Senior Engineer/Java - Merchandise Sourcing

Description: Join us as a Senior Engineer - Java for Merchandise Sourcing

Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers. But behind the brand our guests love, is a culture of continual innovation - and right now, we are up to big things.

We are looking for highly motivated engineering professionals. You will have the opportunity to design, develop and support innovative solutions across a variety of applications, platforms and environments, building tomorrow's technologies in the Target Properties product space supporting team members and other professionals in both Headquarters and external construction and vendor community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop software and systems on test driven development and continuous integration practices, unit testing and creating automated test scripts.
  • Understanding of data models with sources from different data systems including document, and relational databases.
  • Collaborate with other engineers and partners to ensure development meets business needs.
  • Follow industry standard agile software design methodology for development and technical documentation.
  • Drive evaluation and learn new tools and technologies to keep technology stack modern as needed for the Product solution.
  • Build highly scalable, performing single page web applications using AngularJS, Spring Boot, MongoDB database.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 6+ years of software development experience with at least one full cycle implementation from requirement to production
  • Proficiency in Java
  • Strong problem solving and thought partnership skills
  • Team attitude
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
Desired Qualifications:
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability, and the ability to work with a limited set of requirements.
  • Experience build and deploy high performing web-based applications using Java and other web development frameworks and using CI/CD automated tools.
  • Experience developing RESTful services using the Spring Boot framework
  • Experience in relational databases including development of tables.
  • Experience with web technology frameworks (Angular 1 or newer)
  • Experience in data modeling
  • Experience working in an agile environment (i.e. writing user stories, iterative development, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of the MongoDB database
  • Working knowledge of test-driven development and software test automation


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