Principal Data Scientist

Principal Data Scientist

What you'll do at Walmart Labs

As a Data Scientist you will play a unique role in driving the future of the next generation supply chain by researching, designing and implementing cutting edge algorithms. Responsibilities include:
• Develop models and algorithms that drive innovation throughout the supply chain. This may include inventory planning and deployment, network planning, order routing, and order fulfillment and delivery.
• Conduct advanced statistical analysis to provide actionable insights, identify trends, and measure performance
• Build learning systems that monitor data flows and react to changes in customer preferences, network constraints, and business objectives
• Collaborate with engineers to implement and deploy scalable solutions
• Provide thought leadership by researching best practices, conducting experiments, and collaborating with industry leaders

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications
• PhD in computer science, statistics, or operations research or related technical discipline with 3+ years of experience
• Deep knowledge of machine learning, statistics, optimization or related field
• Experience with R, Python, Matlab is required
• Experience in C, C++, Java
• Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, MySQL, etc.)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong desire to work in cross functional teams
• Inventory planning and other supply chain experience in an online and/or retail environment is preferred
• Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced start-up like environment

Preferred Qualifications

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

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  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
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  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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