About the Team:
The Walmart eCommerce team is seeking an experienced Data Scientist to develop our core transportation strategies and help shape the future of our transportation network. As a key member of our team, you will have the opportunity to set the vision for our transportation network and build on your skills to influence all levels of our organization to implement our strategy. You will work closely with exceptional omni-channel teams at Walmart and use your analytical and conceptual skills to rapidly scale a network that blends in seamlessly with our direct to customer models. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, willing to embrace the future, inventive and able to work in a fast paced and changing environment to meet customer expectations for speed and convenience.
Apply a range of data science techniques and tools combined with subject matter expertise to support transportation strategies and automate decision making throughout the business.
Build models using statistical modeling, mathematical modeling, econometric modeling, network modeling, machine learning algorithms, and neural networks.
Acquire data by building the necessary SQL / ETL queries.
Establish scalable efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation.
Develop a framework for continuous optimization of the network that meets our overarching customer needs and supply chain goals
Drive strategic initiatives including sortation and final mile asset development and deployment
Leverage deep knowledge of transportation operations to provide the best delivery experience for our customers
Building collaborative relationships with our product team and driving priorities aligned to business goals, communicating, and prioritizing product roadmaps, and gaining buy-in from executive leadership
Leveraging your technical aptitude to help design and use of complex logistics software systems
Work independently to manage multiple projects at once while ensuring deadlines are met and data output is accurate and appropriate for the business.
Applied experience working with transportation, ecommerce and fulfillment concept using data science, machine learning, and optimization models
Adept at working in a fast pace environment and dealing with ambiguity
A high financial and business acumen augmented by experience in strategic updates to senior leadership
At least 3-5 years' of experience in quantitative analytics or data modeling
Experience with Java, Python, Pyspark, Tensorflow, PyTorch or other related big data and machine learning technologies to design and develop robust high-performance and scalable applications.
Knowledge of data analysis methods and techniques (e.g., Dimensionality reduction, predictive modelling, clustering, text mining etc.) for feature engineering.
Experience developing models with structured and unstructured data sets using advanced machine learning algorithms (Neural Networks, Regression Models, Gradient Boosting Algorithms).
A PhD or Master’s degree with emphasis on coursework including Operations Research, Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related fields
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Perks and Benefits
Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.
Who We Are
Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.
As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Option 1- Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field and 3
years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 2- Master’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science,
Information Technology, or related field and 1 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 3 - 5 years' experience in an analytics or
Data science, machine learning, optimization models, PhD in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Information Technology, Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics, Successful completion of one or more assessments in Python, Spark, Scala, or R, Supervisory experience, Using open source frameworks (for example, scikit learn, tensorflow, torch)
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