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Advanced Analytics Specialist

Walmart


Location:
San Bruno, CA 94066
Date:
03/24/2018
2018-03-242018-05-14
Walmart
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1019166BRReq ID:1019166BRCompany Summary:The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the worlds largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.Job Title:Advanced Analytics SpecialistPosition Summary:



+ Completes work assignments and priorities

+ Complies with company policies, procedures, and standards of ethics and integrity

+ Manages and monitors product categories to drive Supply Chain performance (for example, Jet.com, Shoebuy.com, Walmart.com) by, analyzing large quantities of data to help the Supply Chain team make decisions that drive value and efficiency; working on next generation supply chain systems; optimizing product availability for online category of ownership to ensure customer needs are met; owning the relationship with suppliers to resolve specific supply-related issues; ensuring products are delivered on time and quality standards meet customer expectations; and escalating issues to senior leadership.

City:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:ROLE CAN BE LOCATED IN SAN BRUNO, CA OR HOBOKEN, NJ



Flawless Inventory Management is key to building a profitable and scalable ecommerce business. The Supply Chain Product Management & Analytics (SCPMA) team manages several core aspects of inventory management across Walmart.com and Jet.com, such as forecasting customer demand, purchasing to that demand, bringing end-to-end visibility to our supply chain performance and working on special projects to optimize the physical supply chain.



The Advanced Analytics Specialist is responsible for helping build best-in-class analytics tools and products to enable 200+ internal users to make critical business decisions, daily, using one of the richest data sets in the world. Your ultimate goal is to use data to rapidly release tools to enable the Supply Chain & Inventory operators, and then partner with our Engineering team to productionize these tools into sustainable products. You will learn the art and science of Analytics at an unsurpassed scale with the largest retailer on the planet. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams such as product, engineering, inventory managers, fulfillment operators, and retail team.



What youll be working on:



Analytics: Work with large, messy, disparate datasets and conduct ad hoc back of the envelope analyses to quickly inform critical business decisions



Product: Build innovative analytics products, and data infrastructure to bring clarity to our operators and enable them to make insightful decisions



Project Management: Gain understanding of sometimes unarticulated business needs, translate strategic initiatives into detailed product specifications, and work with Product Managers on the team to catalyze product development



Modeling: Develop and improve upon our methodology for demand forecasting and inventory replenishment logic with some of the best data scientists in the industry

Strategy: Design scalable workflows and tools to automate processes that would otherwise be manual and time-consuming



About You



You are a risk taker and a dreamer that delivers, doesn't take \"it's not possible\" for an answer, and has big ideas they can't wait to bring to life. You pride yourself on being the first of your friends and colleagues to have the pulse of whats happening in the world and staying in the know. You have a passion for working with data to deliver actionable guidance and drive business performance. You want to be a part of one of the fastest growing ecommerce companies around where the only constant is change, and you thrive on taking anbiguity in stride.



Our team is small but mighty, which is why we are looking for a rock star Advance Analytics Specialist who will leave no stone unturned to identify the best possible solution and will Do whats right for the customer whether internal or external.



Expert at SQL, Excel and Python (preferred) - ability to manipulate large quantities of data to drive business decisions is a must

Strong business acumen and scrappiness - you approach problems in a scientific manner but can also execute pragmatically

Excellent analytical, organizational, and written/verbal communication skills

Demonstrated superb ability to independently frame problems, drive analysis, engage stakeholdersMinimum Qualifications:0-4 years of professional experience in a highly analytical and data intensive role at a startup and/or finance/consulting firm (not including internships)

BA/BS degree in Economics/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science or equivalent practical experience; MBA or relevant Master's Degree from a top-tier program is strongly preferredAdditional Preferred Qualifications:Hands-on experience with VBA, R, Looker, Tableau or other data analysis/visualization tools is a plusCategory:Supply Chain and Logistics Division:Walmart.comDivision Summary:The Walmart.com team is here to provide amazing digital and physical experiences for our customers with seamless access to products and services they want. Marketplace allows us to present an even wider array of vendor products on Walmart.com and beyond. Behind the scenes, e-commerce experts are focused on category growth, program management, business development, and seller onboarding. We continuously strive to deliver incredible selection, ease, and e-commerce innovation to customers.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce Department Summary:Ensuring our customers get the right product in the right place and at the right time is important to the Supply Chain & Logistics team. From supply planning and order management to fulfillment and transportation, our expanding omnichannel supply chain anticipates Walmart.com customers needs. Were not just getting customers what they want today, were creating disruptive change with next generation tools and capabilities that will support their needs in the future, all while providing everyday low prices.
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