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 1083830BR

What you'll do at

- Bring new thinking and techniques to image processing, such as logo detection and relevance scoring
- Formulating machine learning approaches while paying attention to business metrics, designing features from the rich data available from many sources, training, evaluating, and deploying models;
- Researching and implementing methodologies to measure the impact of the technologies;
- Initiating and proposing unique and promising modeling projects, developing new and innovative algorithms and technologies, pursuing patents where appropriate;
- Developing high-performance algorithms for precision targeting, testing and implementing these algorithms in scalable, product-ready code; Interacting with other teams to define interfaces and understanding and resolving dependencies;
- Staying current on published data mining, machine learning and modeling techniques and competing technologies and sharing these findings with scientists and engineers in the organization;
- Maintaining world-class academic credentials through publications, presentations, external collaborations and service to the research community.s

Minimum Qualifications

PhD or equivalent degree in a computational science with 2+ years of experience in Machine Learning or Data Science or PhD in relevant field-
-Experience with traditional as well as modern statistical techniques, including Regression, Support Vector Machines, Regularization, Boosting, Random Forests, and other Ensemble Methods;
- Strong implementation experience with high-level languages, such as R, Python, Perl, Ruby, Scala or similar scripting languages;

- Familiarity with Linux/Unix/Shell environments;
-Strong hands-on skills in sourcing, cleaning, manipulating and analyzing large volumes of data;
-Strong written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

• 2+ years of experience of writing production quality code;
• Experience with end-to-end modeling projects emerging from research efforts;
• Excellent academic or industrial track record of proposing, conducting and reporting results of original research, plus collaborative research with publications;
Knowledge of data processing on Azure ML platforms

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 5,000+ 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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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • 100% coverage for in network preventative care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Exclusive Discounts

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