SENIOR ENGINEER - Warehousing Team

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Jul 02, 2019
Closes
Oct 29, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
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.

As a Senior Engineer on the Warehousing team, you will work towards building and operating the software that enables automation at various stages within Target's warehousing facilities to enable product movement to stores and guest order fulfillment. This team builds software that leverages robotics, IoT, messaging frameworks and cutting-edge elastic computing to move products within the warehouse. These teams build greenfield event-based micro-services that breakdown the work into the smallest components to enable extreme flexibility.

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 a Sr. Engineer in Warehouse 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
  • 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 team
  • Demonstrates 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:
  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Experience with Java, Groovy, Spring, Kotlin, Grails- JVM language and framework
  • Experience with Kubernetes container, any cloud platform.
  • Experience with event-driven architecture using an event-streaming technology like Kafka
  • Experience with SQL (Postgres or similar) and NoSQL databases (Cassandra, Mongo or similar)
  • Contribute back to the Open Source community is desirable
  • Extensive experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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