Front End Engineer - US

7 days left

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 14, 2021
Sep 28, 2021
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.

The Web Team builds and maintains one of the most visited e-commerce sites in the world. As part of this Target team, you will be a front-line contributor to the future of online commerce. We architect solutions to facilitate massive scale; design libraries and abstractions to make our jobs easier; embrace modern web development practices and tools to ensure consistency, stability, and performance; and are fully responsible for the UI web stack. We realize successes through our strong engineering culture and delighting our guests with great web experiences.

About this Opportunity:
We are seeking a Front End Engineer who is able to jump in and contribute to our projects. As a Front End Engineer at Target you will use your skills, experience, and talent to be part of our amazing team. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

  • Contribute to scalable engineering solutions for cross-team concerns like UI state management, data fetching, build tooling, performance, and other architectural problems
  • Develop with the latest technologies like Next.js, React, React Query, and service workers to solve pain points for Web engineers and to solve business problems
  • Automate developer pain away by developing CLIs, Slack & GitHub bots, custom tools, or custom lint rules
  • Maintain and support the Web Foundations product by triaging issues and partnering with product teams
  • Contribute unit and functional tests to certify your work is accurate
  • Provide technical support to product teams, advising best practices and highlighting risks
  • Continuously work to improve through pair programming and pull request reviews
  • Engage in continuous improvement projects within the team

About You:
  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of software development experience
  • 2+ years of experience in web technologies
  • Proficient with JavaScript
  • Experience with front-end web frameworks like React, Angular, Vue, Svelte, or Polymer
  • Experience developing responsive websites using HTML and CSS
  • Familiarity with build tools such as Webpack and Rollup
  • Computer Science foundational knowledge including competencies working with design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
  • Experience with automated testing and testing frameworks (e.g. RTL, Jest, Cypress)
  • Experience working with a source versioning tool, such as Git
  • Experience working as a member of an Agile software development team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills demonstrating technical leadership
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience with TypeScript
  • Experience with React and Node.js
  • Experience building accessible websites
  • Experience working on a project facilitating true CI and CD
  • Exposure to GraphQL and RESTful web services
  • Exposure to DevOps tools, processes, and culture (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, Git, etc.)
  • Awareness of new and emerging technologies

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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