Sr. DevOps Engineer - Enterprise Storage Team

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Oct 11, 2019
Jan 26, 2020
Employment Status
Full Time
About Target Corporation

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.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking team exercising critical thinking and pursuing visionary goals in retail technology. Prospective candidates will have experience in software development and infrastructure with eagerness to learn, while embracing the Growth Mindset. Share experiences in an Agile CI/CD environment, manage software defined infrastructure and collaborate with partner teams to develop and implement solutions in an iterative manner. Understanding API driven infrastructure delivery is a plus.

As an Engineer in Enterprise Storage, you'll make a difference via a diverse cross section of the following technologies and skill sets...

Contribute to the transformation of traditional storage delivery to Software Defined Storage (SDS) services across all protocols (block, file & object) and API-based consumption of storage from vendor based and open source infrastructure. Develop and gain insight into consumer requirements and storage architecture and participate in changes to accelerate feature development and improve the quality, reliability and performance of services leveraging the mindset of a site reliability engineer. Display good problem-solving skills to help the team in triaging operational issues. Leverage your expertise in eliminating repeat occurrences.

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.

Participate in non-routine construction, automation, and implementation activities, ensuring successful implementation with architectural and operational requirements and best practices met.

About You:
  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of combined experience in either or both
    • software development experience with a passion for infrastructure
    • infrastructure experience with development (coding) experience
  • Demonstrates broad expertise in multiple computer languages and frameworks (e.g., open source, Java, Python/Flask, GO, RESTful architecture)
  • Proficient in utilizing CI/CD technologies (GIT, Chef, Jenkins, Drone, Artifactory, etc.) and configuration management products such as Ansible, Chef or Puppet
  • Delivers high-availability, high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure storage sub-systems with broad impact (high throughput and low latency) using both open source and vendor based products (i.e. Ceph, Minio, NetApp, DellEMC, etc.)
  • Demonstrates strong technical knowledge of server, operating systems (linux, SSH, shells, KVirt, VMWare, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.), network (firewalls, port communication, DNS, load balancing, etc.), database (PostGres, MySQL, Redis, etc.), storage hardware and attachment protocols (SCSI, iSCSI, Fibre Channel, NFS, CIFS)
  • Demonstrates expertise in analysis and optimization of storage capacity, performance, and operational health
  • Applies and maintains knowledge of new and evolving technologies within the technology domain 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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