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Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542


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 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 opportunity:

We are seeking an engineer who can jump in and contribute to Target's data science experimentation and measurement platform.

If you are a software engineer with a passion for software architecture, cutting-edge technologies, building scalable, performant systems, and solving challenging problems, then this opportunity is for you!

  • Work as a member of a product team which builds features that impact the bottom line for Target
  • Contribute to our Ratpack, Java and Spring Boot applications
  • Continuously work to improve self and team through pair programming and pull request reviews
  • Implement design patterns to enhance our highly scalable and performant applications
  • Contribute to the design of our full system architecture
  • Engage in continuous improvement projects within the team and mentor other engineers
  • Cultivate an inclusive and rich engineering culture
  • Responsible for quality and stability of delivered work
  • Advance unit and functional testing efforts to certify the team's work is good
  • Contribute to engineering efforts from inception to delivery

About you:
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant work experience
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Proficient with one or more programming languages like Java, Kotlin, etc.
  • Demonstrated Computer Science foundational knowledge including competencies working with design patterns, data structures and algorithms
  • Experience building scalable APIs
  • Experience load testing and performance tuning
  • Skilled in automated testing and proficient with at least one testing framework: Spock, JUnit
  • Experience working with a source versioning tool, such as Git
  • Strong working knowledge of frameworks like Spring Boot, Micronaut, Ratpack, etc.
  • Knowledgeable of message streaming platforms like Kafka
  • Knowledgeable microservice design patterns
  • Familiarity and/or experience with build tools Maven and Gradle
  • Exposure to containerization like Docker and Kubernetes
  • Exposure to DevOps processes and culture using Drone, Jenkins, Git, etc.
  • Experience working as a member of an Agile software development team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and troubleshooting skills

This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times yr.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $82,000 to $147,000. 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- for additional information.

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