Sr. Data Scientist Leadership Program (DSLP)

in Minneapolis, MN

Sr. Data Scientist Leadership Program (DSLP) Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    17065731

  • Req #

    R0000090812

  • Job Location

    33 S 6th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55402-3601, US

  • Job Category

    Technology and Data Sciences

  • Job Type

    Full time

Data Scientist Leadership Program start date is mid-summer 2021
About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.

Behind one of the world’s best loved brands is a uniquely capable and brilliant team of data scientists, engineers and analysts. The Target Data & Analytics team creates the tools and data products to sustainably educate and enable our business partners to make great data-based decisions at Target. We help develop the technology that personalizes the guest experience, from product recommendations to relevant ad content. We’re also the source of the data and analytics behind Target’s Internet of Things (iOT) applications, fraud detection, Supply Chain optimization and demand forecasting. We play a key role in identifying the test-and-measure or A/B test opportunities that continuously help Target improve the guest experience, whether they love to shop in stores or at Target.com. 

As a Sr Data Scientist, you’ll apply mathematical concepts to data and business questions to generate insight and action.  This role focuses on advancing the data, metrics, and analysis into statistically driven applications.  The Sr Data Scientist spends about 50% of their time analyzing the data and applying mathematical concepts to generate statistics, models, and tests.  As part of a team they consult on analysis and testing along with their users. They also document model selection criteria and how to interpret the model output for other stakeholders

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Sr Data Scientist, you’ll take the lead as you…. set up data for proper tests and statistical analysis. You’ll develop inferential and descriptive statistics to generate insights. You’ll recommend and document the application of statistical models and build statistical models and integrate output into users platforms for data consumption. You would document variables that could improve analysis or insights; generate metrics and reports on the performance of their models. You would apply insights and testing in partnership with business users and identify hypothesis and document significance. In addition, active participation in team meetings, support agile ceremonies and are able to share with other data analysts technical solutions. You’ll work directly with managers, engineering and business users to gain insight and provide access statistical output. You’ll engage with product owners and users to review analysis and recommend additional data points and analytical techniques to be applied.

During your first year, you’ll experience a rotational program giving you an opportunity to work on multiple analytics projects, build your testing expertise within our testing center of excellence, and engage 1-on-1 with an analytical mentor at Target.  All the while, we’ll be supporting your development to grow as a strong Sr. Data Scientist within Target’s Data Sciences and Analytics team.  

About you:

Working towards graduate degree in Business Analytics, Statistics, Economics or related disciplineStrong written and verbal communication skills Understands Programming: R, Python, SQL, Scala; ability to learn and apply new languages and test driven developmentDemonstrates strong Math and/or Statistics; Mathematical logic (AND, OR, NOT); Descriptive and Inferential Statistics; Applied Calculus (weighted averages, rates of change, single variable)Statistical modelingDemonstrate Testing and Research design; apply the scientific method and experimental design; generate insight from observation data

Additional Information

Who We Are

From partnerships and volunteerism to team member benefits and resources, we support veterans and military members as they serve our nation and our communities.

As a member of the Veteran Jobs Mission, Target has joined other top companies in a pledge to hire more U.S. military veterans. Together, we’ve already hired nearly 300,000 veterans, inspiring the coalition to raise its goal to hire 1 million U.S. military veterans by 2020.
Our team member benefits for activated reservists include pay differential and optional medical coverage for dependents. Through our Human Resources team, we provide proactive Leave of Absence (LOA) guidance and support to ensure smooth employment status transitions for military team members pursuing a LOA.

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