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Sr. Software Engineer - UI/Frontend

Apply Now Location: 299 S Main St, Ste 2050, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84111-2203; job id: R0000175732
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.

Target’s Point of Sale engineering team is a uniquely capable and brilliant team of platform and UI engineers that builds a POS application platform that enables us to deploy front end applications to 50,000+ registers with zero down time, and enables rapid development of UI applications that personalizes the guest and advocate experiences. This is a highly impactful role directly contributing to creating great guest experiences at one of America’s most-loved brands.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Sr. Engineer on the Point of Sale team, you’ll take the lead as you…

  • Create, refine and support UI and related backend applications used by millions of people, processing billions of dollars in transactions.

  • Own and drive high-level features from planning through implementation, be involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle, and solve complex technical challenges

  • Partner with other teams to understand product requirements, evaluate trade-offs and deliver the innovative solutions.

  • Stay current with the industry trends in digital and retail.

  • Mentor junior engineers.

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

  • Strong JavaScript (and/or Typescript) and CSS experience.

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented and functional programming principles

  • Working knowledge of ReactJS or similar UI frameworks.

  • Experience with REST API design and development

  • Experience with backed-end application development (e.g. Kotlin on Micronaut, Node.js, etc), databases, and web servers.

  • Quick learner, Flexible and open to change

  • Ability to clearly articulate thoughts and ideas to stakeholder and partners

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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