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Senior Site Reliability Engineer - Web Enablement

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Start date
Oct 5, 2023
Closing date
Oct 29, 2023

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Description: The pay range is $83,800.00 - $150,800.00

Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at

About us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 400,000 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 Web Team builds and maintains one of the most visited e-commerce sites in the world. We architect solutions to facilitate massive scale; design libraries and abstractions to make our jobs easier; embrace modern web development practices and tools to ensure consistency, stability, and performance; and are fully responsible for the UI web stack. We realize successes through our strong engineering culture and delighting our guests with great web experiences.

About this Opportunity:

We are seeking a senior engineer who is able to jump in and contribute to our projects. As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer at Target you will use your skills, experience, and talent to be part of our amazing team. Here is what we are looking for in you.

  • Help with identification and remediation of technical problems at the root cause
  • Leverage modern monitoring/telemetry tools to identify and assess issues related to performance, quality, and reliability
  • Build systems and tools that enable engineering teams to deploy and observe their applications in production with autonomy
  • Partner with other engineers to design frameworks and systems that are easy to use, maintain, and operate with meeting reliability and performance standards
  • Stay up to date with the latest technology trends and bringing the best to the team
  • Mentor fellow engineers

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

Basic Qualifications:
  • BS degree in computer science or related technical field
  • 4+ years of software engineering experience and operating applications at scale
  • 2+ years of experience with common build and deployment (CI/CD) tools and practices
  • 2+ years of experience with modern cloud platform providers, including but not limited to AWS, GCP, and Azure
  • Working experience building, debugging, deploying, and scaling applications built on but not limited to Node.js, React, and Next.js
  • Working experience developing software solutions with bash, Node.js, and Golang
  • Working experience with containerizing applications and running them on container orchestration platforms - Kubernetes, Docker
  • Working experience with common observability tools and technologies, such as log aggregation, metric visualization, distributed tracing
  • Basic understanding of caching, traffic routing, and disaster mitigation strategies at the edge
  • Basic understanding working with source versioning tools, such as Git
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills demonstrating technical leadership
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and experience with Kubernetes, Concourse
  • Knowledge and experience with caching and traffic routing, including but not limited to Fastly
  • Experience with advanced metric analysis including anomaly detection
  • Familiarity building infrastructure for scalable web e-commerce processes
  • Working experience designing and building systems based on modern deployment patterns such as canary releases, red/black, and automated canary analysis
  • Familiarity with standard IT security practices such as encryption, certificates, and key management
  • Awareness of new and emerging technologies

This position will operate as a Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement means the team member's core role will need to be performed both onsite at the Target HQ MN location the role is assigned to and virtually, depending upon what your role, team and tasks require for that day. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target. Click here if you are curious to learn more about Minnesota.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations 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 Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.



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