Sr Data Engineer - Test and Measurement

Target   •  

Sunnyvale, CA

Less than 5 years

Posted 246 days ago

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Job ID: BUS0001HB

Description: JOIN US AS A SENIOR DATA ENGINEER – API FOCUSThe Data Science and Engineering team at Target is a hyper-growing, dynamic and collaborative team. Data Engineers work closely with Data Scientists to create valuable insights using voluminous data collected from internal and external systems on a large-scale. Business operations are empowered with these insights to achieve Target’s strategic initiatives while providing world-class shopping experiences.About this OpportunityUse your skills,experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals with Target’s Data Science andEngineering team in Sunnyvale.As a Sr. Data Engineer, you will take the lead:Designing and Implementation

  • Ownership of all technical aspects of software development for assigned application
  • Utilize the data structure, and algorithms to make the system more efficient
  • Support ongoing refactoring of code, utilize visualization and other techniques to fast-track concepts and deliver continuous improvement
  • Analyze, monitor and optimize for performance
  • Write code and unit tests, work on API’s, automation and testing
  • Produce and maintain high-quality technical documentation

Scope of Work

  • Will gain new knowledge from upcoming research and applying it to design and development
  • Develop deep understanding of tie-ins with other systems/platforms within the supported domains
  • Share the gained knowledge with other team members through interactive sessions
  • Identify opportunities to adopt innovative technologies
  • Works with Product Owners and Principal Data Engineers to prioritize features for ongoing sprints and managing the list of technical requirements based on new known defects and issues
  • Provides continuous support for design, development and application availability


  • 2+ years of experience in developing software applications including: analysis, design, coding, testing, deploying and supporting of applications
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or area of study related to data sciences and data mining
  • Understand application/software development and design in an Agile environment
  • Collaborative personality, able to engage in interactive discussions with the rest of the team
  • Inquisitive on Big Datatechnology; current on new ideas and tools
  • Good understanding of Data structures and Designing of Algorithms
  • Good understanding of basic mathematical concepts and ability to grasp complex mathematics
  • Should know at least one programming language i.e.  Java, Python, C/C++

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Hadoop stack (Map Reduce, Kafka, Pig, Hive, HBase, Cassandra, YARN) and/or BDAS (Scala/Spark)
  • Extensive experience designing and developing API’s in large scale environments
  • Experience working on projects facilitating true CI/CD (Jenkins, Drone, etc.)
  • Exposure to DevOps tools and culture (i.e. Kubernetes, Docker, Spinnaker, Jenkins, Git, etc.)
  • Awareness of new and emerging Big Datatechnologies