Engineer - Threat Detection Analytics and Engineering

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Posted
Sep 21, 2022
Closes
Oct 14, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
JOIN TARGET CYBERSECURITY AS AN ENGINEER - THREAT DETECTION ANALYTICS AND ENGINEERING

About Us

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 400,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.​

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers. But behind the brand our Guests love, is a culture of continual innovation - and right now, we are up to big things. The Cyber Fusion Center is the heart of Target's security team and a place where innovation happens daily. Interested in a culture that combines invention and creative freedom, ongoing learning, engineering excellence, and stellar outcomes? We are, too - that's why we work here.

Join our team as a Threat Detection Engineer and take the lead as you develop custom detection and automate investigation tasks for fraud and abuse across the Target Guest experience. In this role, you will work with a team of skilled engineers and analysts to reliably solve complex problems, while getting hands-on experience with cutting edge technologies. We are looking for skilled developers and data scientists with experience in one or more of the following areas: Python, SQL and API development. We spend our time analyzing data, writing stream processing applications to detect fraud and abuse, and automate prevention. Our work directly protects Target and our Guests.

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

About You
  • Four-year degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent preferred
  • Experience working with Hive, postgres or other database technologies
  • Experience with data analysis, detection, and application of machine learning to real world problems
  • Experience in cyber threat or fraud detection
  • Demonstrated understanding of common web application technologies and basic networking knowledge
  • Ability to demonstrate analytical expertise, close attention to detail, excellent critical thinking, logic, and adaptive learning
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willing to work in a team-oriented environment


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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