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Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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982644BRReq ID:982644BRCompany 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 ScientistPosition Summary:WalmartLabs is looking for a passionate, experienced Data Scientist professional to join our team. You will be a part of a team of highly motivated data scientists and engineers working in small agile group to solve sophisticated and high impact problems. Participate in building smart data systems that ingest, model and analyze massive flow of data from online, social, mobile and offline commerce/user activity to set key business attributes for millions of products in real time. You will use cutting edge machine learning, data mining and optimization algorithms underneath it all to analyze all this data on top of Hadoop/HBase/Hive.

You will have the opportunity to create applications that will impact over 1.5 billion customers in a true global environment. Help invent the next generation of e-commerce; integrated experiences that leverage the store, the web and mobile, with social identity being the glue. Apply strong expertise in Java, machine-learning, data mining, and information retrieval to design, prototype, and build the next-generation of @WalmartLabs semantic-based engines and services. Build next-generation search and natural language interfaces that apply semantic technology to match user intent and interests with products.

Minimum QualificationsCity:SUNNYVALEState:CAPosition Description:Minimum Qualifications:PhD in Computer Science, Statistics or related field; OR a Masters degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Statistics or related field and 2 years of related experience.

- Knowledge of machine learning, information retrieval, data mining, statistics, NLP or related field.

- Programming skills in one of the following languages: Java, Scala, C/C++.

- Knowledge of one of the scripting languages such as Python or Perl.

- Experience analyzing and interpreting the results of product experiments. Knowledge of statistical languages such as R.

- Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, or Spark).

- Working knowledge of Relational Data Base Systems and SQL.

- Experience managing end-to-end machine learning pipeline from data exploration, feature engineering, model building, performance evaluation, and online testing with big data set.

- Excellent communications and organizational skills

- Prior experience in this area with eCommerce or Online Retail would be a plus.Additional Preferred Qualifications:#LI-EM!Category:Software Development and Engineering 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
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