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Engineer

Apply Now Location: Target Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 560045; job id: R0000174392
job family: Technology Engineering
schedule: Full time

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.

As an Engineer, you will work closely with Product Owner and team in a geographically distributed location (Minneapolis and Bangalore) in building a high performing, cutting edge and highly scalable product.  The key to the success of this position is having strong & innovative approach to problem solving, great technical leadership, excellent communication (written and verbal, formal and informal), flexibility, and a self-motivated working style with attention to detail.

Software Development Organization:

  • Understands Target's business and technical environments.  Assists teams in resolving complex business challenges via technical solutions.

  • Be a significant code contributor, manage overall software development cycle, drive best practices and ensuring development of high quality code

  • Advocate for technologies, frameworks, design patterns, processes and guiding values of the domain architecture, ensure all code adheres to all platform, development & security standards

  • Stay current with new technology and be able to assess to determine viability and applicability to Target's business and technical environments. Identify options, evaluate pros and cons and determine total cost of ownership for tactical and strategic solutions.

  • Build and manage enterprise scale Legacy products

  • Lead development/ operations in a geographically distributed team within local site scrum team

  • work with product/ engineering teams and lead technical decision making, adhering to Target platform architecture and other enterprise decisions

  • Ensure adherence to architecture and development principles around open source, DevOps, Agile, Containerization and Infrastructure

  • Partner with product teams in building and delivering high value products, iterate on ideas and continue to innovate and incubate.

  • Be a great team player, mentor team members and help build a team of high caliber software development engineers

Requirements for Software Development:

  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent

  • 1 to 3 years of engineering (software development) experience.  Experience with at least one full cycle implementation from requirement to production.  Experience in building/implementing high performance & scalable server-side applications

  • Experience operating medium to large scale systems

  • Experience with test-driven development and software test automation

  • Strong sense of ownership

  • Passion for emerging technologies, a culture of continuous learning and innovation

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to variety of audiences

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to design and write clean, maintainable code, using some (or all) of the languages and frameworks we love:

  • Strong knowledge & coding experience in Java, Spring MVC, Spring Boot, Microservices development using Rest framework

  • Good to have skills – coding experience in: Groovy/Grails, React Js and other front end development technologies

  • Value a culture of continuous learning, improvement and experimentation

  • Implement modern engineering practices to ensure product quality (e.g., test driven development, test automation, CI/CD practices)

  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative agile environment

  • Ability to design and build for cloud platforms, including leveraging micro services and containers

  • Collaborate closely with engineers on other teams and in other disciplines

  • Provide mentorship and technical leadership for project teams and peers

  • Build resilient, scalable systems that can readily evolve into the future

  • Constantly striving to deliver value to our customers

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