Staff Software Engineer - Data Eng focus

Walmart Stores SUNNYVALE, CA

About the Job

Position Description


  • Develops Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects
  • Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design
  • Leads the work of other small groups of six to ten engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
  • Supports business objectives
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues
  • Utilizes industry research to improve Wal-Mart's technology environment


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Minimum Qualifications


- BS + 6 years, MS + 4 years, PhD + 1 year of work experience in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Machine Learning or related fields
- Deep knowledge in quantitative analysis and basic Statistical techniques
- Proficient with at least one modern compiled programming language (C++, Java etc) and one scripting language(Python, Ruby, PHP, Javascript etc.)
- Experience with big data technology (Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Hbase, etc.) and data processing pipeline
- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
- Solid foundation in data structures and algorithms

Additional Preferred Qualifications


- Some work experience in a data science role is a plus
- Work experience in machine learning models, data mining techniques, natural language processing is a plus
- Strong skills in database systems (mySQL) and complex SQL queries is a plus
- Some knowledge in basic optimization techniques is a plus
- Proficiency in Linux shell script is a plus

Company Summary


Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.

Position Summary


The @WalmartLabs Personalization team consists of platform, application engineers, scientists and product visionaries all working together to design, prototype and build technology-driven products and experiences that will change the future landscape of ecommerce. We are focused on building the global service layer that will enable the end-to-end customer experience, from finding the product to delivering it to the customer. This will span many markets, business models and form factors; therefore, we are looking for engineers who will bring not only an abundance of experiences in technologies, but an abundant curiosity to innovate.
Come join an organization where you'll get to work as part of a world-class team, solve problems that are at a scale few can create, and get to build products that are only bound by the scope of your imagination. Put your footprint on ground up development focused on building brand new products that will impact a Global customer base.