Advanced Analytics Manager II

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

Job Description

Duties: 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. 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. Owns multiple projects end-to-end for a business area, category or prototype. Manages risk associated with implementation. 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. 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. Manages the development and application of advanced analytics to address unique business and technical problems, and support 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.


Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in Business, Finance, Accounting, Statistics or a 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: Programming languages including Python and R; Data visualization design and deployment using Tableau, PowerBI, Alteryx; Writing complex SQL queries and work with SQL Server relational databases; Performing data ETL task using Visual Studio SSIS and Azure DataFactory; Performing data cleaning, data mining and machine learning tasks; Designing, testing and using relational database system including MySQL, Azure SQL Server, Microsoft Access; Project Management and Product development to develop tools to support merchants and supply chain; Cloud-based database platform like Azure Databricks, Google BigQuery; MS Excel skills and capabilities; JDA supply chain and replenishment management system, including Microspace, Macrospace planning applications, CKB database; and Performing quantitative analytics on big data, including regression testing, clustering, forecasting, deep learning. Employer will accept any amount of graduate coursework, graduate research experience or professional experience with the required skills.


To apply for this position:  Send your resume to and reference the following Job ID number: R-852641

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Job Posting: 3142571

Posted On: Nov 23, 2021

Updated On: Dec 24, 2021