Staff Data Scientist (GEC11903)

Staff Data Scientist (GEC11903)

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Information Technology
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1265820BR

What you'll do at

This position is in the data science team under the Supply Chain Technology organization.

Join us if you want to be spending your time on:
- Gathering and analyzing data, identifying key prediction/classification problems, devising solutions and building prototypes;
- Formulating machine learning/statistical/optimization 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.

Minimum Qualifications

- Masters or equivalent degree in a computational science with 4+ years of post graduate work experience in Machine Learning/Statistics/Data Science, or PhD with 2+ yrs of relevant experience;
- Experience with traditional as well as modern machine learning/statistical techniques, including Regression, Classification, Regularization, Ensemble Methods, Deep Neural Network, and Hypothesis Testing;
- Strong implementation experience with languages, such as Python, R, Java, C/C++; 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

- Experience building and maintaining large scale data/machine learning pipelines in online advertising, recommender system, ecommerce or relevant areas;
- Experience leading machine learning/data science projects;
- Experience working with product, sales and other key stakeholders to drive business success.

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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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