Principal Data Analyst

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

Job Description

Duties: Consults with internal and external organizations on complex projects impacting multiple functions and strategic initiatives by developing high-level project plans to achieve strategic goals; prioritizing and executing work streams within corporate strategies; integrating and prioritizing timelines, tasks, analysis, and team assignments; and ensuring proper planning, testing, and delivery of high-level strategic initiatives. Leads change from concept to implementation to achieve desired results by identifying and defining transformational change and processes; validating value and priority; developing plans to implement processes; assessing people's readiness for change; managing expectations; ensuring timely project management from pilot to the execution stage; and implementing sustainable processes throughout the business unit. Develops innovation strategies, processes, and best practices by leading an internal team; partnering with cross-functional teams across the business; assessing key opportunities; documenting project scopes; developing long-range plans and project timelines; and communicating with and influencing decision makers and executives within the organization. Drives accountability to achieve goals within a cross-functional area by developing strong relationships with stakeholders; influencing strategy directions and deliverables, recommending and gaining acceptance of technical and conceptual plans; and reporting results and deliverables to supervisors and stakeholders. Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.


Minimum education and experience: Master’s degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Analytics or a related field plus 2 years of experience in data analytics or related experience; OR Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Analytics or a related field plus 4 years of experience in data analytics or related experience; OR 6 years of experience in data analytics or related experience.


Skills Required: Must have experience with: Training machine learning algorithms using regression, decision tree, neural network algorithm and deploying model algorithms in production; Data mining and predictive analytics with advanced statistical analysis software (SAS and Python) to derive actionable insights from large complex data sets; Coding, statistical analysis and modeling with Python, R, SAS, and Alteryx; Performing analyses and statistical coding in the model development framework for the following statistical processes: Predictive models, attrition models, retention models, customer segmentation, machine learning, consumer profiling models, media mix models, experimental design, forecasting models, CLTV, and survival model and customer migration models; Utilizing up-to-date technology (Pyspark, Scala, MapReduce) and analytical skills to support products; Profiling customers and prospective customers using demographics, psychographics and transactional behavior through association, classification and segmentation analysis; Designing and deploying analytics products using advanced statistical models on Azure cloud to determine trends and significant data relationships; Developing and executing statistical models and analysis to determine key customer insights and drive business strategies; Researching new trends in the data science industry and implement new algorithm in TensorFlow and deep learning; Implementing and deploying machine learning models as Service API in Azure Cloud with Azure Container Service (ACR); and Developing and designing end-to-end product architecture. 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-595450

Job Details


Wal-Mart Associates, Inc.


2608 S.E. J Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72716
United States

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Job Posting: 2933913

Posted On: May 25, 2021

Updated On: Jun 25, 2021