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Sr Engineer

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Start date
Apr 3, 2024
Closing date
May 3, 2024

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Category
Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: The pay range is $85,500.00 - $153,900.00

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 https://corporate.target.com/careers/benefits.

About us:

Working at Target means helping all families discover the joy of everyday life. We bring that vision to life through our values and culture. Learn more about Target here.

As a Senior Engineer, you serve as a specialist in the engineering team that supports the product. You help develop and gain insight in the application architecture. You can distill an abstract architecture into concrete design and influence the implementation. You show expertise in applying the appropriate software engineering patterns to build robust and scalable systems. You are an expert in programming and apply your skills in developing the product. You have the skills to design and implement the architecture on your own, but choose to influence your fellow engineers by proposing software designs, providing feedback on software designs and/or implementation. You show good problem solving skills and can help the team in triaging operational issues. You leverage your expertise in eliminating repeat occurrences.

The mission of the Stores and Supply Chain Engineering Team is to delight our guests by having our products available at the right place, right quantity and at the right time with the most reliable, fast, and secure checkout, payment and returns experience at 1870+ stores across the US. We make this happen using world class supply chain networks that comprises of 50+ warehouses and a massive fleet of transportation services that moves about $19B of inventory to our stores and fulfillment centers. We provide multiple ways of fulfilling our guests needs from our network of distribution centers and stores. We build applications and services that power 500,000+ team members in stores and distribution centers to ensure we have our products available to ultimately delight our guests. We enable team members to give the guest a great Target shopping experience on 60,000+ registers, self-checkout and mobile point of sale devices.

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


Our engineering teams are empowered to select the appropriate technology for the problem they are trying to solve. Common technologies include:
  • CICD: Code Pipelines like Docker, Drone, Vela, Spinnaker, Testing frameworks, Gatlin
  • Languages and Frameworks like Spring Boot, Java, Kotlin, Micronaut, Golang, REST, http4k, KTOR, Gradle
  • Front end technologies like React, Redux, Native Android
  • Databases like Postgres, Cassandra, Mongo, Influx, ELK Stack(Elasticsearch)
  • Distributed event streaming platform like Kafka
  • Metrics visualizations like Grafana
  • Log aggregation with Logstash and Kibana
  • Cloud platforms like GCP
  • Elastic compute platforms like Kubernetes


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

About you:
  • 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​


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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