Statistician

Statistician

What you'll do at Walmart Labs

Walmart.com's new leadership are driving for data driven decision making across the entire organization. To support this transformation, we have built a world-class Product Analytics group within the Product Management team. All the pieces are in place to drive an explosion in the volume of experiments we run to inform business decisions. Our experimentation platform and methodologies are highly developed but we want to continue to seek better ways to make inferences from our massive amounts of user and clickstream data. We need someone to help us navigate through the statistical research and help us find test design and analysis methods that could scale to deliver real business benefits.
We are looking for a professional statistician or economist - we hope you have a strong theoretical grounding - but more importantly a passion for applied research. You have a deep understanding in A/B testing, and all the statistical theory supporting A/B testing. You will be comfortable working at the intersection of statistics, causal inference. Coupled with great business acumen and a thorough understanding of our business model you will be able to work both independently and with the wider internal and external scientific community to ensure our A/B testing methodology is sound and efficient, to make sure we do not miss opportunities to improve our experimentation methods.
You are passionate about helping Walmart build, test and launch amazing product experiences by being a critical part of the best experimentation team on the planet!

We are hiring for "an Analyst's analyst!" to provide analytic support, coaching and leadership to the product analytics team as they execute experiments with their product partners. We are looking for someone who is as comfortable working on experimentation edge cases as well as the day to day. You love sitting down and helping solve problems and push the boundaries to drive quality and excellence in experimentation. You want to be recognized as a thought leader in this space and a mentor to many. You use your business judgement to decide when to take ownership (to expedite decision making) and when to coach (to build team strength in the longer term). Ultimately you help our product teams execute experiments with the minimum of fuss and maximum impact.

You are passionate about helping Walmart build, test and launch amazing product experiences by being a critical part of the best experimentation team on the planet!
  • Develops and champions a product vision, strategy, and roadmap for a product area in support of corporate goals and objectives
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects for Product Management
  • Drives the product discovery process for large complex, and/or ambiguous projects
  • Manages vendor relationships
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Supports product implementation and deployment for large, complex, and ambiguous projects

Minimum Qualifications

Masters degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math.
Successful candidates typically demonstrate strengths in many of the following areas:
• Hands on experience in A/B testing, preferably in product analytics area
• Strong SQL skills and experience using HIVE
• Experienced working with massive, messy data sets
• Confident applying appropriate analysis methods of causal inference in both experimental and non-experimental situations
• Intellectual curiosity and attention to detail
• Organized when analyzing data and conducting research
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to mentor high performance analytics teams
• Comfortable using the available data to help make decisions
• Customer focused and passionate about using data to drive business growth
• Clear and unambiguous when making commitments and always follows up on promises
• Understands product development in leading technology companies

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in e-commerce industry.
Experience working as an analyst / data science consultant
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