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Manager of Advanced Analytics/ Data Science- Walmart

Rogers, AR 72756
Auto req ID: 216498BR

Job Description

The Manager of Advanced Analytics/ Data Science will report to the Director of Advanced Analytics, working collaboratively with the Strategy and Analytics team and with the broader Walmart, Inc. customer team. The Manager of Advanced Analytics/ Data Science will work with team members to determine the best systems for managing an internal data warehouse that supports state-of-the-art analytics and the development of new capabilities in customer strategy, business intelligence, and advanced analytics. He/she will leverage analytical and critical reasoning to solve complex, multidimensional problems using quantitative information and applying statistical and machine learning techniques.

Working as a member of the PepsiCo-Walmart Strategy and Analytics team will provide the Manager with an uncommon opportunity to gain experience that is highly valued in the broader PepsiCo organization. He/she will work across both business units - PepsiCo Beverages North America and PepsiCo Foods North America - while simultaneously serving the companys largest global customer, Walmart Inc., whose operations span multiple channels and both domestic and international markets.


  • Conceive and test hypotheses based on inconclusive or incomplete data from unstructured data and creating structures that lend themselves to analysis through A/B testing to surface empirical insights and validate the hypothesis
  • Cleaning/transforming data used for analyses
  • Use problem-solving methodologies to propose creative solutions to solve a business problem
  • Identify, collect, and explore the right data used for predictive modeling and algorithm development
  • Design and develop state-of-the-art data-driven analyses using statistical & advanced analytics methodologies to solve business problems
  • Leverage pattern detection to come up with solutions to loosely defined problems
  • Build, validate, and test predictive models using machine learning techniques to explain or predict behavior and solve a variety of business and engineering problems
  • Ability to apply statistical techniques to time series data to interpret the underlying variables impacting sales
  • Mentor and develop junior analysts


  • B.S./M.S. in the quantitative discipline required (e.g., mathematics, operations research, statistics, engineering, computer science, finance etc.) with 4+ years of experience in advanced data modeling and forecasting techniques
  • Expert-level querying skills using SQL languages such as SQL or Hive or Presto. Knowledge using window functions, joins and sub-queries.
  • Demonstrated ability to answer a seemingly simple business question with a pragmatic data-science led methodology. Expect us to ask you some examples in the interview.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • The advanced facility in R or Python (loops, parallel computations, dplyr, ODBC connections, pandas).
  • Expertise in the application of statistical methods such as the general linear model, ANOVA, decision trees, linear regression, Bayesian, clustering/ML techniques and analysis.
  • Intermediate+ level skills in visualization tools such as Tableau (Calculated field, parameters).
  • Superior communication (written/verbal) and presentation skills with the ability to leverage PowerPoint to create an impactful, concise, and defect-free slide loop.
  • Expert-level skills in Excel, Access, and PowerPoint knowing VBA would be a bonus.
  • Manage, managing multiple projects with competing priorities simultaneously.
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills.
  • Understanding of how BI stacks work (Hadoop, Pig, Scala, Spark), ingestion/ETL/storage/Connectors to applications preferred but not required.
  • This role will be customer-facing, a person should be able to communicate technical terms and ideas to a non-technical audience.
  • Experience working with point of sale data including IRI, Nielsen or equivalent preferred but not required.
  • This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

Please view our Pay Transparency Statement","city":"Rogers","state":"Arkansas


Posted: 2020-10-15 Expires: 2020-11-14

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