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Senior Engineer - Core Commerce

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Start date
Jun 1, 2023
Closing date
Jun 15, 2023

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Category
Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: 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 team balances 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. TEAM AND CULTURE Target values engineers that care about:
  • A diverse, inclusive, and collaborative culture
  • Robust and distributed microservices and event-based architectures with mature CI/CD pipelines
  • Code as craft with a desire to solve complex engineering problems
  • Automating everything
  • Operational excellence with an approach to engineering that makes our guests and team members their top priority
  • Triaging large scale issues with a bias to prevent them from happening in the first place
  • Canary and A/B testing to push code multiple times a day during business hours
  • Learning and experimenting with technologies
  • High observability with robust logs and metrics
  • Leveraging edge computing and elastic infrastructure
  • Agile teams and team ceremonies
BUSINESS CAPABILITIES AND IMPACTThe mission of the Core Commerce engineering team is to provide the enterprise platform that allows our guests to buy items easily, securely and fast in our 1870+ stores and on Target.com. We do this by building PCI secure micro-services that handle the payments Target accepts in stores and Target.com and settlement of the payments, build innovative Search and Relevancy tools with advance AI and Data Science to make it easy and convenient for findabality of products for Guests, provide up to date inventory availability for Target.com and Stores so guests feel confident when they add items to there cart, orchestrate the creation of the checkout experience including prices, promotions and taxes on top of the items and payment for stores and Target.com and ingest orders that can be modified after checkout by guests or split up and sent to multiple destinations.Core responsibilities are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.TECHNOLOGY Our engineering teams are empowered to select the appropriate technology for the problem they are trying to solve. Common technologies include:
  • CI/CD: Code Pipelines like Docker, Drone, Vela, Spinnaker, Testing frameworks, Gatling
  • Languages and Frameworks like Spring Boot, Java, Kotlin, Micronaut, REST, Gradle
  • Databases like Postgres, Cassandra, Mongo, Influx, ELK Stack (Elasticsearch), Solr
  • Distributed event streaming platform like Kafka
  • Metrics visualizations like Grafana
  • Log aggregation with Logstash and Kibana
  • Cloud platforms like GCP , VMAAS, TAP
  • Elastic compute platforms like Kubernetes
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Demonstrates strong domain-specific knowledge regarding Target's technology capabilities, and key competitors' products and differentiating features
  • Working knowledge on package-specific configuration and deployment along with ability to build custom solutions
  • Designs new testing methods and resolves routine and non-routine technical issues with minimal assistance
  • Demonstrates strong proficiency in core development platforms within own domain
  • Builds strong commitment within the team to support the appropriate team priorities
  • Clearly communicates Agile concepts to partners within product team
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of the impact of own work on the team and/or guests
  • Writes and organizes code using multiple computer languages, including distributed programming and understand different frameworks and paradigm
  • Delivers high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables with broad impact (high throughput and low latency)
  • Influences and applies data standards, policies, and procedures
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
  • Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education
OPEN ENGINEERING OPPORTUNITIESWe have several open roles across our Core Commerce engineering teams. They vary across engineering level/experience, technology focus, or business area. If you are interested in learning more, contact us or apply to start a conversation.

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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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