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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.

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 expertize 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.

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??br/>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

4-8 years of software development experience

Strong technical aptitude Java, open source technologies and hands on experience in micro services

Basic Knowledge of Standards OpenID Connect, OAuth & JWT.

Enough exposure to Java script frameworks like React.

Working knowledge of frameworks like Spring Boot, Ratpack, Camel and Junit

All code delivered adheres to secure coding practices and with adequate code coverage at a minimum of 70%

Experienced with CI/CD such as: Docker, Drone, Kubernetes

Should have previously worked and configured, httpd, nginx, apache with the modules necessary for the components

All components built should be cloud ready and horizontally scalable.

Must have exposure to Linux based systems and at-least a medium level knowledge on commands and scripting

Familiar with agile development lifecycle and worked on the design/development of at least 3-4 projects

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

Experience with collaborative planning and defect tracking through GitHub

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

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

Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise

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

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