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Sr. Engineer - Payment Infrastructure Team

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Location: 7000 Target Pkwy N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States, 55445
JOIN US AS A PAYMENT SR. ENGINEER - Guest Facing Devices Infrastructure
Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: Systems Engineer, Payment Engineer, Hardware Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, Software Development Engineer, DevOps Engineer, InfraCode (IaC) Engineer

About This Opportunity

As an engineer on the Field Engineering Team, you will contribute to the DevOps ecosystem optimizing all 53,000 cash register payment devices in Target stores. In this role, primary contributions will align with the Guest Payment Devices. Prospective candidates will have experience in software development with eagerness to learn, while embracing the Growth Mindset. Share experiences in an Agile CI/CD environment, managing software-defined infrastructure, gathering story details, and collaborating with partner teams to develop and implement solutions in an iterative manner. Understanding cloud-ready automated application deployments is a plus.

Use your experience and talents to be a part of a groundbreaking team, exercising critical thinking skills, thought leadership, and pursuing visionary goals in Retail. We urge Target engineers to participate in learning opportunities such as Hack-a-thons, Engineering Month events, channels, CareerDev expos, and innovation sprints during quarterly Demo Days. As a member of an Agile team, a successful candidate will possess the following traits:
  • A confident and positive attitude while adapting to frequent change
  • Fully Participate in an Agile DevOps environment helping to resolve hardware, operational, infrastructure and application incidents escalated from support teams during on-call rotations
  • Drive problem root cause analysis through operating system and application log investigation
  • Participation in payment hardware device evaluation and selection; RFI/RFP
  • IT inventory and lifecycle management of serialized, regulated payment devices
  • Develop enterprise visibility / proactive solutions with tools such as Kafka, Kibana, Grafana
  • Develop automated preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and quickly resolve problems to ensure infrastructure and application stability
As an engineer on the Guest Facing Devices Team, you will contribute and effect change using a diverse cross section of the following technologies and skill sets:

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • Experience with one or more object oriented programing language; Java/Kotlin preferred
  • Three years of relevant infrastructure & software development experience
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
  • Stays current with new and evolving technologies
Desired Skillsets
  • Experience with payment terminals in-stores
  • One or more of the following programming languages: Java, Kotlin, and Python scripting
  • Proficiency using, supporting, and configuring Linux devices
  • Familiar with compliance needs such as PCI, P2PE certification, etc.
  • Vendor management and strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Experience with relational DBs such as PostgreSQL and/or NoSQL technologies
  • Use of source control, build, test, and deployment tools such as Github, Drone/Vela
  • Critical thinking supporting issue detection and resolving through automated solutions
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) 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 Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1- for additional information.

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