Sr Engineer - Stores

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Feb 25, 2021
Mar 16, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
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 within Stores, you will:
* Build APIs to power Target's Point of Sale platform across our 1,900 stores.
* Be part of a team building highly scalable, guest facing APIs in a microservices architecture.
* Leverage technologies such as Docker, Drone, Spinnaker, Kubernetes, Spring Boot, Java, and Kotlin.
* Understand Target's business and technical environments. Resolve complex business challenges via technical solutions.
* Be a significant code contributor, drive best practices and ensure development of high quality code.
* Drive resolution of technology roadblocks including code, infrastructure, build and deployment with a strong sense of ownership.
* Advocate for technologies, frameworks, design patterns, and development best practices.
* Ensure all code adheres to platform, development, compliance & security standards.
* Practitioner of rapid prototyping and Agile, DevOps, CI/CD, test-driven development.
* Stay current with new technology and be able to assess viability and applicability to Target's business and technical environments.
* Be a great team player, mentor team members, and help build a team of high caliber software development engineers.

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 as a software developer in JVM-based languages (e.g. Java, Kotline, Groovy)

* 3+ years of dev/ops experience
* Experience with modern development pipelines (Git/GitHub/GitLab, Jenkins/Drone, Docker, private/public cloud)
* Experience developing and supporting high scale enterprise production systems
* Highly productive, self-starter and self-motivated
* Passionate about staying current with new and evolving technologies
* Innovative mindset - willingness to influence new ideas into the company
* Personal or professional experience contributing to open source projects

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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