Senior Data Scientist - Sam's Club

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

What you'll do...

The Guru team is the core A.I. platform powering the vision of delivering the world’s best intelligent digital assistant to Sam’s club associates and members, accessible via natural voice commands and rich UI interactions.

We believe conversations are a natural and powerful user interface for interacting with technology and enable a richer customer experience – both for members and associates. We are building and designing the next generation of Natural Language Understanding (NLU) services that other teams can easily integrate to build rich experiences.

Interested in diving in?

We need passionate and seasoned NLU data-scientists to help us improve and evolve our capabilities, considering the full conversational context, multi-modal interactions, and an ever-increasing list of use cases.

Come at the right time, and you will have an enormous opportunity to make a massive impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of an innovative, mission critical product, driven by data-science, used every day, by people you know, and which customers love.

As part of the emerging tech group, you will also have the additional opportunity of building demos, proof of concepts, creating white papers, writing blogs, etc.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience with Python; solid knowledge SQL.
  • Hands on experience with classical ML models, test/train/evaluation metrics, key parameters/techniques that affect model performance
  • Understanding of relevant statistical measures such as confidence intervals, significance of error measurements, development, and evaluation data sets.
  • Familiarity and ideally experience with more recent deep ML models and NLU (e.g., Transformers, BERT, Electra, T5).
  • A business analytical mind: ability to communicate with consumers of the model and present results in intuitive ways.
  • Experience analyzing data to identify patterns and conducting error/deviation analysis; passion for fixing issues in the data and finding the optimal representation.
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch.
  • A continuous drive to explore, improve, enhance, automate, and optimize models and products.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree or certification in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or any other related field.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to develop experimental and analytic plans for data modeling processes, use of strong baselines, ability to accurately determine cause and effect relations
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional level of organization
  • Proven ability to achieve results in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
  • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies and the full model lifecycle, typically ranging from data pipelines, data extraction, model training, model serving, labeling tools, ML-ops, ad-hoc tooling, and all points in between.
  • PhD in a relevant field (Machine Learning, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, or a related field)


The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process .

Who We Are:

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, operating almost 600 clubs in the US. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

About the Team:

As a member of the of the Engineering group, you’ll be responsible for evaluating large amounts of data as part of the ongoing effort to optimize processes and delivery protocols. You’ll operate as a trusted advisor as it relates to efficiencies and best practices. As a senior member of the team, you’ll be able to say that you work for the world’s largest retailer and contribute to the development to best-in-class methodologies that impacted perception and drastically changed business as we know it.

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.

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...

603 MUNGER AVE STE 400, DALLAS, TX 75202, United States of America

Dallas, TX, United States

8261_R-743475