Sr Data Scientist - Computer Vision (REMOTE OR HQ)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 21, 2022
Oct 03, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time

About Us:

The Target Data Sciences - Advanced Machine Learning and Vision team is a fast growing and dynamic team! Our data scientists work to create valuable retail insights through state-of-the-art mathematical models powered by cutting-edge AI technologies. Business teams and leaders - empowered with these insights and solutions, provide joy and ease of everyday shopping to all Target guests!

As a Senior Data Scientist - Computer Vision, you'll be expected to research and develop software solutions for computer vision, natural language understanding, and other machine learning based products. You will create solutions using Agile practices and DevOps principles. Responsibilities will include model development, designing, programming, debugging and supporting high quality, distributed, large scale software solutions. We're looking for a highly-motivated research/engineering professional who is a team player and can engage with both technical and business team members.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop classical and deep computer vision models for visual embedding, object detection, segmentation, 3D computer vision, etc.
  • Prototype, design, and own individual components of a larger ML solution
  • Workflow management using Oozie, Hadoop, Slurm
  • Embrace the needs of the customers and stakeholders and take ownership
  • Ensure that quality of code meets standards and guidelines
  • Collaborate with internal partner organizations in developing an integrated solution
  • Develop AI related software systems using continuous integration and continuous deployment practices
  • Follow agile methodology for software development and technical documentation
  • Innovate constantly and stay current with latest technologies while focusing on solving problems at hand

  • MS in Computer Science, Computer Vision or equivalent work experience
  • 3 plus years of experience with developing and deploying machine learning models (preferably Computer Vision solutions) in an industrial or academic setting
  • Understand application/software development and design
  • Ability to test and measure algorithms
  • Strong leadership, organization, and communication skills
  • Team-player with a growth mindset

Preferred qualifications:
  • PhD in Computer Science, Computer Vision, Image or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working on Big Data technologies like Hadoop, Spark and Hive and working knowledge of Docker
  • Knowledge and experience with production ready data driven applications that are observable, maintainable, and scalable
  • Proficiency in at-least one of the following languages: Python, R, Java or Scala

Why grow your career with Target Data Sciences?
  • You will work directly on the AI/ML problems that have the most impact on Target's entire Digital/ and Mobile, Supply Chain, Forecasting and Merchandising teams at the grandest scale.
  • We value diversity! We believe that diversity and inclusion is of core importance when we create positive in-store experiences for our guests, and we think it is also critically important when building our teams. Read more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • We love open source! Many of our team members contribute to open source communities and get to do it during work time. We try to contribute back to our communities where we can and are grateful to be able to open source some of our own projects!

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 is not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times yr.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $82,000 to $147,000. 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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