Senior Java Engineer - Digital Certificates & Cryptographic Services

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
May 01, 2019
Jun 26, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
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.

The Digital Certificates & Cryptography Services (DCCS) team at Target is looking for a highly creative and motivated Java Engineer to join our Security Engineering team and build and support world class cryptography and tokenization solutions in support of Target's Security Information and data protection strategies. As a member of this agile team, you will be charged with constructing and integrating solutions with many internally developed applications, using popular Open Source technologies, native cloud services and COTS software.

Engineers on this team will also be challenged to provide thought leadership and expertise to improve development practices, simplify processes and optimize platforms.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Senior Engineer, you'll take the lead as you...
  • Design and develop software and systems on test driven development and continuous integration practices, unit testing and creating automated test scripts.
  • Understanding of data models with sources from different data systems/relational databases.
  • Collaborate with other engineers and partners to ensure development meets business needs.
  • Follow industry standard agile software design methodology for development and technical documentation.
  • Drive evaluation and learn new tools and technologies to keep technology stack modern as needed for the Product solution.
  • Develop new functionality to expand capabilities in mature cryptography and tokenization services
  • Implement automation and enhanced monitoring to minimize operational functions

  • 3+ years of software development experience with at least one full cycle implementation from requirement to production
  • Highly productive coder; self-starter and self-motivated
  • Experience in building highly scalable and resilient distributed systems
  • BS/BA or equivalent experience
  • Continuous learner with a passion for new and evolving technologies

Preferred Skills and Expertise
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and containers (GitHub, Drone, Docker)
  • Experience with configuration management and automation tools (Chef, Consul)
  • Experience with open-source telemetry solutions (Sensu, Graphite)
  • Experience with open-source logging and reporting solutions (Logstash, Elastic, Kibana, Grafana)
  • Experience with programming and scripting languages (Java, Python, Ruby)
  • Experience with cloud-based IaaS platforms: Google Compute Engine, Azure, OpenStack
  • Experience with using binary repositories for versioning such as: Artifactory
  • Understanding of and ability to work with Cloud hosting platforms, Virtual Machines, and OpenStack
  • Working knowledge of PostgreSQL, databases
  • Experience developing RESTful services using SpringBoot framework
  • Ability to create clear and detailed technical diagrams and documentation


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