Data Scientist

Company Name: Walmart
Location: San Bruno,CA
Date Posted: 23rd Apr, 2018
Description:

 

Responsibilities include:

  • 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 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 leader
Qualification:

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in statistics or machine learning or Applied Mathematics or related technical discipline with 3+ years of experience
  • Experience in areas such as data-driven statistical modeling, discriminative methods, feature extraction and analysis, supervised learning.
  • Proficient in R/ Python and SQL. Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark)

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Inquisitiveness and desire to learn.
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to structure problems for analysis, analyze the data and understand root cause.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and effectively prioritize competing objectives.
  • Forecasting experience in an online and/or retail environment is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong desire to work in cross functional teams
  • Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced start-up like environment