Principal Advanced Analytics Manager

Principal Advanced Analytics Manager

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
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  • Requisition GH1203066

What you'll do at

The Walmart Media Group works with our suppliers to fund comprehensive advertising programs using Walmart's suite of digital ad products. We pride ourselves on a consultative style, driving media investment by acting as advisers. The Key Accounts team works with our 10 biggest and most-demanding suppliers, typically those with product lines in multiple shopping categories and sophisticated media/data requirements. We work cross-functionally with Walmart Ad Sales, Product, and Category Marketing teams. Externally, we work with suppliers' Brand Managers, Analytics, and E-Commerce teams, as well as their National Media and Shopper Marketing agencies.
The Principal Advanced Analytics Manager will work with the Partnerships team in:
  • Leading Analytics to improve technical and quantitative understanding of advertising & merchandising across Walmart digital properties.
  • Aggregate Web, Ads, & eCommerce Analytics retrieved through automation via raw data logs and communicate summary to leadership in near real-time environment.
  • Make recommendations and help guide product and business decisions based on quantitative analyses and an understanding of yield optimization dynamics and long-term strategy
  • Measure effectiveness of recommendations and perform analytical deep-dives to resolve problems or identify opportunities.
  • Work cross-functionally with product, product marketing, and engineering on optimization opportunities and insights
  • Provide insights with the goal of increasing growth, driving advertiser & user engagement to see beyond the numbers to drive the advertising business

What you'll do:

  • Analyze systems or business processes to design solutions (for example, software, hardware)
  • Conduct business and technical impact analysis of proposed application changes
  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Information Systems Division (ISD)-Applications Development area and apply this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Develop Associate capabilities
  • Model compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Participate on team projects
  • Participate, create, and deliver communication on application solutions to diverse audiences (for example, management, Customers, suppliers, technical staff)
  • Provide and support the implementation of business solutions
  • Support Information Systems Division (ISD) teams and applications

Minimum Qualifications

  • 6+ years of quantitative or statistical analysis experience 
  • Bachelor's degree in an analytical field (such as Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or Economics, or Finance)
  •  Demonstrated problem solving with experience providing business insights from large data sets
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects and driving initiatives in a cross-functional environment
  • Approve media plans for pricing, packaging, and inventory availability.
  • Assist Account Management teams with campaign optimization.
  • Work closely with Marketing and Sales on ad product packaging and Sales strategy for direct and programmatic campaigns.
  • Help guide and communicate monetization and yield strategy to other internal stakeholders.
  • Identify and report on key inventory metrics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, vLookups, SumIfs, etc.)
  • Exceptional collaboration & leadership skills. Comfort working with and managing sizable teams in fast paced environment. Ability to learn and adapt quickly in a dynamic environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with data manipulation (e.g., Hive and/or SQL) data visualization (e.g. Domo, Tableau), statistical analysis (R or Python) and Excel skills
  • Experience with digital ad serving systems, such as DFP and front-end sales systems such as Salesforce.
  • Experience with publisher digital yield tools is a plus.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as Looker is a plus.


The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

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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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