Lead Engineer - Guest Messaging

Location: Minneapolis, MN (55402)
Company: Target
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: Today

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

About us:
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 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.

You will be part of engineering the next generation guest messaging platform. Target guests get marketing and operational messages on three channels - e-mail, PUSH notifications in the Target mobile app. We are developing a platform needed to build and enable guests messaging for marketing purposes working with programs like loyalty, registry, checkout and more. You will work with a diversified team to solve complex engineering problems. We partner with our product team on a multi-year roadmap. We use agile to organize our work with a series of meetings for planning, refining and engineering connects. Along with enterprise features such as message data enrichment, scheduling, orchestration, channel decisioning and dynamic content building, we build solutions that are highly scalable, performant, resilient, supportable and extensible.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Lead Engineer, you'll 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 Target's 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 Target's 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

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 Target's technology capabilities, and key competitors' products and differentiating features
Demonstrates broad and deep expertise in multiple computer languages and frameworks (eg, 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
Influences and applies data standards, policies, and procedures

You?will work with the following technologies:
java, spring, kotlin, guice, kafka, postgres, redis, elasticsearch, grafana, REST
apis, docker, vela, git, spek, groovy, spock, cucumber, mongo, angular,

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.

Web Reference : AJF/419289956-202
Posted Date : Wed, 28 Sep 2022

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