.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills.
• Solid understanding of the retail industry and customer’s mobile expectations for an omni-channel company.
• Experience with publishing mobile apps in public/consumer facing mobile app stores.

Required Education/Experience

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, CIS or related field
• 8+ years of IT experience
• 5+ years of experience with software development or related field and working on projects involving the implementation of software development life cycles
• 3+ years of experience providing technical direction, thought leadership, mentoring to project or technical team members and database digital technologies
• 3+ years of experience delivering large scale public-facing mobile apps (iOS and/or Android)

Preferred Education/Experience

5+ years of experience in a leadership role developing and implementing mobile solutions within a large matrixed organization, including managing operational tasks and/or financial responsibilities
3+ years of experience in the retail industry
2+ years of Consulting experience

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.