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Distinguished Data Scientist in SAN BRUNO, CA | Walmart Careers

Distinguished Data Scientist

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 840811BR

What you'll do at

The Customer Promise team is building Walmart’s next gen supply chain to ensure that online customers receive their products when and where they want them.  When our unmatched assets in retail are combined with our commitment to building best-in-class e-commerce capabilities, we’re positioned to serve customers in ways no one else can.  We are a highly motivated group of big data geeks, data scientists, and application engineers that work together to fulfill hundreds of millions of orders and ensure that customers are delighted.

Distinguished Data Scientist is responsible for participating in business strategy sessions with the business to determine long-term vision and provide analytical support and guidance. A Distinguished Data Scientist provides oversight to a project team to analyze large data sets to develop multiple, complex custom models and algorithms to drive innovative business solutions. You will play a unique role in driving the future of the next generation supply chain by researching, designing and implementing cutting edge algorithms.  Responsibilities include:
• Develop models and algorithms that drive innovation throughout the supply chain.  This may include inventory planning and deployment, network planning, order routing, and order fulfillment and delivery.
• Conduct advanced statistical analysis to provide actionable insights, identify trends, and measure performance
• Build learning systems that monitor data flows and react to changes in customer preferences, network constraints, and business objectives
• Collaborate with engineers to implement and deploy scalable solutions
• Provide thought leadership by researching best practices, conducting experiments, and collaborating with industry leaders

Minimum Qualifications

• 10+ years of experience with PhD in computer science, statistics, or operations research or related technical discipline
• Deep knowledge of machine learning, statistics, optimization or related field
• Experience with R, Python, Matlab is required
• Experience in C, C++, Java
• Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, MySQL, etc.)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong desire to work in cross functional teams
• Inventory planning and other supply chain experience in an online and/or retail environment is preferred
Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced start-up like environment

About Walmart Labs

Walmart Labs is the technology arm of Walmart reimagining retail for our 260 million daily shoppers. Our teams of engineers, designers, and product leaders are experimenting for a smarter future—where online and in-store shopping is an interconnected, consistent, and customer-first experience.
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— Roel, Program Analyst

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