Sr Engineer - Web Application Security(Remote Or Hybrid)

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Jan 17, 2023
Feb 02, 2023
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.

The Cyber Fraud Edge Security Team is looking for a skilled Senior Engineer to serve as specialist in the engineering team that supports controls at the edge. As a Sr Engineer - Web Application Security , you will help develop and gain insight in the application architecture. Distill an abstract architecture into concrete design and influence the implementation and offer your expertise in applying the appropriate software engineering patterns to build robust and scalable systems. Also, provide guidance on architecture design and implementation to influence engineers and offer feedback on software designs and/or implementations. The Sr Engineer - Web Application Security applies problem-solving skills and provides support to the team in triaging operational issues while leveraging your expertise in eliminating repeat occurrences. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

As a Sr Engineer - Web Application Security, you will enable and support key Cyber Fraud & Abuse capabilities by:

  • Developing and maintaining solutions to automate and enhance the prevention, detection and investigations of fraudulent, malicious and abusive activities on
  • Providing your expertise in programming and skills in developing the product
  • Take part in driving proof of concepts, integrating vendor-based solutions and investigating emerging tools/technologies in the security/fraud space
  • Collaborating and utilizing your problem-solving skills in an agile environment as you work among a team of skilled engineers and analysts to address complex or difficult problems, while getting hands-on experience with cutting edge technologies

About You:

  • BS Degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years software development experience
  • Production level code in Java, Python, and/or JavaScript
  • Strong problem solving and thought partnership skills
  • Demonstrated sense of ownership and the ability to work with a limited set of requirements
  • Experience designing/building software at scale that runs on cloud platforms
  • Experience with modern CI/CD technologies such as Git, Drone, Docker, Artifactory
  • Experience with monitoring systems, tracing, and observability to manage business critical large-scale systems (ELK/Grafana)
  • Designs, develops, and approves end-to-end functionality of a product line, platform and infrastructure
  • Passionate about staying current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education

Preferred skills:

  • We are looking for skilled engineers with Web and CDN/edge security experience and creating code in at least one of the following: Java, Python, and/or JavaScript
  • CDN Experience and large-scale deployments
  • Edge security and traffic control
  • VCL (Varnish)
  • Experience working with vendors and vendor solutions
  • Working knowledge of Web, Web Security, HTTP and e-commerce workflows
  • Experience with modern CI/CD technologies Git, Drone, Docker, Artifactory

This position may be considered for a 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 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. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target. The salary range is :$81,400.00 USD - $146,500.00 USD. Pay is based on several factors which may include, but are not limited to education, work experience, certifications, labor markets, 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 at

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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