Senior Manager, Data Science

Senior Manager, Data Science

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function Data Science and Analytics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1293162BR

What you'll do at

This position is part of the Retail Core Technology (RCT) organization in @WalmartLabs. The mission of the RCT organization is to advance Walmart eCommerce by building an maintaining the Product Catalog. We are seeking talented and self-driven individuals to join the RCT Data Science team. The Data Science runs many initiatives to process images and text using CNN, RNN, LSTM, Classification, Sentiment Analysis, NLP etc., encompassing a wide variety of applications. Many intelligent programs apply textual and image based processing to build a world class catalog. Come join an organization where you'll get to work as part of a world-class team, solve problems that are at a scale few can create, and get to build products that are only bound by the scope of your imagination. Put your footprint on ground up development focused on building a catalog that will impact a global customer base.
We are looking for outstanding data science managers whose skills span the entire spectrum of Machine Learning/Data-Science research, i.e. data-gathering/cleaning, modeling, implementation, publication and presentation. You will be managing a team of 6 -10 highly competent data scientists.

Minimum Qualifications

Join us if you want to be spending your time on: 
▪ Lead and grow a team of data scientists
▪ Provide technical guidance and mentoring to data scientists
▪ Identify opportunities to impact Walmart’s product strategy with data science insights
▪ Partner with teams such as Product Management, Engineering, and Design to collaborate on initiatives across the company
▪ Work with the data science management team to develop new initiatives and improve existing processes across the entire Data Science organization
▪ Work closely with Recruiting to expand the team, including sourcing candidates, interviewing, participating in conferences/events, and on-boarding new employees

Minimum Qualifications
- PhD, MBA or equivalent degree in computational science with 2+ years of experience in Machine Learning or Data Science
- Experience leading and mentoring a team of data scientists for at least 3+ years

- Experience with traditional as well as modern statistical techniques, including Regression, Support Vector Machines, Regularization, Boosting, Random Forests, and other Ensemble Methods;

- Strong implementation experience with high-level languages, such as R, Python, Perl, Ruby, Scala or similar scripting languages;

- 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

Additional Preferred Qualifications

- 2+ years of experience of writing production quality code;

- Experience with end-to-end modeling projects emerging from research efforts;

- Excellent academic or industrial track record of proposing, conducting and reporting results of original research, plus collaborative research with publications;

- Knowledge of data processing on Azure or GCP ML platforms

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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