Lead Engineer

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Jan 18, 2019
Feb 22, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time

Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers. But behind the brand our guests love, is a culture of continual innovation - and right now, we are up to big things.

We are looking for highly motivated software engineering professionals who can help us advanced our Digital Marketing strategy for Target. You will be able to put your skills, experience and passion to build a platform that will have direct impact on millions of Target Guests and Vendor partners and significant revenue for driver for Target. You will get an opportunity to build an engineering solutions for delivering personalized messages to guests across multiple channels including web, emails, and other social channels. Be part of a team that's not only utilizing cutting edge technologies but also driving topline growth for Target.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead in architecture and design activities for Digital Marketing.

Architect complex data models with sources from different data systems including relational database and conceptual understanding of at least one NoSQL storage.

Establishes research and proof-of-concept initiatives in new and emerging technology spaces.

Provides the team with thought leadership to promote re-use and develop consistent scalable patterns.

Drive evaluation, adoption and learn new tools and technologies to keep technology stack modern as needed for the Product solution.

About you:

4 year degree or equivalent experience7+ 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 expertiseStays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed educationExperience in building highly scalable distributed systems

Desired Qualifications:

Proficiency in Java

Experience in building highly scalable distributed systems

Excellent written communication skills and ability to document technical content

Experience in API development, building and consuming RESTful services

Experience with CI/CD pipelines and containers (GitHub, Drone, Docker, Kubernetes, Spinnaker)

Experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)

Working with test-driven development and software test automation

Working knowledge of Java and at least one other object oriented programming language

Working experience with building applications in support of a micro-services architecture

Understanding of and ability to work with Cloud hosting platforms, Virtual Machines, and OpenStack

Working knowledge of PostgreSQL, MongoDB and Elasticsearch databases

Working knowledge of Spring and SpringBoot


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