Sr Engineer - Backend - Target Plus

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Nov 08, 2022
Closes
Dec 13, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:

Job Description

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 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.

The Target Plus team builds and maintains our amazing platform used by Partners as part of our Digital curated marketplace. Our marketplace Partners need a fast, reliable and automated way to manage their products, fulfill Guest orders and track their sale performance over time - the Target Plus team delivers on this and more by continuously #modernizing and #scaling our operations to meet future demand and growth.

As a Senior Engineer on this team you will use your strong technical skills, innovative ideas and self-motivated working style to deliver top-tier capabilities for our Partners. You can distill an abstract architecture into concrete design and influence the implementation. You show expertise in applying the appropriate software engineering patterns to build robust and scalable systems. You show good problem solving skills and can help the team in triaging operational issues.

Use your technology acumen to apply and maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies within specialized area(s) of the technology domain. Evaluate new technologies and participate in decision-making, accounting for several factors such as viability within Target's technical environment, maintainability, and cost of ownership.Initiate and execute research and proof-of-concept activities for new technologies. Manage total product, financials and forecasting. Lead the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of services. Lead and conduct code review, design review, testing, and debugging activities at the application level. Lead functional design and architecture discussions with understanding of process flows and system diagrams to enable design decisions. Participate in routine and non-routine construction, automation, and implementation activities, ensuring successful implementation with architectural and operational requirements and best practices met. Provide technical oversight and coach others to resolve complex and severe technical issues. Lead disaster recovery activities and contribute to disaster recovery planning. Embed data quality protocols throughout data acquisition, processing, storage, and operational use.

Core responsibilities of this job 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
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Experience with Microservice and Event Driven Architecture
  • Experience in JVM based programming language [Groovy, Kotlin is a plus]
  • Proficiency in implementing Design Patterns and Principles
  • Experience with NoSql Databases like MongoDb and ElasticSearch
  • Experience with Kafka
  • Experience in writing secure APIs and an advocate for security
  • Proven competency in TDD, CI/CD and Performance Engineering
  • Good Communication and Team player


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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