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Senior Software Engineer - Connected Commerce (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Apply Now Location: 299 S Main St, Ste 2050, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84111-2203; job id: R0000180790
job family: Product Engineering
schedule: Full time

About us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It’s how we care, grow, and win together.  


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.


As a Senior Engineer on the Connected Commerce, you will build technology for Target to sell electronics, bundled with special service offering, both in stores, and on Target.com.  Our Digital Activation teams owns the cell phone buying experience online, where we sell Apple and Android phones with AT&T service plans, insurance like AppleCare, and arrange custom financing.  We do guest facing work on Target.com, build RESTful apis, and integrate with 3rd parties like AT&T and Apple.


Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Sr. Engineer, you’ll take the lead as you…
Use your technology acumen to apply and maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies within specialized area(s) of the technology domain. Evaluate new technologies and participate in decision-making, accounting for several factors such as viability within Target’s technical environment, maintainability, and cost of ownership. Initiate and execute research and proof-of-concept activities for new technologies. Manage total product, financials and forecasting. Lead the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of services. Lead and conduct code review, design review, testing, and debugging activities at the application level. Lead functional design and architecture discussions with understanding of process flows and system diagrams to enable design decisions. Participate in routine and non-routine construction, automation, and implementation activities, ensuring successful implementation with architectural and operational requirements and best practices met. Provide technical oversight and coach others to resolve complex and severe technical issues. Lead disaster recovery activities and contribute to disaster recovery planning. Embed data quality protocols throughout data acquisition, processing, storage, and operational use.

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 software development experience

  • Demonstrates strong domain-specific knowledge regarding Target’s technology capabilities, and key competitors’ products and differentiating features

  • Working knowledge on package-specific configuration and deployment along with ability to build custom solutions

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

  • Demonstrates strong proficiency in core development platforms within own domain

  • Builds strong commitment within the team to support the appropriate team priorities

  • Clearly communicates Agile concepts to partners within product team

  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of the impact of own work on the team and/or guests

  • Writes and organizes code using multiple computer languages, including distributed programming and understand different frameworks and paradigm

  • Delivers high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables with broad impact (high throughput and low latency)

  • Influences and applies data standards, policies, and procedures

  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise

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

Primary Technology Stack

  • Languages: JDK including Java and Kotlin, and JavaScript

  • Frameworks: ReactJS, Spring

  • Messaging: Kafka

  • Persistence: Postgresql, mongoDB

  • Metrics: influx and Grafana

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $81,400 to $146,500. 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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