Senior Manager, Data Science

Walmart   •  

Sunnyvale, CA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

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Less than 5 years

Posted 31 days ago

We are looking for outstanding data science managers whose skills span the entire spectrum of Machine Learning/Data-Science research, i.e. data-gathering/cleaning, modeling, implementation, publication and presentation. You will be managing a team of 6 -10 highly competent data scientists.


Minimum Qualifications

Join us if you want to be spending your time on:

▪ Lead and grow a team of data scientists

▪ Provide technical guidance and mentoring to data scientists

▪ Identify opportunities to impact Walmart's product strategy with data science insights

▪ Partner with teams such as Product Management, Engineering, and Design to collaborate on initiatives across the company

▪ Work with the data science management team to develop new initiatives and improve existing processes across the entire Data Science organization

▪ Work closely with Recruiting to expand the team, including sourcing candidates, interviewing, participating in conferences/events, and on-boarding new employees


Minimum Qualifications

- PhD, MBA or equivalent degree in computational science with 2+ years of experience in Machine Learning or Data Science

- Experience leading and mentoring a team of data scientists for at least 3+ years


- Experience with traditional as well as modern statistical techniques, including Regression, Support Vector Machines, Regularization, Boosting, Random Forests, and other Ensemble Methods;


- Strong implementation experience with high-level languages, such as R, Python, Perl, Ruby, Scala or similar scripting languages;


- Familiarity with Linux/Unix/Shell environments;


- Strong hands-on skills in sourcing, cleaning, manipulating and analyzing large volumes of data;


- Strong written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications


- 2+ years of experience of writing production quality code;


- Experience with end-to-end modeling projects emerging from research efforts;


- Excellent academic or industrial track record of proposing, conducting and reporting results of original research, plus collaborative research with publications;


- Knowledge of data processing on Azure or GCP ML platforms