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Senior Data Engineer - Cyclone


Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 23, 2024
The pay range is $85,500.00 - $153,900.00
Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at .
Senior Data Engineer- Roundel Data Solutions (Cyclone)
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 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.
The Cyclone Team is a multi-product engineering team within Roundel, Target’s Digital Media Marketing. We are a core data platform team focused on the curation and optimization of data resources used by the Marketing teams at Target. The Engineers on this team are integral in the delivery and reporting of ad campaigns served to Target’s guests across multiple channels including web, emails, and other social channels.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 expertize 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.
As an 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.
• 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.
• Lead and conduct code review, design review, testing, and debugging activities at the application level. Lead functional design and architecture discussions with understanding of process flows and system diagrams to enable design decisions.
• Participate in routine and non-routine construction, automation, and implementation activities, ensuring successful implementation with architectural and operational requirements and best practices met.
• Provide technical oversight and coach others to resolve complex and severe technical issues.
• Lead disaster recovery activities and contribute to disaster recovery planning.
• Embed data quality protocols throughout data acquisition, processing, storage, and operational use.
• Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
About you:
• 4-year degree or equivalent experience
• 5+ years of experience in application and data pipeline development
• 5+ years of experience working with large volumes and variety of data in a production environment
• 5+ years of experience working on Big Data technologies, such as Hadoop, Apache Spark, Spark Streaming, Oozie, and Hive
• Proficiency in at least one of the following languages: Scala, Python, Java
• Proficiency in at least one of the following monitoring tools: Kibana, Grafana
• Expertise in the delivery of high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables with broad impact (high throughput and low latency)
• Aptitude in influencing and applying high data standards, policies, and procedures
• Experience writing and organizing code using multiple computer languages, including distributed programming as well as understands different frameworks and paradigms
• Computer Science foundational knowledge including competencies working with design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills of the impact of own work on the team and/or stakeholders
Desired Qualifications:
• Experience in performance tuning data pipelines and data platforms
• Experience in automated testing and various testing frameworks (e.g., JUnit)
• Experience integrating with REST APIs and cloud technologies (e.g., Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services)
• Knowledgeable of streaming solutions (e.g., Kafka)
• Exposure to containerization (e.g., Docker)
• Exposure to DevOps tools, processes, and culture (e.g.  Drone, Jenkins, Git)
• Experience working with a source versioning tool (e.g., Git)
• Exposure to Agile concepts and frameworks
This position will operate as a Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement based on Target’s needs. A Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement means the team member’s core role will need to be performed both onsite at the Target HQ MN location the role is assigned to and virtually, depending upon what your role, team and tasks require for that day. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target. Click here if you are curious to learn more about Minnesota.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Target will provide reasonable accommodations 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 Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.
Employment Type: Full time