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Lead Full-Stack Engineer

Minneapolis, MN 55415
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About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of Americas leading retailers.
Target as a tech company? Absolutely. Were the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that
fuels Targets passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every
facet of one of the worlds best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that
relies on the latest tools and technologiesand the brightest peopleto 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 lead engineer, you serve as the technical anchor for the engineering team that
supports a product. You create, own and are responsible for the application architecture
that best serves the product in its functional and non-functional needs. You identify and
drive architectural changes to accelerate feature development or improve the quality of
service (or both). You have deep and broad engineering skills and are capable of
standing up an architecture in its whole on your own, but you choose to influence a
wider team by acting as a force multiplier. Core responsibilities of this job are
described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business
Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and
visionary goals. As a Lead Engineer, youll 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 participates in decision-making, accounting for several factors such as
viability within Targets technical environment, maintainability, and cost of ownership.
Initiate and execute research and proof-of-concept activities for new technologies. Lead
or set strategy for testing and debugging at the platform or enterprise level. In complex
and unstructured situations, serve as an expert resource to create and improve
standards and best practices to ensure high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and
secure deliverables. Lead the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership
of services. Provide the team with thought leadership to promote re-use and develop
consistent, scalable patterns. Participate in planning services that have enterprise
impact. Provide suggestions for handling routine and moderately complex technical
problems, escalating issues when appropriate. Gather information, data, and input from
a wide variety of sources; identify additional resources when appropriate, engage with
appropriate stakeholders, and conduct in-depth analysis of information. Provide
suggestions for handling routine and moderately complex technical problems,
escalating issues when appropriate. Develop plans and schedules, estimate resource
requirements, and define milestones and deliverables. Monitor workflow and risks; play
a leadership role in mitigating risks and removing obstacles. Lead and participate in
complex construction, automation, and implementation activities, ensuring successful
implementation with architectural and operational requirements met. Establish new
standards and best practices to monitor, test, automate, and maintain IT components or
systems. Serve as an expert resource in disaster recovery and disaster recovery
planning. Stay current with Targets technical capabilities, infrastructure, and technical
environment. Develop fully attributed data models, including logical, physical, and
canonical. Influence data standards, policies, and procedures. Install, configure, and/or
tune data management solutions with minimal guidance. Monitor data management
solution(s) and identify optimization opportunities
The Digital Content team uses cutting edge technologies in both the front and back
ends including Typescript, React, Cypress, GraphQL, Spring Boot, Kafka, MongoDB,
Spock, and Kotlin, to name a few. We are responsible for delivering customized content
to each digital guest to help drive engagement with and traffic to our digital channels
including web, native mobile apps, email, and push notifications.
About you:
4 year degree or equivalent experience
7+ years of software development experience with at least one full cycle
Demonstrates strong domain-specific knowledge regarding Targets technology
capabilities, and key competitors products and differentiating features
Demonstrates broad and deep expertise in multiple computer languages and
frameworks (e.g., open source). Designs, develops, and approves end-to-end
functionality of a product line, platform, or infrastructure
Communicates and coordinates with project team, partners, and stakeholders
Demonstrates expertise in analysis and optimization of systems capacity,
performance, and operational health
Understands and develops solutions to foster data lifecycle management
Maintains deep technical knowledge within areas of expertise
Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed
Experience in building highly scalable distributed systems

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.

Posted: 2021-05-19 Expires: 2021-06-18

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