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Senior Engineer(Job Number:INF000DFJ)

Join us as a Senior Engineer

Target is one of the world’s most recognized brands and one of America’s leading retailers. But behind the brand our guests love, is a culture of continual innovation – and right now, we are up to big things.

We are looking for highly motivated software engineering professionals who can help us advanced our Digital Marketing strategy for Target. You will be able to put your skills, experience and passion to build a platform that will have direct impact on millions of Target Guests and Vendor partners and significant revenue driver for Target. You will get an opportunity to build an engineering solution for delivering personalized messages to guests across multiple channels including web, emails, and other social channels. Be part of a team that’s not only utilizing cutting edge technologies but also driving topline growth for Target.

     Key Responsibilities:

  • Work well with other engineers and partners to ensure development meets business needs.

  • Understanding of data models with sources from different data systems including relational database and conceptual understanding of at least one NoSQL storage.

  • Research and proof-of-concept initiatives in new and emerging technology spaces.

  • Drive evaluation and learn new tools and technologies to keep technology stack modern as needed for the Product solution.


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



    Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Java

  • Experience in building highly scalable distributed systems

  • Strong problem solving and thought partnership skills

  • Team attitude

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent

  • Ad/Marketing Technology experience with a track record of innovation

  • Extensive experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)

  • Working with test-driven development and software test automation


Primary Location: United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis
Posted: 2019-02-14 Expires: 2019-03-16
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