Sr. Analyst, Business Intelligence and Analytics - Leadership ProgramApply Now Job ID: BUS0001NN Date posted: 02/11/2019 Location: 0501 - HQ MN Minneapolis Downtown, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sr. Analyst, Business Intelligence and Analytics – Leadership Program
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.
A role with Business Insights & Analytics (BIA) means being a part of the team that enables faster, smarter and more scalable decision-making to compete and win the modern retail market. Here, you’ll leverage data, statistics and visualization to create the actionable insights that deliver value across all Target functions. Our savvy reporting and analytics pros use market-leading tools and data automation to make a positive impact that’s felt across the business. If you’re an analyst who can work on autonomous teams, integrate the latest practices with your approach, write code to handle massive scale, simplify complex decisions by providing flexible, fast and sustainable decision-making solutions, then you’ll be successful here.
The Analyst team focuses on finding hidden patterns, trends, and insights through data.Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. 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. Analyst with in Target’s Business Intelligence Center of Excellence.
- Provide basic statistical analysis including mean, median, measures of spread, variance, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and basic graphical displays
- Leverage modeling and statistical techniques including regression, generalized linear models, probabilistic models, non-parametric techniques, dimension-reduction techniques such as principal components and clustering techniques
- Tell a story with data using the latest visualization tools and techniques
- Automate your solution using ETL tools or scripts.
- Working towards graduate degree in Business Analytics, Statistics, Economics or related discipline
Strong understanding of statistical concepts and demonstrated experience applying concepts to different types of problems
Strong written and verbal communication skills
What’s it like to work here? We’re asked that a lot. Target respects and values the individuality of all team members and guests—and we have lots of fun in all that we do.experience our culture