Senior Data Scientist - Search / Machine Learning

Senior Data Scientist - Search / Machine Learning

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function Data Science and Analytics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1202890BR

What you'll do at

The search algorithms team at Walmart Labs is dedicated to the mission of helping millions of customers every day in finding the right products. We are at the forefront of attacking one of the most complex problems of e-commerce. Whenever a user types in a query or browses through product categories on the web site, phone or iPad, our service goes to work. We mine billions of search queries and tens of millions of products to find the most relevant products for our customers. Team members take end-to-end responsibility in analyzing large amounts of data, creating complex models, improving their accuracy and deploying these models to serve customers. 
E-commerce product search, much like web search, has always been a fertile area of AI innovation. Search algorithm team at Walmart Labs working on fascinating AI/ML problems like deep NLP based query understanding, improving relevance ranking of products, semantic matching of query <-> item pairs using embeddings, visual search to enable search by image, interleaving based fast online experiments etc. As part of this team, you'll solve some of the most challenging and impactful problems in machine learning, information retrieval, natural language processing, computer vision or statistical measurement. Your work will be visible to hundreds of millions of customers and you will have a direct impact on the goals of the Fortune #1 company. If you speak and think machine learning then we want to talk to you. Come join our team and be part of this exciting journey.  
In this role you will 
• Build advanced machine learning models and improve the accuracy of those models 
• Crunch terabytes of data and build models from large dataset 
• Deploy the models in production where it will serve customers in real time 
• Work alongside senior machine learning researchers and define the right solution to implement 
• Put on the hacker's hat quickly convert an idea to a demonstration 
• Present your work to the internal and external community

Minimum Qualifications

• PhD or masters in computer science with 2+ years of experience 
• Highly proficient in Python or Java 
• Experience in using libraries like scikit learn, tensorflow, nltk 
• Thorough understanding of the internals of the state of the art Machine Learning techniques 
• Familiarity with SQL like language and ability to crunch data 
• A good portfolio of Machine Learning projects

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