14 hours

Lead Data Engineer - Testing & Optimization

Sunnyvale, CA
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Lead Data Engineer - Testing & Optimization(Job Number:BUS0001C5)

Target is one of the world’s most recognized brands and one of America’s leading retailers. But behind the brand our guests love, is a culture of continual innovation – and right now, we are up to big things. The Target Technology Team is driving a transformation in retail, one that will move us from “brick-and-mortar and online” to “bricks-and-mortar and everywhere else.” Our goal is to deliver Target’s unique “Expect More. Pay Less.” promise to guests wherever and whenever they shop, today and tomorrow: in-store, online, on tablets and mobile phones, and in the retail channels of the future.
You can be a part of developing and launching new services that power all the channels where Target does and will do business – in-store, web, tablet, mobile, and future channels. You’ll have the opportunity to design, develop and support innovative solutions across a variety of applications, platforms and environments, building tomorrow’s technologies in Search, Browse, Product Info, Promotions, Content and Checkout. You’ll put your skills, experience and passion to work in an entrepreneurial environment where success is rewarded.
We are looking for highly motivated engineering professionals who can connect the in-store experience to the digital environment by creating scalable and seamless multi-channel experiences without losing the brand we are known for.   Individuals in this role will have opportunities to gain a large breadth of knowledge by working with experts in the eCommerce, multichannel retail, product management and software engineering fields.
As a data engineer in the Sunnyvale Data & Analytics organization , you will work as part of a small team to answer challenging questions and more, all with the potential to have a very broad impact at Target. Our office combines the freedom and agility of a startup with the security and vast resources of a large established company. We are building the next generation tech stack with cutting-edge technologies, hence get involved early-on.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop software and systems on test driven development and continuous integration practices
  • Unit test code and create automated test scripts
  • Work closely with other engineers and partners to ensure development meets business needs
  • Follow industry standard agile software design methodology for development and technical documentation
  • Research related products and make necessary software recommendations & implement innovative solutions
  • Innovate constantly and maintain the technical edge
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Experience building applications at scale - NoSQL, distributed file systems, and high-availability low-throughput applications.
  • 5 years of software development experience with full cycle implementation experience throughout the application lifecycle
  • Full stack experience from UI through databases
  • Experience creating RESTful services and endpoints
  • Experience with SQL languages.
  • Broad understanding of object-oriented and functional programming paradigms.
  • Comfortable with at least one scripting language (e.g., bash/python).
  • Comfortable in *nix environment (e.g., ssh and standard commands).
  • Strong problem solving and thought partnership skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and the ability to work with a limited set of requirements and ask questions as necessary.
  • Working with test-driven development and software test automation
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Tech Stack - Java, databases (PostGres, Cassandra), Hadoop, etc.
  • Ability to work independently and a part of a team - Team attitude and ability to multi-task
Desired Qualifications:
  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)
  • Experience building production applications in a secure Hadoop environment.
  • Tech Stack - Kafka, Redis (or other distributed caches), Node, React, etc.
  • Also, any experience with testing, targeting, adtech is a nice to have.

Primary Location: United States-California-Sunnyvale


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