Senior Data Scientist

Senior Data Scientist

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function Data Science and Analytics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1260019BR

What you'll do at

We are looking for a passionate, creative data scientist professional to join WalMart Labs. You will have the unique opportunity to work with massive business and social data generated by Walmart Inc.'s unparalleled online and offline commerce. You will be responsible to use cutting-edge machine learning, data mining, and optimization techniques to design and implement robust, scalable predictive models and analytics solutions. You will be a part of a cross-functional team of scientists, engineers, product managers, and business professionals that sit at the intersection of data science, big data, IT infrastructure, and business operations.

Responsibilities

- Perform hands-on data exploration, processing, and analysis on massive data sets.
- Use machine learning and data mining techniques to develop robust predictive models.
- Pull data from warehouse, perform feature engineering, back-test models, compare model performances and communicate the results to stakeholders.
- Research and develop state-of-the-art algorithms that address complex business problems.

Minimum Qualifications

- Technical expertise in data mining, machine learning, and statistical analysis.
- Proficient in machine learning and data mining packages in Python.
- Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools (SQL, Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, or Spark).
- Advanced degree (Master or PhD) in any STEM field plus one to two years of related experience.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, iterative development environment.
- Good communication skills, ability to work with cross functional teams of technical and non-technical members.

Preferred Qualifications

- Programming skills in one of the following languages: Java, or JavaScript on a UNIX or Linux platform.

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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