Data Engineer - Guest Communications

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Nov 30, 2022
Dec 08, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time

About us:
The Target Data Engineering team is looking to grow with skilled engineers looking to provide simple, speedy and quality data solutions (data pipelines), which enable our global Target teams and leadership to make timely and accurate decisions in the fast paced retail industry.

The Data Engineer is responsible for the implementation of Data Sciences programs and practices to deliver relevant, timely and insightful information to the business teams. They're accountable for developing code and configuring software that generates required data in support of reporting and analysis as well as foundational data sets for business units (i.e. Digital Marketing, Supply Chain, Stores, HR, Finance, etc.) and other internal groups.

As a Data Engineer at Target, you'll take the lead as you...
  • Assess client needs and convert business requirements into business intelligence (BI) solutions roadmap relating to complex issues involving long-term or multi-work streams
  • Analyze technical issues and questions identifying data needs and delivery mechanisms
  • Implement data structures using best practices in data modeling, ETL/ELT processes, Spark, Scala, SQL, database, and OLAP technologies
  • Build data caches and performant APIs following internal standards and best practices.
  • Develop test-driven solutions and BI applications that can be deployed quickly and in an automated fashion
  • Embrace the DevOps mentality (CI/CD) by building solutions designed for availability and scalability in an iterative manner

About you:
  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience
  • 1+ year of software development experience preferably in a data engineering/Hadoop development (Hive, Pig, Sqoop, Spark, etc.)
  • Demonstrated programming skills in languages like Java, Scala, Python or C++
  • Knowledge or experience with a variety of database technologies (HBase, Postgres, Teradata, Cassandra, SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Knowledge with design of data integration using API and streaming technologies (Kafka) as well as ETL and other data Integration patterns
  • Knowledge or experience in designing various data models for ensuring scalability and performance of data usage
  • Experience with CI/CD toolchain (Drone, Jenkins, Kubernetes) a plus
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
  • Constant learner mentality who enjoys working with highly collaborative and global team

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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