Senior Engineer

Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 20, 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. Behind the brand our guests love, is a culture of continual innovation - and right now, we are up to big things.

Target's Supply Chain Portfolio team builds and operates software that enables Target's supply chain to procure, handle, and move inventory so that it is optimally positioned and can fulfill guest orders in stores and via digital channels. Supply chain technology is quickly evolving to deliver more flexible capabilities to meet the changing demands of the guest - be that next day or same day delivery, proactive movement to meet guest demand, and flexible handling to meet different service levels. We are meeting Target's strategic supply chain capability needs by building custom, highly performant, micro-services-based software from the ground up.
Supply chain Last Mile Transportation is a dynamic and high visibility field. We focus on optimizations and integration with carriers for getting the products bought in Target stores or to the Target guests. This is a fast-moving field and the successful team members are comfortable with constant change. With your technical expertise, you will be tasked with solving challenging business and technical problems of the retail world. You'll be responsible for building out new set of capabilities that impact millions of guests around the country. You will be designing and implementing solutions using the latest technology stack in a collaborative and exciting environment.

We are looking for engineers to build innovative and well-designed software and also be a part of groundbreaking technological innovation, strategic thinking and visionary goals. As an engineer in the Supply Chain product team, the candidate will:

  • Be a significant code contributor, own and be accountable for your work, drive best practices and ensure the development of high-quality code.
  • Be a great team player, mentor team members and help build a team of high caliber software development engineers
  • Drive resolution of technology roadblocks including code, infrastructure, build and deployment
  • Advocate for technologies, frameworks, design patterns, processes and guiding values of the domain architecture
  • Ensure all code adheres to all development & security standards

About you:
• 4 year degree or equivalent experience
• 5+ years of software development experience
• Experience in Java, Spring , REST, RDBMS (such as Postgres), Messaging system (such as Kafka)
• Experience in testing frameworks, including mocking frameworks and various types of tests (unit, integration, functional etc)
• Builds strong commitment within the team to support the appropriate team priorities
• Clearly communicates Agile concepts to partners within product team
• Delivers high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables with broad impact (high throughput and low latency)
• Influences and applies data standards, policies, and procedures
• Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education


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