Senior Operations Research Expert

Senior Operations Research Expert

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Project & Program Management
  • Job Function Project and Program Management
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 863086BR

What you'll do at

  • Directs coordination between large projects and the technical execution plan
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Leads system design process and solution development
  • Leads technical strategy implementation efforts
  • Maintains and advances industry expertise
  • Oversees developmental opportunities of associates
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 7 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 11 years OR 9 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 11 years.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years optimization research experience.
  • 3 years experience in programming in an object oriented language such as C++ or Java.
  • Working knowledge of database systems.
  • Working knowledge of commercial optimization solvers such as CPLEX or Gurobi.
  • 3 years experience in calculation and determination of ROI.
  • 4 years experience in creating and presenting research findings and recommendations.
  • 4 years experience in developing new technologies and mathematical modeling techniques that provide retail and/or supply chain competitive advantage (for example, last mile routing algorithms, optimization algorithms) by identifying gaps between current technologies and innovative business needs.
  • 4 years experience in prototyping mathematical models to meet business problems.
  • 4 years experience in testing technologies and models using trial and error and scientific methods.
  • Doctorate degree in Operational or Optimization Research.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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