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Sr. Director, Retail Data Science

Walmart


Location:
SAN BRUNO, CA
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
933905BR
Walmart
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Sr. Director, Retail Data Science in SAN BRUNO, CA | Walmart Careers

Sr. Director, Retail Data Science

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 933905BR

What you'll do at

Walmart Labs is seeking outstanding hands-on leaders for our Walmart Labs Retail Data Science team.

The mission of the Retail Data Science team: “WE ENGINEER SYSTEMS OF INTELLIGENCE AND ACTION TO AUTOMATE RETAIL DECISIONS AT SCALE”

The team creates value for Walmart customers through researching and building complex, cutting edge, and scalable algos, models, platforms, and technologies. Our team of high caliber engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and statisticians develop rigorous quantitative methods to build efficient and effective algorithms that optimize decisions. We employ the wealth of Walmart data to build this portfolio of AI/ML models in a rapid test, learn, modify cycle. Our product teams include our business partners – directly. We see the outcomes of our work to enhance decisions every day.

We are seeking people leaders adept at partnering with the business, growing talented teams, and building capability development in tech. The ideal leader will combine expertise in AI/ML/Open Source/Tech knowledge, hands-on experience in algorithm planning, engineering, strategic capability development in AI/ML, and imparting keen understanding of revenue models and value creation.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic group of scientists developing breakthrough capabilities in retail, creating new scientific approaches, and innovating solutions using state-of-the-art technology – at Walmart scale.

• Experienced professional in Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Semantic Technologies, Natural Language Processing, Image Mining, Pattern Recognition on Digital Media, and Information Retrieval from structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data.
• Proven experience in Machine Learning, Optimization, and Simulation and knowledge of cognitive computing technologies. Five to ten successfully launched ML projects.
• Experience in projects involving large scale-multi dimensional databases, complex business infrastructure, and cross-functional teams.
• Experience in evaluating and making decisions around the use of new or existing tools for a project.

Minimum Qualifications

5 years of supervisory experience.
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field and 9 years experience in information technology or related field within the past 18 years
Master's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field and 7 years experience in information technology or related field within the past 18 years.
PhD degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field and 5 years experience in information technology or related field within the past 18 years.

Preferred Qualifications

5 years experience developing, presenting, and implementing technology strategies.
5 years experience supervising teams in both direct reporting and matrix structures.
5 years of budget management experience (for example, procurement of services, hardware, cost center P&L management).

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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