Sr. IoT Engineer - Guest eXperience Center

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Oct 20, 2017
Dec 08, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time

Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers. Behind the brand our guests love, is a culture of continual innovation - and right now, we are up to big things. The Target Technology Team is driving a transformation in retail, one that will move us from “brick-and-mortar and online” to “bricks-and-mortar and everywhere else.” Our goal is to deliver Target's unique “Expect More. Pay Less.” promise to guests wherever and whenever they shop, today and tomorrow: in-store, online, on tablets and mobile phones, and in the retail channels of the future.

You can be a part of developing and launching new services that power all the channels where Target does and will do business - in-store, web, tablet, mobile, and future channels. You'll have the opportunity to design, develop and support innovative solutions across a variety of applications, platforms and environments.   You'll put your skills, experience and passion to work in an entrepreneurial environment where success is rewarded.

We're looking for highly motivated engineering professionals and problem solvers who can connect the in-store experience to the digital environment by creating scalable and seamless multi-channel experiences without losing the brand we are known for.   Individuals in this role will have opportunities to gain a large breadth of knowledge by working with experts in the ecommerce, multichannel retail, product management, hardware, and software engineering fields.

About This Opportunity

You are a hardware engineer with an entrepreneurial streak.  You'll build great products - ready to do whatever it takes to build initial MVP prototypes and then design for the necessary scale to support Proof of Concepts (POC's) for our team members and Guests.  You have good problem solving skills.  You love keeping abreast of the latest industry trends and use them to help you innovate.  You have leadership qualities, good judgment, and clear communication skills.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals:  

  • Integrate hardware, develop software and systems on test driven development and continuous integration practices.
  • Unit test code and create automated test scripts
  • Work closely with other engineers and partners to ensure development meets business needs
  • Follow industry standard agile software design methodology for development and technical documentation
  • Research related products and make necessary software recommendations
  • Innovate constantly and maintain the technical edge
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Previous experience with IoT embedded prototype boards such as Arduino, Pi0, Pi3, and various hardware required to implement initial hardware MVP's
  • Ability to research, source, test, and integrate disparate hardware for prototype solutions
  • Familiar with Raspbian and other IoT systems
  • Strong problem solving and thought partnership skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Git and Github
Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Java
  • Previous experience with Machine learning and Image recognition a plus

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