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Principal Data Scientist


San Bruno, CA 94066
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1023204BRReq ID:1023204BRCompany Summary:The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the worlds largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.Job Title:Principal Data ScientistPosition Summary:Data Scientist opportunity on the Customer Promise team.City:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:Minimum Qualifications: PhD in statistics or machine learning or Applied Mathematics or related technical discipline with 3+ years of experience

Experience in areas such as data-driven statistical modeling, discriminative methods, feature extraction and analysis, supervised learning.

Proficient in R/ Python and SQL. Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark)Additional Preferred Qualifications: Inquisitiveness and desire to learn.

Strong analytical skills including the ability to structure problems for analysis, analyze the data and understand root cause.

Ability to deal with ambiguity and effectively prioritize competing objectives.

Forecasting experience in an online and/or retail environment is preferred

Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong desire to work in cross functional teamsCategory:Data Science / Machine Learning 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 Department Summary:The Customer Promise team is building Walmarts 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, were 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.
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