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Senior Operations Research Expert

Walmart


Location:
Bentonville, AR 72712
Date:
02/01/2018
2018-02-012018-03-04
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 ExpertEmployment Type:Full TimeCity:BENTONVILLEState:ARPosition Description:



+ Directs coordination between large projects and the technical execution plan

+ Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects

+ Ensures business needs are being met

+ Leads system design process and solution development

+ 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 associates

Minimum 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:



+ 3 years optimization research experience.

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

+ Working knowledge of database systems.

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

+ 3 years experience in calculation and determination of ROI.

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

+ 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 prototyping mathematical models to meet business problems.

+ 4 years experience in testing technologies and models using trial and error and scientific methods.

+ 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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