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Sr Engineer- Workday

Apply Now Job ID: R0000134674 job family: Technology Engineering schedule: Full time Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542;

Senior Engineer

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 an expert in the scrum 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.

About the role:

We're looking for highly motivated engineers with Workday experience to join our Human Resources product group within Target Technology Services.  Target is one of the largest Workday implementations in the world, and as a part of a scrum team you will prototype, design, build, and support features in Workday.  You will also be empowered to leverage state-of-the-art technologies outside of Workday to drive business value and efficiency.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Java
  • Experience in building highly scalable distributed systems
  • Strong problem-solving and thought partnership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with test-driven development and software test automation
  • Extensive experience working in an agile environment
  • HR business domain knowledge


  • 4 year degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related field
  • 3+ years of experience with the following Workday technologies: Studio, Advanced Reporting, EIB, Business Process Configuration.
  • Strong experience with XML and XSLT
  • Experience with Web Services and REST APIs

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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