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 1273402BR

What you'll do at

As a senior data scientist in CASE-Data Science team @Walmartlabs you will be in charge of Analyzing and building complex data sets from Walmart’s massive online and offline data. You will derive innovative insights from data to guide Walmart’s business efforts to touch the lives of hundreds of millions of customers and improve their overall experience with Walmart. You will conduct advance statistical analysis to identify the areas to be improved and gauge the effect of the delivered solutions on the KPIs of interest. In addition, you will work with Walmart’s and CASE-Data Science big data infrastructures and cutting-edge technologies to build models and algorithms to solve multi-faceted challenging problems with high impact. Examples of projects include customer purchase propensity prediction, customer churn model, customer marketing channel engagement prediction, SEO enhancement experimentation and measurement, marketing budget allocation optimization, and ads revenue per click prediction. You will work in a friendly environment with a team of passionate top-notch data scientists with diverse backgrounds and expertise. You will be part of a cross-functional team that collaborates with scientists, engineers, product managers and business professionals, all working side by side to improve Walmart’s customer acquisition and retention programs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Expertise in machine learning and statistics.
  • Familiarity with machine learning and statistics related libraries and frameworks.
  • Capabilities of managing end-to-end machine learning pipeline from data exploration, feature engineering, model building, performance evaluation, and online testing with big data set.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, iterative development environment.
  • PhD in Computer Science, Statistics or related field; OR a Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Statistics or related field and 2 years of related experience.
  • Exemplary communication skills, ability to work with large cross functional teams of technical and non-technical members.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands on experience in big data platforms such as Hadoop and Spark.
  • High proficiency in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, Scala, Java, C/C++, etc.)
  • Prior experience in eCommerce or online retail or customer acquisition/retention domain.
  • Prior experience with AB testing and experimentation design under unconventional settings.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skill.


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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