Staff Data Scientist

Walmart Stores SUNNYVALE, CA

About the Job

Position Description


Voice Commerce Data Scientist:

As the Walmart Voice Commerce team we are building completely new capabilities to allow our customers to shop by seamlessly interacting with their connected devices using spoken language. This team is part of the Growth organization and will build new voice experiences both in-house and in collaboration with strategic partners. Voice as a medium for shopping is still in its infancy and as part of this team you will get to work on industry leading solutions and be at the forefront of this emerging platform. You will get to part of defining how customers shop in everyday lives.

Minimum Qualifications


• Ph.D. in computer science or similar field or MS with 3+ years of related experience
• Deep knowledge of machine learning, information retrieval, data mining, statistics, NLP or related field.
• Good functional coding skills in C++, Java, Scala in addition to good knowledge of one of the scripting languages such as Python or Perl.
• Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark etc.)
• Superior ability to analyze and interpret the results of product experiments.
• Proven experience working with statistical languages such as R.
• Strong communication skills both written and verbal

Additional Preferred Qualifications


• Knowledge of Spark, Scikit-learn, Problem solving, Willing to learn new technologies.
• Self-starter, Quick learner, Keen observer, eye for detail and someone who relishes challenges
• Strong research and publication record

Company Summary


The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better.  With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

Position Summary


Voice Commerce Data Scientist:

As the Walmart Voice Commerce team we are building completely new capabilities to allow our customers to shop by seamlessly interacting with their connected devices using spoken language. This team is part of the Growth organization and will build new voice experiences both in-house and in collaboration with strategic partners. Voice as a medium for shopping is still in its infancy and as part of this team you will get to work on industry leading solutions and be at the forefront of this emerging platform. You will get to part of defining how customers shop in everyday lives.