About this Opportunity
The Target Technology Services (TTS) team designs and creates innovative solutions for a variety of applications, platforms and environments. TTS not only gives Target a competitive advantage in the marketplace, but also enhances the guest experience through the smart use of technology in the retail industry
Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.
You are responsible for the technology decisions that enable the business plan and will manage an engineering team in an agile environment. You will be responsible for providing guidance to engineers and making relevant decisions related to technology solutions. The key to the success of this position is having strong & innovative approach to problem solving, great technical leadership, excellent communication (written and verbal, formal and informal), flexibility, and a self-motivated working style with attention to detail.
Drive best practices and ensure development of high quality solutions/technologies through advocating for and ensuring standards for common assets and framework components
Determine the right technology choices (upgrade decisions, hosting decision) to best delivery business value keeping in mind availability, scalability and reliability of solution.
Build and manage a team of high caliber engineers and inform on resource allocation strategy.
Drive resolution of technology roadblocks including code, infrastructure, build and deployment and accountable by working with business owners for meeting delivery dates
Guide product team(s) as appropriate, manage cross-product technical dependencies and drive resolutions to conflicts or remove barriers for the product team(s)
Advocate for and ensure standards around technologies, frameworks, design patterns, processes and guiding values of the domain architecture
Ensure all solutions/technologies adheres to all development & security standards
Extensive technical knowledge and background, plus additional role-specific technical skills as required
Good knowledge of open source frameworks
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to variety of audiences
Team-orientated, passionate about developing others’ skills and capabilities
Deep understanding of agile development processes and methodology
Knowledge of Agile and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery practices
Strong sense of ownership and problem solving skills
BS degree in computer science or equivalent
Deep experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, etc)
9+ years of Automation engineering experience
5+ years of managing teams with a strong track record of delivery for large, cross-functional projects
Experience operating large scale systems
Experience with test-driven development and software test automation
Eligible team members will receive market competitive package including competitive pay, health, accidental and life insurance coverage, gratuity and provident fund, training and development and other perks and benefits. Target is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is a drug-free workplace.
Expect the Best. At Target, we have a vision: to become the best - the best culture and brand, the best place for growth and the company with the best reputation. We offer an inclusive, collaborative and energetic work environment that rewards those who perform. We deliver engaging, innovative and on-trend experiences for our team members and our guests. We invest in our team members' futures by developing leaders and providing a breadth of opportunities for professional development. It takes the best to become the best, and we are committed to building a team that does the right thing for our guests, shareholders, team members and communities.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation serves guests at stores nationwide and at Target.com. Target is committed to providing a fun and convenient shopping experience with access to unique and highly differentiated products at affordable prices. Since 1946, the corporation has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs like Take Charge of Education®.