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Data Scientist


Posted Thursday, May 11, 2023

Posting ID: 1612702930_crt:1683788551698

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Position Summary...

What you'll do...
Data Scientist

Are you a hardcore numbers person who wouldenjoy solving some of business' toughest challengesbyilluminating phenomena and opportunity held withinone of the world's largest data sets?As a Data Scientist atWalmart Global Tech, themammothscale and volume ofour globaldata isvirtuallylimitless.You will createinsightsthatinfluencehow we make decisionsthat haveimpactatan unprecedented scale.

You will have the opportunity todo yourbest workwhile unlocking vast business opportunity byextracting key insights, using pattern recognition to develop predictive analytics, and translating results into goal-oriented business actions.

Each day, youwill be presented with a variety of new challenges and interesting projects that tap your interests and strengths.This isn't analyst work; you'll be leveraging data science methods, including AI and machine learning in an incredibly dynamic and engaging environment.

Min Requirements: 7 years' experience in data science, machine learning, optimization models, or related field.

How you'll make an impact:
  • Advising onanalysisandmodeling techniques,selecting thebest fitfor structured& unstructured, complex data,and developingcustom analytics modelstogenerate insights that drive value for our customers andunlock competitive advantage forour organization
  • Collaborating with our data engineerstogatherthe rightinformation fromourvarious sourcesso that you canimplement advanced statistical methodologiesand design interventions to optimize how our business can best perform
  • Conductingexploratoryanalysisincluding hypothesis testing,statistical inference, and statistical analysis (predictiveand/or prescriptive)
  • Partnering with business and technical stakeholders to translatechallenging retailbusiness problemsintostate-of-the-art data sciencesolutions
  • Developing processes and toolsthatmonitor,analyzeand continuously improvemodel performance and data accuracy

What you'll bring:
  • You're an inquisitive, out-of-the box thinker who's continually on the lookout for opportunities to improve and innovate data science solutions
  • You have consistently high standards,your passion for quality is inherent in everything that you do
  • You have the courage to fail fast
  • You have proven ability as a full stack data scientistwho develops, optimizes, and scalesmodelsfor theproduction environment
  • You connectthehow and why, usingyour knowledgeofdata sciencetheoriesandmethodologiestoderive the best approach that is fit-for-purpose
  • You have a proven ability with statistical methods and advanced modelling techniques (e.g., SVM, Random Forest, Bayesian inference, graph models, NLP, Computer Vision, neural networks, etc.)
  • You'reexperiencedwith languagesusedto manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets(e.g.Python, R, SQL, etc.)
  • You'reproficientusingdatabase technologies and distributed datastores (e.g. SQL, NoSQL)
  • Youhave experiencewithSpark,Hiveand TensorFlow etc.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Hiring across: Emerging Tech; Marketing & Advertising; Technical Product Management; Health and Wellness Technology; New Ventures; Data Ventures / Luminate.

About Global Tech

From entry-level to executive positions, Walmart provides limitless opportunities for growth, and career development.

Walmart started small, with a single discount store and the simple philosophy of selling more for less. Today, we are a growing technology-enabled company founded on the same values as our first store. We establish clear expectations, empower associates to manage their work, and hold ourselves and one another to a high standard.

Walmart's scale enables us to have an. No other company has the reach of Walmart, with 2.3 million associates worldwide and over 230 million weekly customers.

Walmart is reshaping retail by investing in an expanding workforce. While technology is at the heart of our digital transformation, people are the reason we succeed and the force behind our innovations. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow.

Flexible, hybrid work

We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily virtual, while remaining near the locations Global Tech calls home. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting. Of course, being together in person is an important part of our culture and shared success. We use our campuses to collaborate and be together in person, as business needs require and for development and networking opportunities.

Our U.S. hubs are: Atlanta, GA; Bentonville AR; Charlotte, NC; Dallas, TX, Hoboken, NJ; Reston, VA; Seattle, WA and Sunnyvale, CA.

Benefits & Perks

Beyond our great compensation package, we offer performance incentives. 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.


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 2 years' experience in an analytics or related field. Option 2: Masters degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field. Option 3: 4 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...
111 S Main St, Bentonville, AR 72712-5960, United States of America

Contact Information


The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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