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Senior Engineer - Digital Marketing

Apply Now Job ID: R0000064730 schedule: Full time Location: 33 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55402-3601;
Description:

About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.

Target as a tech company? Absolutely. We’re the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that fuels Target’s passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every facet of one of the world’s best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that relies on the latest tools and technologies—and the brightest people—to deliver incredible value to guests online and in stores. Target Technology Services is on a mission to offer the systems, tools and support that guests and team members need and deserve. Our high-performing teams balance independence with collaboration, and we pride ourselves on being versatile, agile and creative. 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.

About you:
As a Senior Engineer, you serve as a specialist in the engineering team that supports the product. You help develop and gain insight in the application architecture. You can distill an abstract architecture into concrete design and influence the implementation. You show expertise in applying the appropriate software engineering patterns to build robust and scalable systems. You are an expert in programming and apply your skills in developing the product. You have the skills to design and implement the architecture on your own, but choose to influence your fellow engineers by proposing software designs, providing feedback on software designs and/or implementation. You show good problem solving skills and can help the team in triaging operational issues. You leverage your expertise in eliminating repeat occurrences.

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

About the role:

The Digital Marketing Engineering team is looking a highly motivated full stack engineer to join us!  Our ideal candidate is an engineer who has passion to develop both high-quality UI as well as high-performance and low-latency Java applications in support of our ad tech and marketing content business.  This position is part of a product team that is growing, as we have an expanding business around ad tech in support of sales both online and in stores, as well as in support of our digital advertising business.  You will have the opportunity to collaborate across multiple digital marketing teams.

Some of the things you will do:

  • Build the React UI and backend services to enable our marketers to deploy campaigns across a number of online platforms
  • With the team, take collective ownership of the things we create.
  • Encourage continuous improvement by monitoring, measuring and applying lessons learned (automation and engineering practice).
  • Help us measure and improve reliability and performance across our systems and applications.
  • Contribute to team discussions as we consider the various engineering concerns that impact our customers.

Some of the tech that we use:

  • Javascript (React)
  • Java/Groovy/Kotlin
  • Drone/Docker/Kubernetes
  • Public/Private Cloud
  • Hadoop/Hive
  • SQL
  • Git (Github Enterprise)
  • ELK
  • Grafana + InfluxDB

Qualifications:

  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of software development experience

  • Proficiency in Java and a thorough understanding of REST and its core principles

  • Production code using micro services architecture

  • Designs new testing methods and resolves routine and non-routine technical issues with minimal assistance

  • Clearly communicates Agile concepts to partners and team

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

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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