Senior Engineer - Stores/Supply Chain - Demand & Pick Team (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Posted
Jul 15, 2022
Closes
Sep 22, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
About us:
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.

As a Senior Engineer on the Demand & Pick Warehousing team, you will work towards building and operating the software that that enables automation at various stages within Target's warehousing facilities to enable product movement to stores and guest order fulfillment. This team builds software that leverages messaging frameworks and cloud computing to move products within the warehouse. These teams build greenfield event-based micro-services that breakdown the work into the smallest components to enable extreme flexibility.

Target values engineers that care about:
  • A diverse, inclusive and collaborative culture
  • Robust and distributed microservices and event-based architectures with mature CI/CD pipelines
  • Code as craft with a desire to solve complex engineering problems
  • Automating everything
  • 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
  • Canary and A/B testing to push code multiple times a day during business hours
  • Learning and experimenting with technologies
  • High observability with robust logs and metrics
  • Leveraging edge computing and elastic infrastructure
  • Agile teams and team ceremonies


BUSINESS CAPABILITIES AND IMPACT

The mission of the Stores and Supply Chain engineering team is to delight our guests by having our products available at the right place, right quantity and at the right time with the most reliable, fast and secure checkout, payment and returns experience at 1870+ stores across the US. We make this happen using world class supply chain networks that comprises of 50+ warehouses and a massive fleet of transportation services that moves about $19B of inventory to our stores and fulfillment centers. We provide multiple ways of fulfilling our guests needs from our network of distribution centers and stores. We build applications and services that power 500,000+ team members in stores and distribution centers to ensure we have our products available to ultimately delight our guests. We enable team members to give the guest a great Target shopping experience on 60,000+ registers, self-checkout and mobile point of sale devices. Core responsibilities are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

Technology Stack
  • Languages: Kotlin, Groovy, Java
  • Runtimes/Frameworks: Spring Boot, Ratpack, Micronaut
  • Messaging: Kafka, AMQ
  • Databases: Elastic, Postgres, Oracle
  • Metrics: influx, Grafana


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Demonstrates familiarity with current and emerging technologies in own scope of responsibility, and develops ability to apply these technologies
  • Understands concepts of package solutions and package specific programming language with knowledge of development objects
  • Demonstrates and continuously builds upon domain-specific knowledge
  • Demonstrates proficiency in at least one computer language
  • Understands the concepts of distributed programming and applies it to their domain
  • Possesses working knowledge of transaction codes/master data used within specific domain and participates in building custom solutions in the package
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
  • Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education
  • Willingness to be part of a teams on-call rotation schedule


OPEN ENGINEERING OPPORTUNTIES

We have several open roles across our Stores and Supply Chain engineering teams. They vary across engineering level/experience, technology focus, or business area. This position represents one of the teams hiring. If you are interested in learning more, please 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 to $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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