Sr Engineer - IoT Hardware

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Oct 25, 2021
Dec 09, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

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 Technology Services is 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.

As a Senior Engineer, you serve as a specialist in the engineering team that supports the product. You would have the knowledge to evaluate embedded device feasibility, the ability to work with other teams to evaluate use cases and define requirements, interact with vendors, and advise the organization on the abilities of preexisting devices, ability to build prototypes where no vendor solutions exist. You show good problem-solving skills and can help the team in triaging operational issues. You leverage your expertise in eliminating repeat occurrences.

Use your skills, experience, and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Sr. Engineer, you'll take the lead as you...

Use your technology acumen to apply and maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies within specialized area(s) of the technology domain. Evaluate new technologies and participate 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. Manage total product, financials, and forecasting. Lead the hardware design both mechanical and electrical, develop device prototypes, partner with Target teams to test the prototypes, partner with production vendors to manufacture the prototyped device at scale, conduct device evaluations, serve as advisor for IoT users in making Buy vs Mod vs Build decisions. Provide technical oversight and coach others to resolve complex and severe technical issues. 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 or equivalent experience

• 5+ years of Hardware design and development experience

• Demonstrates strong domain-specific knowledge regarding Target's technology capabilities, and key competitors' products and differentiating features

• Working knowledge PCBA & CAD using tools such as Solid Works/Eagle

• Demonstrates strong proficiency in & digital & analog circuit design

• Builds strong commitment within the team to support the appropriate team priorities

• Demonstrates a solid understanding of the impact of own work on the team and/or guests

• Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise

• Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education

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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