Senior Data Scientist - Sam's Club

Senior Data Scientist - Sam's Club

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD831677

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Working at Sam’s Club means a career without boundaries. There’s always room to grow, to take on another challenge, to roll up your sleeves and contribute, and to find professional rewards for your hard work. 

Yes, we are a division of the Fortune #1 company, Walmart, Inc. But you’ll quickly find that we’re a company that wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Sam’s Club is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our clubs. Join us and you'll discover why our company is a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.

What you'll do …

The Senior Data Scientist will focus on the development of innovative, new and enhancing existing statistical models for engagement, penetration and acquisition campaigns within the credit space, setup measurement tests, manage existing and develop new reporting, inform business on the insights from those as well as run strategic important custom analyses to evaluate campaign performance, member-centric custom analytics, and consultation to business stakeholders. The person will be responsible to support analytics and data science solutions for the credit team at Sam’s Club. The role requires strong hands-on machine learning skills, working knowledge in statistical and business intelligence tools, coding and automation, marketing domain expertise, business acumen, problem solving skills as well as strong communication and presentation skills.

Challenges you’ll be tackling …

  • Use advanced analytics techniques to uncover valuable insights from data
  • Help identify opportunities and areas of improvement for the business through advanced analytics and measurement
  • Partner with Sam’s club credit, membership, marketing and business teams to influence business strategies and solve complex problems. 
  • You will be the go-to person for analysis and data for credit business and product initiatives.

Responsibilities…

  • Build prototypes and simulations using Machine Learning, Statistical Modeling as a proof of concept
  • Build dashboards and reports to track various KPIs (marketing and membership related)
  • Detect root causes of changes in metrics (membership and digital KPIs) and effectively communicate the results to various stakeholders 
  • Select the analytical modeling technique most suitable for the structured, complex data and develops custom analytical models
  • Identify and design experiments to measure the impact of membership, digital and brand marketing initiatives (dimensions of the experiment, finalizes the design, tests hypotheses, and conducts the experiment)
  • Data Collection and Analysis: Addresses business problems by applying advanced analytics techniques through broad parameters provided by more experienced team members.
  • Assist with targeting files, targeting model development for campaigns.
  • Provides and supports the implementation of data science solutions by identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.
  • Build compelling presentations that synthesize findings, explain story behind the numbers, and communicate actionable recommendations 

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 year experience in analytics related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Information Technology, Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics, or related field.
  • 5 years' experience in data science, machine learning, optimization models, or related field.
  • Strong communication skills to ‘tell a story’, that provides insight into the business.
  • Hands on experience in dashboard development and visualizations (e.g., Tableau, PowerBI)
  • Hands on skills in data wrangling with tools such as SQL, ETL tools such as Alteryx
  • You have a passion for working in a fast-paced agile environment.
  • A collaborative mindset and sense of curiosity
  • Proficient coding skills (SQL/Python/R) and database knowledge.
  • Experience working in finance / credit analytics
  • Experience working in digital and marketing analytics is a plus
  • You have a passion for working in a fast-paced agile environment.
  • A collaborative mindset and sense of curiosity

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 duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks: 

Beyond competitive pay, 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. 

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- 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...

2101 SE SIMPLE SAVINGS DR, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-4304, 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, 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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