Lead Site Reliability Engineer - Target.com Web Team

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Mar 11, 2021
Closes
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
About Us:
The Target.com Web Team builds and maintains one of the most visited e-commerce sites in the world. We architect solutions to facilitate massive scale; design libraries and abstractions to make our jobs easier; embrace modern web development practices and tools to ensure consistency, stability, and performance; and are fully responsible for the Target.com UI web stack. We realize successes through our strong engineering culture and delighting our guests with great web experiences.

About this Opportunity:
We are seeking an engineer who is able to jump in and contribute to our projects. As a Lead Site Reliability Engineer at Target you will use your skills, experience, and talent to be part of our amazing team. Here is what we are looking for in you:

Responsibilities:
• Drive the technical roadmap and vision for Target's web observability approach and architecture
• Partner with other engineering leaders to architect and scale a modern technology stack that provides real-time production monitoring, instrumentation, and telemetry
• Design infrastructure and systems that are reliable, scalable, fault-tolerant, and maintainable
• Architect frameworks that test the performance and resiliency of Target.com
• Help with identification and remediation of technical problems at the root cause
• Architect and lead the implementation of observability solutions, including collection, storage, and presentation
• Leverage modern monitoring/telemetry tools to identify and assess issues related to performance, quality, and reliability
• Build systems and tools that enable engineering teams to deploy and observe their applications in production with autonomy.
• Provide guidance on the technical direction of strategic initiatives
• Partner with other engineers to design frameworks and systems that are easy to use, maintain, and operate with meeting reliability and performance standards
• Stay up to date with the latest technology trends and bringing the best to the team
• Mentor fellow engineers

Basic Qualifications:
• BS degree in computer science or related technical field
• 7+ years of software engineering experience and operating applications at scale
• 3+ years of experience with modern cloud platform providers, including but not limited to AWS, GCP, and Azure
• Working experience building, debugging, deploying, and scaling applications built on but not limited to Node.js, React, and Next.js
• Working experience developing software solutions with bash, Node.js, and Golang
• Working experience with containerizing applications and running them on container orchestration platforms - Kubernetes, Docker
• Working experience with common observability tools and technologies, such as log aggregation, metric visualization, distributed tracing
• Working experience designing and building systems based on modern deployment patterns such as canary releases, red/black, and automated canary analysis
• Deep understanding of caching, traffic routing, and disaster mitigation strategies at the edge
• Deep understanding working with source versioning tools, such as Git
• Strong verbal and written communication skills demonstrating technical leadership
• Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge and experience with Kubernetes, Vela, Jenkins
• Knowledge and experience with Fastly CDN
• Experience with advanced metric analysis including anomaly detection
• Experience as a technical lead with ownership of long-term software projects
• Familiarity building infrastructure for scalable web e-commerce processes
• Experience with common build and deployment (CI/CD) tools and practices
• Familiarity with standard IT security practices such as encryption, certificates, and key management
• Awareness of new and emerging technologies

As part of the Target.com Web Team you will be a front-line contributor to the future of online commerce.

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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