Advanced Analytics Manager II

at Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Duties: People Development: Builds and leads a team to execute on business area or category objectives. Coaches team members and provides feedback to enhance skills, knowledge and work performance. Conducts performance and career development conversations, if applicable. Maintains team motivation and engagement. Mentors less experienced associates and managers. Business Partnerships: Consults with senior leadership/business partners (e.g., Sr. Directors/Directors) to understand goals/functional objectives, understand and identify key business issues and formulate ideas to mitigate current and future business challenges/issues; confirms functional research objectives and oversees development of tactical research plans. Manages the creation of and presents actionable recommendations to Sr. Directors/Directors to contribute to business results. Serves as a subject matter expert to the business on market insights. Project Scope: Owns multiple projects end-to-end for a business area, category or prototype. Manages risk associated with implementation. Model Development: Develops data models (algorithms, approaches) for multiple projects within a business area or category to drive business results and value. Collaborates with project team to implement modeling solutions. Proof of Concept and Prototype: Manages the development and implementation of prototypes and production-ready complex algorithms for multiple projects. Manages the testing and validation process to monitor the solution. Collaborates with Advanced Analytics Experts to develop new data analysis techniques. Data Collection and Analysis: Manages the development and application of advanced analytics to address unique business and technical problems, and supports data-driven decision making. Makes strategic recommendations to analytics leadership based on data analysis. Supports more experienced team members with the development of data analysis strategies; participates in strategy development conversations. Collaboration: Collaborates with functional leadership and cross-functional teams (e.g., Categories, Customer Experience, Merchandising) to develop consultative solutions for multiple projects for a business area, category or prototype. Interacts on a daily basis, and collaborates with external business partners and vendors.


Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in Business, Statistics, or related field plus 3 years of experience in data analytics or related experience; OR 5 years of experience in data analytics or related experience.


Skills required: Must have experience with: Statistical Programming Languages: SAS, R, & Python; Database Programming: SQL, stored procedures, & database functions; Statistical methodologies: Linear Regression, Logistic Regression, Hypothesis testing & validation; Machine Learning using supervised & unsupervised techniques; Dashboarding & Data Visualization using tools such as Tableau, R, Python, or similar; requirements gathering & conversion into technical blueprints; MS Excel & MS PowerPoint; project management; working with RDMS databases: Teradata, SQL Server, & MS Access; working with RDMS databases: SAS datasets; ETL to Extract, Transform, and Load datasets using tools: Alteryx, SSIS, & MS Access; and big data technologies: Hadoop. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills. 

To apply for this position:  Send your resume to and reference the following Job ID number: R-556051

Job Details


Wal-Mart Associates, Inc.


Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
United States

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Job Posting: 2917306

Posted On: May 10, 2021

Updated On: Jun 10, 2021