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Software Engineering Manager - Web/UI, Austin, Texas

Created05/27/2021
Reference21026287
CategoryNot set
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CityAustin
Zip73301
SalaryCompetitive
H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation operating over 400 stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $25 billion. ','H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation operating over 400 stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $25 billion. ','Described by industry experts as a daring innovator and smart competitor, H-E-B has led the way with creative new concepts, outstanding service and a commitment to diversity in our workforce, workplace and marketplace. ','H-E-B offers a wealth of career opportunities to our 109,000+ Partners (employees), competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers.

H-E-B Digital is seeking new team members (Partners)! Since our inception, we've been investing heavily in our customers' digital experience, reinventing how they find inspiration from food, how they make food decisions, and how they ultimately get food into their homes. This is an exciting time to join H-E-B Digital, and we're hiring across the stack: front-end web and mobile, full-stack, and backend engineering. Our digital solutions are growing in popularity and adoption--like Curbside and Home Delivery--so you'll get the opportunity to define the user experience for millions of customers and hundreds of thousands of Partners. If you're someone who enjoys taking on new challenges, working in a rapidly changing environment, learning new skills, and applying it all to solve large and impactful business problems, we want you as part of our team.

As a Manager of Engineering, you'll raise up your team, helping develop individual careers and achieving goals, spotting and addressing common team problems, and coaching and mentoring those identified for potential company leadership. You'll work closely with stakeholders from product and design, and other engineering leaders, to provide high-quality, repeatable technology delivery for the digital engineering organization. You'll provide leadership across all aspects of development to maintain a high bar for technology, people, and process.

Our Partners thrive The H-E-B Way. In the Engineering Manager job, that means you have a...
HEART FOR PEOPLE... you have a passion for mentorship and guidance, and love for the direct person-to-person interactions that create strong bonds between teams
HEAD FOR BUSINESS... you have an ownership mentality and a consistent track record of timely delivery of high-quality software
PASSION FOR RESULTS... the ability to guide the discussion, remove roadblocks, and provide guardrails for your team as they identify challenges and propose solutions

What You'll Do (Management, Design & Development)
  • Directly supervise and advocate for individual contributors and/or other Managers
  • Coach / mentor others in engineering techniques, processes, and new technologies; enable others to succeed; empower team members to be autonomous, fast, and effective
  • Manage all HR responsibilities for your team, including pay planning, promotions, expenses, and leave
  • Partner with Product and Design Managers to ensure that engineering is building the correct solutions for the business
  • Understand / foster the value of radical candor and psychological safety when having 1:1 conversations
  • Oversee large initiatives within the team, including technical design / delivery of complex features across multiple systems as H-E-B improves the customer and Partner user experiences
  • Help grow Digital Engineering through recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding new engineers
  • Develop technical roadmaps and manage engineers across one or more squads to deliver initiatives; apply your understanding of fundamentals of the business to ensure technical roadmap aligns with business opportunities
  • Recommend improvements to overall application system design, architecture, security, scalability, reliability, and performance
  • Identify ways to improve codebases, solutions to complex problems; effectively propose paths forward to drive outcomes
  • Recommend changes to processes and tools at the group / dept level based on industry standards, patterns, and practices
  • Diagnose / troubleshoot extremely complex issues
  • Create documentation and training related to technology stacks and standards

    Who You Are


- You have a 4-year degree in computer science, engineering, or another technical field, or equivalent work experience in a related technical field

- You have 4+ years as a Software Engineer and/or have successful leadership (of small engineering teams of 4 - 8) experience
  • You have empathy and can connect with engineers
  • You understand the value of work-life balance, and bias toward sustainable engineering practices
  • You appreciate the value of diversity and inclusion on teams
  • You have expert knowledge of system architecture and design patterns
  • You have deep knowledge of multiple technologies, including technology used at H-E-B
  • You have an expert understanding of development methodologies and processes
  • You understand cross-tech stacks, and scalability and reliability implications
  • You have technical competence equivalent to expectations of a Senior Engineer
  • You have skills in multiple languages, technologies, and frameworks and can quickly on-board to projects in minimal time
  • You're capable of learning new technologies, processes, or business quickly and effectively
  • You approach problem-solving holistically and consider solutions through a combination of technology and processes
  • You can coordinate work for a group of engineers on major initiatives

    Who We Are
  • H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation, operating over 400 stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $26 billion
  • We hire talented people (116,000+ Partners), and give them autonomy to be creative in how they impact the business
  • We're a Partner-driven company with a Bold Promise--Because People Matter
  • We embrace Diversity and Inclusion as core values, and support them with thriving company-wide programs
  • We're a truly original Texas-based company that created the Spirit of Giving to help Texas communities every day
  • Once eligible, our Partners become Owners in the company. 'Partner-owned' means our most important resources--People--drive the innovation, growth, and success that make H-E-B The Greatest Retailing Company
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EmployerH-E-B Grocery