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Senior Engineer - Security Tooling Fullstack Development

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Closing date
Sep 22, 2022

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Retail / Wholesale
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.​

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.

About You

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. Join our team to innovate and take new enterprise security solutions from concept to release, collaborating with both software & security engineers. We are looking for engineers with experience creating production-level code in at least one of the following: Java, Python, JavaScript. You will build tooling to expand our ability to track and respond to cyber threats while working closely with world-class engineers, intelligence analysts, and incident responders to protect Target. Experience in Cybersecurity is a plus, and not required.

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. Lead the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of services. Provide technical oversight and coach others to improve application quality and resolve complex technical issues. Lead functional design and architecture discussions with understanding of process flows and system diagrams to enable design decisions. Participate in routine and non-routine construction, automation, and implementation activities, ensuring successful implementation with architectural and operational requirements and best practices in mind.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.


  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of software development experience with at least one full cycle implementation from requirement to production.
  • Production level code in Java, Python, and/or JavaScript.
  • Strong problem solving and thought partnership skills.
  • Demonstrated sense of ownership and the ability to work with a limited set of requirements. Good verbal and written communication skills.

Additional skills we are interested in:

  • Development experience in any of the following: Node.js, React, Vue, Go, Typescript, SQL
  • Experience with Unix/Linux administration, Container Orchestration
  • Experience with ElasticSearch, Redis, Kafka
  • Experience with Database administration: Postgres

*This role is scheduled for a "hybrid" work environment. "Hybrid" for this role is a combination of remote work and onsite work. Onsite work will be located at our Target corporate offices located in Brooklyn Park, MN. Onsite requirement will be approximately one day per month.

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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