Demand Analyst

Demand Analyst

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Product Management - Technology
  • Job Function Product Management - Technology
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1059697BR

What you'll do at

We are looking for demand analysts to help build next generation forecasting models for Walmart. Improved forecast accuracy will help drive down the inventory days of supply and reduce waste for perishable grocery – savings measured in billions of dollars – while improving our instocks.

Effectively predicting demand involves learning from past sales and modeling the effects price, promotions, store placements, local events, weather etc. Doing this a Walmart scale – over 500 M store item combinations - makes it one of the largest and most challenging problems of its kind in the world while also being the most impactful. Talk to us to if you are interested in taking up the challenge.

Minimum Qualifications

• BS/MS in Business/Statistics/Engineering or another highly quantitative discipline.
• Knowledge of demand management/forecasting tools, forecasting processes in sales, marketing operations, finance, manufacturing and supply chain issues.
• Experience conducting forecasting analysis, insuring forecasting processes and methods are followed.
• Extensive spreadsheet analysis and strong mathematical abilities
• Comfortable working with large data sets
• Experience collaborating with technology and business teams
• Familiar with statistical and machine learning techniques, such as regression, clustering, and classification.
• Experience in R or Python and the forecasting, machine learning and scientific computing packages associated with them.
• Knowledge of relational databases and SQL.

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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  • 100% coverage for in network preventative care
  • Retirement Plan
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