Data Scientist

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Location: Mississauga, ON

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Lead the data science development process with hands-on analysis and modeling, drawing from multiple of analytical methods to choose the right tool and right level of complexity appropriate for the business challenges.Articulate business questions and use mathematical techniques to arrive at an answer using data; Translate analysis results into business recommendations.Identify and communicate the challenges and opportunities that the data science team should be working on.Help define the analytical direction and influence the direction of the associated engineering and infrastructure work; Perform ad-hoc analysis and present results concisely and persuasively to stakeholders.Create production-ready code for deployment into clusters and/or other API’s; Determine the tracking necessary to enable our products and features by working closely with product, marketing, operations and engineering partners.Engage broadly with the organization to identify, prioritize, frame, and structure complex and ambiguous challenges, where advanced analytics projects or tools can have the biggest impact.Build metrics, reports and dashboards imbedded with data science algorithms using various visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, RShiny/flex, plotly/dash dashboards).Enable others in the organization to utilize your work by sharing your work as well as act as an ambassador for Data Science within Walmart Canada.Qualifications:Degree in a STEM discipline (applied mathematics, computer science, statistics, engineering, machine learning, econometrics etc.) with 3-5 years of commercial experience in a data science role solving high impact business problems.Experience creating data product strategies, data products, iterating after launch, and optimizing by continuously improving the underlying algorithm/logic.Experience understanding, applying and tuning AI algorithms (supervised and unsupervised learning).Track record of diving into data to discover hidden patterns and conducting error/deviation analysis.Ability to develop experimental and analytic plans for data modeling processes, and to accurately determine cause and effect relationships.Proficient/experience in Python (or similar scripting language), SQL and big data tools such as Hive, Spark, etc.Comfortable working in a cross-functional role, as well as seeing opportunity within ambiguity.Curious, hunger for innovation and an appetite for learning.Must be able to explain technical concepts and analyses implications (tell a data story) clearly to a wide business audience/possess excellent communication skills and be able to translate business objectives into actionable analyses.Experience in e-commerce or a related field and GCP/Big Query/BQ ML would be considered as an asset.Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.Age - 16 or olderPreferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.Walmart will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants and associates as required by law.Primary Location…1940 ARGENTIA RD, MISSISSAUGA, ON L5N 1P9, Canada

Position Summary...

The Data Scientist represents the foundation of a data driven culture that has made Wal-Mart a leader in the retail industry. Individual in this role will use a wealth of ecommerce, physical store and external data available to understand customer behaviour improve operational efficiencies and provide actionable insights to stakeholders so they can make smarter, data-driven decisions.The successful candidate will have an established background in solving complex problems, a strong technical ability, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and the motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment. Our team is small, creative, diligent, highly entrepreneurial and business-focused.

What you'll do...

  • Lead the data science development process with hands-on analysis and modeling, drawing from multiple of analytical methods to choose the right tool and right level of complexity appropriate for the business challenges.
  • Articulate business questions and use mathematical techniques to arrive at an answer using data; Translate analysis results into business recommendations.
  • Identify and communicate the challenges and opportunities that the data science team should be working on.
  • Help define the analytical direction and influence the direction of the associated engineering and infrastructure work; Perform ad-hoc analysis and present results concisely and persuasively to stakeholders.
  • Create production-ready code for deployment into clusters and/or other API’s; Determine the tracking necessary to enable our products and features by working closely with product, marketing, operations and engineering partners.
  • Engage broadly with the organization to identify, prioritize, frame, and structure complex and ambiguous challenges, where advanced analytics projects or tools can have the biggest impact.
  • Build metrics, reports and dashboards imbedded with data science algorithms using various visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, RShiny/flex, plotly/dash dashboards).
  • Enable others in the organization to utilize your work by sharing your work as well as act as an ambassador for Data Science within Walmart Canada.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in a STEM discipline (applied mathematics, computer science, statistics, engineering, machine learning, econometrics etc.) with 3-5 years of commercial experience in a data science role solving high impact business problems.
  • Experience creating data product strategies, data products, iterating after launch, and optimizing by continuously improving the underlying algorithm/logic.
  • Experience understanding, applying and tuning AI algorithms (supervised and unsupervised learning).
  • Track record of diving into data to discover hidden patterns and conducting error/deviation analysis.
  • Ability to develop experimental and analytic plans for data modeling processes, and to accurately determine cause and effect relationships.
  • Proficient/experience in Python (or similar scripting language), SQL and big data tools such as Hive, Spark, etc.
  • Comfortable working in a cross-functional role, as well as seeing opportunity within ambiguity.
  • Curious, hunger for innovation and an appetite for learning.
  • Must be able to explain technical concepts and analyses implications (tell a data story) clearly to a wide business audience/possess excellent communication skills and be able to translate business objectives into actionable analyses.
  • Experience in e-commerce or a related field and GCP/Big Query/BQ ML would be considered as an asset.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Age - 16 or older

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Walmart will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants and associates as required by law.

Primary Location…

1940 ARGENTIA RD, MISSISSAUGA, ON L5N 1P9, Canada

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