Software Engineer- Technology Leadership Program

in Minneapolis, MN

Software Engineer- Technology Leadership Program Job

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    33 S 6th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55402-3601, US

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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 (TTS) 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 Technology Leadership Program (TLP) is designed to put you on the fast track toward developing best in class leadership and technology skills. You will rotate through two TTS teams, while experiencing a variety of all that TTS has to offer. During these rotations, you will work alongside experienced Engineers while also receiving hands-on technical and leadership training. Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. 

As an Engineer in the Technology Leadership Program, you will use your technology acumen to provide input to assist with evaluation of new technologies and contribute to the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of services. You will contribute to research and proof-of-concept initiatives for new technologies and assist with code and design review, as well as write, organize and maintain code based on designs. With guidance, you’ll deliver high-performance, scalable, repeatable, and secure deliverables. You’ll participate in structured construction, automation, debugging, and implementation activities, ensuring architectural and operational requirements and best practices are met. You will also participate in disaster recovery planning and disaster recovery activities and participate in functional integration and regression testing and ability to automate test scripts. You will resolve frequently encountered technical issues and monitors systems capacity with minimal assistance, and search and understand metadata about various data sources and metrics.

Core responsibilities are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

Four-year degree with strong academic experience, or equivalent experienceProblem solver who can tackle complex technical challengesDemonstrates proficiency in at least one programming languageDemonstrates familiarity with current and emerging technologies in own scope of responsibility, and develops ability to apply these technologiesDemonstrates and continuously builds upon domain-specific knowledgeUnderstands the concepts of distributed programming and applies it to their domainPossesses working knowledge of transaction codes/master data used within specific domain and participates in building custom solutions in the packageStays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed educationLike collaborating with a team and possesses strong written and verbal communication skillsRelevant work or internship experience is highly preferred

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Who We Are

From partnerships and volunteerism to team member benefits and resources, we support veterans and military members as they serve our nation and our communities.

As a member of the Veteran Jobs Mission, Target has joined other top companies in a pledge to hire more U.S. military veterans. Together, we’ve already hired nearly 300,000 veterans, inspiring the coalition to raise its goal to hire 1 million U.S. military veterans by 2020.
Our team member benefits for activated reservists include pay differential and optional medical coverage for dependents. Through our Human Resources team, we provide proactive Leave of Absence (LOA) guidance and support to ensure smooth employment status transitions for military team members pursuing a LOA.

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