29 days old

Lead Product Owner - Testing & Measurement

Minneapolis, MN 55415

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of Americas leading retailers.

Behind one of the worlds best loved brands is a uniquely capable and brilliant team of data scientists, engineers and analysts. The Target Data & Analytics team creates the tools and data products to sustainably educate and enable our business partners to make great data-based decisions at Target. We help develop the technology that personalizes the guest experience, from product recommendations to relevant ad content. Were also the source of the data and analytics behind Targets Internet of Things (iOT) applications, fraud detection, Supply Chain optimization and demand forecasting. We play a key role in identifying the test-and-measure or A/B test opportunities that continuously help Target improve the guest experience, whether they love to shop in stores or at Target.com.

A role with Target Testing & Measurement is a chance to help develop our in-house strength for getting the maximum value from Targets many data assets. We see data as a product and an opportunity to experiment and refine our approach to new guest experiences. This is how we bring to life what wasnt possible yesterday, and generate new revenue sources for Target in the process. Our purpose is to accelerate omni-channel A/B testing to fuel the continuous innovation that we believe is the key to exceeding guest expectations in our stores and digital channels. Together, we positively impact changes to various initiatives, processes and interdependencies that require exceptional data collection, measurement and analysisultimately leading to quicker and more meaningful decision-making at Target.

About the Job:

To succeed with this important mission, we are seeking a Lead Product Owner to lead and implement our vision for A/B testing program analytics at scale at Target. In this position you will be in the center where business, product, analytics & insights, research, and technology meet.

A/B testing program analytics are a core function of our Analytics and Experimentation products. The platform is built on a modern technology stack that operates at web scale enabling Target to accelerate decision making from A/B testing into actionable decisions.

Product Teams at Target are accountable for the delivery of business outcomes enabled through technology and analytic products that are easy to use, easily maintained and highly reliable. Product teams have one shared backlog that is inclusive of all product, technology, discovery and design work.

As a Lead Product Owner, you will work in the product model and will partner to develop a comprehensive product strategy, related roadmap, and set key business objectives (OKRs) for your respective product. You will need to leverage the knowledge of your product, as well as, customer feedback and establish other relevant data points to assess value, develop business cases, and prioritize the direction and desired outcomes for your product. You will lead a product and work in unison with engineers, UX designers, data scientists and business partners to deliver a product.

You will be the voice of the product to key stakeholders to ensure that their needs are met and that the product team is getting the direction and support that it needs to be successful. You will develop and actively understand the market, maintain a product roadmap and backlog outlining the customer themes, epics, and stories while prioritizing the backlog to focus on the highest impact work for your team and stakeholders.

You will encourage the open exchange of information and viewpoints, as well as, inspire others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance while committing to the organization's direction. You will foster sense of urgency to achieve goals and leverage resources to overcome unexpected obstacles, and partner with product teams across the organization to help them achieve their goals while pursuing and completing yours. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

  • 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 6+ years of retail experience or equivalent domain experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and technology teams
  • Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, scrum teams, sprints, personas)
  • Proven ability to lead a body of work with cross functional partners
  • A demonstrated track record partnering with product, engineering & analytics teams, research, and analytics functions
  • 3-5 years of SaaS product management experience with experimentation and/or data-driven and data visualization products at scale (A/B testing, variant testing, multi-arm bandits, etc)
  • Superior data and analytical skills including the ability to define and decompose relevant metrics and to directly perform data analysis in SQL or similar
  • Deep knowledge of messaging platforms for streaming data (Kafka, Kinesis) and Big Data frameworks (such as Hadoop, Apache Spark, Beam, etc,)
  • Proven track record in performing well in a fast-paced environment and organizational skills to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines effectively.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to articulate a strategy at every level of the company

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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