Sr. Data Analyst - Planning Ops (Full-Time Remote/ Hybrid)

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Jun 14, 2022
Closes
Jul 06, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
JOIN US AS A SR DATA ANALYST - PLANNING OPERATIONS

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 will support the Planning/Planning Operations teams and spend your time determining the best approach to gather, manipulate, analyze, and present data. You will work in with other analysts in a semi-agile environment to support assortment choice strategy, forecasting, inventory visibility, event reporting, etc. 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.

Responsibilities & Requirements:

· Serve as an advocate of our data-driven culture, 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; 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

This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $65,600-$118,100. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond.

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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