Data Engineer - Guest Communications (REMOTE or HQ)

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Posted
Sep 21, 2022
Closes
Oct 03, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
JOIN TARGET AS A DATA ENGINER - GUEST COMMUNICATIONS

About us:
The Target Data Engineering team is looking to grow with skilled engineers looking to provide simple, speedy and quality data solutions (data pipelines), which enable our global Target teams and leadership to make timely and accurate decisions in the fast paced retail industry.

The Data Engineer is responsible for the implementation of Data Sciences programs and practices to deliver relevant, timely and insightful information to the business teams. They're accountable for developing code and configuring software that generates required data in support of reporting and analysis as well as foundational data sets for business units (i.e. Digital Marketing, Supply Chain, Stores, HR, Finance, etc.) and other internal groups.

As a Data Engineer at Target, you'll take the lead as you...
  • Assess client needs and convert business requirements into business intelligence (BI) solutions roadmap relating to complex issues involving long-term or multi-work streams
  • Analyze technical issues and questions identifying data needs and delivery mechanisms
  • Implement data structures using best practices in data modeling, ETL/ELT processes, Spark, Scala, SQL, database, and OLAP technologies
  • Build data caches and performant APIs following internal standards and best practices.
  • Develop test-driven solutions and BI applications that can be deployed quickly and in an automated fashion
  • Embrace the DevOps mentality (CI/CD) by building solutions designed for availability and scalability in an iterative manner


About you:
  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience
  • 1+ year of software development experience preferably in a data engineering/Hadoop development (Hive, Pig, Sqoop, Spark, etc.)
  • Demonstrated programming skills in languages like Java, Scala, Python or C++
  • Knowledge or experience with a variety of database technologies (HBase, Postgres, Teradata, Cassandra, SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Knowledge with design of data integration using API and streaming technologies (Kafka) as well as ETL and other data Integration patterns
  • Knowledge or experience in designing various data models for ensuring scalability and performance of data usage
  • Experience with CI/CD toolchain (Drone, Jenkins, Kubernetes) a plus
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
  • Constant learner mentality who enjoys working with highly collaborative and global team


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 yr.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $65,000 to $117,000. 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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