Lead Engineer - Cyber Fraud Detection Engineering

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 24, 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, creative freedom, ongoing learning, engineering excellence, and stellar outcomes?

Join our team as a Cyber Fraud and Abuse Detection Lead 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 Lead Engineer, you will work across teams and be accountable for delivery of yourself and the team. In this role, you will contribute to product roadmaps and collaborate as you work among a team of skilled engineers and analysts to reliably solve complex problems, while getting hands-on experience with cutting-edge technologies.

We're looking for skilled developers and analysts with experience creating code in at least one of the following: Rust, Java, Python, PySpark, R, SQL, Scala, C/C++/C#, or JavaScript. Other relevant and commonly used technologies include kubernetes and kafka. You 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:
  • 4 year degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years of software development experience with at least one full cycle implementation
  • Demonstrates strong domain-specific knowledge regarding Target's technology capabilities and key competitors' products and differentiating features
  • Experience writing queries for Hive, Spark, PySpark, Elasticsearch, Postgres or other database technologies
  • Experience with data analysis or machine learning
  • 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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