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Staff Data Scientist

Walmart


Location:
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Date:
02/06/2018
2018-02-062018-05-14
Walmart
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975708BRReq ID:975708BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.Job Title:Staff Data ScientistPosition Summary:Data Scientist for Product Catalog team!City:SUNNYVALEState:CAPosition Description:Enrich product data by using machine-learning algorithms to classify products, match products and extract attributes.

Work with product managers and business teams to understand the business problems and develop data-driven solutions

Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans

Use computer vision algorithms to analyze and extract information from imagesMinimum Qualifications: Ph.D with 5 years of experience or Masters Degree in Computer Science or related field and 10 years of experience building solutions leveraging machine-learning to complex business problems

Deep knowledge of machine learning, information retrieval, data mining, statistics, NLP or related field.

Experience building deep learning networks to scale problems at scale

Advanced ability to produce Java and Python code

Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools

(Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark etc.)Additional Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of Spark, Scikit-learn.

Proven experience working with statistical languages such as R.

Prior experience working with image recognition algorithms

Strong research and publication record

Prior experience with Retail, eCommerce or SaaS offeringsCategory: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
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