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Data Scientist in BENTONVILLE, AR | Walmart Careers

Data Scientist

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Data Analytics
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 941813BR

What you'll do at

Position: Data Scientist

Job Location: Bentonville, AR

Duties: 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 process standards and best practices across the retail industry; and mentoring peers and analysts across the division in analytical best practices. Consults with business stakeholders regarding data insights and recommendations 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; developing recommendations regarding the application of insights to business strategies; and presenting insights and recommendations to key stakeholders. Drives analytics insights across the division by developing advanced statistical models and computational algorithms based on business initiatives; directing the gathering of data; assessing data validity and usability of data; synthesizing data into large analytics datasets to support project goals; utilizing big data analytics and advanced data mining techniques to analyze data; 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; presenting recommendations to business partners; and influencing future plans based on insights. Leads medium- to large-sized analytics project teams by serving as the senior technical lead for project teams; working with business partners to interpret project goals into data analytic models; facilitating discussions with business partners to determine the root cause of business problems; aligning departmental goals with project plans; developing contingency plans for data analysis; designing data collection tools to conduct primary research to address business initiatives; developing timelines for project execution; driving project teams to deliver according to planned objectives; directing the analysis of data; utilizing business knowledge to ensure data supports project goals; and developing recommendations based on data analysis.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Master’s degree or equivalent in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 7 years experience in an analytical role. In lieu of a Master’s degree and 7 years experience, employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 9 years experience in an analytical role.

Skills required: Must have experience with: SAS; R; DB2; SQL Server; big data analytics; ARIMA; neural network; machine learning; time series modeling; ensemble models; support vector machine; Teradata SQL; linear and nonlinear regression analysis; market mix model and optimization; structural equation model; cluster analysis; factor analysis; and decision trees. Employer will accept any amount of professional experience with the skills required.

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, you have the support you need at any given moment no matter the circumstance."
— Shelby, Project Analyst

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