Staff Data Scientist - NLP

Staff Data Scientist - NLP

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function Data Science and Analytics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1270796BR

What you'll do at

As the Walmart Voice Commerce team we are building completely new capabilities to allow our customers to shop by seamlessly interacting with their connected devices using spoken language. This team is part of the Growth organization and will build new voice experiences both in-house and in collaboration with strategic partners. Voice as a medium for shopping is still in its infancy and as part of this team you will get to work on industry leading solutions and be at the forefront of this emerging platform. You will get to part of defining how customers shop in everyday lives.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph. D. in computer science or similar field or MS with 3+ years of related experience
  • Deep knowledge of machine learning, information retrieval, data mining, statistics, NLP or related field.
  • Good functional coding skills in C++, Java, Scala in addition to good knowledge of one of the scripting languages such as Python or Perl.
  • Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark etc.)
  • Superior ability to analyze and interpret the results of product experiments.
  • Proven experience working with statistical languages such as R.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Spark, Scikit-learn, Problem solving, Willing to learn new technologies.
  • Self-starter, Quick learner, Keen observer, eye for detail and someone who relishes challenges
  • Strong research and publication record


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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All the benefits you need for you and your family

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