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Lead Engineer - Java

Apply Now Location: Target Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 560045; job id: R0000286612
job family: Product Engineering
schedule: Full time

Roundel is Target’s entry into the media business with an impact of $1B+; an advertising sell-side business built on the principles of first party (people based) data, brand safe content environments and proof that our marketing programs drive business results for our clients. We are here to drive business growth for our clients and redefine “value” in the industry by solving core industry challenges vs. copy current industry methods of operation. Roundel is a key growth initiative for Target and lead the industry to a better way of operating within the media marketplace. Target Tech is on a mission to offer the systems, tools and support that our clients, guests and team members need and deserve. 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 a Lead Engineer on the AdTech Mediation Services team, you will contribute by delivering stories, participating in the team sprint ceremonies, quarterly goal planning and design discussions. You will get to learn the skills to develop a reliable, maintainable, and scalable enterprise system through good coding and automated testing practices.

You will collaborate with cross functional teams to help set the technology strategy for Ad Tech platforms. You will lead the engineering efforts to meet functional and non-functional requirements and assist teams in resolving business challenges via current technical solutions. You will help the team achieve several key deliverables in 2023 and beyond. You will be a significant code contributor, own and be accountable for your work, drive best practices and ensure the development of high-quality code. You identify and drive architectural changes to accelerate feature development or improve the quality of service (or both).  You have deep and broad engineering skills and can stand up an architecture in its whole on your own, but you choose to influence a wider team by acting as a “force multiplier”.

About you:

  • Understands Ad Tech business fundamentals and how technologies can support business goals along with how to translate business vision into a technical strategy.

  • Preferred experience with integrating and or building DSP, SSP, Ad Server technology platforms.

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

  • Passionate about the backend, especially about API's

  • Fluent in Java, Spring and microservices

  • Experienced working with databases (RDBMS, NoSQL such as Cassandra, Mongo etc)

  • Experienced with Kafka

  • Enjoy mentoring junior engineers

  • Effective at collaboration with Product experts

  • Stay current with the technology best practices and trends

  • Worked within CI/CD, DevOps environment

  • Has proven leadership capabilities, the ability to influence others, interpersonal skills, and problem-solving skills

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