Smart Business - Data Scientist
Walmartlabs 64,916 reviews - San Bruno, CA

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Do you like big data? Like really big data? Like multi-terabyte data sets with billions of rows? Do you like the idea of pulling, pushing, slicing and dicing this data in real-time using using Hadoop, Hbase, Hive and more? Now let’s add some intelligence to the mix using machine learning, data mining and predictive analytics and shazam - you have the underpinnings of @WalmartLabs.

We are a highly motivated group of Big Data Geeks, Data Scientists and Applications Engineers, working in small agile group to solve sophisticated and high impact problems. We are building smart data systems that ingest, model and analyze massive flow of data from online, social, mobile and offline commerce/user activity to set key business attributes for millions of products in real time. We use cutting edge machine learning, data mining and optimization algorithms underneath it all to analyze all this data on top of Hadoop/HBase/Hive. We then build compelling data visualizations and interactive dashboards to showcase our work internally and externally. Your work will be immediately visible to millions of people and you will have a direct impact on the business goals of Fortune #1 company. If you talk, speak and think data we want to talk to you. Come join our small team and be part of the journey from the beginning

Data Scientist

The Opportunity
-Research, design and implement data models and cutting edge algorithms to analyze diverse sources of data
-Work with high dimensional and fast moving data to build continually learning systems
-Through your work have direct impact on revenue and bottom line

The Desired Skill-Sets
-MS/PhD in Operations Research/Statistics/Computer Science or a related technical discipline
-Extensive Experience with R, data mining, machine learning, statistical modeling tools and underlying algorithms
-Programming experience in one of the languages like Python/Ruby/Perl/Shell/C/Java
-Working knowledge of Relational Data Base Systems and SQL
-Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced start-up environment with stellar team of fellow data geeks

About this company
64,916 reviews
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., branded as Walmart since 2008 and Wal-Mart before then, is an American public multinational corporation that runs...