Lead Engineer - Core Commerce (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Posted
Sep 21, 2022
Closes
Oct 03, 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. 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.

TEAM AND CULTURE

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 Core Commerce engineering team is to provide the enterprise platform that allows our guests to buy items easily, securely and fast in our 1870+ stores and on Target.com. We do this by building PCI secure micro-services that handle the payments Target accepts in stores and Target.com and settlement of the payments, build innovative Search and Relevancy tools with advance AI and Data Science to make it easy and convenient for findabality of products for Guests, provide up to date inventory availability for Target.com and Stores so guests feel confident when they add items to there cart, orchestrate the creation of the checkout experience including prices, promotions and taxes on top of the items and payment for stores and Target.com and ingest orders that can be modified after checkout by guests or split up and sent to multiple destinations.

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

TECHNOLOGY

Our engineering teams are empowered to select the appropriate technology for the problem they are trying to solve. Common technologies include:
  • CI/CD: Code Pipelines like Docker, Drone, Vela, Spinnaker, Testing frameworks, Gatling
  • Languages and Frameworks like Spring Boot, Java, Kotlin, Micronaut, REST, Gradle
  • Databases like Postgres, Cassandra, Mongo, Influx, ELK Stack(Elasticsearch), Solr
  • Distributed event streaming platform like Kafka
  • Metrics visualizations like Grafana
  • Log aggregation with Logstash and Kibana
  • Cloud platforms like GCP , VMAAS, TAP
  • Elastic compute platforms like Kubernetes
Lead Engineer - Core Commerce
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• 4 year degree or equivalent experience
• 7+ years of software development experience with at least one full cycle implementation
• Demonstrates strong domain-specific knowledge regarding Target's technology capabilities, and key competitors' products and differentiating features
• Demonstrates broad and deep expertise in multiple computer languages and frameworks (e.g., open source). Designs, develops, and approves end-to-end functionality of a product line, platform, or infrastructure
• Communicates and coordinates with project team, partners, and stakeholders
• Demonstrates expertise in analysis and optimization of systems capacity, performance, and operational health
• Understands and develops solutions to foster data lifecycle management
• Maintains deep technical knowledge within areas of expertise
• Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education
• Experience in building highly scalable distributed systems

OPEN ENGINEERING OPPORTUNITIES

We have several open roles across our Core Commerce 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 $105,800 to $190,400. 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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