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Sr Data Scientist

Apply Now Job ID: R0000127658 job family: Data Science schedule: Full time Location: Target Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 560045;

Senior Data Scientist; Domain – Supply Chain

About the role:

Target is offering an exciting opportunity for data wranglers, scientists and enthusiasts who want to analyse data, write algorithms and build models using large and diverse datasets. The opportunity allows you to work on open stack and Hadoop. In this role you will be working to determine solutions to streamline and optimise Target.com supply chain using large scale data wrangling and creation of automated algorithmic systems. You can expect to be involved in:

  • Consulting with clients to scope data science problems and enable adoption

  • Framing business problems in precise mathematical terms with testable hypotheses

  • Formulating statistical, machine learning or mathematical solutions to test and optimize automated solutions to business problems

  • Deploying algorithms and solutions using big data environment

  • Working with talented colleagues and a rapidly growing and complex supply chain network

Expected skills:

  • Data wrangling and pipelining skills using HiveQL and R/Python

  • Ability to write modular code and data pipelines which can be automated and scaled

  • Great communication skills and experience in working with clients

  • Good programming skills in R/ Python/ Scala/ Java

  • Knowledge in statistics/ operations management/ mathematics

  • Ability to work with a team(s) to drive the work in a collaborative environment

Preferred Educational background:

  • Computer Science graduates from reputed engineering institutes with 3+ years of experience

  • MTech or MS (Statistics, Economics) with relevant data experience of 2+ years

  • PhD with relevant experience of 1+ years

Preferred domain experience: in enabling data driven solutions in logistics, supply chain network optimization, labor management, forecasting, inventory management, network planning will be preferred. In addition, experience of working in agile teams/scrums will be preferred

Why work with us at Target?

  • We love open source

  • We own years of data from many domains like inventory, sales, guest, finance and operations.

  • We embody team member growth and wellness

  • Formal big box and online retailing industry is growing fast and poised to grow further

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