Sr Software Engineer - Cloud & Compute Hardware Engineering (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Nov 08, 2022
Dec 10, 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

We are seeking a Senior Engineer who is able to jump in and contribute to our projects. We have a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative culture. We have an agile mindset. We believe that code is a craft that we use to solve complex engineering problems. We automate everything. We strive for operational excellence by building resilient systems and excellent monitoring. We believe that learning is part of work and spend up to 50 days a year focused on personal growth. As a Senior Engineer at Target, you will use your skills, experience, and talent to be part of our amazing team.

We want you to join our team.

  • Drive the technical roadmap and vision for Target's Hardware Engineering Team.
  • Design, develop, and enhance internal API's and cloud-based microservice applications.
  • Design implements applications using Python, Java, Go and ReactJS.
  • Using your software engineering skills to add new features, fix defects, and refactor code.
  • Learning and using the tech stack for our product to design and build software that will solve critical problems for the business.
  • Improving our technical solutions by measuring, optimizing, and refactoring the code.
  • Demonstrating a solid understanding of the impact of own work on the team and/or guests.
  • Building and using monitoring that supports our product with a 24x7 on-call rotation.
  • Design infrastructure and systems that are reliable, scalable, fault-tolerant, and maintainable.
  • Provide guidance on the technical direction of strategic initiatives.
  • Mentor fellow engineers.
  • Learning and growing as an engineer by spending up to 50 days a year focused on learning.

  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of software development experience.
  • Proficiency in major programming languages like Golang, Python and Java.
  • Exposure to microservices, API's, cloud development and event-driven architecture.
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise.
  • Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education.
  • Basic understanding of working with source versioning tools, such as Git and CI/CD.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills demonstrating technical leadership.
  • Collaborate with other engineers, product owners, and designers to identify and solve challenging problems.

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.

The salary range is $81,400-$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.


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