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Staff Data Scientist

Walmart


Location:
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Date:
04/04/2018
2018-04-042018-05-14
Walmart
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1024015BRReq ID:1024015BRCompany Summary:The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the worlds largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.Job Title:Staff Data ScientistPosition Summary:As the Walmart Voice Commerce team we are building completely new capabilities to allow our customers to shop by seamlessly interacting with their connected devices using spoken language. This team is part of the Growth organization and will build new voice experiences both in-house and in collaboration with strategic partners. Voice as a medium for shopping is still in its infancy and as part of this team you will get to work on industry leading solutions and be at the forefront of this emerging platform. You will get to part of defining how customers shop in everyday lives.



We are seeking NLP/Machine Learning data-scientists to be part of this new team. As part of this team you will get to experiment and innovate on behalf of our customers. The successful candidate will have a Masters/PhD in Computer Science with a strong focus on machine learning, or a related field, and 2+ years of practical experience applying ML to solve complex problems in recommender systems, information retrieval, NLP or dialogue systems. As part of this team you will be at the forefront of enabling next generation shopping experiences including through Voice Assistants and Connected Devices.City:SUNNYVALEState:CAPosition Description:As the Walmart Voice Commerce team we are building completely new capabilities to allow our customers to shop by seamlessly interacting with their connected devices using spoken language. This team is part of the Growth organization and will build new voice experiences both in-house and in collaboration with strategic partners. Voice as a medium for shopping is still in its infancy and as part of this team you will get to work on industry leading solutions and be at the forefront of this emerging platform. You will get to part of defining how customers shop in everyday lives.



We are seeking NLP/Machine Learning data-scientists to be part of this new team. As part of this team you will get to experiment and innovate on behalf of our customers. The successful candidate will have a Masters/PhD in Computer Science with a strong focus on machine learning, or a related field, and 2+ years of practical experience applying ML to solve complex problems in recommender systems, information retrieval, NLP or dialogue systems. As part of this team you will be at the forefront of enabling next generation shopping experiences including through Voice Assistants and Connected Devices.Minimum Qualifications:* Previous experience solving problems in NLP like Question Answering (QA), Search, Spoken Language Understanding (SLU) etc.

* Previous experience with deep learning frameworks such as Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch, MXNet, DyNet, and Chainer.

* Experience with tools and techniques used to deal with unstructured data, including building and leveraging Knowledge Bases, Ontologies, etc.

* Self-starter, Quick learner, Keen observer, eye for detail and someone who relishes

challenges

* MS or PhD in Machine Learning, NLP, Information-Retrieval or related fields.

* Strong research and publication record in the areas of Machine Learning, NLP, Information-Retrieval or related fields.Category: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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