at Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States
Duties: Conduct advanced statistical analysis to determine trends and significant data relationships, build learning systems to analyze and filter continuous data flows and conduct offline data analysis, and train algorithms to apply models to new data sets. Validate models and algorithmic techniques, scale new algorithms to large data sets, combine data features to determine search models, and research new techniques and best practices within the industry, utilizing up-to-date technology, such as HBase, MapReduce, LAPack, and Gurobi, to support an assigned business segment. Utilize system tools, including MySQL, Hadoop, Weka, R, and Matlab,ILog, to interpret data and identify trends to go across future data sets and develop models of current state in order to determine improvements needed. Collaborate with an assigned business segment and review business strategies to ensure alignment across initiatives and determine a long-term vision by providing analytical support and guidance, using analysis of large data sets to develop multiple, complex custom models and algorithms to drive innovative business solutions. Provide analytical support and guidance to a large project team (for example, email targeting, business optimization, consumer recommendations) and cross-functional leadership within Walmart eCommerce, acting as the subject matter expert for statistical analysis and modeling. Translate business needs into data modeling initiatives, develop machine learning models to apply test data algorithms to future data, and lead the implementation of data modeling solutions.
Minimum education and experience required: PhD degree or the equivalent in Statistics, Engineering, or related field; OR Master’s degree or the equivalent in Statistics, Engineering, or related field plus 4 years of experience in data science, or related experience; OR Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in Statistics, Engineering, or related field plus 6 years of experience in data science, or related experience.
To apply for this position: Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference the following Job ID number: R-852221