Staff Data Scientist Forecasting

Staff Data Scientist Forecasting

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function Data Science and Analytics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1319914BR

What you'll do at

• Construct time series and machine learning models to forecast business metrics like gross revenue, item sales etc.
• Act as thought leader on forecasting techniques. Spend time doing research on new techniques and ensemble methods, travel to conferences, present papers etc.
• Build back-test frameworks, and compare model performance and communicate results.
• Partner with analysts and business leads to build dashboards and reports to regularly communicate results and monitor key metrics.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product, engineering, operations and business.

Minimum Qualifications

• Masters or PhD in machine learning, statistics, computer science, applied maths, signal processing, econometrics, operations research or related field.
• 3+ years industry experience in classical time series modeling techniques, machine learning methods, and deep learning paradigms like RNNs
• Experience with databases and Big Data technologies (Bigquery / Hive/ Hadoop/ HDFS)
• Work closely with business functional owners to deliver business impact, drive clarity on accuracy expectations and adoption of forecasts.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience combining external signals (like weather etc) into forecasting models.
• Hands on experience with GCP (Dataflow, Dataproc, ML Engine, Datalabs, Kubeflows)

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
  • Exclusive Discounts

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