Sr. Engineer - Target Owned Brands Enterprise Tool

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mar 25, 2021
Apr 02, 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.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About our this role:

Spark is the Source of truth for Target's Owned brand products. Spark is an enterprise tools which is used by Target's internal and external users to create, evaluate and approve Target's products. Cat & Jack, All In Motion are some of the examples of Target's Owned Brands line of apparels that are created/designed in Spark and are made available to guest's through stores and Spark's capabilities keeps growing every quarter which helps us to bring a great experience to our guests.

As a Sr Engineer on the Spark team, one can expect to:

Design and develop Target's Owned brand products at scale, data integrations with multiple downstream applications. Design and develop cutting edge business logic that can help users to build the products in our system. Work on user facing APIs and components that serve data to the entire Merchandising and Digital communities.

Desired technical skills:

Proficient in Java & OOPS concepts,

J2EE technologies Ability to develop scalable APIs on Spring and JPA

Ability to develop solutions using Apache Kafka

Sound understanding of Relational and Non-Relational Database's

Knowledge of design patterns

Exposure to UI technologies like JavaScript and ReactJS is an added advantage

Exposure to graphQl is a plus

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

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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