Principal Data Scientist - WMC Ad Tech
Walmart

Sunnyvale, California

Posted in Retail


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Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Data Source Identification: Understands the priority order of requirements and service level agreements. Defines and identifies the most suitablesources for required data that is fit for purpose, referring to external sources as required. Performs initial data quality checks on the extracted data.Reviews the deliverables of junior associates and provides guidance.Data Strategy: Understands, articulates, interprets, and applies the principles of the defined strategy to unique, moderately complex businessproblems that may span one or main functions or domains.Problem Formulation: Analyzes the business problem within one's discipline and questions assumptions to help the business identify the root cause.Identifies and recommends approach to resolve the business problem. Sets data analytics, big data analytics, automation goals, and deliverablesbased on the established success criteria and define key metrics to measure progress and effectiveness of the solution. Quantifies business impact.Analytical Modeling: Selects appropriate modeling techniques for complex problems with large scale, multiple structured and unstructured data sets.Selects and develops variables and features iteratively based on model responses in collaboration with the business. Conducts exploratory dataanalysis activities (for example, basic statistical analysis, hypothesis testing, statistical inferences) on available data. Identifies dimensions anddesigns of experiments and creates test and learn frameworks. Interprets data to identify trends to go across future data sets. Creates continuous,online model learning along with iterative model enhancements. Develops newer techniques (for example, advanced machine learning algorithms,auto ML) by leveraging the latest trends in machine learning, artificial intelligence to train algorithms to apply models to new data sets. Guides theteam on feature engineering, experimentation, and advanced modeling techniques to be used for complex problems with unstructured and multipledata sets (for example, streaming data, raw text data).Model Deployment & Scaling: Deploys models to production. Continuously logs and tracks model behavior once it is deployed against the definedmetrics. Identifies model parameters which may need modifications depending on scale of deployment.Code Development & Testing: Writes code to develop the required solution and application features by determining the appropriate programminglanguage and leveraging business, technical, and data requirements. Creates test cases to review and validate the proposed solution design. Createsproofs of concept. Tests the code using the appropriate testing approach. Deploys software to production servers. Contributes code documentation,maintains playbooks, and provides timely progress updates.Applied Business Acumen: Evaluates proposed business cases for projects and initiatives. Influences business stakeholder decision making.Translate business requirements into strategies, initiatives, and projects and aligns them to business strategy and objectives, and drives the executionof deliverables. Builds and articulates the business case and return on investment and delivers work that has demonstrable value. Challengebusiness assumptions on topics related to one's domain expertise. Develops new organization-wide processes and ways of working. Teaches andguides others on best practices. Proactively engages in the external community to build Walmart's brand and learn more about industry practices.Model Assessment & Validation: Identifies and reviews model evaluation metrics based on analytical requirements. Applies suitable techniques formodel testing and tuning, to assess accuracy, fit, validity, and robustness. Ensures testing information is documented and maintained by the team.Data Visualization: Identifies and recommends the most suitable visualization tools based on context. Generates appropriate graphicalrepresentations of data and model outcomes. Understands customer requirements to design appropriate data representation for complex data setsand drive User Experience designers and User Interface engineers to build front end applications. Defines application design based on customerrequirements. Builds compelling stories based on context to integrate multiple pieces of information into cohesive insights. Presents to and influencesdiverse audiences using the appropriate frameworks and conveys clear messages through deep business and stakeholder understanding.Customizes communication style based on stakeholders and leverages relationships to drive behavioral change. Guides and mentors juniorassociates on story types, structures, and techniques based on context.Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating businessplans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuringprogress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based workenvironment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coachingfor success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction toothers in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and costeffectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.Live our Values Culture Champion * Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself and others accountable; and supports Walmart's commitment to communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance. Servant Leadership * Acts as an altruistic servant leader and is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.Embrace ChangeCuriosity & Courage * Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; fosters an environment that supports learning, innovation, and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks. Digital Transformation & Change * Seeks and implements continuous improvements and encourages the team to leverage new digital tools and ways of working.Deliver for the Customer Customer Focus * Delivers expected business results while putting the customer first and consistently applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans. Strategic Thinking * Adopts a holistic perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans and shaping the team's strategy.Focus on our AssociatesDiversity, Equity & Inclusion * Identifies, attracts, and retains diverse and inclusive team members; builds a high-performing team; embraces diversity in all its forms; and actively supports diversity goal programs. Collaboration & Influence * Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively and cross-functionally to achieve objectives; and communicates with energy and positivity to motivate, influence, and inspire commitment and action.Talent Management* Creates a discipline and focus around developing talent, promotes an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, empowers associates and partners to act in the best interest of the customer and company, and regularly recognizes others' contributions and accomplishments.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: Bachelors degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 5 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 2: Masters degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 3 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 3: 7 years' experience in an analytics or related field
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.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Data science, machine learning, optimization models, PhD in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Information Technology, Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics, Publications or active peer reviewer in related journals or conference, Successful completion of one or more assessments in Python, Spark, Scala, or R, Using open source frameworks (for example, scikit learn, tensorflow, torch)

Primary Location...

600 WEST CALIFORNIA AVENUE, SUNNYVALE, CA 94086-2486, United States of America


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