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Big Data Job of the Day: Data Scientist

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walby Angela Guess

Walmart is looking for Data Scientists in San Bruno, CA. The post states, “We are a highly motivated group of Big Data Geeks, Data Scientists and Applications Engineers, working in small agile group to solve sophisticated and high impact problems. We are building smart data systems that ingest, model and analyze massive flow of data from online, social, mobile and offline commerce/user activity to set key business attributes for millions of products in real time. We use cutting edge machine learning, data mining and optimization algorithms underneath it all to analyze all this data on top of Hadoop/HBase/Hive. If you talk, speak and think data we want to talk to you. Come join our small team and be part of the journey from the beginning.”

Qualifications for the position include the following: “MS/PhD in Operations Research/Statistics/Computer Science or a related technical discipline. Extensive Experience with R, data mining, machine learning, statistical modeling tools and underlying algorithms. Programming experience in one of the languages like Python/Ruby/Perl/Shell/C/Java. Working knowledge of Relational Data Base Systems and SQL. Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced start-up environment with stellar team of fellow data geeks.”

Learn more and apply here.

photo credit: Walmart

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