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Data Scientist Intern - Summer 2018


San Bruno, CA 94066
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904215BRReq ID:904215BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of, VUDU,, 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:Data Scientist Intern - Summer 2018Position Summary:ABOUT DATA SCIENTIST INTERNS

The teams within @WalmartLabs design, prototype and build technology-fueled products that bridge the gap between what's next and what's best. Data Scientist Interns work on project teams that are responsible for analyzing large data sets to develop custom models and algorithms to drive business solutions. The project teams provide analytical support to cross functional projects (for example, email targeting, business optimization, consumer recommendations) within Walmart eCommerce. They assist in building large data sets from multiple sources in order to build algorithms for predicting future data characteristics. The intern projects involve researching new trends in the industry and utilizing up-to-date technology (for example, HBase, MapReduce, LAPack, Gurobi) and analytical skills to support their assigned project.City:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:YOUR INTERN PROGRAM EXPERIENCE

Far beyond your specific assignment, the program immerses you in business, allows you to develop cutting edge technology, and shows off your socials skills, all in between a lot of fun! Over the 10 to 11 week period you connect with executives, learn advanced skills, participate in HackDay, and network at social events. Whether you are playing in the Intern Olympics or going to a Giants game, there is always something going on. With the San Francisco Bay Area as your playground the opportunities both inside and outside of work are endless!Minimum Qualifications:ABOUT YOU

A visionary technologist with a passion for learning new technologies and translating data into business solutions.

Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to build innovative complex models to illustrate various scenarios and compare KPIs

Experience with statistical analysis, data mining, financial analysis, and quantity modeling.

Expert in MS-Excel, MS-Access, VBA, and SQL

Proficient in MS-PowerPoint and comfortable building presentations to tell a clear story

Capacity to communicate complex concepts in easy-to-understand terminology

Works effectively both independently and as a member of a cross functional team

Strong follow-through skills and acute attention to detail

Passionate about user experience

A keen analytical mind with high levels of creativity and quick solving capabilities to change the world in a huge way!


Currently enrolled and pursuing a Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Econometrics, Electrical Engineering, Operations Research, Computational Mathematics or a related field.

Graduating December 2018 or laterCategory:Internship 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:InternshipRequisition Template:eCommerce Department Summary:Looking for a college internship loaded with learning opportunities and career building acumen, all in a fun, collaborative environment? As a Walmart Global eCommerce intern or new grad, youll work on real projects you can really sink your teeth into. Youll collaborate with some of the most talented technologists in the digital space. Your experience is sweetened through participation in our executive speaker series, tech talks, lunch and learns, community service and social events, which will give you a broader understanding of the worlds largest retailer and the industry. Sure beats coffee runs.
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