- Headquarters Location Minneapolis, MN (USA)
- Number of Employees 10,000+
- Website www.target.com/careers
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at around 1,800 stores and at Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit to communities, that giving equals more than $4 million a week. For more information, visit Target.com/Pressroom.
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Senior Director for the Platform Engineering Team at Target Downtown Minneapolis Minnesota
Heather Mickman is the Senior Director of Platform Engineering at Target and a DevOps enthusiast.
Heather has 20+ years of IT experience in various roles and industries including retail, transportation, and high tech manufacturing. She is currently working on building the platforms used by software engineers at Target including a multi-provider cloud platform, API Gateway, telemetry tooling, data stores, and messaging.
Throughout her career, Heather has continuously embraced hard technology challenges from consulting large Fortune 50 companies on Supply Chain approach, implementing warehouse automation technologies, running large Ops organizations, and building enterprise API programs. She has a passion for technology, building high performing teams, driving a culture of innovation, and having fun along the way.
Heather lives in Minneapolis with her 2 sons and mini dachshund.
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What Women Should Know about Working At Target Corporation
What we stand for: We believe diversity and inclusivity make teams and Target better. And we’ll live that belief as champions of a more inclusive society by creating a diverse and inclusive work environment, cultivating an inclusive guest experience, and fostering equality in society.
- Flexible working policies Flex-time policies are available to many of our team members and can be worked out with HR and managers.
- Overview: Parental leave policies Target provides 2 weeks paid parental leave to parents (both the birthing and supporting parent) to allow for additional time to bond with a new baby. This time runs concurrent to FMLA and is in addition to STD leave time. These two weeks can be taken any time within the first year of baby’s life. Target also provides adoption assistance to eligible team members.
- Care-taking benefits information Target has a great EAP service that can help with finding daycare or other services needed. A Daycare Flexible Spending Account is also a great option for team members, in addition to many local centers that offer team members a discounted daycare rate!