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Sr. Data Scientist 1274618BR

Walmart
San Bruno, CA 94066
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1274618BRReq ID:1274618BRCompany Summary:The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the worlds largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.Job Title:Sr. Data Scientist 1274618BRPosition Summary: + A Data Scientist is responsible for analyzing large data sets to develop custom models and algorithms to drive business solutions. Data Scientists work on project teams in order to provide analytical support to projects (for example, email targeting, business optimization, consumer recommendations) for Walmart eCommerce. Data Scientists are responsible for building large data sets from multiple sources in order to build algorithms for predicting future data characteristics. Those algorithms will be tested, validated, and applied to large data sets. Data Scientists are responsible for training the algorithms so they can be applied to future data sets and provide the appropriate search results. Data Scientists are responsible for researching new trends in the industry and utilizing up-to-date technology (for example, HBase, MapReduce, LAPack, Gurobi) and analytical skills to support their assigned project. + Build complex data sets from multiple data sources, both internally and externally. + Build learning systems to analyze and filter continuous data flows and offline data analysis. + Combine data features to determine search models. + Conduct advanced statistical analysis to determine trends and significant data relationships. + Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans + Develop custom data models to drive innovative business solutions. + Develop models of current state in order to determine needed improvements. + Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity + Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions + Research new techniques and best practices within the industry. + Scale new algorithms to large data sets. + Train algorithms to apply models to new data sets. + Utilize system tools including (MySQL, Hadoop, Weka, R, Matlab,ILog). + Validate models and algorithmic techniques. + Work with cross-functional partners across the business City:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:We are looking for passionate data scientists and researchers to building next generation forecasting models and algorithms for Walmart. Forecasts drive $200 B + inventory replenishment's annually. Improved forecasts will help drive down the inventory days of supply and reduce waste savings measured in billions of dollars while improving our in-stock rates and customer satisfaction. Supply chain efficiency is key in todays competitive markets, and it all starts with forecasting. Effectively predicting demand involves learning both from past sales and a host of other factors, e.g., weather, demographics, event calendars, SNAP calendars, etc.. Doing this at Walmart scale over 500 million store-item combinations - makes it one of the largest and most challenging problems of its kind in the world while also being one of the most impact. Talk to us to if you are interested in taking up the challenge. As a Data Scientist you will play a unique role in driving the future of the next generation forecasting models researching, designing and implementing cutting edge algorithms. Responsibilities include: Conduct statistical analysis to provide actionable insights, identify trends, and measure performance Assist in building learning systems that react to changes in customer preferences using advanced machine learning and statistical techniques Identify opportunities for improving algorithms and processes from the perspectives of accuracy, stability, and scalability Collaborate with engineers to implement and deploy scalable solutionsMinimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in statistics, machine learning, or related technical discipline OR an MS with 2+ years experience Experience in areas such as data-driven statistical modeling, robust statistics, feature extraction and analysis, supervised learning. Proficient in R or Python, SQL. C/C++ preferred. Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark)Additional Preferred Qualifications:Additional Qualifications Inquisitiveness and desire to learn. Strong analytical skills including the ability to structure problems for analysis, analyze the data and understand root cause. Forecasting experience in an online and/or retail environment is preferred Good written and verbal communication skills along with strong desire to work in cross functional teams Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced start-up like environment. 1274618BR #LI-MW1Category:Information Technology Brand:Walmart Labs

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