Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers. Our guests love our commitment to continual innovation and right now, we are up to big things. Our goal is to deliver Target's unique brand promise to guests wherever and whenever they shop, today and tomorrow: in-store, online, on tablets and mobile phones, and in the retail channels of the future.
This position is for the External Cloud team within Target's Platform Services division. The Platform Services teams create, deploy, and manage enterprise platform solutions used by thousands of Target's engineers. The External Cloud team is responsible for providing a consistent infrastructure experience across multiple cloud providers. Strong infrastructure patterns architected to provide flexibility for specialized implementations give freedom to the software engineers using our platforms to remain focused on their business problems. Our users include target.com, mobile, enterprise data services, and business intelligence software engineers, in addition to all of the teams that provide enterprise solutions to that same customer base such as measurement, logging, data movement, and more.
As a Senior Engineer, you serve as a specialist on the team. You help develop and gain insight in the platform architecture. You can distill an abstract architecture into concrete design and influence the implementation. You show expertise in applying the appropriate engineering patterns to support robust and scalable systems. You have some experience in programming and apply your skills in supporting the product. You have the skills to design and implement the architecture on your own, but choose to influence your fellow engineers by proposing alternative infrastructure designs, providing feedback on infrastructure 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.