Data Scientist

Data Scientist

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function Data Science and Analytics
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1143194BR

What you'll do at

From our humble beginnings as a small discount retailer in Rogers, Ark., Walmart has opened thousands of stores in the U.S. and expanded internationally. Through innovation, we're creating a seamless experience to let customers shop anytime and anywhere online, through mobile devices and in stores. We are creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the globe. Walmart operates over 11,200 stores under 55 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites. We employ approximately 2.2 million associates around the world — 1.5 million in the U.S. alone.

Walmart Global People Analytics is seeking versatile Data Scientist to focus on building complex, cutting edge, and scalable algorithms that impact all current and future associates. Our team of high caliber engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and statisticians develop rigorous quantitative methods to build efficient and effective algorithms that optimize decisions.

We employ the wealth of Walmart data to build the portfolio of AI/ML models in a rapid DevOps cycle. Our product teams engage closely with our business stakeholders. We see the outcomes of our work enhance decisions every day.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic group of scientists developing breakthrough capabilities, creating new scientific approaches, and innovating solutions using state-of-the-art technology – at Walmart scale.

As a Data Scientist You Will:
• Work closely with business partners to define objectives and design appropriate analytics solutions
• Apply your expertise in data mining, modeling, and software engineering to develop and productionize Machine Learning algorithms
• Develop inference and prediction models to drive analytics insights
• Lead small and participate in large data science product teams
• Participate in the continuous improvement of data science
• Present data insights and recommendations to key stakeholders
• Provide and support the implementation of business solutions
• Model compliance with company policies and support company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science and 2 years' data science experience OR Master of Science and 1 year's data science experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• 4 years’ experience with Python (preferred) or R
• 4 years’ experience with relational databases (SQL) or Big Data (Hadoop, Hive, Spark)
• 2 years’ experience with Machine Learning (Scikit-learn,, etc.)
• Experience with Deep Learning framework (Tensorflow, PyTorch, etc.)
• Experience with Natural Language Processing (sentiment analysis, intent detection, entity extraction, topic segmentation, etc.)
• Experience with cloud computing (Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, AWS)
• Experience with DevOps and Agile ways of working
• Experience with Operations Research and Stochastic Optimization

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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