Sr Engineer - Windows, Linux, Scripting


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.

  • Contributes to project success by providing technical leadership on assigned projects.
  • Writes technical architecture and solutions
  • Translates technical solutions based on client's needs and feasibility.
  • Stays current with technology and determines the impact of hardware and/or software upgrades on new and existing applications.
  • Evaluates vendor products and prepares recommendations.
  • Ensures high quality, adherence to standards and best practices, high performance, and scalable, repeatable processes and deliverables.
  • Understands interrelationships and impacts of systems and applications upon the Target technical environment.
  • Participates in project estimation.
  • Provides project knowledge and expertise to the TTS organization.
  • Identifies and escalates issues when needed
  • Prioritizes workload and accomplishes assignments on time, ensuring deliverables are high quality.
  • Prepares and conducts technical instruction and mentoring for team members and rollout room staff.
  • Completes all administration in a timely and quality manner.


  • Any Graduates/Post Graduates or equivalent experience
  • 5-10 years total work experience
  • Has in-depth knowledge of state-of-the art engineering technical approaches in design, build, testing, debugging problems as required by domain
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
  • Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education
  • Windows administration, Linux Administration
  • Knowledge of scripting languages and skills to build scripting and automation, Windows PowerShell, \ Windows Management Instrumentation, Windows Remote Management, and Microsoft System Center suite of tools
  • Technical aptitude and skills around Microsoft Windows, with desire to build domain application knowledge and ServiceNow skills.
  • Technical knowledge of operations hardware and applications.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to manage vendor partners.
  • Strong reasoning, troubleshooting, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • A desire to not do repetitive activities instead utilize coding skills to reduce human labor.

Desired skills

  • Proficient in the following technology areas:
  • Java/C#/ Programming Languages
  • MySQL, Postgres or SQL Server
  • Ruby, or Python
  • Perl
  • Chef, Puppet or Spinnaker
  • Openstack, VMaaS , Hyper V or other
  • Applied Site Reliability Engineering framework in current role

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