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Lead Splunk Engineer - Cyber Fraud and Abuse(Remote Or Hybrid)

Apply Now Location: 7000 Target Pkwy N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States, 55445; job id: R0000337340
job family: Product Engineering
schedule: Full time
The pay range is $111,200.00 - $200,200.00

Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at


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.

As part of the Theft, Fraud & Abuse team, you serve as a Splunk specialist supporting the critical needs for fraud analysts and investigators.  In this security/fraud focused role, you will enable and support key theft, fraud and abuse capabilities by onboarding data and optimizing Splunk Cloud and related infrastructure in support of the prevention and detection of fraudulent, malicious, and abusive activities on and Target Stores.  Collaborate and utilize your problem-solving skills in an agile environment as part of a team of skilled engineers and analysts to address complex or difficult problems, while getting hands-on experience with cutting edge technologies.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About You

  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience  

  • 5+ years of Splunk Cloud and relevant architecture/infrastructure experience

  • Experience with Splunk Enterprise Security a plus

  • Demonstrates expertise in Splunk content creation including building dashboards, efficient queries, alerting/notables

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

  • Effectively communicates engineering solutions through detailed high- and low-level diagrams   

  • Maintains deep technical knowledge within areas of expertise   

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

  • Strong problem-solving & troubleshooting skills  

Additional Skills We Are Interested In

  • Scripting/Programming proficiency: Python, Bash, Go 

  • Splunk RBA, SOAR, custom data models and normalization, aliasing, MLTK, anomaly detection

  • Proficiency in Logstash, Kafka, Kafka Connect, Linux Server Administration 

  • Experience with: Grafana, Docker/Kubernetes, git, application data

  • Power User Certification, Splunk Admin Certification

This position may be considered for a Remote or Hybrid (known internally at Target as "Flex for Your Day") work arrangement based on Target's needs.  A Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at a Target location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.  A Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement means the team member's core role may be performed either remote or onsite at a Target location depending upon what your role, team and tasks require for that day. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

Application deadline is : 07/30/2024
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