Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.
Target Human Resources is well known for its signature ability to build the very best teams, and we infuse our work with Target’s distinctive retail brand by continuously experimenting, evolving and innovating. With the chance to positively impact nearly 350,000 people worldwide in our stores, distribution centers and headquarters, you’ll be a strategic partner to both the leaders and team members who elevate and nurture the Target guest experience. Our dynamic, passionate and responsive team comprises specialized people-professionals from several diverse disciplines. We operate behind the scenes to create a progressive culture of value, respect, reward and professional advancement.
A role in Talent Analytics team means you will support and advance the data and analytics capabilities for Human Resources at Target. You will be a part of a capability that is uniquely positioned to lead and support data driven HR and people decisions for a large and global workforce through dashboarding, visualization, modeling, insights, and recommendations.
Our Data Analysts are expected to explore data, technologies, and the application of mathematical techniques to enable business insights. Data analysts accomplish this through a wide variety of skills including: data wrangling, reporting, dashboarding, visualization, statistical analysis, modeling, and the presentation of recommendations and insight. Analysts will work within an agile environment, which requires active participation in ceremonies to accomplish the team’s goals. They also develop domain knowledge as they learn about their business area and support applying key data management principles like metadata management, data profiling, and documenting their data lineage.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Actively exploring data for specific use cases
Expertise in business domain and processes
Creating measurable insights from the data to be shared
Developing metrics, measurement strategy, reports, and statistics
Documenting calculations, code, and adhering to data management principles
Validating and testing data assets of others in the form of peer review
Exploring statistical analysis that could be applied to the data
Performing descriptive statistics including mean, variance, median, correlation
Applies insights and testing in partnership with business users
Active participant in team meetings
Lead agile ceremonies
Ability to work independently to turn business problems into data solutions
Serve as a thought leader and mentor on business domain and analytical techniques to elevate team performance
BA/BS or equivalent experience
7+ years work experience in data analysis or masters level education in business analytics, data science, etc.
Strong knowledge of data, reporting, and analytics
Proficient with various programming languages- SQL, R, Python
Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education
Strong domain specific knowledge in Human Resources data and processes
Prior experience in human resources or talent/people analytics industry
Programming: SQL, R, Python, Hadoop ecosystem
Math and/or Statistics:
Mathematical logic (AND, OR, NOT)
Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
Calculus (weighted averages, rates of change, single variable)
Testing and Research Design:
Apply the scientific method and experimental design
Generate insight from observational data
We are supportive of this role being fully remote or based out of our HQ in Minneapolis, MN.
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.