Senior Geographic Data Scientist

Senior Geographic Data Scientist

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  • Senior Geographic Data Scientist (GIS) – Realty
    In this role, you will lead multiple projects employing advanced analytics, with the goal of accurately predicting the needs of existing and future customers across markets and determining the most optimal locations for future access points to serve their needs. Examples of this include optimal locations for our traditional formats such as the supercenter or neighborhood market, or new access point types like a standalone pick-up location or areas most advantageous for home delivery.
    Specifically, we are looking for candidates that have an affinity for executing and improving upon current methodologies employing analytical, statistical and numerical techniques in innovative ways to conduct spatially-informed analyses that net meaningful insights. With the insights garnered, you will partner and participate in business strategy discussions that will impact how we best leverage the above asset types across the entire US network.
    In this new, exciting and challenging field there are limitless opportunities for highly motivated candidates who possess an insatiable curiosity to explore and solve the ever-evolving business challenges in the retail space.
    Why here?
    Why you?
    The capabilities associated with managing and analyzing large amounts of data through traditional and non-traditional analytical processes to gain valuable business insights that can be leveraged to drive our business forward is quite possibly advancing more rapidly than any other technology field today. What better place to be involved, then the World’s Largest Retailer in an organization emboldened to pioneer new concepts and answer the call of, “What’s next?”
    How data can transform and redefine the world of retail and the shopping experience for our customers and defining new ways to compete is anything but a small task; we are up for the challenge!
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    You will make an impression if:
    • You enjoy and are advanced in statistical analytical approaches (logistic regression, cluster & predictive analysis)
    • You have an affinity for coding (Python, Arc GIS, Alteryx, Java)
    • Proficient in data mining both internal (Teredata, DB2) and external (HR Data Warehouse, Nielson, Census, NCR, Experian, etc.)
    • You enjoy visualizing data in new and exciting ways using Tabeau, Excel, PowerBI or other data visualization tools
    • You have an advanced degree in Geographic Information Services or Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related STEM field
    • You are an innately curious, critical thinker who see both the big picture and the details
    You will make an impact by:
    • Leading, influencing and delivering clear and concise messages to business partners
    • Executing well thought out project plans and strategies
    • Designing the most cost-effective sequence of investments to an asset that will drive sales and ensure future financial health
    • Incorporating cutting edge technology that simplifies processes and improves financial health of an asset
    Fifty years ago, Sam Walton open a single shop and transformed it into the world’s biggest retailer. Since those founding days, one thing has remained consistent: our commitment to helping our customers same money so they can live better. Today, we are reinventing the shopping experience and out associates are at the heart of it. When you join the Walmart family, you will play a crucial role in the shaping the future of retail, improving millions of lives around the world.
    This is the place where your passions meet purpose. Join our family and build a career you can be proud of.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, or a related field and 4 years experience in analytics, field operations, merchandising, or a related area OR 6 years experience in analytics, field operations, merchandising, or a related area.

Preferred Qualifications

  • • Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems or related field and 4 years’ experience in analytics or related field OR Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related STEM field and 8 years’ experience in analytics or related field OR Master’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related STEM field and 6 years’ experience in analytics or related field OR 7 years’ experience in analytics, project management, retail, or related field.
    • 2 years of supervisory experience OR 2 years’ experience leading cross-functional teams.
    • Doctoral degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, or related STEM field.
    • Certificate in business analytics, data mining, geospatial analytics, or statistical analysis.
    • 5 years’ experience with statistical programming languages (for example, SAS, R, Python, MatLab, Stata).
    • 5 years’ experience with SQL and relational databases (for example, DB2, Oracle, SQL Server).
    • 5 years’ experience with big data analytics (>100 million rows).
    • 5 years’ experience with analytical software tools (for example Alteryx, ESRI, Arc GIS, Tableau, and/or Power BI).
    • 2 years’ experience with Population Datasets (for example Experian or US Census Data)."

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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