Lead Data Scientist - Testing & Measurement

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Apr 14, 2017
Jul 26, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Data ScientistIn this role your work will shape the strategic roadmap and innovation priorities for digital products at Target by making data, analytics, and A/B testing a key part of the digital product development lifecycle.
As a Data Scientist, you will be responsible for the following:
  • Define success metrics for products by partnering with product managers to ensure metrics are aligned across products and platforms
  • Provide reliable and uniform set of evaluation metrics; support light engineering work to automate and/or pull data from multiple sources
  • Provide complete A/B test support to products including test design, success metrics, analysis, and test result delivery
  • Provide forward-looking statistical analysis to assess future investment opportunities, communicate insights clearly, and partner with product teams to translate insights to action.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of products (architecture, features, UX, roadmap)
Education Expectations: 4 year degree or equivalent (Masters or Ph.D. a plus)
Degree: Math or Stats degree is preferred, other majors could include Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, Psychology, or technology-related field or commensurate work experience
Job Related Experience: A minimum of 5+ years' experience

Role Specific Experience: 
  • Extensive knowledge of Web Analytics platform- Adobe/Site Catalyst, Google Analytics, Core Metrics
  • HTML, JavaScript, SQL, Adobe (formerly Omniture) implementation knowledge required
  • 2+ years of hand-on experience in one or more areas- A/B Testing/Data Science/BI Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience with programming languages such as Java, Python, Perl, Ruby, R, Hive, etc.
  • Experience with Big Data Technologies and Machine Learning-Hadoop, Kafka, RESTful APIs, Ozzie, Cassandra a plus
  • e-commerce domain experience a plus

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