Lead Data Analyst - Business Partnership and Negotiations (Full-Time Remote OR Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 21, 2022
Oct 02, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

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 Lead Data Analyst on the Business Partnerships & Negotiations team, you will spend your time determining the best approach to gather, model, manipulate, analyze and present data. You will work within an agile environment (in partnership with Business Partnerships & Negotiations, Merch Finance, Product, and Data Sciences Engineering) which would require you to lead analyst activities and be the voice of analytics & reporting in broader team/CFT settings. 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:
  • Be the voice of data-driven culture, work closely with Product, Engineering, and Data Science teams, helping them understand business needs and direct their efforts towards initiatives with the highest impact
  • Have a deep understanding of data sourcing (preferably Target's data layout) and ability to translate existing code from one platform/language to another
  • Can tell a story around a problem, solution, impact and value of implementing a solution
  • 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
  • 7+ years of work experience in analytics or masters level education in business analytics, data science, etc.
  • Advanced SQL experience writing complex queries; experience in analytical tools such as: Excel, Python (pyspark), 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, summarize, and remove roadblocks and constraints; present trade-offs and propose solutions that drive toward resolution. Own and deliver implementation.
  • Partnering with data engineering team

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 $85,400-$153,700. 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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