Senior Technology Manager - Enterprise Practices

Region: United States of America

State: Washington

City: Seattle

Business Unit: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Time Type: Full-time

Description & Requirements

Who we are

lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.


About this team

With the rapid growth of our technology department to over 650 software engineers, Enterprise Engineering department strategizes, defines, and builds the global standards and practices that our software engineering teams use to deliver business needs/capabilities in an effective, repeatable, secure, and cost effective manner.


A day in the life:

The direct manager aligns Engineering direction with Architecture and Program Management across all technology departments including Digital, Retail, Infrastructure, Product and Supply Chain. Roles below set standards, enroll communities and hold engineering team accountable. They also deliver software solutions and support to Enterprise problems such as Secure Coding Pipelines and Enterprise Tooling.

  • Responsible for the vision, strategy, roadmap of enterprise engineering through which bring scale, secure, reliable, consistent development of technology ensuring the future growth targets of lululemon commerce.
  • Drive and prioritize building out the practices which speed up time to market in the long term but do not hinder the short term in partnership with business partners and stakeholders
  • Enrolling and alignment of standards and practice with the 5+ departments, 30+ teams and 650+ engineers (FTE, Contractor and Professional Services).
  • Build a program to establish and adopt enterprise engineering for the teams that support $2.5B e-commerce orders and future scale.
  • Baseline our engineering maturity to inform current and future strategic decisions, and to measure success of initiatives.
  • Enhance our ability to learn, avoid duplication and teach our developed standards as a practice. 
  • Create Engineering Communities of Practice under the Engineering Integrity Model (EIM) key pillars.
  • Manage key vendors Splunk, GitHub and GitLab and Enterprise Tooling support.


Qualifications:

  • 2+ years is a senior leadership position like a Sr. Technology Manager or Technology Director
  • 15+ years of experience in software development
  • Highly valued experience with Ecommerce, Micro Services, AWS
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or related field or equivalent experience


Must haves:

  • Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.
  • Communicates with honesty and kindness, and creates the space for others to do the same.
  • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.
  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.
  • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously.
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