(USA) 2023 Full Time: Sam's Club Sr. Data Scientist

(USA) 2023 Full Time: Sam's Club Sr. Data Scientist

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1241683

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Day in the life of Sam’s Club Tech: 

If you’re thinking ‘scale’, think bigger and don’t stop there. Within Tech at Sam’s Club, we don’t just innovate, we enable transformations across clubs and different channels for the Sam’s Club experience. We innovate to deliver a simple and seamless experience for our members. Our tech talent solves the biggest and most complex problems. We drive digital transformation where data and analytics are enabling us to better serve our members and create a digital relationship with them. As our members evolve and adapt, we are taking it a few notches further here. We’re changing what members can expect from the experience of shopping, from the physical clubs, to mobile, social, and even online; we’re not just ready for the future of shopping, we’re creating it. 


Roles & Responsibilities:  

Applied Business Acumen 

  • Identifies and helps design solutions to business problems based on machine learning and other advanced algorithms 

  • Owns delivery of project objectives 

  • Helps define measurement and implementation plans to unlock business value. 


Problem Formulation 

  • Translates problems that need solving into algorithmic solutions 

  • Identify the models, statistical techniques, optimizers, data transformations, and datasets best suited to the problem 

  • Shares use cases and gives examples to demonstrate suitability 

Data Source Identification 

  • Works with product and data experts to explore various datasets and identify those most appropriate for project development 

  • Maintains data quality and the integrity of data pipelines. 

Model Analysis 

  • Owns technical solution development from the ground up 

  • Leverages exploratory data analysis techniques to understand the data and inform next steps for modeling 

  • Defines and engineers features, builds and evaluates simple models, then adds complexity to modeling as needed 

  • Drives measurement of solution in both development and production stages 


Model Assessment & Validation 

  • Supports model fit testing and statistical inference to evaluate performance 

  • Assesses the impact of variables and features on inference results and business outcomes 

Model Deployment & Scaling 

  • Helps deploy production-ready analytical models and data pipelines 

  • Supports automated evaluation, tracking, and alerting related to key KPIs 

  • Works to ensure appropriate scalability, fairness, and performance of models in the cloud 


Code Development & Testing 

  • Develops code according to project requirements, in the recommended language 

  • Actively engages in peer review of code written across the team. Implements unit tests, integration tests, and code quality checks 

  • Champions DevOps and MLOps best practices 

Data Visualization 

  • Creates visualizations for key datasets and models to support project work 

  • Presents new ideas to stakeholders using appropriate graphing libraries and BI tools 

  • Develops insights about data quality, business processes, and model health to meet members needs 


Office Environment: Corporate 


Sam’s Club Tech Hub Locations: Bentonville, AR | Dallas, TX | Atlanta, GA  

*Location availability is based on job profile and business needs. 


Desired Majors: Computer Science, Data Science, Machine Learning, Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, or other relevant majors 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in a Master’s or PhD degree program currently 

  • Master’s level requires 1-2 years of full-time professional experience (excludes internship and research-based roles) 

  • PhD level requires 0-2 years of full-time professional experience (excludes internship and research-based roles) 

  • Expected graduation date between December 2022 – August 2023 

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1- Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field and 3 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 2- Master’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field and 1 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 3 - 5 years' experience in an analytics or related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Data science, machine learning, optimization models, Master’s degree in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Information Technology, Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics, Successful completion of one or more assessments in Python, Spark, Scala, or R, Using open source frameworks (for example, scikit learn, tensorflow, torch)

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

Sam’s Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Free Membership and discounts in fresh produce
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Paid education assistance with college degrees through our Live Better U program
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid time off - to include vacation, sick leave and parental leave
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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