Sr Manager - Engineering (Chapter Lead) Front End, Mobile

  • McDonald's
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • May 26, 2023
Full time

Job Description

The Commercial Product & Platform vision develops global technology products and platforms that delight our customers and enable our crews to operate our restaurants reliably and effectively.

Senior Engineering Manager - Chapter Lead, Mobile reports to the Director of Engineering, Front End Chapter. In this role, you will lead a software engineering team of mobile engineers guiding them in achieving functional expertise and high quality of work. You will be partnering closely with our Technical Leads, MCX, and Architecture teams in resource and technology roadmap planning.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced technology leader to help shape the transformation of our mobile applications that contribute significantly to the ever-increasing digital sales growth.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Support the hiring and management of our front-end software engineering team, being a critical participant in their career growth.
  • Provide the team with a roadmap in implementing software engineering practices for higher code quality.
  • Help your team become better software developers and prepare them for bigger challenges.
  • Be a practitioner and evangelist of DevOps, Test and Learn cultures.
  • Drive professional development through technology, skill sets and tools to foster professional growth among our software engineers, resulting in improved productivity and high-quality outputs.
  • Drive individual performance evaluations by defining standards and conducting assessment, as well as gathering feedback from Tech Leads and other stakeholders.
  • Define quality and testing standards (e.g., attributes of well written code, test frameworks to use, measures of quality, etc.).
  • Support Product Managers, Tech Leads and Senior Tech Leads in sourcing the right technical talent for squads and matching skill needs with capacity.
  • Develop resourcing forecasts for software engineers assigned to front-end technology projects.
  • Define skillsets and identify libraries, tooling and frameworks that improve engineering productivity.
  • Build community and knowledge sharing opportunities within the different engineering chapters.
  • Lead efforts to drive continuous improvement in delivery speed, quality, value and applied innovation.


  • Willingness and ability to live the McDonald's values every day: Serve, Inclusion, Integrity, Community, and Family.
  • 7+ years of IOS/Android application development experience, with knowledge of Agile software development process.
  • Experience in partnering with product and program management teams.
  • A bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and development life cycles, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of people management experience a plus
  • Experience leading a team of 7+ engineers a plus
  • Proficiency in both Android and IOS technologies is a plus

Additional Information

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