Staff Data Scientist

Staff Data Scientist

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function Data Science and Analytics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1024015BR

What you'll do at

As the Walmart Voice Commerce team we are building completely new capabilities to allow our customers to shop by seamlessly interacting with their connected devices using spoken language. This team is part of the Growth organization and will build new voice experiences both in-house and in collaboration with strategic partners. Voice as a medium for shopping is still in its infancy and as part of this team you will get to work on industry leading solutions and be at the forefront of this emerging platform. You will get to part of defining how customers shop in everyday lives.

We are seeking NLP/Machine Learning data-scientists to be part of this new team. As part of this team you will get to experiment and innovate on behalf of our customers. The successful candidate will have a Masters/PhD in Computer Science with a strong focus on machine learning, or a related field, and 2+ years of practical experience applying ML to solve complex problems in recommender systems, information retrieval, NLP or dialogue systems. As part of this team you will be at the forefront of enabling next generation shopping experiences including through Voice Assistants and Connected Devices.

Minimum Qualifications

* Previous experience solving problems in NLP like Question Answering (QA), Search, Spoken Language Understanding (SLU) etc.
* Previous experience with deep learning frameworks such as Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch, MXNet, DyNet, and Chainer.
* Experience with tools and techniques used to deal with unstructured data, including building and leveraging Knowledge Bases, Ontologies, etc.
* Self-starter, Quick learner, Keen observer, eye for detail and someone who relishes
challenges
* MS or PhD in Machine Learning, NLP, Information-Retrieval or related fields.
* Strong research and publication record in the areas of Machine Learning, NLP, Information-Retrieval or related fields.

About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 4,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.

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