1+ months

Lead AI Scientist

Minneapolis, MN 55415

Lead AI Scientist

As a Lead A.I. Scientist on the Artificial Intelligence team, you will develop artificial intelligence models and algorithms for our retail business. You will work closely with partner team data scientists and retail business partners to continuously learn more about our business and particularly develop an understanding of the various processes we have in play. You will partner with engineers and scientists on partner teams and your own to build solutions for our business needs including development, deployment, and maintenance of algorithms and models.

In this role at Target as a Lead AI Scientist, you will:
 Develop and deploy models/algorithms for simulation platform based on Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Dynamic Programing, Reinforcement Learning Algorithms etc.
 Understand implementation of complex problems in technical retail business setting
 Partner with and communicate clearly with technology partners, data engineers and business partners on desired solutions
 Review models and algorithms developed by team
 Keep abreast of industry research
 Mentor/train peer scientists and engineers
 Support agile ceremonies

Work with engineers to design, deploy and productize algorithms and models
 Works with technology partners to understand systems

What we're looking for:
 Working towards a PhD in math, advanced statistics, physics, bio statistics, bio science, operations research and/or computer science
 Proficient in one or more of C++, Java, Scala, Python or equivalent programming language
 Deployed large scale models/algorithms in prior experience
 Deep understanding of data structures and algorithms
 Expertise in linear algebra, statistics, information theory or related mathematical domains
 Understanding of deep learning, dynamic programming, reinforcement learning or related areas both in theory and practice
 Ability to test and measure algorithms 
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Why work with us at Target?
 We are using great tools. Not only are we using programming languages like Haskell, Rust, Scala, and Python, but we are also using modern tooling and infrastructure like Nix, Kubernetes, and Kafka.
 We love open source! Many of our team member's 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!
 We value diversity. We believe that diversity and inclusion is of core importance when try to 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 value our team members. We treat out team members like people, not like cogs in a machine. We value our team members for who they are, not just what they can get done. We are parents, hobbyists, enthusiasts, family members, and community members, and can offer flexibility to our team members' schedules and work arrangements so that they can flourish both inside and outside of work.

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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Posted: 2019-11-11 Expires: 2020-01-09

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