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Sr Engineer - Redcard (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Start date
Jul 15, 2022
Closing date
Sep 22, 2022

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time
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 team balances 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.


The mission of the Financial and Retail Services (FRS) Engineering team is to ensure fast, reliable, and secure financial support. We support RedCard, GiftCard, and all of Target's n service centers. We enable nearly $2 billion in GiftCard transactions each year, along with $20 billion in RedCard transactions a year. We build applications and integrations to support nearly x million guests with their critical issues from our call centers around the world.


Target values engineers that care about:
  • A diverse, inclusive, and collaborative culture
  • Passionate about learning - Target allots 50 days a year to learning
  • Robust, distributed microservices and event-based architectures with mature CI/CD pipelines
  • Code as craft with a desire to solve complex engineering problems
  • Stamping out manual processes with automation
  • Operational excellence with an approach to engineering that makes our guests and team members their top priority
  • Triaging large scale issues with a bias to prevent them from happening in the first place
  • Information security and protecting our guest's personal information


Our engineering teams are empowered to select the appropriate technology for the problem they are trying to solve. Some examples of these technologies include:
  • Code Pipelines like Jenkins or Drone
  • Microservice Frameworks like Spring Boot and Micronaut
  • Backend Languages like Java, Kotlin, and Golang
  • Databases like Postgres, Cassandra, Influx
  • OS virtualization with Docker

This is not an exhaustive list. Target values curiosity and a love for code over any specific technologies. If you have strong computer science fundamentals, problem solving skills, and a passion for learning, you will be a great fit!


We have a number of open roles across our FRS engineering teams. They vary across engineering level/experience, technology focus, or business area. If you are interested in learning more, contact us or apply to start a conversation.

This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $81,400 - $146,500. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond.

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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