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Sr Engineer

Apply Now Location: Target Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 560045; job id: R0000181246
job family: Product Engineering
schedule: Full time

JOIN US AS AN Senior Engineer - Postgres

The Target Technology Services (TTS) team designs and creates innovative solutions for a variety of applications, platforms, and environments. TTS not only gives Target a competitive advantage in the marketplace, but also enhances the guest experience through the smart use of technology in the retail industry

About This Opportunity

As an engineer, you are a Database administrator with an entrepreneurial streak.  You will build/support great products - ready to do whatever it takes to build scalable guest focused, world class data store solutions.  You have excellent problem-solving skills.  You love keeping abreast of the latest industry trends and use them to help you innovate.  You have leadership qualities, good judgment, and clear communication skills.

Use your skills, experience, and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As an Engineer, you’ll take the lead as you…

  • Support developers in the modeling and deployment of Enterprise class database clusters
  • Collaborate with team to promote, re-use and develop consistent technical build, implementation and support processes following the agile design and documentation methodology
  • Develop software and systems for Postgres PAAS service on test driven development and continuous integration practices
  • Consult with key development partners to refine data models ensuring optimal performance
  • Consult with key development partners to tune Postgres for optimal performance
  • Monitor and maintain existing environments
  • Research related products and make necessary software recommendations
  • Innovate constantly and maintain the technical edge


  • 5+ years of Database Administrator experience
  • Strong problem solving and thought partnership skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and the ability to work with a limited set of requirements
  • Team attitude
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Desired Requirements

  • Postgres SQL DBA with a minimum of 3 year’s experience.
  • Database installation/patching/upgrades & DB creation/configuration
  • Database backup & recovery
  • POSTGRES Padroni (Master-slave)/HA concepts
  • Hands on programming in minimum one language Java/Python
  • Hands-on experience with Postgres deployment and management within virtualized environment, added advantage if have knowledge on GCP
  • Analyze and improve Postgres database application performance while searching for simple and robust solutions to complex tasks 
  • Experience in monitoring, performance tuning and managing Postgres cluster.
  • In-depth knowledge of architecting and creating RDBMS database systems. 
  • Experience performing system administration tasks on Linux and shell scripting
  • Experience creating Continuous Integration pipelines (Vela)
  • Strong scripting skills using any one language Chef, Ruby, Go Lang
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Verbal / written communication skills
  • Research and analytical skills

Specific Tools (preferred familiarity with some):

  • Go, Chef, Ansible, Shell script
  • Postgres, Kibana, Grafana, Telegraf, Vela
  • GitHub Enterprise
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