Lead Engineer

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Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jul 12, 2018
Closes
Sep 20, 2018
Category
Engineering
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: Join us as a Lead Engineer:About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target as a tech company? Absolutely. We're the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that fuels Target's passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every facet of one of the world's best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that relies on the latest tools and technologies—and the brightest people—to deliver incredible value to guests online and in stores. Target Technology Services is on a mission to offer the systems, tools and support that guests and team members need and deserve. Our high-performing teams balance independence with collaboration, and we pride ourselves on being versatile, agile and creative. We drive industry-leading technologies in support of every angle of the business, and help ensure that Target operates smoothly, securely and reliably from the inside out.

As a Lead Engineer, you serve as the technical anchor for the engineering team that supports a product. You create, own and are responsible for the application architecture that best serves the product in its functional and non-functional needs. You identify and drive architectural changes to accelerate feature development or improve the quality of service (or both).You have deep and broad engineering skills and are capable of standing up an architecture in its whole on your own, but you choose to influence a wider team by acting as a “force multiplier”.This position is part of Digital Fulfillment specifically accountable building and supporting the solutions for managing and orchestrating the lifecycle of digital guest orders. The solutions used include mainstream and open source tech stack to build highly scalable micro services that serve both the digital as well as enterprise business needs. This position involves managing a team of engineers (Junior to Lead levels) in both Minneapolis and Bangalore locations while partnering with key engineering and product leaders across Target.Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Lead Engineer, you'll take the lead as you…
  • Manage overall software development cycle, driving best practices and ensuring development of high quality code for common assets and framework components.
  • Architect and develop the best technical design and approach
  • Manage and execute against project/agile plans and set deadlines
  • Drive resolution of technology roadblocks including code, infrastructure, build and deployment
  • Manage cross-product technical dependencies and drive resolutions to conflicts
  • Advocate for technologies, frameworks, design patterns, processes and guiding values of the domain architecture
  • Ensure all code adheres to all development & security standards
  • Coach and guide the peers and junior engineers with the technical and domain knowledge needed
  • Work on cross-functional, highly visible and impactful technical initiatives across Target
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience in building/implementing high performance & scalable server-side applications
  • Strong experience with Java, Groovy, Spring, Grails- JVM language and framework
  • eCommerce experience with a track record of innovation is a definite plus
  • Experience operating medium to large scale systems
  • Experience with test-driven development and software test automation
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to variety of audiences


Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
About you:
  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of software development experience with at least one full cycle implementation
  • Demonstrates strong domain-specific knowledge regarding Target's technology capabilities, and key competitors' products and differentiating features
  • Demonstrates broad and deep expertise in multiple computer languages and frameworks (e.g., open source).
  • Designs, develops, and approves end-to-end functionality of a product line, platform, or infrastructure
    Communicates and coordinates with project team, partners, and stakeholders
  • Demonstrates expertise in analysis and optimization of systems capacity, performance, and operational health
  • Understands and develops solutions to foster data lifecycle management
    Maintains deep technical knowledge within areas of expertise
    Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education
    Experience in building highly scalable distributed systems

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