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Sr Engineer - Inventory Move

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Start date
Apr 30, 2024
Closing date
May 23, 2024

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Category
Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

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.

About this Team:

Inventory Move team plays a critical role in ensuring that inventory replenishment runs smoothly across all stores and warehouses. As part of this team, you'll be responsible for predicting replenishment needs and creating tasks for Team Members to work on, ultimately making sure that the Target Sales Floor is stocked with the right products at the right time. Our product is used by over 300,000 Team Members across 1800+ stores, so you'll have a direct impact on the success of our retail operations.

But it doesn't stop there - you'll also work closely with a team of talented engineers who are passionate about building highly scalable and resilient microservices and data streaming applications. We pride ourselves on our collaborative culture, innovative approach, and commitment to engineering excellence. We're always designing, iterating, and developing new features, and our robust CI/CD pipeline means we can deploy changes daily with confidence. Plus, we love to experiment and learn from hack projects and design discussions.

In short, if you're excited about the chance to work in a fast-paced environment where you can make a real difference in the success of our retail operations, and you're passionate about building cutting-edge software, then our Inventory Move team is the place to be.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Sr. Engineer, you'll take the lead as you...
Use your technology acumen to apply and maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies within specialized area(s) of the technology domain. Evaluate new technologies and participate in decision-making, accounting for several factors such as viability within Target's technical environment, maintainability, and cost of ownership. Initiate and execute research and proof-of-concept activities for new technologies. Manage total product, financials and forecasting. Lead the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of services. Lead and conduct code review, design review, testing, and debugging activities at the application level. Lead functional design and architecture discussions with understanding of process flows and system diagrams to enable design decisions. Participate in routine and non-routine construction, automation, and implementation activities, ensuring successful implementation with architectural and operational requirements and best practices met. Provide technical oversight and coach others to resolve complex and severe technical issues. Lead disaster recovery activities and contribute to disaster recovery planning. Embed data quality protocols throughout data acquisition, processing, storage, and operational use.

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

• 3+ years of experience developing with Kotlin or Java

• 1+ years of experience with Kafka

• 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

Bonus experience:

• Micronaut, Kotlin, kotest, spock, kafka

• Postgres, Mongo or similar database technologies

• Restful webservices

• Gradle and java/kotlin build and configuration.

• Test Driven Development

• CI/CD and software development practices

• Enterprise-scale products and deployments

• Building observability

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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