Senior Manager II, Data Science

Senior Manager II, Data Science

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD801823

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Senior Manager, Data Science

We are a highly motivated group of Big Data Geeks, Machine Learning Scientists and Engineers working on solving sophisticated and high impact problems within Walmart Transportation products and Operations Research Areas (Truck routing, truck load building, driver dispatchment). We use cutting edge machine learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning, data mining and optimization algorithms. In this role you will be leading team of Data scientists and Optimization / Operations Research Associates and lead the work on building the next generation Transportation System that caters to the rapidly growing Walmart Plus and First and Middle Miles.

You’ll make an impact by: 

  • Working with product managers and business teams to understand the business problems, formulate data driven and ML based solutions by utilizing Past experience in Truck routing, truck load building, driver dispatchment
  • Demonstrating up-to-date expertise in Data Science, Operations Research, Optimization etc. and apply that towards development, experimentation, and improvement in the Algorithms powering Walmart First and Middle Mile.
  • Managing a team of Scientists and Operations Research associates in the team on technical aspects of ongoing projects and initiate future projects.
  • Staying current on published data mining, machine learning and modeling techniques competing technologies and sharing these findings with scientists and engineers in the organization.
  • Maintaining world-class academic credentials through publications, presentations, external collaborations, and service to the research community.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if: 

  • You’re experienced in solving large scale combinatorial optimization problems such as Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP)
  • You have experience of using meta-heuristics such as Simulated Annealing, Tabu Search, Ant Colony etc.
  • You have strong hands-on development experience in coding with OO language like Java, C++
  • You have expertise in sourcing, cleaning, manipulating, and analyzing large volumes of data using distributed computing platforms. 
  •  You have strong experience in Optimization / Operations Research
  • You have a Ph.D. with 5+ years of experience, or a master’s degree with 7+ years of experience, in a computational science discipline with an emphasis on Machine Learning or Data Mining. 
  • You’re experienced with end-to-end modeling projects emerging from research efforts.
  • You have an excellent industrial or academic track record of proposing, conducting, and reporting results of original research, plus collaborative research with publications. 

About Global Tech 

Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile on their face. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates. To others, innovation looks like an app, service or some code, but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption. 

Minimum Qualifications...

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

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Option 1: Bachelors degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 5 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 2: Masters degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 3 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 3: 7 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, 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...

840 W CALIFORNIA AVE, SUNNYVALE, CA 94086-4828, United States of America

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?

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.

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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

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