Lead Engineer - Giftcard Red (GCR) Team

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Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Posted
Sep 18, 2021
Closes
Sep 29, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
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 team balances 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.

TEAM AND CULTURE

Target values engineers that care about:

· Robust, distributed Microservices and event-based architectures with mature CI/CD pipelines

· Code as craft with a desire to solve complex engineering problems

· Automating everything

· Operational excellence with an approach to engineering that makes our guests and team members their top priority

· Triaging large scale issues with a bias to prevent them from happening in the first place

· Canary and A/B testing to push code during business hours

· Innovation and experimentation with a focus on continuous learning

· High observability with robust logs and metrics

· High focus on security and protecting our guest's information

· Scalable, highly available services

· Fail fast, learn faster

· A diverse, inclusive, and collaborative culture

· 50 days of Learning

BUSINESS CAPABILITIES AND IMPACT

The mission of the Financial and Retail Services (FRS) Engineering team is to ensure fast, reliable, and secure financial transactions and support - RedCard enrollments, GiftCard purchases, and guest support. We enable nearly 2 billion in GiftCard transactions each year, along with 20 billion in RedCard transactions a year.

The Giftcard Red (GCR) team is the technical brain behind the platform that powers all Target Gift card operations. Our platform is leveraged by multiple channels at Target: stores, Target.com, external vendors and B2B. We build and maintain high performing APIs to process billions of gift card activities every year. We also build various self-servicing tools for our contact center agents and finance partners. Come join us in our modernization journey in building a first class gift card experience for our guests!

TECHNOLOGY

Our engineering teams are empowered to select the appropriate technology for the problem they are trying to solve. Common technologies include:

· Code Pipelines like Jenkins, Chef

· Languages and Frameworks like Spring Boot, Java, Kotlin, Micronaut, and Python

· Front end technologies like React

· Databases like Postgres, MongoDB, Oracle, Elastic Search

· Metrics visualizations like Grafana

· Log aggregation with Logstash and Kibana

· OS virtualization with Docker

· Data streaming technologies like Kafka

· Elastic compute platforms like Kubernetes

· Enhancing capabilities using Machine Learning

OPEN ENGINEERING OPPORTUNTIES

We have a number of open roles across our FRS engineering teams. They vary across engineering level/experience, technology focus, or business area. If you are interested in learning more, contact us or apply to start a conversation.

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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