Sr Engineer in Minneapolis, MN

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Retail & Consumer Goods   •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

Description:

About us:

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

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work well with other engineers and partners to ensure development meets business needs.
  • 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.
  • Extensive experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)
  • Working with test-driven development and software test automation

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 teams
  • 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:

  • Hadoop/Hive
  • Apache Spark
  • Apache Kafka
  • Scala
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Git (Github Enterprise)
  • Drone
  • Docker
  • ELK + Grafana
  • 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.