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 an engineer, you serve as a technical specialist delivering the engineering that powers the product. You develop keen insight into the technical architecture and design to deliver robust and scalable software components. You constantly demonstrate the depth of your expertise by solving engineering problems. You are passionate about the quality of software and balance between speed of delivering new features and robustness of the software components you implement. You can handle operational issues with little or no oversight. You actively review code to ensure the software quality and functional accuracy is maintained across the team. You are keen to learn the design and architecture of the product and participate in ceremonies that can influence both. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
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 design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of services. Contribute to research and proof-of-concept initiatives for new technologies and assist with code review and design review, writes, organizes, and maintains code based on designs. With guidance, delivers high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables. Participate in structured construction, automation, debugging, and implementation activities, ensuring architectural and operational requirements and best practices are met. Participate in disaster recovery planning and disaster recovery activities and participate in functional integration and regression testing and ability to automate test scripts. Resolve frequently encountered technical issues and monitors systems capacity with minimal assistance. Search and understand metadata about various data sources and metrics. Adhere to change and incident management standards and expectations.
This position is for the Target Application Platform team within Target's Platform Services division. The Platform Services teams create, deploy, and manage enterprise platform solutions used by thousands of Target's engineers. TAP team is responsible for providing a consistent infrastructure experience across multiple compute providers. Strong infrastructure patterns architected to provide flexibility for specialized implementations give freedom to the software engineers using our platforms to remain focused on their business problems. Our users include target.com, enterprise data services, and business intelligence software engineers, in addition to the teams that provide enterprise solutions to that same customer base such as measurement, logging, data movement, and more.
Programming language/Frameworks: Java, Groovy, Go, SQL-Postgres, Redis, Ruby, Ratpack
Cloud Experience: Kubernetes, Google Cloud
CI/CD: GitHub, Artifactory, Spinnaker
Testing: Gatling, Selenium, K6, unit testing, functional testing, integration testing
Inner Source: Working with existing community projects, starting new efforts
Experience contributing to Open-Source community
"People who shine well on this role are curios leaners, self-started, a go-getter and a great team player with high degree of ownership, accountability, and commitment. "
- 4 years degree or equivalent experience
- 5+ years of software development experience
- Excellent communication skills and able to articulate ideas and thoughts to a wide variety of tech and non-tech audience.
- Demonstrates familiarity with current and emerging technologies in own scope of responsibility, and develops ability to apply these technologies
- Understands concepts of Package solutions and package specific programming language with knowledge of development objects
- Demonstrates and continuously builds upon domain-specific knowledge
- Demonstrates proficiency in at least one computer language
- Understands the concepts of distributed programming and applies it to their domain
- Possesses working knowledge of transaction codes/master data used within specific domain and participates in building custom solutions in the package
- Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
- Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education.
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 $81,400 to $146,500. 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.