Sr UI Engineer

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Jul 11, 2019
Closes
Oct 26, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:

Senior UI Engineer

Job Description Summary

This position is for the New Ventures and Accelerators team within Target's Strategy and Innovation division. The New Ventures and Accelerators team evaluates and tests new technologies, startups, and business opportunities to determine the value they could have for Target. Target is a leader among retailers in many new technologies due to our consistent and proactive innovations which this team is primarily focused. An engineer on this team will build experiments, proofs of concept and technology, and prototypes designed to measure the potential value of a new technology or startup to Target.

Job Description

Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers. Our guests love our commitment to continual innovation and right now, we are up to big things. Our goal is to deliver Target's unique brand promise to guests wherever and whenever they shop, today and tomorrow: in-store, online, on tablets and mobile phones, and in the retail channels of the future.

This position is for the New Ventures and Accelerators team within Target's Strategy and Innovation division. The New Ventures and Accelerators team evaluates and tests new technologies, startups, and business opportunities to determine the value they could have for Target. Target is a leader among retailers in many new technologies due to our consistent and proactive innovations which this team is primarily focused. An engineer on this team will build experiments, proofs of concept and technology, and prototypes designed to measure the potential value of a new technology or startup to Target.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.

• Architect, develop and implement experiences and experiments using modern technologies and languages such as ReactJS, Kotlin, Swift, Python, TensorFlow and other Machine Learning frameworks, and other technologies depending on the experiment.

• Lead and work as part of a team to help ensure the timely delivery of high quality, secure, standards-compliant, accessible and browser compatible interactive projects

• Strategize, define, and implement team processes, policies, procedures and best practices

• Create technical documentation and functional specifications for interactive projects

• Engage and collaborate with server side development, UX, project management and international teams

Requirements

• 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

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

o 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

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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