Sr Engineer - LAN Engineering

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Jun 27, 2019
Jan 25, 2020
Employment Status
Full Time
As a senior engineer within the Local Area Network (LAN) Engineering team, you serve as a specialist for the engineering team that supports the LAN Distributed Connectivity product. This space is a rapidly evolving area with a focus on flexible network solutions including both traditional networking technologies but also with rapid advancement into disaggregated hardware/software systems, including Opensource solutions. End to end infrastructure automation and frictionless client self-service offerings is always top of mind in our roadmap and design. You create, own and are responsible for the software and architecture that best serves the product in its functional and non-functional needs. You identify and drive changes to accelerate feature development or improve the quality of service (or both). You have deep and broad engineering skills and are applying your expertise in standing up solutions with others and on your own.
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...
Use your technology acumen to apply and maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies within specialized area(s) of the technology domain. Evaluate new technologies and participate in decision-making, accounting for several factors such as viability within Target's technical environment, maintainability, and cost of ownership. Initiate and execute research and proof-of-concept activities for new technologies. Manage total product, financials and forecasting. Lead the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of services. Lead and conduct code review, design review, testing, and debugging activities at the application level. Lead functional design and architecture discussions with understanding of process flows and system diagrams to enable design decisions. Participate in routine and non-routine construction, automation, and implementation activities, ensuring successful implementation with architectural and operational requirements and best practices met. Provide technical oversight and coach others to resolve complex and severe technical issues. Lead disaster recovery activities and contribute to disaster recovery planning. Embed data quality protocols throughout data acquisition, processing, storage, and operational use. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
• 4 year degree or equivalent experience
• 5+ years of Networking technologies experience (desirable: Open Source networking technology experience)

• Infrastructure Automation coding experience (e.g. Python, Ansible, Restconf API; also CI/CD pipeline tools such as Git, Drone, Chef, Dock, Spinnaker)

• Web Development Technologies experience (e.g. React, Javascript, Material Design, Praxis)

• 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 technical knowledge within areas of expertise
• Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education

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