Sr Engineer - Database Automation

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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Sep 17, 2017
Apr 23, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: Join us as a Sr. DB Automation Engineer on the Target Technology Services (TTS) team.  Help design and create innovative solutions for a variety of applications, platforms and environments. TTS not only gives Target a competitive advantage in the marketplace, but also enhances the guest experience through the smart use of technology in the retail industry. Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of a fast, fun and friendly team.  As a Sr. Engineer, you will leverage your technical and business acumen in an effort to provide superior development and production support for our Oracle, SQL and NoSQL Database environments.  In addition, you will drive and participate in efforts to ensure platform stability in an effort to maximize performance of our environments.As a Sr. Engineer, you'll take the lead as you…
  • Partner with application owners/teams to understand application and business needs and LOS (level of service)
  • Provide ownership of all database objects in DB schema (tables, partitions, indexes, views, procedures)
  • Provide application performance tuning activities
  • Working with Information Architecture (IA) team on logical/physical database modeling
  • Application HA (high availability) architecture
  • Using database expertise and leadership experience to identify and drive improvement efforts related to our database portfolio
  • Performing problem resolution for complex issues including root cause analysis, and outlining resolution options
  • Providing full-lifecycle support for complex database environments
  • Consulting with development teams to advise on physical database architecture and application use
  • Providing off-hours support, when required, for critical production issues.
  • Ensuring system documentation is complete per TTS (Target Technology Services) standards
  • Automate Infrastructure components leveraging understanding of scripting, coding and automation using one or more of the following: PowerShell, VBScript, Microsoft DSC, Chef, Puppet, Ruby, or others
  • Have familiarity with SDLC models and best practices and use of source control and testing tools such as GIT, Jenkins, Artifactory, Drone
  • Leverage and learn open source operating systems and tools
  • Bring a technology agnostic and open perspective in technical recommendations and decision making, being able to articulate and advocate for best technical solution that meets big picture business needs
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years total work experience
  • Has in-depth knowledge of state-of-the art engineering technical approaches in design, build, testing, debugging problems as required by domain
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
  • Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education


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