Lead Engineer - Network Security

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Nov 09, 2021
Dec 12, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

About us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.​

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

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 and creative freedom, ongoing learning, engineering excellence, and stellar outcomes? We are, too - that's why we work here. Join our team to take new enterprise security solutions from concept to release, collaborating with both software & security engineers to innovate on helping defend Target's network using cutting-edge technologies. We are looking for professional network security engineers who will ensure Cybersecurity visibility requirements are being met through collaboration with Target's broader Network Engineering organization. You will also be working closely with Cybersecurity stakeholders to develop and continually improve our visibility posture so network-based threats can be detected.

About you:

  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of network engineering or network security tooling (Zeek, Suricata, Firewall)
  • Demonstrates strong domain-specific knowledge regarding Network Security Monitoring

  • Demonstrates expertise in analysis of network protocols and captured network traffic
  • Effectively communicate engineering solutions through detailed high- and low-level diagrams
  • Demonstrates expertise in analysis and optimization of systems capacity, performance, and operational health
  • Maintains deep technical knowledge within areas of expertise
  • Stays current with new technologies via formal training and self-directed education

  • Strong problem-solving & troubleshooting skills
  • Experience coaching/mentoring junior developers

Additional skills we are interested in:

  • Scripting proficiency: Python, Bash
  • Experience with programming languages: Java, Go, Apache Groovy

  • System Configuration Management and Orchestration: SaltStack, Ansible
  • Experience with Unix/Linux
  • Experience with: Docker, Gradle, SpringBoot

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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