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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Sr Data Scientist

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. - Austin, TX

Sr Data Scientist

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AUSTIN

Texas

894117BRReq ID:894117BRCompany 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. It’s all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.Job Title:Sr Data ScientistEmployment Type:Full TimeCity:AUSTINState:TXPosition Description:Sam's Club Technology: Data Science & Engineering department is looking for experienced data scientists with a strong mathematical and programming background. Ideal candidates will relish the opportunity to work with Software Engineers in leveraging:

• Machine Learning especially reinforcement learning to understand how people/agents maximize their value in sequential decisions.

• Simulation and Optimization to provide business partners the ability to determine the best scenario.

• Feature Engineering and Signal Processing to extract information from new sources and provide new data

The Data Scientist role is expected to be hands on in all phases of the work and to push the frontier in developing new solutions to the retail industry.

Candidates should have a graduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Operations Research, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Computational Biology or other quantitative disciplines along with several years of work. Experience in the retail industry is helpful but not necessary. Candidates are expected to have sufficient knowledge in programming and algorithms.

Location can be in Bentonville, Arkansas or Austin, Texas.

Consults with business stakeholders on data-based insights

Drives strategies for analytics across the division

Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects

Ensures business needs are being met

Leads multiple large-scale analytic project teams

Leads the continuous improvement of data science and analytics

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

Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 10 years experience in an analytics related field OR Masters degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 8 years experience in an analytics related field.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

3 years experience with big data analytics.

7 years experience with SQL and relational databases (for example, DB2, Oracle, SQL Server).

7 years experience with statistical programming languages (for example, SAS, R).

Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics and 17 years experience in an analytics related field.

Certificate in business analytics, data mining, or statistical analysis.

Doctoral degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, or Mathematics and 9 years experience in an analytics related field.

Master's degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, or Mathematics and 12 years experience in an analytics related field.

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Sr Data Scientist Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. - Austin, TX, United States

   

Location: Austin, TX

Company Profile:
Walmart helps people around the world save money and live better -- anytime and anywhere -- in retail stores, online and through their mobile devices. Each week, more than 245 million customers and members visit our 11,000 stores under 69 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 10 countries. With fiscal year 2013 sales of approximately $466 billion, Walmart employs 2.2 million associates worldwide.