Advanced Analytics Specialist II

Advanced Analytics Specialist II

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
  • Department Operations
  • Team Replenishment
  • Employment Type -
  • Position -
  • Requisition GH2077833

What you'll do at

The ideal candidate has a demonstrated passion for working with data to creatively and tenaciously solve complex problems. Your ultimate goal is use data to drive the right business outcomes and build strong relationships with the Technology and Supply Chain Operations teams you partner

What you’ll be working on (Job Duties)

Modeling (35%):

  • Develop mathematical models to build data-driven decision-making systems for inventory
    optimization and allocation, improving the Supply Chain performance
  • Apply decision tree models, coupled with machine learning models and incorporating business owner insights, to improve accuracy of Forecasting Product demand in supply chain. Create supervised and unsupervised learning models to forecast demand for product that
    are completely new to Work with retail analytics teams to capture more data
    sources enabling better modeling


  • Solve and formulate multi-objective integer/linear programming optimization problems to
    improve key performance metrics and drive down cost across Walmart’s supply chain.
  • Provide insightful analysis and make recommendations to management regarding cost savings and/or profitability improvement strategies; Work with operational management to identify areas of improvement and perform other special duties & projects
  • Improve and automate replenishment ordering model by analyzing several key inputs across the supply chain. Consolidate big data sets with millions of records, determine the optimal inventory order quantity to balance customer experience and company’s operating costs

Data Collection & Reporting (25%):

  • Develop data visualization and reports for key metrics in Supply Chain inventory management: Item In-stock, Inventory Turns, Purchase Order Visibility, Forecasts, etc. These reports help executive leadership to track business performance and drives process improvement initiatives
  • Design and build scalable data pipelines across data warehouses (PostgreSQL, Teradata, Hive, etc.) using SQL to efficiently maintain years of historical data and allow analysts to easily access the data for analyses and modeling

Collaboration (5%):

  • Collaborates with cross functional teams to apply established and new analytical processes on
    diverse data sets to deduce insights and solve business/operational problems


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.

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