Lead Android Engineer – Augmented Reality (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

at Target
Published July 23, 2022
Location Brooklyn Center, MN
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Location: 7000 Target Pkwy N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States, 55445

About Us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and weinvest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as oneTarget team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. Its how we care, grow, and win together.

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.

Join theteam that brings Target guests an immersive shopping experience with augmented reality.

AsaLead Android Engineer on the Creative Visualization team you will:

Develop clean, well-testednativeAndroidcode to deliver functionality that meets business objectives

Coach and mentor junior engineers to provide guidance on coding and design best practices

Analysis of requirements and design

Work closely with partner teams - QA, UX, Product - as needed

Perform complex engineering tasksindependently as well as collaboratively

Manage complex cross-teamcoordinationand dependencies

Evaluate and communicate different engineering solutions and trade-offs

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.


4 year degree or equivalent experience
7+ years of software development experience with at least one full cycle implementation

4+ years of experience developing apps for Android

Experience developing inKotlin

In-depth knowledge of Android 3D/AR frameworks (ARCore, Google Filament, OpenGL)
Demonstrates strong domain-specific knowledge regarding Targets technology capabilities, and key competitors products and differentiating features
Demonstrates broad and deep expertise in multiple computer languages and frameworks (e.g., open source). Designs, develops, and approves end-to-end functionality of a product line, platform, or infrastructure
Communicates and coordinates with project team, partners, and stakeholders
Demonstrates expertise in analysis and optimization of systems capacity, performance, and operational health
Understands and develops solutions to foster data lifecycle management
Maintains deep technical knowledge within areas of expertise
Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education
Experience in building highly scalable distributed systems


An interest and passion for AR/VR technologies

Experience in 3D graphics, real time graphics, or 3D math

Experience with distributing mobile applications via public app stores and/or enterprise channels

Experience with integrating calls to backend services (REST orGraphQL, using JSONetc)

Excellent hands on skills with Android application development tools, including Android Studio, Android SDK and ADT

Experience integrating with third party frameworks tools and SDKs, such as Retrofit,OKHttp, Moshiand Glide

Experience working with the following technologies:

Reactive Programming (ideally viaRxJava)

Dependency injection (ideally viaDaggeror Hilt)

Android architecturecomponents(ideally MVVM experience)

Experience with multiple levels of users (anonymous v authenticated)

Experience with Accessibility

Experience with continuous delivery in mobile, including Test- or Behavior-Driven Design, code review, static analysis, continuous integration, automation and functional testing.


This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Targets needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team memberscore role will be a blend of virtual andonsite at a Target location.A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member worksfull-time from home oran alternatelocation thats notaTarget location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times ayear.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only:The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is$105,800 to$190,400. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond.

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.



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