Sr Java Engineer - dataPortal Data Sciences Product

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Dec 04, 2021
Jan 28, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time

About us:

The Target Data Sciences and Data Engineering team is a global, dynamic and collaborative team that works closely with AI scientists and business partners to create valuable insights using voluminous data collected from internal and external systems. Business operations are empowered by these insights to achieve Target's strategic initiatives while providing world-class shopping experiences for our guests!

DataPortal is Target's own platform product that enables data consumers to discover and understand Target's complex and wide spread data. We've tackled head-on challenges like Data Discovery, Cataloging, Enabling Governance and have an exciting journey ahead in building all the pieces that enable "Trust" in data.

As a Sr. Engineer on the dataPortal team, you will take the lead as you work on:

Designing and Implementation
  • Understand data governance domain and architect, implement solutions for Big Data problems
  • Ownership and development of tested software systems employing CI/CD best practices.
  • Partner with other engineers and business to develop software that meets business needs
  • Follow Agile methodology for software development and technical documentation
  • Analyze, monitor and optimize for performance
  • Write code and unit tests, work on API's, automation and testing
  • Produce and maintain high-quality technical documentation

Scope of Work
  • Will gain new knowledge from upcoming research and applying it to design and development
  • Develop deep understanding of tie-ins with other platforms within the supported domains
  • Share the gained knowledge with other team members through interactive sessions
  • Identify opportunities to adopt innovative technologies
  • Work with Product Owners and Lead Data/Java Engineers to prioritize features for ongoing sprints and managing the list of technical requirements based on new known defects and issues
  • Provides continuous support for design, development and application availability

  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics or relevant work experience in software development
  • 3+ years of experience in developing software applications including: analysis, design, coding, testing, deploying and supporting of applications
  • Expert in building and operating REST API services using Java (designing, coding, unit and functional testing, logging, monitoring, performance tuning and JVM profiling)
  • Experience working with SQL and No-SQL databases
  • Understanding of different programming paradigms like OOPS (SOLID), functional, reactive and synchronous vs asynchronous
  • Demonstrated understanding of data structures and designing of algorithms
  • Knowledge of the Big Data systems and Hadoop ecosystem is an added advantage
  • Experience working on projects facilitating true CI/CD using Jenkins, Docker and Kubernetes

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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