Lead Engineer - Target.com Design System Team

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Dec 15, 2021
Jan 30, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About Us:

The Target.com Web Team builds and maintains one of the most visited e-commerce sites in the world. 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 Target.com 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 an engineer who is able to jump in and contribute to our projects.

As a Lead Front-End Engineer at Target you will use your skills, experience, and talent to be part of our amazing team. Here is what we are looking for in you:


• Work as a member of a product team that will iterate on guest facing features that impact the bottom line of Target.com

• Contribute to our full-stack Node.js and React universal application

• Continuously work to improve through pair programming and pull request reviews

• Implement design patterns to enhance our highly scalable web application

• Contribute to the design of our full system architecture

• Engage in continuous improvement projects within the team and mentor other engineers

• Contribute unit and functional tests to certify your work is good

• Provide technical expertise to product teams, advising best practices and highlighting risks

Basic qualifications:

• BS degree in computer science or related technical field

• 7+ years of software development experience

• 4+ years of experience in web technologies

• Proficient with JavaScript

• Experience with web frameworks like React, Angular, Vue.js, Polymer, Backbone, and Ember

• Experience developing Adaptive or Responsive websites using HTML5 and CSS3

• Familiarity with build tools such as webpack, Rollup, gulp, and grunt

• Computer Science foundational knowledge including competencies working with design patterns, data structures, and algorithms

• Experience automated testing and proficient with a testing framework (e.g. RTL, Jest, Mocha)

• 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 React and Node.js

• Experience working with GraphQL and RESTful web services

• Experience building accessible websites

• Experience working on project facilitating true CI and CD

• Exposure to DevOps tools, processes, and culture (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, Git, etc.)

• Awareness of new and emerging technologies

As part of the Target.com Web Team you will be a front line contributor to the future of online commerce.

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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