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Associate Data Scientist in BENTONVILLE, AR | Walmart Careers

Associate Data Scientist

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Data Analytics
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 941790BR

What you'll do at

Position: Associate Data Scientist

Job Location: Bentonville, AR

Duties: Presents data insights and recommendations to key stakeholders by developing insights based on data analysis; ing analytical results to project goals; identifying trends and key insights; determining key insights that require additional analysis; translating results into business actions; and presenting insights and recommendations to key stakeholders. Manages the continuous improvement of data science and analytics by researching industry best practices and staying up-to-date on analytical practices; evaluating and recommending vendor products and services; integrating third-party solutions into current processes; developing and recommending best practices for the retail industry; and mentoring peers and analysts across the division in analytical best practices. Develops analytical models to drive analytic insights by directing the gathering of data; assessing data validity and usability; synthesizing data into large datasets; ensuring data is applicable to project goals; developing statistical models and algorithms to analyze data; utilizing analytics project lifecycle approach to drive the development of advanced analytics modeling (for example, predictive modeling); coding, testing, and maintaining analytical software tools; identifying trends, patterns, and discrepancies in data; determining additional data needed to support insights; training statistical models for replication for future projects; translating results into actionable insights; and presenting results, insights and recommendations to key stakeholders. Leads small and participates in large data analytics project teams by serving as the technical lead for project teams; working with business partners to interpret project goals into data analytic models; determining root cause of business problems; developing contingency plans for data analysis; designing data collection tools to conduct primary research to answer business initiatives; developing timelines for project execution; directing the analysis of data; gathering data and developing reports as needed; utilizing business knowledge to ensure data supports project goals; analyzing data based on identified variables; reviewing data results to ensure accuracy; and communicating results and insights to the project team and business partners.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Master’s degree or equivalent in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field and 5 years experience in analytics or related field. In lieu of a Master’s degree and 5 years experience, employer will accept a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field and 7 years experience in analytics or related field.

Skills required: Must have experience with: parametric modelling; statistical hypothesis testing; regression analysis; machine learning, including logistic regression, neural networks, random forests, and decision trees (Binary and CART); clustering, including K-Means, density, nearest neighbor, distance and hierarchical clustering; linear and integer programming in convex and concave solutions spaces; supply chain forecasting; ARIMA; Bayesian time series forecasting; fourier analysis; Python; R; Weka; SAS; Hadoop; MySQL; Teradata; DB2; Cassandra; Hive and Pig; HTML; XML; Tableau; and D3JS. Employer will accept any amount of professional experience with the required skills.

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?
"At Walmart, we get the opportunity to grow professionally and personally—all while improving how we work and what we deliver to consumers."
— Lola, Project Analyst

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