Data Scientist Intern Ph.D. Intern, Supply Chain S...

Data Scientist Intern Ph.D. Intern, Supply Chain Strategy & Analytics

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Job Function Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 956098BR

What you'll do at

The Ph.D. Intern, Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics will focus on developing innovative solutions to some of the standard supply chain problems we face today as an e-commerce company such as allocation planning, SKU affinity modeling, network optimization and transportation optimization. This position leverages advanced data modeling, data mining, analytics and optimization techniques to help improve bottom line and customer SLA's. On a daily basis, this position will conduct thorough analysis to identify root cause of a business problem and develop mathematical models to provide recommendations on alternative ways of conducting business. The role will work cross functionally with multiple stakeholders at Walmart Global eCommerce to understand and analyze the business problem, develop innovative solutions and gain alignment on the recommendations provided. The position is part of a growing team at Walmart eCommerce headquarters in San Bruno, CA, that combines strong analytical and optimization background with business domain knowledge and works closely with Walmart eCommerce leadership.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be currently pursuing Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering / Operations Research
Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to understand data and build innovative supply chain models
Experience with statistical analysis, multi-variant testing strategies and concepts, regression modeling and forecasting, time series analysis, data mining, financial analysis, economic order quantity modeling, optimization modeling and game theory (statistical modeling tools like SAS, R) Understanding of optimization concepts with hands on modeling experience in building prototype optimization/statistical models for improving business operations (e.g., SAS, R)
Expert in MS-Excel, MS-Access, VBA, Python, and SQL

Preferred Qualifications

Understanding of retail and e-commerce industry Experience with network modeling tools (e.g. Llamasoft, CAPS, IBM Logic Net Plus)
Experience in custom optimization tools such as CPLEX or Gurobi

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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