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Director, Engineering Coaching
BrandBest Buy

Best Buy’s Digital & Engineering organization is seeking a Director of Engineering Coaching where you will play a key role in shaping the future of Best Buy's Engineering Productivity effort.

We are undergoing a massive transformation across people, processes, and technology in the technology teams here at Best Buy, and we are in the first year of a multi-year journey. There is a lot of opportunity to shape and influence, and you will be helping Best Buy do that. This position will be aligned with the Engineering Communities of Practice and lead direct coaching efforts for both engineers and engineering leaders that support our customers – the engineers here at Best Buy - to be the best at what they do. This team will provide them with hands-on training and in a partnership with the Engineering CoP help meet the engineers where they are and where they need to be in their journey to the product model here at Best Buy. Significant effort will go towards our hands-on training, but there will be many other solutions needed based on the research you will do with your customers.

We embrace a culture of rapid experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You’ll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking agile environment—one that encourages diversity of thought and passion for empowering teams by leading and mentoring others. You will leverage your rich industry experience to improve the way we develop and deliver software at scale, and partner with your stakeholders to deliver customer and business outcomes.

Every day you will play a key role in shaping the future of how Best Buy is disrupting retail, empowering your teams to deliver innovative and human-centered customer experiences. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to build and lead your teams through empowerment, engagement, and continuous improvement as we partner with our many stakeholders daily to stay aligned and focused on common goals.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 9 or more years experience and a Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent relevant professional experience
  • 8 or more years experience in agile software delivery methodology
  • 2 or more years of increasing responsibility leading teams, and 1 or more years managing managers
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 11 or more years experience in software engineering
  • Leading, coaching, and inspiring a team of engineers, while creating an inclusive team culture that enables all members of the product teams to succeed
  • Transforming teams from a project mindset towards a product mindset
  • Identifying needed skills and capabilities needed on the team, and work to fill those roles by coaching, hiring, and training an inclusive, diverse team
  • Deeply understanding the value of, and the ability to, enable collaboration between designers, researchers, engineers, product managers, business owners, and executives
  • Understanding funding mechanisms and managing budgets
  • Mentoring and delegating work to encourage the growth of those around you. Reviewing code and provide thoughtful, constructive feedback
  • Bringing a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experimenting with and learning new technologies, participating in internal and external technology communities, and mentoring other members of the engineering community, specifically working within or introducing event-driven architectures and streaming technologies

Auto Req. ID800027BR
Employment CategoryFull Time
Job CategoryDigital & Information Technology
Job LevelDirector
Location Number921010-105-Engineering Tools & CoP
Address7601 Penn Avenue South


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