Sr Software Engineer - Edge Computing

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Jul 20, 2021
Aug 04, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

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.

Join the Edge Deployment Team where you will build, develop and maintain a deployment platform and compute runtime that facilitates rapid software delivery to Target's edge locations to better enable innovation and more quickly respond to ever-evolving business needs of application teams. You will help drive Target's Infrastructure as Code, Cloud Development and Automation strategies in edge environment. You will have frequent interactions with data center, bare metal, network and development teams as you design reliable, relevant, automated infrastructure/server solutions to provide a robust cloud platform to enable strategic shift to cloud native applications.

You will be a good fit if you have experience with or interest in some of the following areas:

  • Compiled languages - GoLang, Java, C, Groovy, Spring Boot, Pythont
  • Kubernetes
  • Linux based operating systems: RHEL, CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu
  • Integrating and programming with APIs

  • Experience with using CI/CD technologies such as Git, Drone, Docker, Spinnaker, Artifactory
  • Evaluate new technologies and participate in decision-making, accounting for several factors such as viability within Target's technical environment, maintainability, and cost of ownership
  • Virtualization platforms: KVM, XEN and Docker
  • Basic infrastructure components: compute, storage, and networking
  • Display good problem-solving skills to help the team in triaging operational issues. Leverage your expertise in eliminating repeat occurrences and improve the reliability of our services

Minimum Requirements:

  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of software development experience
  • Excellent communication skills with both business partners and other engineering teams
  • Familiar with Agile principles and possess a team attitude

  • Problem solving and debugging skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and the ability to work with a limited set of requirements

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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