26 days old

Lead Engineer - SmartBuildings

Minneapolis, MN 55415

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 Tech 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 on the SmartBuildings team, you serve as the technical anchor for the engineering team that supports a platform that increases the efficiency of store building operations, help guests have a safer and more comfortable shopping experience, and help Target fix facility problems faster and save money on utilities and repairs. 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.

We are looking for engineers to build innovative and well-designed software and also be a part of groundbreaking technological innovation, strategic thinking and visionary goals. As a Lead Engineer in the SmartBuildings product team, you will:

  • Be a significant code contributor, own and be accountable for your work, drive best practices and ensure the development of high-quality code.
  • Be a great team player, mentor team members and help build a team of high caliber software development engineers. Provide the team with thought leadership to promote re-use and develop consistent, scalable patterns.
  • Drive resolution of technology roadblocks including code, infrastructure, build and deployment. In complex and unstructured situations, serve as an expert resource to ensure high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables. Account for maintainability, cost of ownership, mitigating and removing risks.
  • Advocate for research, proof-of-concepts, technologies, frameworks, design patterns, processes and guiding values of the domain and architecture. Stay current with Targets technical capabilities, infrastructure, and technical environment.
  • Ensure all code adheres to all development & security standards

About you:

  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of software development experience with at least one full cycle implementation
  • 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 education
  • 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.

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Posted: 2021-04-14 Expires: 2021-05-14

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