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A Data Scientist is responsible for analyzing large data sets to develop custom models and algorithms to drive business solutions. Data Scientists work on project teams in order to provide analytical support to projects (for example, email targeting, business optimization, consumer recommendations) for Walmart eCommerce. Data Scientists are responsible for building large data sets from multiple sources in order to build algorithms for predicting future data characteristics. Those algorithms will be tested, validated, and applied to large data sets. Data Scientists are responsible for training the algorithms so they can be applied to future data sets and provide the appropriate search results. Data Scientists are responsible for researching new trends in the industry and utilizing up-to-date technology (for example, HBase, MapReduce, LAPack, Gurobi) and analytical skills to support their assigned project.
Build complex data sets from multiple data sources, both internally and externally.
Build learning systems to analyze and filter continuous data flows and offline data analysis.
Combine data features to determine search models.
Conduct advanced statistical analysis to determine trends and significant data relationships.
Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
Develop custom data models to drive innovative business solutions.
Develop models of current state in order to determine needed improvements
Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
Research new techniques and best practices within the industry.
Scale new algorithms to large data sets.
Train algorithms to apply models to new data sets.
Utilize system tools including (MySQL, Hadoop, Weka, R, Matlab,ILog).
Validate models and algorithmic techniques.
Work with cross-functional partners across the business.
Bachelor of Science and 5 years data science experience OR Master of Science and 2 years data science experience.
About the company
Wal-Mart Stores, Doing business as Walmart, is an American multinational retailing corporation that operates as a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores. Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, the company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. As of January 31, 2017, Walmart has 11,695 stores and clubs in 28 countries, under a total of 63 banners. The company operates under the name Walmart in the United States and Canada. It operates as Walmart de México y Centroamérica in Mexico and Central America, as Asda in the United Kingdom, as the Seiyu Group in Japan, and as Best Price in India. It has wholly owned operations in Argentina, Chile, Brazil, and Canada. It also owns and operates the Sam's Club retail warehouses.