Lead Engineer

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 15, 2021
Dec 08, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Lead Engineer

LOCATION: 1000 Nicolette Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403

JOB DUTIES: Serve as the technical anchor for the engineering team that supports a product. Create, own and are responsible for the application architecture that best serves the product in its functional and non-functional needs. Identify and drive architectural changes to accelerate feature development or improve the quality of service (or both). Evaluate new technologies and participates in decision-making, accounting for several factors such as viability within Target's technical environment, maintainability, and cost of ownership. Initiate and execute research and proof-of-concept activities for new technologies. Lead or set strategy for testing and debugging at the platform or enterprise level. In complex and unstructured situations, serve as an expert resource to create and improve standards and best practices to ensure high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables. Lead the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of services. Provide the team with thought leadership to promote re-use and develop consistent, scalable patterns. Participate in planning services that have enterprise impact. Provide suggestions for handling routine and moderately complex technical problems, escalating issues when appropriate. Gather information, data, and input from a wide variety of sources; identify additional resources when appropriate, engage with appropriate stakeholders, and conduct in-depth analysis of information. Provide suggestions for handling routine and moderately complex technical problems, escalating issues when appropriate. Develop plans and schedules, estimate resource requirements, and define milestones and deliverables. Monitor workflow and risks; play a leadership role in mitigating risks and removing obstacles. Lead and participate in complex construction, automation, and implementation activities, ensuring successful implementation with architectural and operational requirements met. Establish new standards and best practices to monitor, test, automate, and maintain IT components or systems. Serve as an expert resource in disaster recovery and disaster recovery planning. Stay current with Target's technical capabilities, infrastructure, and technical environment. Develop fully attributed data models, including logical, physical, and canonical. Influence data standards, policies, and procedures. Install, configure, and/or tune data management solutions with minimal guidance. Monitor data management solution(s) and identify optimization opportunities.

REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering or related and seven (7) years of post-bachelor's progressive experience, with at least 5 years of experience in all of the following skills: Software development experience with successful demonstration of multiple full cycle implementation; Demonstrates strong domain-specific knowledge regarding current technology capabilities, and key competitors' products and differentiating features; Demonstrates broad and deep expertise in multiple computer languages and frameworks, including Open Source. Designs, develops, and approves end-to-end functionality of a product line, platform, or infrastructure; Communicates and coordinates with project team, partners, and stakeholders; Demonstrates expertise in analysis and optimization of systems capacity, performance, and operational health; Develops solutions to foster data lifecycle management; Building highly scalable distributed systems; Experience leveraging following technologies: Java, Kotlin, PostgreSQL, Mongo DB, IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse, GIT, Docker, Drone, Spring Framework and Kafka.

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