Data Scientist

Data Scientist

What you'll do

Duties: Research, design, develop and deploy data driven algorithmic solutions for demand forecasting, price elasticities and pricing optimization. Analyze diverse sources of data to predict demand and price elasticity. Work with high dimensional and fast moving data to build continually learning systems. Design, implement and deploy statistical models for demand forecasting. Validate modeling output and develop confidence measures. Implement computationally scalable algorithms of statistical models that work on large catalog and multiple years of past sales data. Write, present and communicate to technical and business partners.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: PhD degree or equivalent in Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering (Any) or related quantitative field; OR Master of Science degree or equivalent in Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering (Any) or related quantitative field and 3 years of experience in statistical modeling or data mining. Employer will accept all required coursework completed toward a PhD degree as meeting the PhD degree requirement.

Skills required: Statistical analysis and modeling and related software tools, such as R. Data mining, machine learning and optimization techniques and underlying algorithms. Programming skills in one of the languages like Python, Ruby, Perl, C, C++, or Java. Data visualization tools, such as R ggplot. Knowledge of Relational Data Base Systems and SQL. Big Data distributed computing tools, such as Hadoop, Hive. Shell scripting and Linux operating system. Understanding of Probability Theory and Statistics. Understanding of Algorithms and Data Structures. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.


Wal-Mart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Associate discounts in-store and online
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  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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