Advanced Analytics Manager, Retail Analytics

Wal-Mart San Bruno , CA 94066

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Summary

As a Manager of Data Science and Analytics at Walmart eCommerce, you'll discover insights that drive operational and product strategy for Walmart customers. You will lead projects end to end and have the opportunity to work with huge, diverse and rapidly growing data sets to understand our customers pain points and optimize their experience.

You will be responsible for providing tactical insights to help define and drive the retail organization's key KPI's and initiatives. The ideal candidate will become a thought leader in empowering the business teams with data-driven recommendations for boosting customer overall experience.

You will also participate in developing and articulating strategic solutions to various teams within the retail and engineering organizations across various e-commerce platforms (Walmart.com, Jet.com, Hayneedle, Moosejaw, Shoebuy.com), and ultimately help integrate findings into current business work flows. We are looking for someone who has the passion and ability to recognize opportunities to expand the business and deliver it to our retail partners.

Major Responsibilities of This Role Include

Measure / Quantify / Expand

  • Retrieve, synthesize, and present critical data in a format that is immediately useful to answering specific questions or improving system performance.

  • Analyze historical data to identify trends and support decision making.

  • Improve upon existing methodologies by developing new data sources, testing model enhancements, and fine-tuning model parameters.

  • Provide requirements to develop analytic capabilities, platforms, and pipelines.

  • Apply statistical or machine learning knowledge to specific business problems and data.

Explore / Enlighten

  • Formalize assumptions about how users are expected to behave, create statistical definition of the outlier, and develop methods to systematically identify these outliers. Work out why such examples are outliers and define if any actions needed.

  • Given anecdotes about anomalies or generate automatic scripts to define anomalies, deep dive to explain why they happen, and identify fixes.

  • Make Decisions and Recommendations

  • Build decision-making models and propose solution for the business problem you defined

  • Conduct written and verbal presentation to share insights and recommendations to audiences of varying levels of technical sophistication.

  • Utilize code (Python/R/SQL) for data analyzing and modeling algorithms

  • Designs, develops, and presents strategic recommendations that directly address key business questions

  • Conducts tracking and measurement of KPIs related to recommendations and socializes to the broader teams

Basic Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Statistics, Math, Engineering, Economics or related field

  • Must be self-driven and passionate about retail and must be customer centric. Demonstrable track record of dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, and delivering results in a dynamic environment

  • 4-8 years' experience in business analytics and data science

  • Proficient with SQL (experience in Hive and Teradata utilities preferred)

  • Proficiency with multiple analytics tools required; Python or R strongly preferred

  • Hands on experience with BI tools; Tableau /R shiny/Looker

  • Ability to explain/present complicated/advanced analytical methodology and results to non-technical audiences

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent quantitative modeling, statistical analysis skills and problem-solving skills. Sophisticated user of statistical tools.

About Walmart.com

The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world's largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

Hello, Silicon Valley

You don't have to choose between your career and your lifestyle. In Silicon Valley, you can have both.

Discover Silicon Valley

  • Beauty

Fioli Gardens, Woodside

View an art exhibit, take a nature hike, explore the historic Filoli House, or take a class at this gorgeous 654acre property.

  • Art

SFMOMA

Get your art fix at this internationally recognized collection of over 30,000 works of modern and contemporary art.

  • Education

Computer History Museum

Large-scale exhibits, an acclaimed speaker series, docent-led tours and an award-winning education program bring computer history to life.

  • Purpose

The Dish

Hike or jog throughout the year on terrain dedicated to academic programs, environmental restoration and habitat conservation.

  • Explore

Golden Gate Park, SF

Events, attractions, meadows, lakes, and a Japanese Tea Garden provide for a true escape, without leaving the city.

  • Imagine

The Tech Museum

This family-friendly interactive science and technology center in San Jose provides a glimpse into the most inventive place on Earth Silicon Valley.

  • Shop

Santana Row - San Jose

Stylish boutiques, world-class shopping, and delectable cuisine = a San Jose shopping trifecta.

  • Disconnect

Pacifica State Beach

Learn to surf or visit the "World's Most Scenic Taco Bell" at this 0.75 mile long crescent shaped escape, a symbol of successful habitat restoration.

  • Reflect

Golden Gate Cemetery

This national cemetery comprises 161 acres dedicated to all the members of the armed forces who served our country.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options

  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents

  • Associate discounts in-store and online

  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more

  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, how long does it take to fill out an application?

On average, it takes 45-60 minutes to complete your application for the first time. Subsequent applications will take less time to apply as our system saves some of your application information. Please note that some positions require the completion of assessments in order to receive consideration for that role. Those would take additional time.

  • Can I change my application after submitting?

No, you cannot change your application after submitting, so please make sure that everything is finalized before you hit the submit button.

  • How do you protect my personal information?

Processing of information on paper is minimal, and Walmart processes application information using an applicant tracking system (ATS). Access to the data within the ATS is restricted to authorized personnel, and the system itself is held to high security standards by Walmart.

  • What are the recommended Internet Browsers for applying for open roles?
  • Internet Explorer 8.0+
  • Firefox 4.0+
  • Safari 4.0+
  • Chrome 12+

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