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Staff Data Scientist (8261_R-1043096)





Sunnyvale, California, United States

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Our Company

If you're thinking 'scale', think bigger and don't stop there. At Walmart Labs, we don't just innovate, we enable transformations across stores and different channels for the Walmart experience. We innovate to deliver a simple and seamless experience for our customers. Our tech talent solves the biggest and most complex problems. They drive digital transformation where data science and analytics are enabling us to better serve our customers and create a digital relationship with them. As our customers evolve and adapt, we are taking it a few notches further here. We're changing what customers can expect from the experience of shopping, from the physical stores, to mobile social and even online; we're not just ready for the future of shopping, we're creating it.

Our Team

Market Intelligence (MINT) team at Walmart Labs, delivers on the promise of EDLP (Every Day Low Prices) to our customers. It is focused on generating actionable insights for pricing, assortment, marketing optimization purpose for stores and e-commerce business across geographies using market intelligence. Our systems are built leveraging cutting edge open-source technologies.

Your Opportunity

To fulfill the charter of MINT, there is need for top notch talent in the Data Sciences space. You would be working on challenging problems in NLP leveraging Machine Learning and Deep Learning Techniques to generate tangible and immediate business impact.

Your Responsibility

As a Staff Data Scientist for Walmart Labs, you'll be required to shape and deliver on the MINT data sciences charter.

  • Working together with a team of data scientists and machine learning engineers to develop, implement, and test scalable solutions for marketing intelligence domain.
  • Consult with business stakeholders across stores and e-commerce businesses regarding algorithm-based recommendations and be a thought-leader to develop these into business actions.
  • Mentor junior members and handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • Manage the continuous improvement of data science and machine learning led initiatives by following industry best practices and staying up-to-date with and extending the state-of-the-art in data science research.
  • Excellent academic or industrial track record of proposing, conducting and reporting results of original research, plus collaborative research with publications

Our Ideal Candidate

You are a technically strong and high performing individual with expertise in machine learning and deep learning technologies, excellent communication skills, proven analytical skills and strong customer focus. You stay updated with latest research and technology ideas, and have a passion to utilize innovative ways to solve problems. You are a good story-teller and able to simply articulate the intricacies of your models as well as explain your results clearly to stakeholders.

Your Qualifications
  • Masters degree with 8+ years of relevant experience OR PhD with > 5+ years of relevant experience in Computer Science, Statistics, Operations Research or a related field
  • Hands-on experience in NLP, machine learning and deep learning techniques
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional partners to build end to end solutions

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Option 1: Bachelors degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 4 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 2: Masters degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 2 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 3: 6 years' experience in an analytics or related field
As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate.

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, PhD 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...
840 W CALIFORNIA AVE, SUNNYVALE, CA 94086-4828, United States of America