Senior Engineer

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Jan 18, 2019
May 01, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: Join us as a Senior Engineer

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 driver for Target. You will get an opportunity to build an engineering solution for delivering personalized messages to guests across multiple channels including web, emails, and other social channels. Be part of a team that is not only utilizing cutting edge technologies but also driving topline growth for Target.

Key Responsibilities:

Work well with other engineers and partners to ensure development meets business needs.

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

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

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

About you:

4 year degree or equivalent experience

5+ years of software development experience

Demonstrates strong domain-specific knowledge regarding Target's technology capabilities, and key competitors' products and differentiating features

Working knowledge on package-specific configuration and deployment along with ability to build custom solutions

Designs new testing methods and resolves routine and non-routine technical issues with minimal assistance

Demonstrates strong proficiency in core development platforms within own domain

Builds strong commitment within the team to support the appropriate team priorities

Clearly communicates Agile concepts to partners within product teamsDemonstrates a solid understanding of the impact of own work on the team and/or guests

Writes and organizes code using multiple computer languages, including distributed programming and understand different frameworks and paradigm

Delivers high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables with broad impact (high throughput and low latency)

Influences and applies data standards, policies, and procedures

Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise

Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education

Desired Qualifications:

Proficiency in Java

Experience in building highly scalable distributed systems

Strong problem solving and thought partnership skills

Team attitude

Good verbal and written communication skills

BS degree in computer science or equivalent

Ad/Marketing Technology experience with a track record of innovation

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

Working with test-driven development and software test automation


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