Engineer - Guest Data Team

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Jul 29, 2021
Jan 16, 2022
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.

Who is the Target guest? The Guest Data Sourcing Team's primary goal is to help answer that very question. This Team is responsible for sourcing guest facts and identifiers into the Guest Data Platform from 1st and 3rd party data sources. The Engineers on this team are responsible for integrating different sources of guest facts into one consumable ecosystem, enriching guest facts through data acquisition with trusted third parties as well as clean, standardizing and validate guest facts to increase identity resolution rate.

As an Engineer on the team you will participate in building new and enhancing existing pipelines to integrate new sources of Guest data into the platform. You will partner closely with teams that consume this data and analytics teams to ensure the data quality and integrity.

About You:

· 4 year degree or equivalent experience

· 1+ years of software development experience

· Proficient in one or more JVM languages (Kotlin, Java, Groovy)

· Exposure to Hadoop, Hive and Kafka

· Exposure to microservices, NoSQL databases, and event driven architecture

· Good communication skills to partner with business, analysts and other engineering teams

· Strong analytical and problem solving skills

· Strong sense of ownership and accountability

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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