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Lead AI Engineer

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Start date
May 11, 2023
Closing date
May 27, 2023

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

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.

JOB POSITION: Lead AI Engineer

LOCATION: 7000 Target Parkway N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

DUTIES: Design and develop software systems that enable AI innovation using test-driven development and employing continuous integration practices; design, build, and maintain software that will enable rapid prototyping, training, and validation of machine learning systems that leverage computer vision, natural language processing, and reinforcement learning; work with scientists, engineers, and business partners to create high-quality, distributed, large-scale solutions using Agile practices and DevOps principles; be responsible for designing, programming, debugging, and supporting solutions; partner with stakeholders, engineers and AI scientists to design and develop software that meets business needs; implement architectures and build software algorithms to handle web-scale data and its organization; execute strategies that inform data design and architecture in partnership with enterprise-wide standards; and leverage expertise in Java and Python to develop algorithms which are compute-efficient and low-latency. Tools and technologies used: Java, Python, Scala, Go, Cassandra DB, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Spring, Spring Boot, Git, Hadoop, Spark, Flink, Hive, Kubernetes, GRPC, Oozie, Maven, IntelliJ. Position includes a telecommute benefit within commuting distance to Minneapolis-area Target office, as directed.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a Master's degree in Computer Science or closely related field and at least three (3) years of experience in software engineering (any title) defining business and technical requirements, supporting all phases of the software development lifecycle (including requirements definition, architecture design, software implementation, and testing), supporting research of emerging issues and industry best practices, using Agile methodology and test-driven development, defining functional specifications and system configuration, and developing applications with Java. Position includes a telecommute benefit within commuting distance to Minneapolis-area Target office, as directed.

APPLY ONLINE at, Job ID: R0000286073



Target Enterprise, Inc.

ATTN: Colby Weckerling

7000 Target Pkwy N, Mailstop NCE-0223

Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

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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