Senior Engineer - Supply Chain

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Aug 27, 2020
Dec 07, 2020
Employment Status
Full Time


About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one ofAmerica'sleading retailers.

Target as a tech company?Absolutely.We'rethe 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 supportthat guestsand 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, you serve as a specialist in the engineering team that supports the product. You help develop and gain insight in the application architecture. You can distill an abstract architecture into concrete design and influence the implementation. You show expertize in applying the appropriate software engineering patterns to build robust and scalable systems. You are an expert in programming and apply your skills in developing the product. You have the skills to design and implement the architecture on your own, but choose to influence your fellow engineers by proposing software designs, providing feedback on software designs and/or implementation. You show good problem solving skills and can help the team in triaging operational issues. You leverage your expertise in eliminating repeat occurrences.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Sr. Engineer,you'lltake the lead as you...

Use your technology acumento apply and maintainknowledge of current and emerging technologies within specialized area(s) of the technology domain.Evaluatenew 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 executeresearch and proof-of-concept activities for new technologies.Managetotal product, financials and forecasting.Leadthe design, lifecycle management, and total cost ofownershipof services.Lead and conductcode review, design review, testing, and debugging activities at the application level.Leadfunctional design and architecture discussions with understanding of process flowsandsystem diagrams to enable design decisions.Participatein routine and non-routine construction, automation, and implementation activities, ensuring successful implementation with architectural and operational requirements and best practices met.Providetechnical oversight and coach otherstoresolvecomplex and severe technical issues.Leaddisaster recovery activities and contribute to disaster recovery planning.Embeddata quality protocols throughout data acquisition, processing, storage,andoperational use.Core responsibilities of this jobare describedwithin this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

  • 4 year degreeor 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 onpackage-specificconfiguration and deployment along with ability to build custom solutions
  • Designs new testing methods and resolves routine and non-routine technicalissues with minimal assistance
  • Demonstrates strong proficiency in core development platforms within own domain
  • Builds strong commitment within the team to supportthe appropriate team priorities

  • Clearly communicates Agile conceptsto partners within product team
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of the impact of own work on the team and/orguests
  • 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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