at Walmart Global Tech India
Published November 28, 2022
Location Bengaluru, India
Category Data Science  
Job Type Full-time  


Position Summary...

Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning. Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness. Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy. Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

What you'll do...

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 2.3 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.

Team and Position Summary:

This position is with NexTech under the Enterprise Business Services organisation. Enterprise areas of Walmart like Finance, Indirect Procurement, People Systems and others are in the midst of massive digital transformation.

Our team is building products for these areas, dealing with challenges from gathering user data, developing machine learning models to understand business processes better and making them more holistically data driven and intelligent. We leverage machine learning, natural language processing (NLP) and big data technologies to get the scale and precision required for solving these problems. We are also working on some cutting edge deep learning and computer vision technologies to solve some of the business critical problems.

Position Responsibilities:

The role is of a Senior Manager who is motivated to build and lead one or more high performing scrum teams and actively contribute to the architecture and design of new features. The role demands to lead, motivate, mentor, and provide ample guidance to the other team members with respect to technical challenges. The role is also expected to make a difference to the product in terms of the innovative thoughts, best designs and contribute towards identifying technical risks and find alternate solutions to various problems

A Senior Manager I - Data Science is responsible for managing a team of Data Science/ML experts. Having expertise analyzing large data sets to develop multiple custom models and algorithms to drive innovative business solutions. Works on large project teams in order to provide analytical support and guidance to an assigned area on for large projects.

  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Provides supervision, coaching and development opportunities for associates
  • Proficiency in data mining, modelling, validation and insight generation
  • Excellent working knowledge of statistics, mathematics and machine learning algorithms
  • Proficiency in coding languages, including Python and SQL
  • Ability to work with large data sets. Has sound understanding of big data technology stack
  • Understanding of GCP and large-scale databases
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work in teams
  • Excellent with communications and stakeholder engagement
  • Data science publications in recognized platforms/journals
  • Proven ability to lead agile data science sprint projects
  • Research new techniques and best practices within the industry.
  • Validate models and algorithmic techniques.
  • Retail experience preferred.

Position Requirements:

Minimum qualifications:

Master's or PhD in Statistics/Mathematics/Management/Data Science from a premier institute. And 10-12 years of experience in the field of analytics and data science

Our Ideal Candidate

You have a deep interest and passion for technology. You love owning new responsibilities and enjoy working with people who will keep challenging you at every stage. You have strong problem solving, analytic, decision-making and excellent communication with interpersonal skills. You are self-driven and motivated with entrepreneurial passion and desire to work in a fast -paced, results- driven agile environment with varied responsibilities. You have a passion to mentor and drive technical associates to deliver quality products in an agile environment. You have a flair to setup new process and bring in an innovative mindset to drive the team.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:Option 1: Bachelors degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 4 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 2: Masters degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 2 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 3: 6 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.

Primary Location...

Pardhanani Wilshire II, Cessna Business Park, Kadubeesanahalli Village, Varthur Hobli , India R-1340270