1+ months

Lead Engineer - Cyber Security Digital Detection Engineering

Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
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About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of Americas leading retailers.

Target as a tech company? Absolutely. Were the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that fuels Targets passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every facet of one of the worlds best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that relies on the latest tools and technologiesand the brightest peopleto deliver incredible value to guests online and in stores. Target Technology Services 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.

As a lead engineer, you serve as the technical anchor for the engineering team that supports a product. You create, own and are responsible for the application architecture that best serves the product in its functional and non-functional needs. You identify and drive architectural changes to accelerate feature development or improve the quality of service (or both). You have deep and broad engineering skills and are capable of standing up an architecture in its whole on your own, but you choose to influence a wider team by acting as a force multiplier. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

As a Lead Engineer on the Cyber Security Digital Detection Engineering (DDE) team, you will be an integral piece in securing Target against current and future threats. Target's Digital Detection function within Cyber Security is responsible for preventing and detecting malicious activity on Target.com.

Skills that will translate:

Linux Administration

ELK Engineering & Maintenance

Full-stack Development

CI/CD (Drone, Jenkins)

Virtual Environments and Orchestration (Docker, OpenStack, Kubernetes, etc)

API Development (Rust, Golang, Java)

Scripting (Python, Bash, AWK)


Threat Hunting

Statistical Anomaly Detection

Machine Learning

Dont think you have what it takes to join our team? No worries, our team is a learning environment and if you have a background in information security, DevOps/engineering and development, incident response, or threat intelligence, its likely you could be a member of our team.


BA/BS or equivalent work experience

5+ years of software development experience

Strong problem solving and thought partnership skills

Demonstrated sense of ownership and the ability to work with a limited set of requirements

Team attitude

Good verbal and written communication skills


Development experience in any of the following: Rust, Golang

Experience with Unix/Linux administration

Experience with Web security and HTTP protocol

Experience with ElasticSearch

Experience with the following: Git, Docker, Drone, Kubernetes, Kafka

Database administration: Postgres

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 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-04-27

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