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Data Center Engineer (Elk River, MN)

Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
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Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: Data Center Infrastructure Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Power and Cooling Infrastructure Engineer, Data Center Best Practices

*Note: This position is located in Elk River, MN.

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of Americas leading retailers.

Target as a tech company? Absolutely. Were the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that fuels Targets passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every facet of one of the worlds best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that relies on the latest tools and technologiesand the brightest peopleto 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.

About This Opportunity Data Center InfrastructureEngineer

This position is responsible for the support and maintenance of all central plant equipment and raised floor hardware at Targets enterprise data centers. This includes supporting the layout of the raised floor, power and network connectivity management and full inventory management.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As an Engineer, you'll take the lead as you

  • Serve as an escalation point for incident management in support of power and cooling infrastructure
  • Create operational procedures for staff and vendor maintenance
  • Schedule, track and provide oversight to vendor maintenance
  • Establish data center best practices and standards
  • Discover training needs and provide coaching
  • Cover open shifts if technician schedules cant be backfilled
  • Identify data center reliability trends and risks
  • Support problem management to help resolve hardware, operational and application issues in support of power and cooling equipment
  • Assist with Data Center Capacity Management
  • Contribute to construction activities ensuring architectural and operational requirements are met


  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years total work experience
  • Has in-depth knowledge of state-of-the art engineering technical approaches in design, build, testing, debugging problems as required by domain
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
  • Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education

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.

Posted: 2019-11-20 Expires: 2020-02-16
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