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Associate Analyst, Special Ops

Walmart


Location:
San Bruno, CA 94066
Date:
02/01/2018
2018-02-012018-03-04
Walmart
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933365BRReq ID:933365BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.Job Title:Associate Analyst, Special OpsPosition Summary:Within Walmart US E-Commerce (Walmart.com and Jet.com), the Supply Chain team is at the center because our companys vision is to reimagine Every Day Low Prices with the most efficient E-Commerce supply chain. As part of the Supply Chain organization, the Special Operations team is focused on bringing end-to-end visibility to our supply chain performance and working on special projects to accelerate the processes. Think of it as a SWAT team, where our weapons are our brains and the commander is the COO. The team is small but mighty thats why we look for the right candidate to join us.



The principles of the Special Ops team:

- \"First Hand Experience You will live and breathe operations and you arent afraid to get your hands dirty

- Support teams You act as a second set of eyes, are always willing to lend a hand, and put our heads together to tackle challenges

- Data is our main priority You always have data to drive our decisions

- Leave no stone unturned You investigate and provide ongoing analysis to identify factors that will improve the companys performance

- Do whats right for the customer Make recommendations that support outstanding customer satisfaction



About the Job

As a Special Ops Analyst, you will proactively perform analysis to solve for a business problem or opportunity. You drive your own hypothesis and pull your manager when you need advice or face some roadblock, for the rest you own it. You are responsible for:



This position will have the opportunity to work on topics such as improving on-time delivery, offering faster shipping at no extra cost, optimizing fulfillment options (pickup, site-to-store), improving fresh product delivery experience, etc.



A new mission can pop up anytime. The COO or another company leader sends a few sentences describing a problem that you need to fix for our customers. You dont know where to start from. You go to a whiteboard, and start thinking about different ways to tackle the problem, you start asking questions and creating a framework to solve it. The more you think about it, the more complex the problem you realize it is and the more exciting it becomes. It has the usual ingredients: If solved, you could help millions of customers save time and money so that they can live better. The problem lives at the intersection of digital experiences and a massive supply chain of fulfillment centers and more. To solve it, you will need to perform very sophisticated analysis manipulating massive amounts of data and will build a tool or product out of nowhere. Most of the time, you will work with Product, Engineering and different areas of the Supply Chain, other times you will need to partner with Retail and Marketing. Iteration will be key and being open to feedback your best ally to create a better solution.



Are you up to the challenge?City:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:Within Walmart US E-Commerce (Walmart.com and Jet.com), the Supply Chain team is at the center because our companys vision is to reimagine Every Day Low Prices with the most efficient E-Commerce supply chain. As part of the Supply Chain organization, the Special Operations team is focused on bringing end-to-end visibility to our supply chain performance and working on special projects to accelerate the processes. Think of it as a SWAT team, where our weapons are our brains and the commander is the COO. The team is small but mighty thats why we look for the right candidate to join us.



The principles of the Special Ops team:

- \"First Hand Experience You will live and breathe operations and you arent afraid to get your hands dirty

- Support teams You act as a second set of eyes, are always willing to lend a hand, and put our heads together to tackle challenges

- Data is our main priority You always have data to drive our decisions

- Leave no stone unturned You investigate and provide ongoing analysis to identify factors that will improve the companys performance

- Do whats right for the customer Make recommendations that support outstanding customer satisfaction



About the Job

As a Special Ops Analyst, you will proactively perform analysis to solve for a business problem or opportunity. You drive your own hypothesis and pull your manager when you need advice or face some roadblock, for the rest you own it. You are responsible for:



This position will have the opportunity to work on topics such as improving on-time delivery, offering faster shipping at no extra cost, optimizing fulfillment options (pickup, site-to-store), improving fresh product delivery experience, etc.



A new mission can pop up anytime. The COO or another company leader sends a few sentences describing a problem that you need to fix for our customers. You dont know where to start from. You go to a whiteboard, and start thinking about different ways to tackle the problem, you start asking questions and creating a framework to solve it. The more you think about it, the more complex the problem you realize it is and the more exciting it becomes. It has the usual ingredients: If solved, you could help millions of customers save time and money so that they can live better. The problem lives at the intersection of digital experiences and a massive supply chain of fulfillment centers and more. To solve it, you will need to perform very sophisticated analysis manipulating massive amounts of data and will build a tool or product out of nowhere. Most of the time, you will work with Product, Engineering and different areas of the Supply Chain, other times you will need to partner with Retail and Marketing. Iteration will be key and being open to feedback your best ally to create a better solution.



Are you up to the challenge?



#LI-JC1Minimum Qualifications: 1-2 years of relevant professional experience; E-Commerce and/or digital experience is a plus

Ownership: Flexible, collaborative approach to problem solving, in which creativity and quick thinking can lead to a solution in hours rather than days

Analytical: Ability to manipulate large data sets and quantities of data to drive business decisions and maintain high attention to detail. Strong Excel and SQL skills are a must

Diligent: Track-record of effectively completing multiple and time-sensitive projectsCategory:Supply Chain and Logistics Division:Walmart LabsDivision Summary:@WalmartLabs is the technical powerhouse behind Walmart Global eCommerce. We employ big data at scale -- from machine learning, data mining and optimization algorithms, to modeling and analyzing massive flows of data from online, social, mobile and offline commerce. We dont just engineer cool websites, mobile apps, and new services; we use our own open source tools to create the framework. Deployment is automated and accelerated through our open cloud platform. This makes us incredibly nimble and able to adjust in real-time to our global 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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