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Director, Data Science
- Location BENTONVILLE, AR
- Career Area Data Analytics and Business Intelligence
- Job Function Data Science
- Employment Type Regular/Permanent
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition WD1716662
What you'll do at
What you'll do...
This role will lead a team of Data Scientists working on building solution for Supply chain and Merchandising domains supporting Walmart International's omni business. Key focus areas will be inventory demand forecasting, pricing, store and modular space and assortment optimization. This position will collaborate closely with the engineering, product, and business teams to deliver generalized, accurate, and scalable models that can serve across markets.
About the Team:
Our team is focused on building forecasting and optimization models to estimate inventory demand and placement, replenishment across supply chain along with building last mile delivery solutions; make pricing, markdown and promotions recommendations; and build optimization models for assortments and space allocations in stores.
Focusing on customer, associate and business needs, this team works with Walmart International, which includes more than 5,200 retail units, operating in 23 countries such as Canada, Central America, Chile, China, India, Mexico and South Africa to name a few.
What you'll do:
Planning, harmonizing, and following up on tasks and dependencies that are required to build, test, improve, and deliver scalable models in partnership with 4ITB teams.
Mentoring and guiding less-experienced data scientists to build, improve or scale data science models.
Define the engineering requirements and align the development priorities with the engineering, product, and business teams.
Connect frequently with US and market teams who are/will be users of the products and capture their requirements to reflect them in our roadmap and future releases.
Present the current metrics and plans to improve them to business and technology leaders.
What you'll bring:
5+ years of experience in building large-scale retail demand forecasting, markdowns,etc. models with deep learning and other ML models.
Experience in leading a team of full-stack data scientists and delivering ML models to engineering team.
Experience in building modular, re-usable, and scalable ML models and leveraging best practices in MLOps.
5+ Experience with SQL, Python, CPLex, and Cloud technologies such as GCP, Azure as well as with Spark, Hive and TensorFlow etc.
5+ years of experience working in highly matrixed organization
5+ Years of experience in leading large teams of direct reports.
Passionate to connect with business users to get more insights about customer and business demands.
Superior communication, presentation and influencing skills
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: Bachelors degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 6 years' experience in an analytics related field.
Option 2: Masters degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 4 years' experience in an analytics related field.
Option 3: 8 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, PhD 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, Supervisory experience, Using open source frameworks (for example, scikit learn, tensorflow, torch)
Primary Location...805 SE MOBERLY LN, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, 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.
"At Walmart, we get the opportunity to grow professionally and personally—all while improving how we work and what we deliver to consumers."
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- 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