(USA) Data Scientist III - Machine Learning Engineer at Walmart in Dallas, Texas

Posted in Other 10 days ago.





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Position Summary...


What you'll do...


The Machine Learning Engineer in the Search Data Science team will play a pivotal role in supporting the architecture and development of AI initiatives within the Sam's Club division of Walmart Inc. This position is key to crafting the ML/AI models that will enhance member experiences across eCommerce, Scan & Go, and in-club shopping.


As a Machine Learning Engineer, you will contribute to the end-to-end development of Machine Learning products in the Search domain, working within a scrum team. You'll collaborate with an elite team of Product Managers and Technologists to scale ML/AI solutions, merging retail industry insights with machine learning algorithms to disrupt conventional business models and support ambitious growth targets.


Joining this role, you become part of a dynamic group leading impactful and transformative changes in Search and Ads, positioning our business for future success.



About Team: Sams Search and Browse

OmniCommerce Search Team at Sam's Club to serve Search and Browse experience across all channels. An elite ensemble of Data Scientists, Machine Learning Experts, and Software Engineers, focused on redefining the OmniCommerce search experience within the expansive retail landscapes of Walmart and Sam's Club. Central to our mission is a deep commitment to Relevance and Ranking, ensuring every search result not only meets the highest standards of precision but also significantly simplifies and enhances the customer journey. Our advanced, high-scalability systems are meticulously engineered to improve interactions, rendering the shopping experience effortlessly intuitive and markedly easing the lives of our customers. As the custodians of substantial traffic volumes, our efforts are crucial in propelling significant revenue growth and are celebrated across both organizations for our innovative approach to challenges. Standing at the forefront of search optimization, we are unwaveringly dedicated to delivering solutions that are profoundly customer-centric, aiming to maximize visibility and drive marketplace success for Sam's Club.



What you'll do:



  • Supporting the backend software development for AI/ML solutions, working closely with a team of Data Scientists and Engineers.


  • Collaborating with Product and Engineering leaders to drive innovations in discovery experiences through insights, frameworks, and machine learning prototypes.


  • Participating in the full life cycle of projects, from planning to deployment, focusing on stakeholder management and cross-functional communication.


  • Contributing to the development of an MLOps framework for continuous testing and personalization of user experiences.





What you'll bring:



  • You have experience developing large-scale production systems, especially in Search, information retrieval, and ranking systems.


  • You're skilled in building large-scale ML systems on public clouds like Azure or Google Cloud.


  • With 3+ years in applied machine learning, you are proficient in algorithms like Collaborative Filtering, Deep Neural Networks, and others, and in programming languages such as Python or Java.


  • You're experienced with ML Software (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch) and cloud environments (Azure, Google Cloud).


  • You have solid MLOps practices, including design documentation, unit testing, and source code control (git), and are familiar with agile methodologies and tools like JIRA.





About Walmart General/Not Function Specific

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, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners. Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.



Future Ways of Working:

Our company's success can be attributed to our employees. While technology has allowed us to be effective while working remotely, there is no substitute for being in the office together; it helps to shape our culture, collaborate, innovate, build relationships, and move more quickly. We strive to provide flexibility in order to promote a healthy work-life balance but recognize that in-person interactions are important to our culture and shared success. We'll meet in person on a regular and purposeful basis.



Benefits:

Benefits: Beyond our great compensation package, 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:

Sam's Club 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, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.


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 responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.


At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.







You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.



For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.






Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.



For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.



The annual salary range for this position is $90,000.00-$180,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:




- Stock








Minimum Qualifications...




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


Option 1: Bachelors degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and 2 years' experience in an analytics or related field. Option 2: Masters degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field. Option 3: 4 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), We value candidates with a background in creating inclusive digital experiences, demonstrating knowledge in implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA standards, assistive technologies, and integrating digital accessibility seamlessly. The ideal candidate would have knowledge of accessibility best practices and join us as we continue to create accessible products and services following Walmart's accessibility standards and guidelines for supporting an inclusive culture.




Primary Location...




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



About Walmart



At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?


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, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.


"At Walmart, we get the opportunity to grow professionally and personally-all while improving how we work and what we deliver to consumers." - Lola, Project Analyst



All the benefits you need for you and your family


  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth


Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.



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