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(USA) Senior Data Scientist
- Location RESTON, VA
- Career Area Data Science and Analytics
- Job Function -
- Employment Type Regular/Permanent
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition WD1441998
What you'll do at
What you'll do...
As a technical member of the of the Data Science (DS) Machine Learning Engineering (MLE) group, you’ll also be responsible for aiding in the design and implementation of intelligent products, services, and applications that are powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI). We are currently focused on building engineering solutions focused on streamlining the way our associates work and doing so with responsible and ethical AI practices. As such, you’ll operate as a trusted advisor as it relates to efficiencies and best practices. As a member of the team, you’ll be able to say that you work for the world’s largest retailer and contribute to the development to best-in-class methodologies that help lead the next retail disruption.
What you'll do:
- Develop and implement machine learning models and algorithms to support a wide variety of NLP, time series forecasting, and computer vision applications.
- Ensure the usage of models are compliant with ethical and regulatory standards, by developing and implementing AI governance policies, monitoring data usage, and ensuring transparency and explain ability of the AI models.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement new features, improve performance, and resolve issues that arise in the previously mentioned applications.
- Stay up to date with the latest advancements in data science and machine learning, by conducting research and attending industry conferences and events.
- Analyze data to identify trends, insights, and opportunities for improvement, and communicate findings to stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
What you'll bring:
- Strong Data Science and Machine Learning Skills: The ideal candidate for this role should have a deep u understanding of statistical modeling and machine learning techniques. They should be proficient in Python as well as related machine learning libraries and frameworks.
- Ethical and Responsible AI: The candidate should be knowledgeable in AI governance principles and capable of implementing them in practical settings. They should have a strong understanding of ethical considerations and be able to ensure the tool chain is responsible in its use of data and AI.
- Strong Communication and Collaboration Skills: The candidate should be able to communicate effectively with team members from various technical backgrounds, as well as stakeholders who are not necessarily familiar with data science. They should also be able to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
- Attention to Detail and Problem-Solving Skills: The candidate should be detail-oriented and have excellent problem-solving skills. They should be able to identify and address issues that may arise in the tool chain and be able to troubleshoot effectively.
- Continuous Learning: The candidate should be passionate about data science and AI and should be committed to continuous learning. They should be able to keep up to date with the latest developments in the field and continuously improve their skills and knowledge.
About Walmart Global Tech:
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of software engineers, data scientists, cybersecurity expert's and service professionals within the world’s leading retailer who make an epic impact and are at the forefront of the next retail disruption. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. We are people-led and tech-empowered. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.
Flexible, hybrid work
We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily in office coupled with virtual when not onsite. Our campuses serve as a hub to enhance collaboration, bring us together for purpose and deliver on business needs. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team and be more flexible in our personal lives.
Benefits: Beyond our great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Walmart, Inc. 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, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.
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.
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...10790 PARKRIDGE DR. SUITE 200, RESTON, VA 20191, United States of America
Walmart, Inc. 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
- Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
- Associate discounts in-store and online
- Education assistance for Associate and dependents
- Parental Leave
- Pay during military service
- Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
- Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth