Sr. Data Analyst - Merch Insights

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Feb 18, 2022
Feb 27, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
A role with the Merchandise Analytics team is a chance to shape how core merchandising teams place product and build strategies that directly impact the guest. We see analytics as a driver of decisions and an opportunity to inform and influence our clients to build the optimal guest experiences. Our purpose is to create the most data driven team in retail by delivering industry-leading insights and products and fuel Target's growth. We connect teams with trusted data, provide a complete view of company, competition, and consumer insights, deliver world-class product solutions in partnership with product teams, and embrace a continuous-learning mindset. This is a role for someone passionate about analytics, driving business decisions and strategy, and building trusted relationships with partners.

As a Sr Data Analyst, you willspend your time determining the best approach to gather, model, manipulate, analyze and present data. You will work within an agile environment which requires active participation in ceremonies and team meetings. In this role, you'll have opportunities to continuously upskill to stay current with new technologies in the industry via formal training, peer training groups and self-directed education.

Core Responsibilities &:
  • Serve as an advocate of our data-driven culture, work closely with Product, Engineering, and Data Science teams, helping then understand business needs that will direct their efforts towards initiatives with the highest impact
  • Synthesize analysis and results in compelling storylines and communicate to key stakeholders
  • Help define data to be collected for measuring the success of new product features, define KPIs, and work with engineering on tracking and instrumentation of data
  • Design and build self-service dashboards using a mixture of analytical and visualization techniques to derive actionable insight from data to influence business and product decisions
  • Democratize data and insights as you strive to deliver self-service tools to your partners and enable them to make better decisions more quickly
  • Deliver dashboard reporting and hold products and businesses accountable for results against goals and objectives

**Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About You:
  • BS/BA or strong equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of work experience in analytics or masters level education in business analytics, data science, etc.
  • Intermediate SQL experience writing complex queries; experience in analytical tools such as: Excel, Python, R, Hadoop/Hive, or equivalent technologies
  • Solid problem solving and analytical skills; intellectually curious, high energy with strong work ethic
  • Advanced proficiency in at least one visualization tool (ie. Domo, Tableau, Power BI) with willingness and ability to learn additional visualization tools
  • Ability to identify and succinctly summarize roadblocks, constraints, and trade-offs, propose potential solutions, and drive toward resolution

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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