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Engineer - Security Testing

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Closing date
Oct 13, 2022

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time
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.

As a Security Engineer you serve as a security technical specialist delivering the engineering that powers the product. You develop keen insight into the technical architecture and design to deliver robust and scalable solutions. You constantly demonstrate the depth of your expertise by identifying and solving security problems. You are passionate about the quality of solutions and balance between speed of delivering new features and robustness of the secure components you recommend. You can handle operational issues with little or no oversight. You actively review solutions to ensure the software quality and functional accuracy is maintained across the team. You are keen to learn the design and configuration of the product and participate in ceremonies that can influence both.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As an engineer, you'll take the lead as you...

Use your technology acumen to provide input to assist with evaluation of new technologies and contribute to the secure design, lifecycle management, and responsibility of ownership of services. Contribute to research and proof-of-concept initiatives for new technologies and assist with security and design reviews. With guidance, delivers high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables. Participate in structured construction, automation, debugging, and implementation activities, ensuring security standards and best practices are met. Identify and provide recommendations to frequently encountered security issues and vulnerable systems with minimal assistance. Search and understand data about various sources and metrics. Adhere to change and incident management standards and expectations.

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

About you:
  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years of security/penetration testing experience
  • Demonstrates familiarity with current and emerging security technologies in own scope of responsibility, and develops ability to apply these technologies
  • Understands concepts and industry standards for Web Application, API/Web Service and Infrastructure penetration testing
  • Demonstrates and continuously builds upon domain-specific knowledge
  • Demonstrates proficiency in at least one computer language
  • Possesses working knowledge of industry security standards used within specific domain and participates in building secure solutions and services
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
  • Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education

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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