Lead Engineer -Network Operation Center (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Nov 08, 2022
Dec 11, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

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.

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.

About this Opportunity

The Target Technology Services (TTS) team designs and creates innovative solutions for a variety of applications, platforms and environments. TTS not only gives Target a competitive advantage in the marketplace, but also enhances the guest experience through the smart use of technology in the retail industry

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As an Engineer in NOC, you'll take the lead as you...
  • Use your technology acumen to apply and maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies within specialized area(s) of the technology domain.
  • Evaluate and look at opportunities to automate away, manual repetitive activities & tasks.
  • In complex and unstructured situations, serve as an expert resource to create and improve standards and best practices to ensure high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables.
  • Provide suggestions for handling routine and moderately complex technical problems, escalating issues when appropriate.
  • Gather information, data, and input from a wide variety of sources; identify additional resources when appropriate, engage with appropriate stakeholders, and conduct in-depth analysis of information.
  • Stay current with Target's technical capabilities, infrastructure, and technical environment.

  • 4 years degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 9+ years' experience in working in Network Operation Center , working on Routing, switching or Wireless
  • Experience in managing & working in Enterprise grade networks is must to have at L2 level.
  • Experience working in Data Center switching, Wireless, or Load Balancing is desired.
  • Exposure to network automation & using API's in python & Ansible may be added advantage.
  • Experience is with working with monitoring tools such as Thousand Eyes, Elastic Search, Splunk is good to have.
  • Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education
  • Good verbal, written skills
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations and come up with quick stop-gap arrangements for reducing business impact.
  • Strong technical and problem-solving abilities are needed.
  • As lead engineer is expected to play the role of a technical lead, shift lead, mentoring junior members of the team.
  • Interacting with customers, leadership, stakeholders and operations, handling escalations is also expected.
  • Role involves working shifts of rotating nature, should be open to work on weekends.

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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