Senior Engineer

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jul 27, 2022
Sep 22, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
JOB POSITION: Senior Engineer

LOCATION: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403

DUTIES: Develop application architecture and distill abstract architecture into software design using a thorough understanding of implementation issues and core development platforms; administer large-scale analytics solutions using BigData ecosystem; build custom software solutions using knowledge of package-specific configuration and deployment; apply software engineering patterns and programming expertise to build high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables with broad commercial impact (high throughput and low latency); identify development issues, brainstorm solutions, and recommend changes for optimal functionality; apply and maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies within specialized areas of employer's technology domain; evaluate new technologies and participate in software decision-making; lead the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of software services; conduct design and code review, testing, and debugging activities at the application level; perform functional design and architecture discussions with understanding of process flows and system diagrams to enable software design decisions; participate in construction, automation, and implementation activities, ensuring successful implementation with architectural and operational requirements and best practices met; use technical problem-solving skills to influence team software decisions and help software teams triage operational issues; engage in disaster recovery activities and contribute to disaster recovery planning; leverage engineering experience to eliminate repeat occurrences of software problems; develop and maintain strong domain-specific knowledge regarding employer's technology capabilities and key competitors' products and differentiating features; and communicate technical information clearly and concisely to technical and non-technical Target team stakeholders and communicate Agile concepts to partners within Target product development teams. Tools and technologies used: HDP, Chef, Ansible, Docker, GIT, MySQL, Postgres, Druid, ELK, Uchiwa, Sensu, Spark, Storm, ELK, Kafka, Druid, PostgreSQL, PySpark, RDBMS, HDFS, HBase, Sqoop, Nagios, Scala, R, Python, Hive, Tez, MapReduce. Position includes a telecommute benefit within commuting distance to Minneapolis-area Target office, as directed.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a closely related field and at least three (3) years of experience in big data engineering/Hadoop administration (any title) performance tuning, monitoring, building/deploying Hadoop clusters, and using Kafka, MySQL, Hadoop, Hive, HBase, and including at least one (1) year of experience with production support, automating tasks, troubleshooting, capacity planning, and using HDP, Chef, Ansible, Sqoop, Spark, and MapReduce. Position includes a telecommute benefit within commuting distance to Minneapolis-area Target office, as directed.

APPLY ONLINE at, Job ID: R0000232204



Target Enterprise, Inc.

ATTN: Colby Weckerling

7000 Target Pkwy N, Mailstop NCE-0224

Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

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