Target Enterprise, Inc. is seeking a full-time Senior Data Scientist at our offices in Minneapolis, MN. The Senior Data Scientist will be responsible for anticipating future business needs, solving real-time business questions, and identifying new applications for complex analysis. This position requires a Master’s degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Applied Statistics, or a related field and 2 years related experience. Must also have 12 months of experience (which may have been gained concurrently) with each of the following: (1) executing solutions to business problems using advanced statistics, testing methods, data analysis, data mining, predictive modeling, optimization, and machine learning techniques; (2) design and run end-to-end experiments with statistical rigor for test and learn, apply appropriate sampling methods and probabilistic simulations to hypothesis testing and parameter estimation including bootstrapping; (3) perform data exploration and visualization, apply machine learning and statistical inference to seed hypotheses, identify opportunities, define metrics, provide interpretability to multi-dimensional scoring, regressor and classifier models, or decision tree learning, using novel methods; (4) employ statistical programming languages SAS, Python, R and toolkits (Scikit-learn, Pandas, Numpy, Scipy, PySpark, Jupyter Notebook and kernel, Macro) across disparate environments including Linux/Unix command line and shell scripting, virtual and clouds; and (5) execute and automate data preprocessing via relational systems (MySQL, Postgre, Teradata, Oracle, and DB2), and parallel computing for big data, using analytics engine and cluster computing frameworks: Apache Spark and Hadoop MapReduce, Apache Tez, and Yarn. Will accept experience gained before, during or after Master’s program. Please apply online at https://corporate.target.com/careers.
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