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Sr Engineer - Item Systems

Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
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About us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 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.

About our team:
We build and support software products that are used to ingest, validate, and enrich the item data from Target internal tools and external partners such as suppliers and syndicators. Our software product pipeline publishes the enriched data of items that are sold on target.com and in all 2,000 Target stores. Our products allow users to create and maintain Items that are going to be sold at Target with close collaboration with merchants, suppliers and intermediaries that facilitate imports, customs etc... Our team is a global team that is located in the U.S. and India. Our engineers own the end-to-end product development, adhere to test driven development, leverage continuous integration and deployment. We design and develop applications using Open-source technologies, Java and Kotlin languages, use relational and non-relational databases,
message streaming platforms such as Kafka, as well as the latest tools that enable agile development, test driven development, CI/CD, and containerization.

Our engineers have a strong team spirit and an eagerness to learn from and contribute to the team.

As a Sr. Engineer, you serve as a specialist in the engineering team that supports the product(s). You get numerous opportunities to provide solutions to complex business problems that involves stringent performance and availability requirements. 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 improving the stability and scalability of existing products and enhancing the existing products. You have the ability to influence your fellow engineers by proposing software designs and 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.

As a Sr. Engineer, you will design, develop and implement strategies/solutions that will improve the stability, scalability, and availability of mission-critical and highly visible Target applications. You will be provided opportunities to learn and champion new technologies to enhance the applications/enterprise-wide services that run mixed cloud environments. Leverage your solid technical acumen and problem-solving skills to improve the availability of enterprise-wide services that power Target’s Omni-channel strategies while advancing Target Tech’s reputation. We’ll support you along the way with robust onboarding and personal and career development! The exciting part of retail? It’s always changing! 

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
• 4-7 years of software development experience
• Proficient and experience in JVM based languages such as Java, Kotlin
• Exposed to low level designing of code with awareness of design patterns, schema designing and object-oriented concepts.
• Designs new testing methods and resolves routine and non-routine technical issues with minimal assistance
• Has knowledge of microservice design patterns and REST API concepts
• Employs test driven development and continuous integration and deployment
practices to develop software and systems. 
• Delivers high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables with broad
impact (high throughput and low latency)
• Demonstrates expertise in analysis and optimization of systems capacity,
performance, and operational health
• Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
• Builds strong commitment within the team to support team priorities
• Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own work on the team and/or guests
• 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

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.

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Posted: 2022-08-11 Expires: 2022-10-09
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