Engineer - Cyber Fraud Detection

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Sep 17, 2021
Oct 23, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

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 Tech and Cyber Security are 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.

Join our team as a Cyber Fraud and Abuse Detection Engineer and take the lead as you develop custom detection and automate investigation tasks for fraud and abuse across the Target Guest experience. As an 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.

About you:
  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience preferred
  • 1 plus year of software development experience
  • 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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