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Senior Data Scientist in BENTONVILLE, AR | Walmart Careers

Senior Data Scientist

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 941536BR

What you'll do at

Position: Senior Data Scientist

Job Location: Bentonville, AR

Duties: Leads the continuous improvement of data science and analytics by researching industry best practices and staying up-to-date on analytical practices; developing innovative solutions, processes, and techniques; 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 on data-based insights by serving as the data science subject matter expert for the division; analyzing data to develop data-driven insights; ing analytical results to division goals; identifying trends across the company; translating results into actionable recommendations; identifying potential consequences of proposed plans and providing alternative recommendations; and presenting insights and recommendations to stakeholders and peers. Drives strategies for analytics across the division by participating in business strategy discussions to ensure alignment between data and business objectives; analyzing business direction and identifying key insights needed; developing advanced analytics models based on business initiatives; leading project team discussions to determine project plans and direction; synthesizing data to ensure validity and usability; building large analytics datasets to support project goals; utilizing big data analytics and advanced data and text mining technologies; building learning systems to analyze and filter continuous data flows and offline data analysis; presenting results, insights, and actionable recommendations for business plans to key stakeholders; and influencing future business plans based on analytics insights. Leads multiple large-scale analytic project teams by serving as the senior technical lead for project teams; working with business partners to translate project goals into data analytic models; facilitating discussions with business partners to determine the root cause of business problems; aligning divisional 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; utilizing business knowledge to ensure data supports project goals; and developing recommendations based on data analysis.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Statistics, Economics, Business, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 10 years experience in an analytics related role. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years experience, employer will accept a Master’s degree or equivalent in Statistics, Economics, Business, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 8 years experience in an analytics related role.

Skills required: Must have any amount of experience with: data mining algorithms and modeling, including clustering, forecasting, regression analysis, decision tree modeling, machine learning, and predictive modeling; Alteryx; SAS; Enterprise Miner; SPSS; APT Test and Learn; SQL and ETL; DB2; Oracle; SQL Server; Teradata; Greenplum; Oracle Essbase; R, C, C++, Java, VB Macro, Shell Script, Unix Scripting; Tableau; SAP BI; Oracle BI; Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru; Agile Scrum; and prototyping using MS Visio and wireframe.

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?
"I feel like my manager wants to help me become a better developer and a better person overall."
— Roel, Program Analyst

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