Data Scientist

Company Name: Walmart eCommerce
Location: San Bruno,CA
Date Posted: 15th Nov, 2016

As a Data Scientist you will play a unique role in driving the future of the next generation supply chain by researching, designing and implementing cutting edge algorithms. Responsibilities include:

  • Develop models and algorithms that drive innovation throughout the supply chain. This may include inventory planning and deployment, network planning, order routing, and order fulfillment and delivery.
  • Conduct advanced statistical analysis to provide actionable insights, identify trends, and measure performance
  • Build learning systems that monitor data flows and react to changes in customer preferences, network constraints, and business objectives
  • Collaborate with engineers to implement and deploy scalable solutions
  • Provide thought leadership by researching best practices, conducting experiments, and collaborating with industry leaders
  • PhD in computer science, statistics, or operations research or related technical discipline
  • Deep knowledge of machine learning, statistics, optimization or related field
  • Experience with R, Python, Matlab is required
  • Experience in C, C++, Java
  • Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, MySQL, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong desire to work in cross functional teams