Sr Engineer - Cyber Fraud Detection

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Sep 01, 2021
Nov 06, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

About us:

Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers. But behind the brand our Guests love, is a culture of continual innovation - and right now, we are up to big things. The Cyber Fusion Center is the heart of Target's security team and a place where innovation happens daily. Interested in a culture that combines invention and creative freedom, ongoing learning, engineering excellence, and stellar outcomes? We are, too - that's why we work here.

Join our team as a Cyber Fraud and Abuse Detection Sr. Engineer and take the lead as you develop custom detection and automate investigation tasks for fraud and abuse across the Target Guest experience. As a Sr. Engineer you will have a solid understanding of technologies and help make decisions regarding their role in a designed solution, write production quality code, and help coach others. In this role, you will collaborate and utilize problem solving skills as you work among a team of skilled analysts to address complex or difficult problems, while getting hands-on experience with cutting edge technologies. We are looking for skilled developers and analysts with experience creating code in at least one of the following: PySpark, Rust, Java, Python, R, SQL, Scala, C/C++/C#, or JavaScript. We spend our time analyzing data, writing stream processing applications to detect fraud and abuse, and automate prevention. Don't know much about security or fraud? That's okay: just show us you're interested, motivated, and want to learn. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

Additional skills and experience we are interested in:
  • Four-year degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent preferred
  • Experience with data analysis, machine learning, or custom stream processing (e.g. PySpark, Storm)
  • Experience writing queries for Hive, Spark, Elasticsearch, postgres or other database technologies
  • Experience in cyber threat or fraud detection
  • Demonstrated understanding of common web application technologies and basic networking knowledge
  • Ability to demonstrate analytical expertise, close attention to detail, excellent critical thinking, logic, and adaptive learning
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Understanding of fundamental security concepts
  • Willing to work in a team-oriented environment

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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