Engineer - Marketing Team - US

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Apr 20, 2021
Closes
May 26, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
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 an engineer on the Marketing team, you will contribute by delivering stories, participating in the team sprint ceremonies, quarterly goal planning and design discussions. You will get to learn the skills to develop a reliable, maintainable and scalable enterprise system through good coding and automated testing practices. You will help the Marketing team achieve several key high visibility deliverables.

Target guests get marketing and operational messages from Target in three ways - e-mail, PUSH notifications in the Target mobile app, and SMS messages. The Marketing Engineers on this team are developing the platform needed to build and enable this messaging for source systems like loyalty, registry, checkout, guest order management and more. The team consists of highly experienced engineers working out of both Minneapolis and Target India locations, who work together as one team. We work together to solve complex engineering problems and take care of the business with quarterly goals and beyond. We use agile to organize our work with a series of meetings for planning, refining and engineering connects.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As an engineer, you'll take the lead as you...
Use your technology acumen to provide input to assist with evaluation of new technologies and contribute to the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of services. Contribute to research and proof-of-concept initiatives for new technologies and assist with code review and design review, writes, organizes and maintains code based on designs. With guidance, delivers high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables. Participate in structured construction, automation, debugging, and implementation activities, ensuring architectural and operational requirements and best practices are met. Participate in disaster recovery planning and disaster recovery activities and participate in functional integration and regression testing and ability to automate test scripts. Resolve frequently encountered technical issues and monitors systems capacity with minimal assistance. Search and understand metadata about various data sources and metrics. Adhere to change and incident management standards and expectations.

Core responsibilities 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
• 1+ years of software development experience
• Demonstrates familiarity with current and emerging technologies in own scope of responsibility, and develops ability to apply these technologies
• Understands concepts of package solutions and package specific programming language with knowledge of development objects
• Demonstrates and continuously builds upon domain-specific knowledge
• Demonstrates proficiency in at least one computer language
• Understands the concepts of distributed programming and applies it to their domain
• Possesses working knowledge of transaction codes/master data used within specific domain and participates in building custom solutions in the package
• 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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