Senior Data Scientist – Supply Chain Strategy & Transformation

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Lead various projects that deliver future strategies across Walmart’s Omni-Channel Supply Chain. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for creating long-term strategy and transformation path for Walmart’s rapidly growing omnichannel business. This is a high impact and high visibility role within the organization with expectations to deliver immediate results. Responsibilities to include:
  • Manage and execute entire projects from start to finish including cross-functional project management, data gathering and manipulation, analysis and modeling, and communication of insights and recommendations.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of originality and creativity when developing solutions to improve existing business processes within supply chain utilizing methods such as statistical analysis, regression modeling and optimization.
  • Work independently to manage multiple projects at once while ensuring deadlines are met and data output is accurate and appropriate for the business. Must also be able to deal with ambiguity and make independent decisions about what data and approach is best for the task at hand.
  • Build scalable and complex supply chain models and processes to optimize supply chain strategies with goals to deliver excellent customer experience while balancing operating cost and asset efficiency.
  • Identify areas of opportunity and drive results partnering with cross functional partners
  • Lead cross-functional teams through end-to-end project lifecycle
  • Develop relationships with Wal-Mart functional areas to identify best practices, solicit input/data, coordinate inter-disciplinary initiatives and to gather support for recommendations
  • Obtain alignment from relevant business partners and management support for projects and lead discussions to drive change
  • Effectively organize, assemble, and use all available resources when given a project to ensure success.
  • Communicates clearly and persuasively via email, verbally, and presentations. Tailor communications to the appropriate level audience and modify approach as needed for maximum impact. Excels in communicating with individuals and groups and to all levels in the organization.
  • Potential projects can include:
    • Create models to analyze the supply chain network need to support future sales growth with scenario modeling capabilities to understand the sensitivity to multiple variables; provide insight to Logistics executives on opening, closing, or repurposing DCs; analyze impact to multiple networks simultaneously; and create scenario analyses extending beyond the five-year modeling horizon
    • Develop optimization logic and tool to determine truckload lane strategy for outbound transportation balancing cost and SLA requirements

Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA/MS/PhD in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management or Supply Chain Management
  • Experience with large data set mining tools and open-source programming tools, (e.g., R, Python, HiveQL, Spark)
  • Experience with network modeling tools (e.g. Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru), network optimization and long range planning is a plus
  • Experience in supply chain domains and related information systems – distribution/transportation, sourcing, planning, manufacturing and inventory management
  • Retail industry experience

Benefits & Perks

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

About Global Tech

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.

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...

800 W California Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, United States of America

Sunnyvale, CA, United States