Sr Data Scientist - Chicago

Sr Data Scientist - Chicago

  • Location CHICAGO, IL
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD864089

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Chicago Based - Sr Data Scientist, Measurement Science, Marketing Data Science

Walmart Connect is building a robust in-house advertising business that’s key to Walmart’s growth strategy. We partner closely with brands on strategies and solutions that harness Walmart’s unparalleled omnichannel influence. We deliver relevant retail ads and experiences that connect our customers with the brands and products they love. And we use Walmart’s proprietary online and in-store data, encompassing 95% of American households, to measure campaign-correlated sales on our site and in our stores.  

We are seeking an experienced data science individual contributor to enable deep insights and capabilities to our clients through advanced analytics and machine learning techniques (e.g. predictive modeling, segmentation, etc.)

Responsibilities

  • Perform hands-on modeling and complex analyses using Python, SQL and/or R

  • Build and enhance media mix models to connect the impact of marketing tactics and business short-term and long-term outcomes

  • Run optimization and simulation scenarios to help provide the marketing investment and allocation recommendations Marketing leadership and CMO

  • Present media mix insights to different levels of senior clients

  • Explain complex modeling approaches in simple terms and develop compelling narratives that connect modeling results with business problems

  • Partner with cross-functional team to streamline data science solutions

  • Integrate disparate data sources and leverage state-of-the-art analytics best practices in order to deliver integrated actionable insights to partners and senior leadership around digital marketing optimization

  • Produce qualitative and quantitative data

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Statistics, Economics, Operations Research, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field.

  • 6+ years of industry experience in data science, measurement, marketing strategy, data analytics.

  • Data Science driven consumer insights, shopper insights, marketing insights, market insights; and optimization.

  • Strong communication skills to ‘tell a story’ that provides insight into the business

  • Proficient coding skills (SQL/Python/R) and database knowledge

  • Extensive experience with predictive modeling algorithms

  • Strong project management skills, including managing technical resources and multiple priorities & milestones.

  • You have a passion for working in a fast-paced agile environment.

  • A collaborative mindset and sense of curiosity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Statistics, Economics, Operations Research, or related field and 4+ years post academic professional experience.

  • PhD degree in Statistics, Economics, Operations Research, or related field and 2+ years post academic professional experience.

  • Experienced in building market mix and multi-touch attribution models

  • Experience with advertising technology platforms Ad servers, DSPs, DMPs, etc.

  • Experience with advertising, measurement, and/or digital marketing analytics

  • Advanced programming skills with experience of creating Python modules

  • Experience with A/B and Multivariate test design and implementation

About Walmart Connect

At Walmart, we’ve led retail for over 60 years by keeping our customers’ needs at the center of everything we do. Our latest innovations leverage our online reach and massive network of physical stores to save 160 million weekly omnichannel customers time and money in ways no other retailer can match.   

Walmart Connect is building a robust in-house advertising business that’s key to Walmart’s growth strategy. We partner closely with brands on strategies and solutions that harness Walmart’s unparalleled omnichannel influence. We deliver relevant retail ads and experiences that connect our customers with the brands and products they love. And we use Walmart’s proprietary online and in-store data, encompassing 95% of American households, to measure campaign-correlated sales on our site and in our stores.   

Walmart isn’t simply the world’s most successful retailer — we’re the world’s largest company. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a high-visibility team backed by the most talented retail colleagues in the world and over six decades of success. Join us. 

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 2
years' experience in an analytics or related field. Option 2: Masters degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science,
Information Technology or related field. Option 3: 4 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...

125 S CLARK STREET, CHICAGO, IL 60603-0000, 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.

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

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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