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Sr Machine Learning Engineer (Forecasting Model Productionalization - Scala, Jenkin, Kubernetes) REMOTE OR HQ

Apply Now Location: 7000 Target Pkwy N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States, 55445; job id: R0000213680
job family: Product Engineering
schedule: Full time

JOIN TARGET AS A SENIOR DATA ENGINEER – ML ENGINEERING

Target’s Data Science and Engineering team is a global, hyper-growing, collaborative team building enterprise data products while utilizing the latest Big Data development tools/tech at the grandest scale. Data Engineers work closely with our Data Scientists to create valuable insights using voluminous data collected from internal and external systems.  Business decision-making and initiatives are empowered with these insights to achieve Target’s strategic goals while providing world-class shopping experiences!

About this Opportunity:

As a Sr. Data Engineer in Target’s Data Engineering team you’ll take the lead as you:

Designing and Implementation:

  • Ownership of all technical aspects of software development for assigned application
  • Utilize the data structure and algorithms to make the system more efficient
  • Support ongoing refactoring of code, utilize visualization and other techniques to fast-track concepts and deliver continuous improvement
  • Analyze, monitor and optimize for performance
  • Write code and unit tests, work on API specs, automation and testing
  • Produce and maintain high-quality technical documentation

Scope of Work:

  • Will gain new knowledge from upcoming research and applying it to design and development
  • Develop deep understanding of tie-ins with other systems/platforms within the domains
  • Share the gained knowledge with other team members through interactive sessions
  • Identify opportunities to adopt innovative technologies
  • Works with Technical Product Owners and Principal Data Engineers to prioritize features for ongoing sprints and managing the list of technical requirements based on new known issues
  • Provide continuous support for design, development and application availability

Requirements:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, other quantitative field related to data sciences and data mining or relevant work experience
  • 2+ years of experience in developing software applications including: analysis, design, coding, testing, deploying and supporting of applications
  • Proficient in at least one programming language - Java, Scala, Python, C/C++
  • Good understanding of Data structures and Designing of Algorithms
  • Good understanding of basic Mathematical concepts and ability to grasp complex Mathematics
  • Good understanding of SQL with experience in data modeling
  • Understand application/software development and design in an Agile environment
  • Inquisitive on Big Data technology; current on new ideas and tools
  • Collaborative personality - able to engage in interactive discussions with the rest of the team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience with the Hadoop ecosystem (Map Reduce, Kafka, Pig, Hive, HBase, Cassandra, YARN) and Spark, Scala
  • Extensive experience with DevOps tools and culture using Jenkins, Drone and Kubernetes
  • Awareness of new and emerging Big Data technologies, tools and trends

This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target’s needs.  A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Full-Time 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 their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times yr.  

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $82,000 to $147,000.  Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond.  

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) 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 Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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