Data Analyst - Merch/Food and Bev

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Aug 10, 2020
Oct 18, 2020
Employment Status
Full Time

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 analysts. The Target Merchant 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 are experts in data sourcing, data visualizations, and providing action oriented insights used by clients throughout the enterprise. We also 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


As a Data Analyst, you'll be part of an agile analyst team, supporting Target merchandising by actively exploring data and sourcing it for specific use cases. You would join and create measureable insights from the data to be shared; development of metrics, reports and statistics. You would document calculations, code and adhering to data management principles and validating and testing data assets of others in the form of peer review. You would explore statistical analysis that could be applied to the data. Help in performing descriptive statistics including mean, variance, median correlation. Train and communicate output to users to gather feedback and apply insights and testing in partnership with business users. In addition, active participation in team meetings, support agile ceremonies and train other data analysts on technical solutions. You'll work directly with managers, engineering and business users to gain insight and access to relevant data. You'll engage with product owners and users to deliver completed work. Develop additional metrics and insights that advance user stories via data discovery and enrichment. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • 4 year degree or equivalent quantitative work experience
  • Understands Programming: SQL, Python, Scala; test driven development
  • Ability to learn, use, and teach reporting tools
  • Understand BI and Data dependencies
  • Demonstrates strong Math and/or Statistics; Mathematical logic (AND, OR, NOT); Descriptive Statistics; Applied Calculus (weighted averages, rates of change, single variable)
  • Statistical modeling
  • Demonstrate Testing and Research design; apply the scientific method and experimental design; generate insight from observation data

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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