Position Summary...

What you'll do...

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Data Scientist to join our Walmart Catalog Data Scientist team. As a senior member of this team, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing deep learning and generative AI models. Your expertise will be used to decipher patterns and insights from complex catalog data, predicting product categorization and relationships.

The role demands you to have an end-to-end hands-on experience, right from model training to its deployment in the production environment. The position offers an excellent chance to apply your data science skills in a real-world setting and make a significant contribution to one of the world's largest retail organizations.

About Team: Catalog Data Science
Walmart Catalog Data Science Team is a dynamic assembly of data scientists, machine learning engineers, software engineers, and other professionals passionately working together. We utilize the capabilities of machine learning and generative AI to significantly improve the quality of Walmart's catalog. Our principal mission is to optimize the accuracy, completeness, and relevance of all products in Walmart catalog, all with a view to enhance the overall customer shopping experience.

What you'll do:

1. Design, develop, and implement deep learning and generative AI models to analyze complex, large-scale product data from Walmart catalog

2. Train, fine-tune, and optimize Computer vision, Natural Language Processing, multi-modal models, and Large Language Models (LLMs) for product categorization and relationships.

3. Lead the deployment of machine learning models into production systems, ensuring high performance, scalability, and stability.

4. Architect and create comprehensive systems and tools that facilitate data exploration, model development, model deployment, model monitoring, and logging within the production system

5. Undertake cutting-edge research in the field of deep learning and generative AI, pushing the boundaries of technology to remain at the forefront of advancements, particularly in their application to ecommerce.

6. Mentor junior data scientists and provide guidance on complex technical issues.

What you'll bring:

1. Proficiency in Model Development: You bring extensive experience in every aspect of AI model development. Your expertise lies in creating, training, and refining models, specifically those related to Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing (NLP), multi-modal, and Generative AI models.

2. End-to-End Experience: You have a proven track record of handling the entire model development and deployment lifecycle. This includes the initial concept creation through to the effective implementation in practical, real-world scenarios.

3. Proficiency in Key Technologies: You have hands-on experience with Pytorch, Hugging Face, cloud computing, and CI/CD.

4. Comprehensive Understanding of Ecommerce: Your understanding of the ecommerce landscape is comprehensive, with a proven ability to leverage AI technologies to drive business results in this sector.

5. Exceptional Problem-Solving Skills: You excel in addressing complex challenges, often under tight deadlines, employing a data-driven approach to make informed decisions and deliver solutions.

About Walmart Global Tech:
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of software engineers, data scientists, cybersecurity expert's and service professionals within the world’s leading retailer who make an epic impact and are at the forefront of the next retail disruption. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. We are people-led and tech-empowered. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.

Flexible & Hybrid Work:
We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily in office coupled with virtual when not onsite. Our campuses serve as a hub to enhance collaboration, bring us together for purpose and deliver on business needs. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team and be more flexible in our personal lives.

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:
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.

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 $117,000.00-$234,000.00


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- Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field and 3 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 2- Master’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field and 1 years' experience in an analytics related field. Option 3 - 5 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...

680 West California Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-4834, United States of America


$117,000 - $234,000

Yearly based



Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 month ago
Job Expires:
1mo 3w
Job Type
Full Time

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