Engineer - Kubernetes

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Nov 02, 2018
Jan 24, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: 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 an engineer on the Kubernetes team, you serve as a technical specialist helping us run some of the largest Kubernetes clusters in the world. We have hundreds of application teams running their services on top of Kubernetes, and we want your help to make their applications run smoothly and efficiently at scale. We do that through automation, configuration as code, and advanced monitoring. We are looking for someone who can understand complex infrastructure, and also has the ability to code so that we can automate as much as possible to reduce toil and improve efficiency.

At Target one of our core values is to be One Team and in this role you will be working along with many other infrastructure teams in addition to application development teams. Everyone on the Kubernetes team must act as a partner to help Target reach its goals.

About you:

• 4 year degree or equivalent experience

• 1-5 years of software development or dev/ops experience

• Demonstrates familiarity with current and emerging technologies in own scope of responsibility, and develops ability to apply these technologies

• Demonstrates and continuously builds upon domain-specific knowledge

• Demonstrates proficiency in at least one computer language

• 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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