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Lead Engineer - Java

Apply Now Location: Tower 02, Manyata Embassy Business Park, Bangalore, India, 560045; job id: R0000340439
job family: Product Engineering
schedule: Full time

About us:

Working at Target means helping all families discover the joy of everyday life. We bring that vision to life through our values and culture. Learn more about Target here.

AtTarget, we are gearing up for exponential growth and continuously expanding our product assortment by welcoming new sellers to Target's thrivingmarketplace. To support this expansion, we are revamping our systems to meet increasing demands and enhance our seller's experience.We are looking for talented individuals to work with cutting-edge technologies and develop an extensible architecture that will transform our seller journey. This includes improving processes from seller acquisition and onboarding to product listing, logistics, insights, and performance management.If you are passionate about innovative technology and are eager to contribute to a dynamic and rapidly growing platform, we would love to hear from you. Join us in creating a seamless and efficient marketplace for our sellers!

As a lead engineer you would be responsible for

  • Designingscalablearchitecturewith the best choice of tech, responsible for all the services/functionalities that the team develops while ensuring quality of the team's code and/or infrastructure standards.

  • Hands-on development, often taking on the more complicated tasks. Ensures solution is production ready, deployable, scalable and resilient.

  • Planning and delivering of work in the team in addition to their own work. Promotes a learning culture through mentoring and coaching.

  • Ensures productobservabilityis in place for reliability.  Fosters a culture of observability across teams and helps use operational data to improve stability and performance of their domains. Drives monitoring work on their team based on the organization's monitoring philosophy.  Is aware of the operational data for their team’s domain and uses it as a basis for driving changes to the team's services to achieve stability and performance improvements.

  • Responsible for ensuring thesecurityof the product and fostering a security first mindset across teams. Highly skilled with applying and implementing security concepts such as identifying vulnerabilities in software, creating logic to detect malicious behavior, and analyzing network or host artifacts.

  • Able to articulate a technical strategy, value of technology, and impact to the business.

  • Provides guidance and cultivates solutions for the most complex problems across teams.

  • Encourages team to adopt a growth mindset. Educates team about how competitors and technology companies evolve their technologies.

  • Guides the team in anticipation of future use cases and helps them make design decisions that minimise the cost of future changes. Evaluates options, defines pros and cons by working with the team, and identifies the best option.

About you:

  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience

  • 7+ years of software development experience with at least one full cycle implementation

  • Experience in Java OR Kotlin, Kotlin functional programming, Micronaut(Reactive), Kafka, NoSQLs - Cassandra, Mongo, Elastic, SQLs - Postgres, Test containers, Spock, Groovy, ELK, Grafana, Jira, GIT, CI/CD

  • Strong domain-specific knowledge regarding Target’s technology capabilities, and key competitors’ products and differentiating features

  • Broad and deep expertise in multiple computer languages and frameworks (e.g., open source). Designs, develops, and approves end-to-end functionality of a product line, platform, or infrastructure

  • Communicates and coordinates with project team, partners, and stakeholders

  • Demonstrates expertise in analysis and optimization of systems capacity, performance, and operational health

  • Understands and develops solutions to foster data lifecycle management

  • Maintains deep technical knowledge within areas of expertise

  • Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education

  • Experience in building highly scalable distributed systems

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