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Staff Data Scientist - Walmart Connect (8261_R-1094181)





San Bruno, California, United States

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart Connect is seeking an experienced data science leader to enable deep insights and capabilities to our clients through advanced analytics and machine learning techniques (e.g. predictive modeling, optimization, segmentation)


  • Manage a team to deliver MMM solutions to advertisers
  • Manage and perform hands-on modeling and complex analyses using Python, SQL and/or R
  • Build and enhance marketing and media mix models to connect the impact of marketing tactics and business short-term and long-term outcomes
  • Run optimization and simulation scenarios to help provide the marketing investment and allocation recommendations Marketing leadership and CMO
  • Present media insights and recommendations to different levels of senior clients
  • Explain complex modeling approaches in simple terms and develop compelling narratives that connect modeling results with business problems
  • Partner with cross-functional team to streamline data science solutions
  • Integrate disparate data sources and leverage state-of-the-art analytics best practices in order to deliver integrated actionable insights to partners and senior leadership around digital marketing optimization
  • Participate in goal setting, performance review, and performance management for team members.
  • Participate in hiring and capacity management tasks.
  • Continuously engage with senior leadership and stakeholders to ensure alignment and manage interdependencies.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree: Statistics, Economics, Operations Research, or related field
  • 6+ years post academic professional experience in data science, measurement, marketing strategy & analytics
  • 3+ years leading Data Science teams in a direct manager capacity
  • Proficient coding skills (SQL/Python/R) and database knowledge
  • Experience with A/B and Multivariate test design and implementation
  • Experienced in building market mix and multi-touch attribution models
  • Experience with advertising, measurement, and/or digital marketing analytics
  • Experience with advertising technology platforms Ad servers, DSPs, DMPs, etc.

Manager's Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD degree in Statistics, Economics, Operations Research, or related field
  • Strong communication skills to 'tell a story' that provides insight into the business
  • Extensive experience with predictive modeling algorithms
  • Strong project management skills, including managing technical resources and multiple priorities & milestones.
  • You have a passion for working in a fast-paced agile environment.
  • A collaborative mindset and sense of curiosity
  • Advanced programming skills with experience of creating Python modules

About Walmart Connect

At Walmart, we've led retail for over 60 years by keeping our customers' needs at the center of everything we do. Our latest innovations leverage our online reach and massive network of physical stores tosave 160 million weekly omnichannel customers time and money in ways no other retailer can match.

Walmart Connect is building a robust in-house advertising business that's key to Walmart's growth strategy. We partner closely with brands on strategies and solutions that harness Walmart's unparalleled omnichannel influence. We deliver relevant retail ads and experiences that connect our customers with the brands and products they love. And we use Walmart's proprietary online and in-store data, encompassing 95% of American households, to measure campaign-correlated sales on our site and in our stores.

Walmart isn't simply the world's most successful retailer -we're the world's largest company. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a high-visibility team backed by the most talented retail colleagues in the world and over six decades of success. Join us.


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...
850 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066-3031, United States of America