Engineer - US - Guest Order Management

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jul 15, 2022
Sep 22, 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.

As an Engineer, you serve as a technical specialist delivering the engineering

that powers the product. You develop keen insight into the technical

architecture and design to deliver robust and scalable software components.

You constantly demonstrate the depth of your expertise by solving

engineering problems. You are passionate about the quality of software and

balance between speed of delivering new features and robustness of the

software components you implement. You can handle operational issues with

little or no oversight. You actively review code to ensure the software quality

and functional accuracy is maintained across the team. You are keen to learn

the design and architecture of the product and participate in ceremonies that

can influence both.

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 this opportunity:

Guest Order Management is a platform that powers omni channel guest

order fulfillment and invoicing and driving the guest experience across all

channels like, our 1800+ strong stores, Shipt and Google

Express and Target Vendors. These services are highly critical and have

direct impact to guest experience, Target's revenue, and brand.

• Hands on and experienced in JVM based language such as Java, Kotlin,

Scala, Groovy

• Continuously work to improve self and team through continuous

learning, pair programming, and pull request reviews

• Experience working with a source versioning tool, such as Git

• Experience with automated testing and proficient with a testing


• Exposure to DevOps tools, processes, and culture

• Knowledgeable of message streaming platforms (Kafka)

• Knowledgeable of microservice design patterns and REST API concepts

• Good verbal and written communication skills

• Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills

About you:

• 4-year degree or equivalent experience

• 1+ years of software development experience

• Understanding and hands on in JVM based language, Kotlin, NoSQL


• 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


• Demonstrates proficiency in at least one computer language

• Possesses working knowledge of transaction codes/master data used

within specific domain and participates in building custom solutions in the


• Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training

and self-directed education

• Designs new testing methods and resolves routine and non-routine

technical issues with minimal assistance

• Computer Science foundational knowledge including competencies

working with design patterns, data structures and algorith
• Writes and organizes code using multiple computer languages,

including distributed programming and understand different frameworks and


• Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise

Preferred Skills:

• Experience in developing microservices using Java/Kotlin/Spring Boot

or other such frameworks

• Experience developing highly scalable and observable distributed


• Understanding of testing best practices. Experience working on JUnit,

Spock or other such testing frameworks

• Good understanding of Object-Oriented design pattern

    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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