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Walmart

Senior Data Scientist (8261_R-979788)

Retail

All

Yearly

No

Sunnyvale, California, United States

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

We are looking for a passionate and creative Senior Data Scientist to join Inkiru Data Science team @ Walmart Global Tech. You will have the unique opportunity to work with massive business and social data generated by Walmart Inc.'s unparalleled online and in-store commerce. You will be responsible to use cutting-edge machine learning, data mining, and optimization techniques to design and prototype robust, scalable predictive models for fraud detection. You will be a part of a cross-functional team of Data Scientists, Engineers, Product managers, and Business professionals that sit at the intersection of Data Science, Big data and business operations.

Responsibilities

  • Be a strategic partner to product development teams, sharing insights and providing recommendations through effective communication and storytelling with data.
  • Design, build and implement predictive models with high-dimensional, fast moving real time datasets.
  • Use machine learning, deep learning and data mining techniques to develop robust predictive models for anomaly detection such as Walmart store returns fraud detection, E-Commerce fraud detection, Identity risk assessment.
  • Design, analyze, and run both simulated and live experiments to drive KPI improvements.
  • Build data visualizations and interactive dashboards for monitoring and sharing business insights internally and externally.
  • Interested in researching about new methods, tools and techniques to address complex business problems.


You'll really make an impact with...
  • Technical expertise in data mining, machine learning, and statistical analysis.
  • Proficient in machine learning and data mining packages in Python.
  • Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark or BigQuery).
  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in any STEM field or three years of related experience.


Additional Preferred Qualifications

Programming skills in one of the following languages: Hive SQL, Java, or JavaScript on a UNIX or Linux platform.

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas, and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

About Global Tech

Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile on their face. That's what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We're a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world's largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates. To others, innovation looks like an app, service, or some code, but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption.

We're virtual

Working virtually this year has helped us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting. Today, we are reimagining the tech workplace of the future by making a permanent transition to virtual work for most of our team. Of course, being together in person is an important part of our culture and shared success. We'll collaborate in person at a regular cadence and with purpose.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1- Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field and 3
years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 2- Master's degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science,
Information Technology, or related field and 1 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 3 - 5 years' experience in an analytics or
related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Data science, machine learning, optimization models, Master's degree in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Information Technology, Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics, Successful completion of one or more assessments in Python, Spark, Scala, or R, Using open source frameworks (for example, scikit learn, tensorflow, torch)

Primary Location...
600 WEST CALIFORNIA AVENUE, SUNNYVALE, CA 94086-2486, United States of America