Data Scientist - Path Forward Returnship
- Location BENTONVILLE, AR
- Career Area Data Science and Analytics
- Job Function Data Science and Analytics
- Employment Type Temporary
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition 1297510BR
What you'll do at
Walmart Labs is partnering with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce. The Path Forward Return to Work program is a 16- week paid internship for experienced professionals, returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. After completing the four-month program, qualified candidates will be considered for conversion to available full-time opportunities at Walmart.
If you are passionate about data science, have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least 2 years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent, we welcome you to apply and join our team. We are excited to be part of the Path Forward program, because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other women and men transitioning back to the workforce.
Analyzing large data sets to develop custom models and algorithms to drive business solutions. Data Scientists work on project teams in order to provide analytical support to projects (for example, email targeting, business optimization, consumer recommendations) for Walmart eCommerce and Stores.
Building large data sets from multiple sources in order to build algorithms for predicting future data characteristics. Those algorithms will be tested, validated, and applied to large data sets.
Researching new trends in the industry and utilizing up-to-date technology (for example, HBase, MapReduce, LAPack, Gurobi) and analytical skills to support their assigned project.
Conducting advanced statistical analysis to determine trends and significant data relationships.
Researching new techniques and best practices within the industry.
Working with cross-functional partners across the business
Knowledge of quantitative analysis, machine learning, data mining
Good problem-solving skills
Experience with at least one scripting language (Python, R etc.)
Experience with big data technology (Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Hbase etc.) and data processing pipeline
Experience in Real-Time stack and Streaming technologies (example Kafka) a plus
Experience in Anomaly/Outlier Detection techniques
Experience with at least one compiled programming language (Java or another object oriented)
About Walmart Labs
Hello, NW Arkansas
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The best of shopping and restaurants, right in the heart of Fayetteville.
All the benefits you need for you and your family
- 100% coverage for in network preventative care
- Retirement Plan
- Vision Plans
- Dental Plans
- Exclusive Discounts