(USA) Staff Data Scientist – Advertising Technology

Published
September 23, 2022
Location
Sunnyvale, CA
Job Type

Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The mission of the Advertising Technology organization is to advance Walmart e-Commerce by driving higher value for our customers and vendor partners. Walmart is investing in building a world class advertising platform and the Ads team is responsible for defining, innovating, and building performance advertising products that drive product discovery, sales and profits.

The Staff Data Scientist / Applied Machine Learning Scientist - Computational Advertising is a critical data science/applied machine learning role that uses cutting-edge machine learning, deep learning, big data mining and optimization techniques to solve the challenging problems from ads relevance, ranking to campaign optimization. You will have a chance to work with the world's best machine learning scientists, engineers and product managers to solve some of the most challenging problems from e-Commerce and advertising business.

You'll make an impact by:

* Research, innovate and develop cutting-edge machine learning models and algorithms with high-dimensional, complicated unstructured and structured data.
* Experiment and process large scale e-Commerce datasets using distributed computing platform, mining insights from data, discover and build models that optimize towards various business goals and metrics.
* Build advanced feature extraction algorithms that feed into various advertising applications, including audience targeting, relevance and ranking, measurement and optimization.
* Build machine learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning, active learning algorithms to continuously drive ads relevance and conversions; build end to end system and solution to optimize advertising products performance.
* Conduct large scale A/B testing and offline/online experiments to evaluate performance of new machine learning models which serve hundreds of millions of ad impressions per day.
* Work closely with leaderships, product managers, system engineers to continuously and collaboratively ship new models, algorithms and improvements into production. Present business insights internally and externally.

You'll sweep us off our feet if…

* You're experienced with Data Science and Machine Learning (aka A.I.), including Regression, Classification, Ensemble Methods, Deep Learning, Active Learning, Reinforcement Learning, etc.
* You have strong implementation experience with at least one of the programming languages (Python, Java, C++, etc.).
* You have strong hands-on skills in data wrangling over massive datasets using distributed computing platform.
* 2+ years of experience mentoring junior data scientists or machine learning team.
* You have strong written and oral communication skills.
* You have a graduate degree in a computational science with a lot of emphasis in Machine Learning and Data Science.
* You have experience in online advertising, recommender system, search engine, ecommerce or related areas.
* You're experienced with end-to-end modeling projects emerging from research efforts.
* You have an excellent academic or industrial track record of proposing, conducting, and reporting results of original research, plus collaborative research with publications.
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About Global Technology

Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile on their face. That's what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We're a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world's largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates. To others, innovation looks like an app, service or some code, but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day.

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.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

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 related field.

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, Master's degree 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, Using open source frameworks (for example, scikit learn, tensorflow, torch)

Primary Location...

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

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 4 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 2: Masters degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 2 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 3: 6 years' experience in an analytics or related field

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, 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

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

Hello, Silicon Valley

You don't have to choose between your career and your lifestyle in Silicon Valley. Here, you can have both.

Discover Silicon Valley

* Beauty

Filoli Gardens, Woodside

View an art exhibit, take a nature hike, explore the historic Filoli House, or take a class at this gorgeous 654-acre property.

* Art

SFMOMA

Get your art fix at this internationally recognized collection of over 30,000 works of modern and contemporary art.

* Education

Computer History Museum

Large-scale exhibits, an acclaimed speaker series, docent-led tours and an award-winning education program bring computer history to life.

* Purpose

The Dish

Hike or jog throughout the year on terrain dedicated to academic programs, environmental restoration and habitat conservation.

* Explore

Golden Gate Park, SF

Events, attractions, meadows, lakes, and a Japanese Tea Garden provide for a true escape, without leaving the city.

* Imagine

The Tech Museum

This family-friendly interactive science and technology center in San Jose provides a glimpse into the most inventive place on Earth - Silicon Valley.

* Shop

Santana Row - San Jose

Stylish boutiques, world-class shopping, and delectable cuisine = a San Jose shopping trifecta.

* Disconnect

Pacifica State Beach

Learn to surf or visit the "World's Most Scenic Taco Bell" at this 0.75 mile long crescent shaped escape, a symbol of successful habitat restoration.

* Reflect

Golden Gate Cemetery

This national cemetery comprises 161 acres dedicated to all the members of the armed forces who served our country.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

* Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
* Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
* Associate discounts in-store and online
* Education assistance for Associate and dependents
* Parental Leave
* Pay during military service
* Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
* Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

Frequently asked questions

* On average, how long does it take to fill out an application?

On average, it takes 45-60 minutes to complete your application for the first time. Subsequent applications will take less time to apply as our system saves some of your application information. Please note that some positions require the completion of assessments in order to receive consideration for that role. Those would take additional time.

* Can I change my application after submitting?

No, you cannot change your application after submitting, so please make sure that everything is finalized before you hit the submit button.

* How do you protect my personal information?

Processing of information on paper is minimal, and Walmart processes application information using an applicant tracking system (ATS). Access to the data within the ATS is restricted to authorized personnel, and the system itself is held to high security standards by Walmart.

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