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Senior Operations Research Scientist

Walmart


Location:
Bentonville, AR 72712
Date:
02/01/2018
2018-02-012018-06-23
Walmart
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863086BRReq ID:863086BRCompany Summary:What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Today, nearly 260 million customers visit our more than 11,500 stores under 72 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce sites in 11 countries each week. With fiscal year 2016 revenue of $482.1 billion, Walmart employs 2.3 million associates worldwide 1.5 million in the U.S. alone. Its all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.Job Title:Senior Operations Research ScientistEmployment Type:Full TimeCity:BENTONVILLEState:ARPosition Description:What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Its all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.



About the role:



Do you have a passion for solving complex problems, developing large scale enterprise solutions with the latest technologies, and bringing value to your customer? If so, come join us and use your experience and expertise developing our optimization decision support application utilizing algorithms as the team works to solve large scale general business optimization problems.

If you are ready to have an impact beyond what you have ever been a part of before this could be the opportunity for you. We have a saying around here that you havent really been a part of something big until you experience Walmart scale!



Position Description:



Develops optimization decision support application to help solve business operations problems

Cooperates with internal customers to understand the business and identify opportunities for improvement

Coordinates with information technology experts to deliver system wise optimization solution

Designs and develops algorithms to solve large scale general business optimization problems

Ensures business needs are being met

Leads technical strategy implementation efforts

Maintains and advances industry expertise

Oversees developmental opportunities of associates

Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

Provides supervision and development opportunities for associatesMinimum Qualifications:



+ Bachelor s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 7 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 11 years OR 9 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 11 years.

Additional Preferred Qualifications: 5 year experiences in prototyping mathematical models to meet business problems

4 years experience in developing optimization heuristics and building mathematical model

3 years experience in programming in an object oriented language such as C++ or Java.

Working knowledge of commercial optimization solvers such as CPLEX or Gurobi.

4 years experience in developing new technologies and mathematical modeling techniques that provide retail and/or supply chain competitive advantage (for example, last mile routing algorithms, optimization algorithms) by identifying gaps between current technologies and innovative business needs.

4 years experience in creating and presenting research findings and recommendations.

Doctorate degree in Operational or Optimization Research.Category:Project and Program Management Hourly/Salary:SalaryShift:0Division: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.Requisition Template:Home Office
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